Transcription Formats: File Types Explained

Knowing which format to choose can be daunting when looking for a professional transcription service. There are quite a few different transcription formats available, and knowing which is right for you can be challenging. Some formats are more suited for legal or medical transcriptions, while others are better for general transcription. Don’t worry, though – … Continued

The Essential Guide To Medical Billing And Coding From Home

With the ever-changing healthcare industry, billing and coding are essential for keeping up with patient care and insurance paperwork. Many people who want to start medical coding or advance in their careers don’t have the time or money to attend traditional brick-and-mortar schools. That’s where online medical billing and coding training comes in. You can … Continued

Document to Document Transcription and Conversion Services

Most transcription requests come from clients with an audio or video recording who want it transcribed into text. But what if you have a document (handwritten, PDF, fax, or otherwise) that needs to be typed out? Think of anything to everything from WWII love letters to journal entries to accounting ledgers. Ditto Transcripts can help … Continued

Out of Work? Tips for Transcription Job Seekers

As our company’s former hiring manager, I’ve sifted through thousands of resumes and completed countless phone interviews. Hiring for a remote or work-at-home independent contractor position is challenging in that it is harder to get a “read” on a candidate and their working style. Plus there are typically a lot more responses to a job … Continued

Verbatim transcription vs non verbatim transcription – What’s the difference?

Clients and potential clients often inquire about the difference between verbatim transcription or non verbatim transcriptions. Are verbatim transcriptions necessary for our needs? What is the difference in cost between verbatim and non-verbatim transcriptions?  Many industries rely on transcription services to convert audio files to text documents. Examples include health care entities like physicians who … Continued

What is legal transcription?

Legal transcription is the process of typing any type of legal proceeding from the spoken word (including audio files) into a written text document that’s been carefully formatted so you can easily find the information you need. Lawyers and everyone who works alongside them typically have a lot on their plates, no matter what industry … Continued

What is Medical Transcription?

Medical transcription is when a medical report is typed from a dictated audio file recorded by a physician, a nurse, or some other healthcare provider.  Doctors, nurse practitioners, surgeons, and other healthcare providers have important, stressful jobs. They’re on their feet all day, doing everything they can to help the patients in their care. There’s … Continued

What is Law Enforcement Transcription?

Law enforcement transcription is an offshoot of legal transcription, and has grown into an essential tool for all types of law enforcement agencies. Long gone are the days of in-house typing pools. Essential law enforcement personnel no longer have to waste valuable time focusing on typing out recorded or dictated police reports on outdated systems. Today, … Continued

Top 10 Things to Look for When Outsourcing Transcription

Here Are The Top 10 Things to Look for When Outsourcing Transcription With the daily demands of medical, law enforcement and legal professionals encompassing a wide variety of tasks from client relations to internal operations, hunkering down and spending hours transcribing audio or video is the last thing anyone has the energy or time to … Continued

Can Your Private Practice Benefit From A Transcription Service?

If you run a private practice, your time and resources are both valuable and limited.  Using a private practice transcription service can seem like an unneeded expense at first, but when you research the cost of using a private practice transcription service and compare it to the cost of using in-house transcriptionists or having the physician type … Continued

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