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Transcription Tips and Tricks You Can’t Ignore!

Now that you are aware of some of the best productivity tips for medical transcriptionists, we hope they are being put to good use. Here are some more tips and tricks for smart professionals.





Get Comfy
Make sure that your work environment is peaceful and quiet and that you are comfortably seated…’coz bad seating may cost you and your employer terribly high.Avoid work-related repetitive stress injuries by practicing proper seating and positioning and through stretching exercises that relieve the wrist, forearm, fingers, and back.  It is also essential to keep your workplace quiet because transcription requires a great deal of concentration. Do not transcribe if there is a great deal of ambient noise around you. If your workplace has a high amount of office traffic and noise, you could consider talking to your supervisor about making suitable adjustments.




Leave the Mouse!
Yes! You’d wonder how you could possibly get rid of the desktop mouse. But it’s important to understand that shifting h…

Tips and Tricks for Transcribers

This is the first Avontix blog and we hope you’ll find it as hip and happening as your workplace! Read on for tips and tricks that you can use during your wild rides through medical transcription assignments. If there is anything else you’d like us to cover, just let us know!

1. Stuck with a bad dictation? Make some adjustments.

We know some physicians could be so bad at dictations that you need to make special adjustments. In case you are stuck with a bad dictation and are finding it difficult to understand, try adjusting the tone of the transcriber to remove bass. In case the transcriber has a bass control, use it to remove bass as much as possible and voila, the words will appear clearer. This will however increase static noise. This could be adjusted by varying the playback speed. Sometimes, it helps if you let others listen to the unclear section and get their suggestions on it. You could also skip the section, move on and then come back to hear it again. Oftentimes, re-listening t…