The Year Anew – MyMT in 2016

The Year Anew – MyMT in 2016

Dear Community, Yesterday, I received this wonderful compliment from a new member, a woman who I have known by name in the Facebook community and who I also met last May at a local AHDI symposium.   You get one of these now and then and it will give you the chills.  It's exhilarating, to be »

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad EMR?

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad EMR?

The Big Bad EMR While many want to keep focusing on criticizing the EMR for taking away our jobs, here are some great things about it. I have been to a lot of appointments, ER visits, and hospitalizations with my mother lately.  I observe.  I have watched different methods for documenting into Epic. That whole »

The Power of Negative Thinking

The Power of Negative Thinking

Well, this happened. While snooping around looking for juicy tidbits for MyMT, I stumbled across this little comic.  I don't even remember where, to be honest.  Now mind you, I've been trying and trying to figure out the art and science of Facebook, how to reach the folks who have LIKED the MyMT page without »

Checking In

Checking In

Hi Everyone! I've been getting some much needed R and R and evaluating MyMT. The last fundraising request resulted in an additional $30 from 3 already paying members. It also prompted 17 newsletter cancellations, and there have been about 4 membership cancellations since then too. A few people were annoyed that I believed we should »

Turning Complaints Into Action

Turning Complaints Into Action

One of the things I noticed straight up when I started doing medical transcription.  Feedback was just frowned down upon.  If I saw an error on another report. I assumed someone wanted to know so they could fix it!!  Right?  Not really.  If I had an idea about how something could be done more efficiently?  »

Feather in My Cap:  A former success story

Feather in My Cap: A former success story

Evidence that change CAN be made, and a great reminder for myself, a feather in my cap. While scanning jobs online recently, I found my own position posted that I left 20 years ago.   Actually, my former work partner just retired.  A quality improvement position at a local trauma center, initially, the department was made »

Root-Cause Analysis

Root-Cause Analysis

One of the issues in this industry that has frustrated me is the lack of applying proper fixes to causes.  So, I wanted to open up a discussion and get your thoughts churning to see if you all felt the same way.  As I mentioned on Facebook yesterday, we are often the ones left to »

What We Can Learn From Lady Gaga

What We Can Learn From Lady Gaga

"You have to hit a nerve, over and over and over again."  Lady Gaga  Awhile back I caught this Oprah interview with Lady Gaga.  If you don't know about her, aside from wearing the gown made out of meat while attending the MTV Video Music Awards in 2010, Lady Gaga is passionate about campaigning against »

The Power of our Medical Transcription Community Realized!

The Power of our Medical Transcription Community Realized!

Just as I was feeling a little ugggh that my MyMT vision wasn't unveiling according to MY schedule, ha, we hit a home run and I got to be involved even.  What a great week and experience.  So, here's what happened. I started working for a new company about a month ago, Hypertype.  Had given »

Authenticity and Integrity

Authenticity and Integrity

Maybe it's just not time for MT change, I wonder.   And that's okay. Last Saturday morning, I watched the memorial service for Maya Angelou.  Cicely Tyson said this about Dr. Angelou: "Every emotion known to man was exhibited by Maya. She held nothing (back). She spoke her mind no matter what the situation." Others who »

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