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What is Transcription?

By: kevin

2 Feb 2012

What is transcription? Transcription is the conversion of audio into text. The audio maybe recorded either as audio directly or maybe extracted from a video.

Who requires transcription services? Just about anyone who has audio or video content which they need converted to text utilizes transcription services. This then opens up the entire world as a customer database. People from all walks of life, be it personal or professional, make use of transcription services.

Yes, we can provide signed W9 forms.

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No, turn around does not include weekends and holidays; it is counted in business days.

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Yes, we do offer postpaid services too. To avail postpaid services, you will need to sign a purchase order with us stating the terms of service and payment. Please Contact us to request more information about this.

Ours is a prepaid service. Hence, payment will have to be made at the time of placing the order.

A person who does the transcription is known as a transcriptionist or transcriber. Transcription is a challenging and specialist function requiring specific skill sets and the ability to multitask. All transcriptionists need to have some common skill sets and people specializing in certain industries will need additional industry specific skills.

BASIC SKILL SETS NEEDED BY A TRANSCRIPTIONIST: Enumerated below is a list of the basic skills needed by a transcriptionist.

Freelance or a transcription company

By: kevin

24 Nov 2011

A transcriptionist is a person who converts audio into text. Transcribers may work independently from home or within an office environment. Transcribers working independently from home are known as freelance transcribers.

COST: Freelance transcribers provide their services at a lower cost as compared to companies providing the same services. Companies obviously will be charging higher due to their additional overhead costs.

Outsourcing and Transcription

By: kevin

6 Nov 2011

What is outsourcing? Outsourcing refers to the process wherein a function which has been performed in-house is being sent out to an external service provider. Outsourcing has crept into all arenas of business.

Why outsource? Companies looking for more productive and cost efficient methods of handling certain business functions often choose to go the outsourcing route while they concentrate on their core competencies.

Academic Transcription

By: kevin

2 Oct 2011

Transcription is the process of converting audio into text.

Academic transcription refers to transcription related to the field of education.

About HIPAA

By: kevin

7 Aug 2011

What is confidentiality? As the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in ISO-17799 defines it, confidentiality is "ensuring that information is accessible only to those authorized to have access" and is one of the cornerstones of information security.

The healthcare industry is governed by the federal law of The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enacted by US Congress in 1996 to protect the privacy policies of patients' sensitive medical information.