Like many small business owners, success from your marketing efforts depends on your persistence and on your ability to remain in business during the slow, start-up phase. Tip, join high-traffic medical transcription discussion forums on websites such as MTStars and Indeed to interact with other home-based medical transcriptionists. Due to federal medical privacy regulations that require patient medical record confidentiality, you also may be required to install a dedicated telephone and fax line to communicate with and receive medical records from your clients securely. By Maya Black, Demand Media, medical transcriptionists communicate with their employers via computer. Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images, although larger medical facilities, such as hospitals, use electronic medical records to keep track of patients, smaller medical establishments, such as private physicians' offices, still use paper-based forms and recording devices to document doctor-patient interactions. Step 4, knock on doors in your local health care businesses community to build your private client list. Private clients are those who enter into an exclusive agreement with you to fill their medical transcription needs. We are a dynamic company, and we treat every customer with the utmost professional attention. Our highly qualified international staff combines expertise and experience with a friendly, energized approach. We are confident that you will find all our services to be of the highest standards of excellence! To reach out to potential clients, create a brochure that lists your services, rates, experience and training. Call doctors' offices and health clinics to introduce yourself and follow up with a visit. About the Author, maya Black has been covering business, food, travel, cultural topics and decorating since 1992. She has bachelor's degree in art and a master's degree in cultural studies from University of Texas, a culinary arts certificate and a real estate license.
How to Become a Work-From-Home Medical Transcriptionist Chron
Purchase equipment to perform the job successfully, which could include, but is not limited to, a new or refurbished computer, a dictaphone and a headset. At the very least, your computer should be equipped with the latest operating system and have the ability to play digital recordings.