6 Quick Tips to Make Your Computer Work Better

Posted by Chris Stewart on January 13, 2015 in Technology

As we all know, Medical Transcriptionists absolutely depend on their computers. It can be extremely frustrating to try to work on a computer that isn’t running properly! Keeping a good maintenance program and regularly cleaning your computer can help keep it running fast, and will allow you to work more productively. If you’re having major problems with your computer, you should place a call to the manufacturer or bring it in to be serviced. But first, a little technological cleaning may put the hum back in your hard drive.

Get rid of clutter

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CanScribe Graduate Story: Shelley Steel

Posted by Chris Stewart on January 5, 2015 in Graduate Testimonials

Dear prospective student,

Study Online? What should I expect? Is it hard or easy? What if I need help? How am going to juggle a full-time job and school?

These are just some of the questions I asked myself when I was looking into CanScribe Career College. I took the time to get answers to my questions and am I ever glad that I did. CanScribe Career College Medical Transcriptionist training is one of the best things I have done for myself in a long time!

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10 Ways To Stay Motivated to Study During the Holidays

Posted by Chris Stewart on December 22, 2014 in Courses Online Learning Productivity Stress Management

The holiday season can be an extremely difficult time to motivate yourself to study. As if keeping yourself focused under everyday pressures isn’t enough, try throwing holiday parties, copious amounts of food, gift shopping, and family into the mix!

I am here to tell you that yes, it is possible to stay on track with your studies during the holidays, and maybe even…get ahead!

Here are some ways to increase your motivation to study:

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How Can I Hear The Dictations Better?

Posted by Chris Stewart on December 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Meet Candy Klaudeman. She is a medical transcriptionist, blogger and CanScribe graduate. She loves working from her home in Regina, Saskatchewan. She is married and is the mother of 3 children and has numerous pests–oops is that a typo–cats, birds, a gecko, crickets and fish.

Candy has a passion for learning, exploring, and spirituality and loves to pass on what she has learned to help others. She gives such an honest and real student perspective in her MT articles, and we wanted to share her thoughts with you!…

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HIPAA and Confidentiality: Proper Security Measures for MTs

Posted by Chris Stewart on December 9, 2014 in Healthcare Documentation

Your Security Responsibilities as an MT

We deal a lot with the importance of confidentiality in the Professional Issues portion of our Medical Transcription course. More and more hospitals and practices in Canada and the US are adopting Electronic Health Records, but hackers are finding weaknesses in their networks and are stealing patient data. It seemed like a great time to remind students and MTs about their duty to treat the information they transcribe with the utmost care and discretion.

The HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996)…

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