As a transcriptionist working remotely from home, it will be your responsibility to purchase and maintain your own equipment and software necessary to do the job. Here is a list of medical transcription supplies that every professional medical transcriptionist needs.
Medical language is full of confusing terms, abbreviations and variations. Medical transcriptionists are medical language specialists, who must determine proper usage of medical terms, abbreviations, and phrases within medical reports. Word differentiation is an important skill for any medical transcriptionist. Here is a list of common medical word sound-alikes.