Experts in IME Transcription

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Don't Leave It to Amateurs

In general, people are good at what they do.  That's why when your car needs service, you call a mechanic.  When your garbage disposal leaks, you call a plumber.  When someone needs an expert witness, they call you.

Perhaps, given enough time and with some measure of training or trial and error, someone else could handle those tasks, but the end result is undeniably better when the job is left to an expert who knows their field inside and out, who works in it every single day.

IME Transcriptionists Are Better for IMEs

Your in-house MT or transcription service is no doubt great at handling your day-to-day office notes and correspondence, but dropping an hour-long IME dictation in your MT's lap is like asking your accountant to take over your landscaping:  The job may very well get done, but will it get done very well?

At Independent Medical Transcription, Inc., all of our MTs have undergone rigorous testing and supervised training in order to become IME experts.  What does that mean for you?

  • We are adept at not only medical terms (anatomy, physiology, pharmaceuticals, etc.) but also legal and insurance industry terminology specific to medico-legal reviews and forensic reports.
  • We understand that such reports are legal documents that reflect upon you as a professional and must be able to stand up in a court of law.
  • By outsourcing lengthy and complex IME dictations, you have fewer questions to answer, and your office staff is free to care better for their daily tasks.

 

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What Our Customers Are Saying:

Jennifer James, MD
Thank you!  Always phenomenal work product with unbelievable turnaround!
Michael Hatzakis, MD
Michael Hatzakis, MDPhysiatrist • Bellevue, WA
An invaluable partner in my legal and forensic practice, and I would recommend them without hesitation.
Russell Vandenbelt, MD
Russell Vandenbelt, MDPsychiatrist • Bellevue, WA
Their work is efficient, high quality and always fairly priced.  I rarely have transcription errors I need to correct.
Diana Kraemer, MD
I have worked with many panels and transcription companies over the past decade.  IMT is the best.
Elizabeth Ziegler, PhD
I highly recommend IMT, especially if you do forensic work, where attention to detail is paramount.
Eric Petrie, MD, MS, FAPA
Eric Petrie, MD, MS, FAPAPsychiatrist • Seattle, WA
Your crew would still be worth it at twice the price!
Mona Betzler
The team's professionalism and consistent care for delivery of a polished product reflects the integrity of the consultant's work and is exactly what separates them from others in the transcription industry.
Jennifer James, MD
Your services are amazing, thorough, timely, spot-on and always reliable, even with these profoundly complex cases!
Diana Kraemer, MD
High-quality transcription.  Proofreading built in.  Weekend rush job?  Time and date sorting?  Formatting or re-formatting?  Multiple jobs at once, all in a rush?  No problem.
Elizabeth Ziegler, PhD
There is minimal proof­reading required, which is a substantial time savings for me given the length of my forensic neuro­psycho­logical reports and busy nature of my practice.
Michael Hatzakis, MD
Michael Hatzakis, MDPhysiatrist • Bellevue, WA
Reports are consistently returned quickly; the reports are completed with exceptional accuracy, and their firm is always dependable.
Russell Vandenbelt, MD
Russell Vandenbelt, MDPsychiatrist • Bellevue, WA
My reports vary in length from 10 pages to over 50 pages.  On the occasion of needing a report transcribed on a short time frame, they have always helped me beat deadlines.

Jennifer James, MD
Thank you!  Always phenomenal work product with unbelievable turnaround!
Michael Hatzakis, MD
Michael Hatzakis, MDPhysiatrist • Bellevue, WA
An invaluable partner in my legal and forensic practice, and I would recommend them without hesitation.
Russell Vandenbelt, MD
Russell Vandenbelt, MDPsychiatrist • Bellevue, WA
Their work is efficient, high quality and always fairly priced.  I rarely have transcription errors I need to correct.
Diana Kraemer, MD
I have worked with many panels and transcription companies over the past decade.  IMT is the best.
Elizabeth Ziegler, PhD
I highly recommend IMT, especially if you do forensic work, where attention to detail is paramount.
Eric Petrie, MD, MS, FAPA
Eric Petrie, MD, MS, FAPAPsychiatrist • Seattle, WA
Your crew would still be worth it at twice the price!
Mona Betzler
The team's professionalism and consistent care for delivery of a polished product reflects the integrity of the consultant's work and is exactly what separates them from others in the transcription industry.
Elizabeth Ziegler, PhD
There is minimal proof­reading required, which is a substantial time savings for me given the length of my forensic neuro­psycho­logical reports and busy nature of my practice.

 

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Who benefits from our specialized services?

  • Medical offices
  • IME panel companies
  • Expert witness services
  • Personal injury law firms
  • Insurance carriers
  • … and others.
  • Personal injury law firms
  • Insurance carriers
  • … and others

 

Why Reports from IMT Are Better:

Dates are written out to ensure accuracy.

Abbreviations are expanded for improved clarity.

Reviewer's comments are made to stand out from surrounding text.

Reports are carefully formatted for maximum readability and ease of locating information.

Records are organized chronologically, even if you didn't have time to dictate them that way.

Dictate as much or as little as you'd like at one time, and review and edit your report in progress at any point.

Possible discrepancies or oversights and any questions from the MT will be clearly flagged so you can examine and resolve them before sending out your report.

Information from available cover letter(s) will be incorporated into the report, including reviewer questions buried in the text that may have been overlooked.

Reports will always be completed according to your preferences, maintaining the highest level of profes­sionalism, promptness, and completeness.

 

NO startup fees

NO monthly minimums

NO additional charge for:

  • Rush reports
  • Weekend work

Quantity discount available

above 30,000 lines¹ per month²

 

 

QA Staff Makes All the Difference

  • Most transcription companies hand-check only a small random sampling of their reports, just to identify any major issues their MTs may be having.
  • At IMT, every report is processed by our quality assurance team to ensure that even minor problems don't begin to creep into your important documents.
  • Our thorough review process adds value, allowing us to identify errors and carefully screen each report we transcribe for completeness, clarity, and quality.

In medical transcription, you get what you pay for, so only pay for the very best!

 

What About TAT?

If you're researching transcription services, you've probably noticed most of them bragging about their 24-hour turn­around time (TAT) on every report, which is perfect for daily office notes and general correspondence.  From experience, however, we know that when it comes to lengthy IME dictations, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for TAT.  Rather, turn­around can better be determined based on the specific needs of a particular report.  Maintaining some flexibility with turn­around times allows us to:

  • … prioritize reports according to due date and anticipated length so that you get the highest-caliber documents when you need them.
  • … take advantage of the quality and consistency benefits of a single MT working on your report from start to finish.
  • … perform rush jobs and weekend work at no additional charge.

In the end, if your transcription service has promised a 24-hour turn­around on your 100-page IME, you'd better check it carefully, because they probably didn't!

     

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    Your Expert Team

    Gerri Newman
    President

    Gerri graduated from Montana State University in 1981, working 13 years for the US Forest Service before starting a secretarial firm in 1994 that rapidly shifted its focus to medical tran­scription.  Gerri's meticulous attention to detail comes to the fore in her customer service, organizational abilities, and far­sightedness in identifying and handling potential problems.

    Kathee Rose
    QA Specialist

    Kathee is a seasoned MT who graduated with honors from the Career Step medical transcription program.  Her many years of industry experience are vital to the support and communication that drive our quality assurance process.  Kathee's sharp eye and strong grammar skills keep our MTs at the top of their game so your reports are the best that they can be.

    Randy Hedglin
    Information Specialist

    Randy's real-world marketing, medical, and software experience plays a key role in the development of IMT's business processes and customer relations.  Possessing the self-discipline and self-sufficiency needed to work successfully as an independent MT for many years, Randy's strengths lie in information gathering, complex data analysis, and communication.

    MT Snapshots

    Meet our amazing group of independent transcriptionists:

    Chris M. from Ohio

    Transcription Experience:  20 years
    Education:  Andrews School (2003)
    Favorite Specialties:  Neurosurgery, neurology, and orthopedics
    Brief Bio:  A lot of the work I've done in the past had been clinic work, but I did have the opportunity to do some workers' comp/IME reports, which were always very interesting to me.  That is what drew me to IMT.  I have been an MT from my home for 16+ years as I raised my three children as a single parent and now have the joy of helping to raise my grandson.  Whenever possible, I like taking my dog for a walk in a nearby park and spending time with my grandson.

    “What gets lost in the big MTSOs is a sense of camaraderie and teamwork.  I love working with IMT where I'm treated as a person and not a machine.”

     

    Sean Ghidella
    Sean Ghidella
    14:37 22 Jun 20
    IMT is the standard for forensic reports. Their fast friendly service provides accurate reports that rarely need editing. They... will save you time.read more
    Resolute Michaels
    Resolute Michaels
    20:01 05 Oct 19
    A cut above the rest! Extra care and attention to detail makes all the difference.
    Steve Overman
    Steve Overman
    14:58 01 Aug 19
    Timely and reliable service that has been wonderful even though I use them very part-time! It is SO much better than than my... former efforts at voice activated dictation. Their proof reading is such a bonus!read more
    Eric Petrie
    Eric Petrie
    22:59 26 Jul 19
    IMT is the best medical transcription service I have worked over my nearly 15 years of doing independent medical examinations.... I can't remember the last time their staff made a transcription error. Turnaround is also amazingly fast on a routine basis and President Gerri Newman is always accessible and willing to go the extra mile to handle special situations.read more
    Rick Rivera
    Rick Rivera
    02:23 20 Jul 19
    I have used IMT for years. I have never had a problem. I am extremely happy with the service I have received. I would... recommend IMT services to any and all.read more
    Dan Brzusek
    Dan Brzusek
    16:47 09 Jul 19
    Very responsive particular needs of the customer. I have decided to all of my business to this service. I previously had... contracted with 3 other transcription services.read more
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    Why Choose IMT?


    Experience

    • Established in 1994
    • 16 MTs averaging 18.2 years experience
    • QA staff checks every report

    Flexibility

    • Specializing in forensic reports
    • Experts at formatting & templating
    • All types of transcription

    Availability

    • Staff in every US time zone¹
    • No snow days or weather delays
    • Rush reports & weekend work at no additional charge

     

    Try us once, and "on a more-probable-than-not basis," you'll stick with IMT!

     

     

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      Information For:

       

      7,500+ forensic reports transcribed in 2019 …

      • Independent medical examinations
      • Medical record reviews
      • Addendum reports

      Dozens of satisfied, long-term clients …

      • Nine IME panel companies
      • Forensic psychiatrists
      • Orthopedic surgeons
      • PM&R specialists
      • Chiropractors
      • … and many more!

      Where will the future take you?

      Whether you represent a major IME panel company, a personal injury law firm, or an insurance company; whether you are a physician or specialist who has been called upon to testify as an expert witness; or whether you are a dedicated and experienced MT looking to apply your knowledge to an exciting field that touches the lives of everyday people, you're in the right place!

      Just let us know how we can grow together and build a stronger future while helping you accomplish your professional goals and meeting the unique needs and challenges of the medical claims community.