Experts in IME Transcription

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.


IMT’s Quality Guarantee:

If you’re not satisfied with the quality of your first report, it’s free, up to $150*
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*equates to approximately 30 transcribed pages


What Our Customers Are Saying:


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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

    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.

    Matthew Leonard
    Operations Manager

    Matthew is an experienced transcriptionist and skilled computer operator who also supports and moderates for various online communities.  Having this strong medical and technical background gives Matthew an undeniable edge in work­flow management, advanced MT training, and quality assurance support, all helping to ensure that your reports get done accurately and on time.

    Stephanie Range
    Workflow Manager

    Stephanie has a diverse background in healthcare and in the medico-legal system, having worked as a recreational therapist, as an office manager at a physical therapy clinic, and as a medico-legal transcriptionist, as well as experience providing organization and oversight for her family as a mom and homeschool educator for her two kids.

    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.

    Marcia Eck
    Record Summary QA

    Marcia's many years as a medico-legal transcriptionist have funded her college education, including degrees in Research and Laboratory Science as well as Biology. Her sharp eye for grammar and punctuation, as well as her extensive experience with insurance companies, attorneys, and the Workers' Compensation system, make Marcia an invaluable part of our Record Summary team.

    MT Snapshots

    Meet our amazing group of independent transcriptionists:

    Alison C. from Indiana

    Transcription Experience:  23 years
    Education:  AA in Office Administration with transcription subspecialty
    Brief Bio:  I was a transcriptionist/medical scribe for 26 orthopedic surgeons, assisting doctors for up to 90 patients per day. I then moved on to work for an optometrist and also worked as an auditor/proofreader for a busy orthopedic office. I enjoy traveling around the country together with my husband and our 13-year-old son and spending time at our lake house on the weekends.

    “Working at IMT has been an absolute joy! I love the flexibility of working from home as an independent contractor and the freedom it allows me to still be a mom. The level of professionalism, dedication, and accuracy at IMT is unmatched, and I am blessed to be a part of their team!”


    Michael Hatzakis
    Michael Hatzakis
    21:59 28 Jul 21
    I have been a physician expert for 15 years. I have used IMT for a large part of that time and have worked with Gerri... Newman throughout. I have also used multiple other transcription services over those years and none come even close to IMT's quality of work, their incredible attention to detail, the cleanness of their report product and great customer service interface.IMT is truly the "Intel Inside" of my forensic business. My business runs more smoothly and I provide far higher quality products having them under the covers of my operation. They do exceptionally well for rush requests, special requests and really anything I need when it comes to creating quality report products. I cannot say enough about my experience with them. more
    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 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 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 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.This is the most professional transcription service of ever experiencing a 42 years physiatry practice so glad to have theread more
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    Why Choose IMT?


    • Established in 1994
    • 16 MTs averaging 17.6 years experience
    • QA staff checks every report


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


    • 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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      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.