Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI): www.ahdionline.org AHDI offers certification for medical transcriptionists. The ADHI website has useful resources, such as health and MT publications and employment information, which help to guide future and current Medical Transcriptionists.
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA): www.ahima.org The AHIMA website supplies Medical Transcriptionists with HIM resources. Some of the resources available include Medical Coding and the AHIMA’s online database.
Medical Transcription Industry Association (MTIA): www.mtia.com MTIA is a helpful website for Medical Transcriptionist information. The website offers a useful list of professional sites and publications. AHIMA also provides both students and professionals with online resources.
American Cancer Society (ACS): www.cancer.org The American Cancer Society is a good resource for cancer-related information. The website has up to date research and statistics on cancer.
American Medical Association (AMA): www.ama-assn.org The AMA website offers descriptions and links on public health and medical science.
OneLook online dictionary collection: www.onelook.com The OneLook website is a search engine for definitions and translations. It is a quick tool to help find information about a certain word. Once the word is entered, OneLook will bring up a list of sites where further in depth information can be found.
MedlinePlus: www.medlineplus.gov The MedlinePlus website offers the use of a medical encyclopedia and dictionary. The website also provides access to medical journals and information about drugs and supplements.
Rx List: www.rxlist.com The RX List website provides a drug index and medical dictionary.
FDA database: www.fda.gov/search/databases.html The FDA database supplies information on biological products, drugs, foods and dietary supplements, and medical Devices. Links to FDA documents are also provided.
Advance for Healthcare Professionals: www.advanceforhim.com The Advance for Healthcare Professionals magazine’s website provides articles on the HIM field.
For The Record: www.fortherecordmag.com The For The Record website provides news on health information for health information professionals.
Jobs and Resumes
MT Jobs: www.mtjobs.com MT Jobs is a website where medical transcriptionists can post their resumes and where businesses can search for employees.
MTStars: www.mtstars.com MTStars is a website where medical transcriptions have access to an open forum. The website also provides a job and resume bank.
Professional Practices Network (AHDI): www.ahdiOnline.org/forum ADHI Offers a variety of chat forums for different professions.
Medical Transcription Daily: www.mtdaily.com At this site, medical transcriptionists can share information and look for help from other medical transcriptionists.
MTChat: www.mtchat.com A helpful forum where questions and answers will be provided about health information and grammar.
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