Med-Line School of Medical Transcription Receives Four Nominations for the 2011 AHDI Integrity Awards

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Fully-credentialed CMT instructors and program director along with a training program designed for acute care readiness, a paid internship, and individualized job placement set Med-Line apart from all other programs.

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Med-Line continues to raise the bar in medical transcription education and challenges the industry to adopt these high standards.

Med-Line School of Medical Transcription the leader in premium medical transcription education has received four nominations for the 2011 AHDI Integrity Awards. Med-Line’s push for mandatory credentialing, personalized education, and hand placement of graduates continues to establish Med-Line as an industry leader that is evident in the caliber of working graduates. Med-Line’s challenge to the industry for higher standards in education has led the way in the push for all ACCP-approved programs to require CMT educators and program directors.

Maggie Thebeault, CMT, AHDI-F, of Lake Havasu City, AZ, has been nominated to receive the Excellence in Credentialing Award. Maggie continues to lead the industry in credentialing training by providing the lowest cost transcription credentialing preparation in the industry with several staff members continually working to ensure that all MTs have the preparation needing to pass their credentialing exam. She continues to challenge the industry with her affirmation that all medical transcription educators and all program directors must have the CMT in order to be qualified to teach. She also requires her transcription employees to be credentialed, a rarity in the profession. This award serves to recognize a credentialed professional who has demonstrated a unique and measurable contribution to the industry through promotion of professional credentialing through either sustained, long-term support or through a unique, high-impact contribution made to the credentialing program/process.

Brenda Dorsett, CMT, of Lake Havasu City, AZ, has been nominated to receive the Educator of the Year Award for her continued excellence in education at Med-Line’s medical transcription school. She continues to provide excellence in educating and is a proponent of a credentialed workforce. This award serves to recognize an Individual Professional member who has demonstrated excellence in the area of medical transcription education, either as an educational program instructor/coordinator, as a contributor to AHDI educational programs/initiatives, or as a trainer/instructor of online or on-site continuing education programs for AHDI members and/or the industry.

Tricia Smith of Fort Riley, KS, and Dorothea Penn of Conyers, GA, both current students at Med-Line’s medical transcription school have been nominated to receive the Rising Star Award. This award is given in honor of educator Marilyn Craddock and serves to recognize an outstanding industry student for a contemplative and informed response to the Association’s annual essay contest. Each year, staff and leadership will determine an essay topic which is relevant and timely to the state of the industry.

About Med-Line School of Medical Transcription
Med-Line School of Medical Transcription was founded in 1990 in order to develop transcriptionists capable of meeting changing industry challenges. Med-Line has been approved by the Approval Committee for Certificate Program (ACCP), a joint committee established by AHDI and AHIMA for certifying and approving medical transcription education programs. Med-Line’s goal is to not only graduate transcriptionists ready for acute care transcription but to hand place all graduates into employment. Graduation is not the end of education, successful job placement is.

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Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F
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