Resources for Transcriptionists


ADHI Certification (for CMT and RMT)  

myHQ – Medical Transcription Resources

Privacy (Canada and the US)

HIPAA Advisory (Health Information Privacy)

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

Health Information and Management

HIMSS is a not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT)

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)


For Transcriptionists and Editors

Reference Sites

Aunt Minnie

Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI)  

Book of Style for Medical Transcription   

Canadian, British and American Spelling

Canadian Health Drug Database

Canadian Health, Disease and Medication Information 

Drug Product Database

Drugs and Medications A-Z

Drugs, Herbs and Supplements

Medical Dictionaries, Drugs, Medical Abbreviations and more 

myHq Medical Transcription Resources  

Top 200 Rx Drug List (brand and generic)

Rx List

General Information Sites

Healthy Typing

How to prevent Repetitive Strain Injury

MT Daily

Healthy Computing (everything you need to know about setting up your office)  

Equipment (foot pedals, headsets, etc.)  

Productivity Information

Steadmans (medical dictionary and more)

OneLook Dictionary Search (includes wildcard searches)