Resources for Transcriptionists

MT Resources

Medilexicon (Medical Dictionaries, Drugs & Medical Searches)

Medical Dictionaries (and others)

One-Look Dictionary


Merriam-Webster Online

Canadian/British/American spelling chart


Body Systems

Anatomy (Wikipedia)  


Psychiatry (Wikipedia DSM)



Health Canada Drug Database

Canadian Drug Products Database

Canadian Pharmacists Associations


Medical Terminology/Glossary

Style Guides

Guide To Grammar And Writing

AHDI Book of Style (Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity) 

MT Desk Reference and Style Guide


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 

Canadian Pharmacists Association

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)