Human transcription service in the USA for important work

*Discounts for military, first responders and academia.

Trusted by over 11,000 professionals.

Who we are

Human transcription for human research

Research Transcriptions is a US-based, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

that was created for professionals who are looking for the accuracy and confidentiality that only a human transcription company can provide. 

that is oftentimes referred to as “RTC” for short, as in (the) “Research Transcription Company.”

Meet founder, Rob Foley

human transcription service in the us

Our mission

Our mission is to provide the most reliable, confidential human transcription service for professionals with important work. To be a spoke in the wheel of improved patient outcomes, better customer experiences (CX), new market growth, and beyond.

Whether we are supporting a pharmaceutical company that is seeking a patent extension, helping a marketing firm gain valuable customer insights or supporting research to help military veterans,* we are privileged to be entrusted with work that matters so greatly.

*A special discount applies to work that directly supports US military, both active duty and retired. 

What we do

We provide 100% human transcription service in the USA (for English audio) for professionals whose work requires the reliability of a dedicated team – rather than a global network of random freelance workers. 

Areas we specialize in:

Our service priorities:

How we do it

The 7 Keys to Our Approach: 

  1. We create human transcription solutions for unique needs.
  2. We hire the top transcribers in the US. We test, vet and train them. And hold them accountable.
  3. We protect client data through stringent data confidentiality and security protocols.
  4. We guarantee results.
  5. We don’t use artificial intelligence (AI) to cut corners on time and cost (and quality). 
  6. We don’t use a global freelance-network of workers with secondary English language skills. 
  7. We don’t use client data for our own purposes

We are:

  • HIPAA-compliant transcription
  • CITI/NIH certified in Protecting Human Subject Research Participants
  • SOC 2 certified service option, with GDPR-compliance
  • IRB-approved by over 90 colleges/universities

*We provide audio transcription and translation services in 37 languages in addition to English. This work is performed in a country native to the recorded language.

Why it matters

You spend less time proofing.

You keep your data safe.

You get results you trust.

Fields we specialize in

Academic Research
Interviews and Focus Groups

IRB compliant, HIPAA compliant, CITI-certified. For grant-funded studies, dissertations, expert panels, and more.

Research Transcription

Dedicated account manager and team, advanced scheduling, custom formatting. For consumer preferences, branding, conference calls, business strategy, and more.

US Veteran-Related Research

From VAs to private non-profits and veteran owned businesses, we are advocates for any and all work that supports US military. Our best discount applies.

Medical Research
(Life and Health Sciences)

Expertly trained specialists in medical terminology and disease states. Specializing in focus group and interview transcription of patients, providers, and industry experts.

Our causes

As a VA-verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, we are passionate about supporting US troops, both active-duty and retired, especially the service disabled. 

We are also strong advocates for first responder units as well as organizations whose mission is to help children in need.

Recently and ongoing, we:

    • Lend ongoing support to Habitat for Humanity.
    • Partner with numerous nonprofit organizations to document memoirs of WWII veterans.
    • Support first-responder units.
    • Are active supporters of numerous non-profit organizations that aim to support our military brethren.

Please help us support those who protect our country.