2 New Patients a Day Drive Medical Scribe Profitability

Medical Scribe Profitability. The objective of an Annals of Internal Medicine study entitled, The Productivity Requirements of Implementing a Medical Scribe Program determined the number of additional patient visits various specialties would need to recover the costs of implementing scribes in their practice at 1 year. The study determined that an average of 1.34 additional […]

Paid Work That Impresses Medical Schools

What impresses medical schools?  The requirements for premed students are constantly stacking higher and higher Between prerequisite coursework, extracurricular activities, the MCAT, CASPer, and more, it can be incredibly difficult for premeds to find time for all of their obligations. This becomes especially difficult when students have to work to generate income for themselves or their families. […]

Study Confirms Benefits of Scribe Use Similar Pre and Post Covid-19

National Institute of Health (NIH) study entitled, Medical Scribe Impact on Provider Efficiency in Outpatient Radiation Oncology Clinics Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Medical documentation has become increasingly challenging for providers, particularly with time constraints and changes to office visit formats during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Medical scribes may help mitigate this burden. The […]

7 tips to avoid a malpractice suit, according to experts

Tips To Avoid Malpractice Suit: Establish a trusting relationship Communicate the diagnosis and treatment plan Chart everything Listen to others on your medical team Refer when appropriate Adhere to protocol Obtain informed consent So what can you do to make the most of your time with patients? One place to start is by reviewing your […]

New Study: The Future of Medical Scribes Documenting in the Electronic Health Record

Medical Scribe Study:  The authors of a recent study by BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making “state that no other shadowing opportunity allows pre-medical students to be as immersed in medicine as scribing. Furthermore, the study also stated, “We also saw internal pressures to the system. The most notable of these could be the increased use […]

How to Become a Doctor: A Step-by-Step Guide

Participate in Meaningful Extracurricular Activities How to become a doctor – aspiring physicians should gain some clinical experience to see if they would enjoy practicing medicine. A premed who does well in his or her courses but does nothing else is unlikely to get noticed by and admitted into top medical schools. So it’s important […]

Are Human Scribes Truly Effective for Safe EHR Documentation?

Providers said human scribes helped avoid burnout, were more efficient than an EHR scribe, and eased charting for clinicians. November 02, 2020 – A well-trained human scribe doing EHR documentation can boost patient safety and decrease clinician burden, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA). Clinician burnout runs rampant throughout the healthcare […]

Study provides new solution to offset the cost of medical scribes

Requirements for electronic health records (EHR) are greater now than ever, and that burden is exacerbating the problem of physician burnout. However, there might be a solution: the medical scribe. New research led by Neda Laiteerapong MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Medicine, indicates the real value of adding this healthcare […]

52,800 healthcare jobs added in September; hospitals see job loss

Healthcare added 52,800 jobs in September, with hospitals losing jobs for the first month since May, according to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The September count marks the fifth consecutive month the industry has added jobs. However, it is down from the 75,300 healthcare jobs added in August and the 125,500 healthcare jobs added […]