There’s no question that healthcare workers have been pushed to the brink for years. From an out-of-whack work-life balance, to documentation demands to other requirements that limit the time they can spend with each patient, there are a myriad of reasons why these frontline workers are struggling to keep their heads above water. Add in a global pandemic and it gets worse. And now many are beginning to have second thoughts on the healthcare career paths they have chosen.
Virtual Scribe Security: Protecting Sensitive Information for Clinicians
So, you’ve decided to hire a Virtual Scribe. Even with that decision under your belt, there are still a few things to consider before deciding on the right scribe company for you. Concerns about the security of Virtual Scribes may at first blush seem like a “Con” when considering your scribe options. But with the right service and company, it can actually be at the top of the “Pro” column.
Specialties That Benefit from Medical Scribes
Ask any physician practicing medicine today and we’re willing to bet you’d get the same answer: when they decided to dedicate their lives and time to becoming a Medical Doctor, they didn’t do it to be bogged down with endless hours of charting and documentation. But among the physicians seeking assistance, which specialties are subscribing to the idea of Scribes the most?
Signs It's Time to Hire Help for Physician Workload
If the thought of hiring help has crossed your mind, consider this list of operational triggers. If you find yourself nodding along, it just might be time to bring in help, either by adding staff or—like a growing number of physicians—using a Virtual Medical Scribe.
Overcoming Back-Office Overload with Virtual Assistance
The stresses, constraints and risks of working through a global pandemic have multiplied the amount of back-office work that has piled up and accelerated staff burn-out. And as any clinician knows, when the back office is back-logged, the front office is also going to suffer.
Spotlight: Physician Moms Group a Valued Resource
The Physician Moms Group is a collection of women who show up for one another in all facets of life—from new motherhood through the challenging teen years and beyond—all while juggling demanding careers as physicians.
Is a Virtual Scribe the Best Option for You?
Physicians have several types of scribe options today – live, onsite scribes; virtual scribes; and even voice recognition software. Which one is best for you? Determining that answer requires you to consider several things, including the time you can devote to review, correct and approve notes; your comfort level with technology; and, of course, your patients’ preferences. Today, we will discuss the benefits of working with a Virtual Scribe.
Regimen Rundown: An Inside Look at Virtual Scribe Training
When it comes to hiring the best Virtual Scribe company, look closely at the training and experience of the Virtual Scribe who will work with you. Not all Virtual Scribe training regimens are created equal. But chances are, you’ll be able to differentiate the good from the bad almost immediately.
Documentation & Doctor Burnout: Finding Work-Life Balance
The notorious demands of documentation. If you’re a clinician, you are more than acutely aware of just how much time and energy goes into keeping every patient encounter well-documented. From analyzing medical histories to reviewing test results and handling medication requests to composing treatment plans, there’s simply no room for omission when it comes to documentation.
Five Sure Signs You Need a Virtual Scribe
The breaking point. It’s a place where no one wants to find themselves, but it’s a familiar destination for many healthcare workers today. Whether you’re spread too thin, because of documentation demands, or the global pandemic has left you with the weight of the world on your shoulders, it’s important to know when to seek some support.
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