When it comes to the many benefits of Virtual Scribes, one thing is clear: The value and productivity that they bring to a medical practice cannot be discounted. The work medical scribes do often make an immense difference in the work-life balance of clinicians today. One thing that perhaps isn’t as clear, though, is who should be paying for a scribe?
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As Future Physician Shortages Loom, Decreasing Burnout is More Essential than Ever
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.
Sensitive Information and Virtual Scribe Security: Why Clinicians Can’t Afford to Settle
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.
Which Specialties Benefit the Most 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?
The Weight of the Physician’s Workplace: How to Know When It’s Time to Hire Help
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.
Back Office Overload: How a Virtual Back Office Can Get Things Back on Track
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.
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.
Five Sure Signs that It’s Time for 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.
You’ve Decided It’s Time for More Time. Now What?
Chances are, if you’re scoping out Virtual Scribe options, you’re probably wondering what services are available—and more importantly, which ones may work best for you. We’ve got you covered.