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Embracing the Future: Healthcare Administration in 2024

Revolutionize healthcare admin in 2024 with virtual back office staff. Enhance efficiency, security, and innovation with Physicians Angels.

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Adapting to Change in Healthcare Administration: A Guiding Hand for Small Practices

Discover how virtual back-office staff services empower small practices to embrace change, maximize efficiency, and thrive in the future. Learn more with Physicians Angels.

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Top Cities for Female Physicians to Practice Medicine

Female physicians are making their mark in medicine in more ways than one. From a record number of female medical students entering the classroom to studies that show in-hospital mortality ranking lower among patients treated by female physicians, it’s undeniable that women in white coats have come a long way.

The Future of Documentation Demands in Healthcare

You’ve just wrapped up another patient visit, and now it’s on to the next. Well, at least in a perfect world. The reality, though, is that you’ll need to find the time to deal with the documentation demands of that previous visit—or be forced to take it home with you for the night.

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.

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New Yorker: Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

On a sunny afternoon in May, 2015, I joined a dozen other surgeons at a downtown Boston office building to begin sixteen hours of mandatory computer training. We sat in three rows, each of us parked behind a desktop computer. In one month, our daily routines would come to depend upon mastery of Epic, the new medical software system on the screens in front of us. The upgrade from our home-built software would cost the hospital system where we worked, Partners HealthCare, a staggering $1.6 billion, but it aimed to keep us technologically up to date.

MDEdge: Study, One hour with patients means two hours on EHR

MDEdge: Study, One hour with patients means two hours on EHR

Physicians are spending twice as much time on electronic health records as they are face to face with patients, according to a new study by the American Medical Association.

Researchers observed 57 physicians in four specialties (family medicine, internal medicine, cardiology, and orthopedics) and found that for every hour of direct clinical face time with patients, nearly 2 additional hours is spent on EHR and desk work within the clinic day.

Medical Xpress: Medical scribes have a positive impact on surgeons and residents

Some clinicians are turning to medical scribes to reduce the time spent managing electronic health records (EHRs). In fact, incorporating medical scribes into surgical practice increases the number of patients seen, according to research findings presented at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2019.

Medical Xpress: Scribes improve physician satisfaction with no negative effects on patient satisfaction

The first randomized controlled trial of scribes finds that they produce significant improvements in physician satisfaction without detracting from patient satisfaction.

The use of scribes—team members who document patient encounters in real time under physician supervision—has gained considerable popularity as a strategy to decrease physicians' clerical burden...

Medical Xpress: Scribes can be beneficial in medical practices

Medical scribes can accurately document physician or independent practitioner dictation and activities, allowing providers to spend more time with patients, according to an article published Oct. 10 in Medical Economics. Maxine Lewis, president of Medical Coding & Reimbursement in Cincinnati, discusses the role of scribes in medical practices.