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April 2018 Scribe of the Month

Posted by Peggy Fredrickson on May 22, 2018 8:00:00 AM
We're proud of our scribe of the month winners!

Our scribes work tirelessly day and night serving the best doctors practicing medicine. We believe every single one of them is amazing, but every once in a while there are a handful of scribes who go above and beyond. The PhysAssist Scribe of the Month(SOTM) program was developed to recognize a few stellar individuals each month who embody the essence of what it means to be a scribe. We view these attributes as sincere, caring, responsive, innovative, balanced and efficient.

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5 Steps to Create Meaningful Change

Posted by Peggy Fredrickson on May 16, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Are You Changing For The Sake Of Changing?

Creating meaningful progress can be tough to accomplish when you don’t know what needs to be changed. In many cases people change for the sake of change, which tends to lead to more inefficiencies. Driving change can seem daunting when you look at the big picture. In order to accomplish effective change you have to break it down into small bite-size pieces. You can not build a long-standing building without a strong foundation.

 

“The first step towards change is awareness, the second step is acceptance,” said Nathaniel Branden

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Topics: Meaningful Use, Scribe Companies, medical scribes, Drive Change, commitment statements, corporate culture, corporate, goals, self improvement, Progress, career goals, multitasking, communication, improved communication, ER Scribe, self help, How to change

Why is Company Culture Important?

Posted by Peggy Fredrickson on Apr 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Why is Company Culture Important?

Company culture is the foundation for a strong and cohesive team. It defines and relays a business’s core values, personality, and passion. Strong culture starts with the company’s commitments which then echo through the people that are brought on.


“... the most important distinction to make here is that company culture is something that is pre-existing in your company’s genetic code,” according to Forbes Magazine “If you treat your employees well and have a fun-loving corporate atmosphere, your customers will see you as a fun-loving, generous brand.”

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Topics: Meaningful Use, Scribe Companies, medical scribes, scribe, Drive Change, Be Here Now, culture, commitment statements, company culture, corporate culture, corporate

March 2018 Scribe of the Month

Posted by Peggy Fredrickson on Apr 24, 2018 10:00:00 AM
We're proud of our scribe of the month winners!

Our scribes work tirelessly day and night serving the best doctors practicing medicine. We believe every single one of them is amazing, but every once in a while there are a handful of scribes who go above and beyond. The PhysAssist Scribe of the Month(SOTM) program was developed to recognize a few stellar individuals each month who embody the essence of what it means to be a scribe. We view these attributes as sincere, caring, responsive, innovative, balanced and efficient.

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February 2018 Scribe of the Month   

Posted by Peggy Fredrickson on Mar 23, 2018 8:00:00 AM
We're proud of our scribe of the month winners!

Our scribes work tirelessly day and night serving the best doctors practicing medicine. We believe every single one of them is amazing, but every once in a while there are a handful of scribes who go above and beyond. The PhysAssist Scribe of the Month(SOTM) program was developed to recognize a few stellar individuals each month who embody the essence of what it means to be a scribe. We view these attributes as sincere, caring, responsive, innovative, balanced and efficient.

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Who is the CMS Documentation Policy Going to Impact?

Posted by Peggy Fredrickson on Mar 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

CMS Update Overview

- CMS has updated the E/M Service Documentation Provided by Students (Manual Update) effective March 5, 2018.

- The new update will remove the double-documentation process performed by teaching physicians. Moving forward, all documentation performed by medical students will be admitted into patient charts once verified by the teaching physician. 

- Teaching facilities will now have the opportunity to use scribes in more efficient areas, 

 

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Topics: CMS, medical scribes, Medical Student Documentation, CMS Policy, CMS Manual Update, CMS Update, Medical Students, Teaching Hospitals, Teaching Physicians

When tragedy strikes, every person counts - 2018 Rebecca Keel Scholarship Winner

Posted by Peggy Fredrickson on Feb 22, 2018 8:16:40 AM

Introduction

The decision was tough, but this applicant’s incredible story stood out from the rest. Not only does her ambition and drive represent everything that Rebecca Keel stood for, but her story is incredibly inspiring. PhysAssist Scribes is proud to award the 2018 Rebecca Keel Memorial Scholarship to Caroline Le Tohic for her outstanding leadership and her ability to deliver results even in the middle of a horrific tragedy.

Keep scrolling to read her unbelievable story.

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Topics: medical scribes, route 91 harvest festival, Mass-shooting, Las Vegas Shooting, Rebecca Keel Scholarship, Sunrise Hospital, Scribe Stories

January 2018 Scribe of the Month  

Posted by Peggy Fredrickson on Feb 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM
We're proud of our scribe of the month winners!

Our scribes work tirelessly day and night serving the best doctors practicing medicine. We believe every single one of them is amazing, but every once in a while there are a handful of scribes who go above and beyond. The PhysAssist Scribe of the Month(SOTM) program was developed to recognize a few stellar individuals each month who embody the essence of what it means to be a scribe. We view these attributes as sincere, caring, responsive, innovative, balanced and efficient.

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How to Be Here Now  - Winter 18’ Leadership Conference Recap

Posted by Peggy Fredrickson on Feb 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Why we do what we do

PhysAssist Scribes believes in the importance of investing in each employee. We strive to offer leadership growth in both their professional and personal lives. Over the years, it has become clear that our employees lead happier lives if they feel engaged, a sense of project ownership, and fulfilled in their careers. This year’s conference theme is Be Here Now , meaning we commit to approaching each moment fully focused and fully connected. As one of five of our commitment statements, we found it vital to teach the attendees how to be fully engaged in the moment, not just for their career development but also for their personal fulfillment. With the commitment to drive change, another one of our commitment statements, in mind we work to drive change in our employee's careers and personal development by offering the tools that will groom them to be experts in their field. By providing everything from industry news on our social channels, an in-house leadership library, and our bi-annual leadership conference, we utilize every opportunity to grow our employee’s industry knowledge bank, develop thought leadership, and garner a deeper understanding of career fulfillment.


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Topics: Scribe Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Conference, Be Here Now, fully engaged, engagement

December 2017 Scribe of the Month 

Posted by Peggy Fredrickson on Jan 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM
We're proud of our scribe of the month winners!

Our scribes work tirelessly day and night serving the best doctors practicing medicine. We believe every single one of them is amazing, but every once in a while there are a handful of scribes who go above and beyond. The PhysAssist Scribe of the Month(SOTM) program was developed to recognize a few stellar individuals each month who embody the essence of what it means to be a scribe. We view these attributes as sincere, caring, responsive, innovative, balanced and efficient.

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