News on the Medical Scribe Front

Rebecca Keel Memorial Scholarship Winner

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Feb 7, 2017 5:14:47 PM

Ambition, passion and hard work truly pay off

This autumn, the North Texas Ace Foundation (NTAF) held the Rebecca Keel Memorial Scholarship in honor of Rebecca Keel, a former PhysAssist Scribe who tragically lost her life in 2015. Becky was a true leader. She was passionate, adventurous, bright and a huge dreamer who hoped to make the world a better place. (Click here to read more about Becky.)

More than 70 incredibly driven, remarkable individuals applied for the scholarship, from which one shining star was selected to receive the $5,000 award: Priya Patel, a junior attending Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Not only is Priya an exceptional student, she is tireless, partaking in a myriad of activities from volunteering for Habitat for Humanity to the North Texas Food Bank to taking classical Indian dancing classes! Additionally, Priya works as a medical scribe for the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman team in Dallas.

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Topics: News, Scholarships, Become a Scribe, Leadership, Scribe Leadership, Leadership Conference

Flashback: Top 5 Posts of 2016

Posted by Jill Russell on Dec 29, 2016 10:31:27 AM

As we gear up for another phenomenal year here at PhysAssist Scribes, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the great 2016 news from the scribe front:

  1. How to Grow in the ED as a PhysAssist Scribe
    We love to help our scribes take on roles of leadership. Opportunities abound within PhysAssist Scribes, including Trainer Scribe, Head Trainer, Chief Scribe, Certified Trainer Scribe (CTS), Lead Trainer and more. You may even want to graduate into a corporate position at headquarters.
  2. Certified Trainer Scribes Take the Nation
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Topics: CTS, EMR, EMRs, scribe, Scribe Impact, Become a Scribe, Epic EMR, FAQs

How to Grow in the ED as a PhysAssist Scribe

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Mar 22, 2016 9:30:00 AM

So you've been a scribe for a few months now and you're zipping through charts in no time. You hit a lull in between patients and suddenly you think "hunh, I've got this scribing thing down what?" Well, as a scribe, there's always room to grow. Stop day dreaming in the ED and start being present, as ER physician Dr. Crowley shared with us a few weeks ago—because there are tons of ways to use what you have learned as a scribe that can be translated into leadership positions with PhysAssist Scribes.

There are so many paths you can take to enhance your skills to become a leader and a teacher...not to mention you can even travel to train scribes in hospitals across the country! Check out the handy chart in this post spotlighting the avenues you can take, including:

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Topics: medical scribes, Become a Scribe, PhysAssist Scribes, The PhysAssist Experience, Trainer Scribes, Scribe Training, Scribe Leadership, Certified Trainer Scribes, Chief Scribes, growth

Scribe Chat—Being a Scribe Prepared me for PA School

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Mar 18, 2016 9:13:16 AM

We believe that PhysAssist Scribes provides an unprecedented opportunity for future medical providers to learn about the fast-paced world of medicine, literally from the trenches.

Our providers help people when they are unwell and our scribes help those providers...on so many levels. Every scribe has a unique story about how their experience made an impact on their medical school or physician assistant program education; not to mention the incredible things they learned by being a part of the emergency department experience—from clockwork teamwork during codes to understanding scans and EKGS to the special comraderie that exists between doctors, nurses, PAs, NPs and, of course, scribes.

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Topics: Scribe Companies, medical scribes, Become a Scribe, PhysAssist Scribes, The PhysAssist Experience, Scribe Impact, Medical School, PA school

The PhysAssist Scribe Experience

Posted by Sarah de Verges on Feb 19, 2015 4:35:00 PM

Ever wondered what it's really like to be a scribe? In this short video, you'll hear five of our scribes discuss what it's really like to work in a busy emergency department and discover what the PhysAssist Experience is all about.

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Topics: Become a Scribe, PhysAssist Scribes, The PhysAssist Experience


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