News on the Medical Scribe Front

5 Tips for the Epic EMR

Posted by Taylor Brown on Aug 4, 2016 11:26:08 AM
I recently interviewed one of our current Chief Scribes from one of our Florida pediatric teams, Angelica Martinez, about her experience as a scribe. Angelica has been a part of the PhysAssist family since 2013 and served as a Certified Trainer Scribe (CTS) before she became a Chief Scribe.

With experience as both a scribe and a Chief Scribe, Angela has become an expert at navigating the Epic EMR. Here are 5 tips she recommends for scribing in Epic:  
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Topics: EMR, emergency medicine, Epic EMR

Scribe on the Job: Behind the Curtain in the ED

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Apr 26, 2016 11:19:46 AM

A recent article in STAT discussed the ins-and-outs of scribe impact on the emergency department. PhysAssist Scribes and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA, were spotlighted in this interesting behind-the-curtain perspective on what a scribe does during a normal shift. 

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Topics: medical scribes, Medical Scribe Industry, ED Documentation, Scribe Impact, emergency medicine

A Solution to Physician Burnout

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Apr 13, 2016 4:54:14 PM

By nature, the emergency department can be challenging on its providers. With demands for physicians coming from all sides, not to mention long hours, burnout can rear its ugly head quickly. The trickle-down from the exhausted physician to the patient can result in, at the very least, an unhappy patient and, at its worst, compromised care.

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Topics: medical scribes, Medical Scribe Industry, ED Documentation, Scribe Impact, stress management, emergency medicine

TOP Qualities Medical Directors Look for in an Outstanding Scribe

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Nov 16, 2015 3:24:38 PM

Micro was a cinch. Organic chemistry was a breeze (well, maybe not). Anatomy and physiology was a walk in the park. And Scribe U? Well, that seemed challenging…but now that you’re working in the emergency department, you can totally coast through this whole scribing thing till you get into medical school. Right?

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Topics: ED Documentation, Scribe Impact, Medical School, emergency medicine, Leadership

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