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, Become a Scribe, Scholarships, Scribe Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Conference

Leadership Conference Winter 2017

Posted by Jill Russell on Jan 31, 2017 8:52:01 AM
#PHysLC17: THE LEADERS OF PHYSASSIST Scribes UNITE

More than 100 Chief Scribes, Certified Trainer Scribes (CTSs), Lead Trainers and corporate support team members gathered in Hurst, TX, from January 11 to 12, 2017, for the biannual PhysAssist Scribes Leadership Conference. The event brings together exceptional scribes in leadership roles from around the country to connect with each other and company leads, collaborating ways to help their scribe teams while learning invaluable skills.

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Topics: Scribe Leadership, Leadership, Chief Scribes, Leadership Conference, CTS

Scribe & CTS of the Year 2016

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Dec 30, 2016 4:11:37 PM

CELEBRATING 2 EXTRAORDINARY INDIVIDUALS FOR AMAZING WORK!

Our medical scribes are bright, hardworking and dedicated to doing the best that they can—and then they do even more! Many of them balance school with studying for the MCATs and families, just to name a few of their grueling of responsibilities. We understand that each and every one of them goes above and beyond to perform, even when the emergency department is in overdrive. 

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Topics: News, medical scribes, PhysAssist Scribes, Trainer Scribes, Scribe Recognition, Scribe Leadership, Leadership, Certified Trainer Scribes, CTS of the Year, Scribe of the Year

Leadership Conference Summer 2016

Posted by Sarah de Verges on Aug 31, 2016 4:03:33 PM
CHIEF SCRIBES, LEAD TRAINERS & CORPORATE TAKE ON LEADERSHIP TRAINING (& FUN!)

From August 16 to 17, 2016, we were pleased to bring together more than 100 individuals from across the nation for the biannual PhysAssist Scribes Leadership Conference. Chief Scribes, Lead and Head Trainers, as well as new and tenured  corporate employees, gathered at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, TX, for an exciting event.

What started in 2012 as a small group of Chief Scribes meeting with home office members for team building and training development has now turned into a large-scale trade-show style forum for collaboration, sharing of ideas and leadership training.

Have photos from the August Leadership Conference? Instagram them! #PHYSLC16.

(Click here to read about the Conference held in January 2016.)

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Topics: medical scribes, PhysAssist Scribes, The PhysAssist Experience, Trainer Scribes, Scribe Leadership, Leadership, Certified Trainer Scribes, Chief Scribes, Leadership Conference

Life Behind The Scrubs

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Aug 26, 2016 1:40:16 PM

we've got talents, oh yes we do!

It takes a lot of smarts, time and energy to be a medical scribe. Likewise, a lot of effort and know-how goes into nurturing and managing scribes and teams on the ground and in the emergency department. With all of the hustle and bustle in the ED and behind the scenes, it's easy to forget that each person involved in the common goal of assisting our providers is an individual—each with a unique personality and abilities. 

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Topics: Scribe Leadership, Leadership, physgottalent

Rebecca Keel Memorial Scholarship for Scribes

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Aug 22, 2016 6:39:28 PM

Receive $5,000 for the fall semester

PhysAssist Scribes are encouraged to apply to the Rebecca Keel Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the North Texas Ace Foundation (NTAF).

Deadline: monday, october 3, 2016
Award: $5,000
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Topics: PhysAssist Scribes, Scholarships, Leadership, growth

Leadership Conference Winter 2016: Being a Leader

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Mar 8, 2016 3:35:55 PM
Adaptability + Effective Communication = Excellent Leadership

The greatest leaders do more than take charge, turning an idea into a successfully executed endeavor. They continuously train to hone their captaining traits to become more adept at heading the helm. According to Forbes, among the best qualities that make a leader great are effective communication skills, which can help instill trust and higher morale, as well as approach and intuition, which can lead to better adaptability to all of the things work can throw at us. 

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Topics: Scribe Companies, medical scribes, The PhysAssist Experience, Scribe Training, Leadership, Chief Scribes, Leadership Conference

Leadership Conference Winter 2016: Cracking the Talent Equation

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Mar 7, 2016 3:35:25 PM
4 Tips to Identifying the Best Scribe Candidates

The biannual PhysAssist Scribes Leadership Conference this winter included multiple focus sessions where attendees met with industry experts to discuss topics ranging from innovations in scribe training to learning how to communicate more effectively. Divisional Recruiting Manager, Jason Barber, spoke with a breakout group on the methodology to use when identifying good scribes. This allowed attendees to reflect on how to best tease great talent out of every scribe on their teams.  

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Topics: Scribe Companies, medical scribes, The PhysAssist Experience, Scribe Training, Leadership, Chief Scribes, Leadership Conference

Leadership Conference Winter 2016: What Makes a Good Scribe

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Mar 4, 2016 2:55:29 PM
ed doc sam crowley shares tips on being a better scribe

From January 6 to 7, 2016, chief scribes, lead trainers and corporate employees engaged in a variety of interactive workshops and inspiring talks at the biannual PhysAssist Scribes Leadership Conference. Attendees were treated to a highly informative and exciting conversation with Sam Crowley, MD, emergency room physician and Chief of Staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall.

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Topics: Scribe Companies, medical scribes, The PhysAssist Experience, Scribe Training, Leadership, Chief Scribes, Leadership Conference

We *Heart* Our 2015 SOTY & CTSOTY

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Feb 15, 2016 12:35:59 PM

We love the amazing job our scribes do day-in and day-out, so in the spirit of Valentine's Day we'd like to give a very special *we heart you and think you're awesome* shout-out to our 2015 Scribe of the Year and CTS of the Year. These two individuals embody the PhysAssist honor code--Sincere, Caring, Responsive, Innovative, Balanced and Efficient. Click here to learn more about our Scribe Recognition Program and to nominate a fellow scribe for a job well done!

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Topics: News, medical scribes, PhysAssist Scribes, Trainer Scribes, Scribe Recognition, Scribe Leadership, Leadership, Certified Trainer Scribes, CTS of the Year, Scribe of the Year

PhysAssist Scribes is the industry leader in quality scribe services, proudly serving more than 150 medical facilities in 36 states, and growing. If you would like to know more about how scribes can add value to your hospital, please visit iamscribe.com or call 817.496.1009.