News on the Medical Scribe Front

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

Leadership Conference Winter 2016: VP Panel Chat

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Jan 28, 2016 4:13:49 PM
FORMER SCRIBES SHARE FIRST DAY TALES

The winter PhysAssist Scribes Leadership Conference, held from January 6 to 7, 2016, in Hurst, TX, was kicked off with a dynamic discussion between four of our vice presidents, three of whom started as scribes themselves! 

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

Physassist scribes LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE winter 2016

Posted by Sophie Penkrat on Jan 25, 2016 12:25:14 PM
Biggest and Best One YET!

In 2012, a small group of PhysAssist Chief Scribes met with home office members to work on team building and training development. In no time at all, the PhysAssist Scribes Leadership Conference grew into a large-scale event, with our biggest and most successful one yet held from January 6 to 7, 2016.
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Our headquarters hosted 52 Chief Scribes, 50 new and tenured employees, 15 Lead and Head Trainers and one Scribe of the Year in a huge leadership development event featuring workshops, lectures, amazing PhysAssist giveaways, and of course, lots of fun at the Hurst Conference Center, TX.

[Click "read more" or scroll down to view a slide show of the event.]

Have more photos? Post them on Instagram #PHYSLC16.

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

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

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.