Documentation is an important daily clinical responsibility. In order to optimize patient care, physicians are always on the lookout for new ways to effectively and efficiently document patient visits.
The use of virtual medical scribes has become increasingly popular in the recent years, as medical practices across the country are on the constant lookout for ways to reduce clinical documentation overload, thereby improving overall productivity.
The clerical burden associated with EHR usage is attributed as the number one cause of physician burnout. We also know that physicians spend twice as much time on EHRs and other clerical tasks compared to the time providing patient care.
Medical coding is a small, yet indispensable part of the revenue cycle and often the most challenging one.
An effective revenue cycle management plays an integral role in ensuring profitability and sustenance of a medical practice.
EHRs were introduced with the best of intentions. But the negative impact of EHRs on the stress levels and time demands placed on physicians cannot be understated
Are virtual medical scribes really worth the cost? This is a burning question in the minds of many healthcare providers out there
Effective physician-patient communication not only fosters good physician-patient relationships but also improves care and clinical outcomes. However, the increasing amount of time spent on EHRs, changed physicians’ priorities all at the expense of patients.
Healthcare represents a service ecosystem that is made up of several stakeholders - patients, healthcare professionals, medical scribes, and insurance companies.
Charting and paperwork on account of the widespread adoption of EHRs is the number one contributor to physician burnout, a Medscape study says.
Time and again research studies reinforce the widespread feeling of dissatisfaction among US physicians with the use of EHRS as they spend too much time documenting their work.
Healthcare providers in the US are constantly frustrated by the amount of time they have to spend on electronic health records.
Gone are the days when medical scribes were physically present in the exams rooms assisting physicians with their documentation tasks.
With the advent of EHRs physician offices across the country are under increased pressure to maintain complete, accurate and up-to-date medical records of each patient visit.
Busy rheumatologists spend a lot of direct contact with their patients in order to provide the best possible care.
Virtual medical scribing has become increasingly popular in recent years as majority of physicians’ offices and hospitals have switched from paper to electronic records
The healthcare organization, with its fast-paced workdays, long hours of work, demanding schedules, EHR documentation requirements
Medical practices across the globe are under increased pressure to ensure that patient records are properly updated following each visit.
This year the Centers for Medicare and Medic aid Services (CMS) have introduced 159 new codes, deleted 32 codes and revised 20 ICD-10 codes
A medical transcriptionist plays an important role within the healthcare industry by helping doctors create accurate clinical medical records.
Urologists are generally extremely busy professionals with a hectic and demanding work schedule.
Since the introduction of EHRs in the year 2009 and the federal policies to encourage usage, the implementation of EHRs has steadily increased.
The use of pediatric medical scribes to assist pediatricians in clinical documentation is becoming increasingly popular for a variety of reasons.