Benefits to Utilizing Medical ScribesJanuary 28, 2019
Purpose of Medical Scribes
Increase access to quality healthcare by increasing efficiency of physician allowing him or her to see more patients
- Scribes allow a physician to increase eye contact with patient (less time spent writing patient information), resulting in a better patient experience
- Since over one physician per day commits suicide, scribes can make physicians’ lives more balanced
Don’t miss out on the New Medical Scribe book published by Dr. Jerry Hizon, M.D. and students via Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Medical-Scribe-Documentation-Handbook-ebook/dp/B07MYNZZJG/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1548690882&sr=1-1&keywords=medical+scribe+hizon
The “Medical Scribe and Medical Documentation Handbook: Edition 1” describes the role and necessary qualities to be a successful medical scribe, how to properly complete medical documentation, and the process to becoming a certified medical scribe. The book discusses the SOAP (Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan) note in detail, expanding on what each section of the note must consist of. The book also includes a list of common medical terminology which serves as a great resource for anyone looking to become a medical scribe or looking to improve their medical documentation skills.
Be sure to check out https://iemedicalscribe.org/ which has a free medical scribe video course.