Scribe Life


The Scribing Scripture

Providers often rely on scribes to increase the quality and efficiency of patient care; decrease wait times, consequently improving patient satisfaction; and decrease physician burnout, especially at sites with high-patient volumes. However, you too can get your share of advantages from this position. Learn more about the practice of scribing and some of the benefits of the role, along with a few tips on how to capitalize on those benefits.

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HealthChannels on the Hill

As part of our community of over 25,000 scribes and care team assistants, you see firsthand how we’re helping providers deliver better “top of license” care to their patients, reduce burnout, and help care teams run more efficiently. We’re proud of the meaningful impact we’ve made in the healthcare industry. Over the years, we’ve had the opportunity to share about our work on Capitol Hill. We wanted to share four quick stories of some of the work we’ve done on the Hill, and how these opportunities may further improve the delivery of care.

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Finding the Cure for Provider Burnout with Compassion

I have dedicated many years of my life to studying and teaching provider burnout and how scribes can help to fight it. However, I could not have done it without the help of my own teachers. Today, I present to you a mere glimpse into the knowledge that I have been given: 

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How to Use Scribing to Propel Your Life Plans

Clinical hours are an unspoken requirement for most healthcare school applications…. but how do you choose the right way to earn those hours? Making your application stand out in a pool of applicants can be tough. We talked to some healthcare school bound scribes and found a few secrets to making that application shine to set you apart.

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7 Tips for Making the Most Out of Your Summer Internship

While landing a summer opportunity is an accomplishment in itself, it is just the beginning. Making sure you are prepared for the internship, and getting the most experience and knowledge out of your time with the company can be a challenge, so here are 7 tips that if followed correctly, should make your summer a breeze.

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5 Tips for the Epic EMR

Navigating an EMR can be challenging, especially for a new scribe. With a fair amount of training and lots of practice, mastering your EMR is entirely possible and will not only make scribing a breeze, it will also help you throughout your healthcare career.

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5 Lifelong Skills You Can Learn From Being a Medical Scribe

Being a scribe can be a tough job. It is demanding work that requires extensive training and knowledge of hundreds if not thousands of medical terms. However, there is much more to learn from scribing than just medical terminology. Here are five lifelong skills you can learn from being a scribe.

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ScribeLife: Wellness

Tips for Applying and Interviewing for Medical School

As a scribe, you are already one-step ahead of the competition when it comes to getting into medical school. However, understanding what admissions boards are looking for is a crucial element of success. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the sometimes-confusing medical school application and interview process:

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7 More Hysterically Absurd ICD-10 Codes

As a follow up to our earlier post, 7 Hysterically Absurd ICD-10 Codes, here are 7 even more hysterically absurd ICD-10 codes:

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7 Hysterically Absurd ICD-10 Codes

After many delays, the US healthcare system made the switch to the new ICD-10 coding system. There are 68,000 billing codes under the new ICD-10 system, as opposed to a meager 13,000 under the old ICD-9. However, a few of these new codes might leave you scratching your head…

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