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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.

How to Master Coachability That Will Make You Successful

The ability to be coachable is not a skill that comes easy to everyone. In fact, it is a skill-set that needs to be learned, groomed, and honed. Before you can dive into the emotional complexities of receiving, accepting, and implementing constructive feedback you have to understand where you are on the spectrum of coachability.

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5 Steps to Create Meaningful Change

Creating meaningful progress can be tough to accomplish when you do not know what needs to be changed. In many cases people change for the sake of change, which tends to lead to more inefficiencies. Driving change can seem daunting when you look at the big picture. In order to accomplish effective change you have to break it down into small bite-size pieces. You cannot build a long-standing building without a strong foundation.

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What's in Season?

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:

Honoring Our Veterans

Military Spotlight: ScribeAmerica Team Member

Michael Coburn: Information Security Manager

As a member of a strong military family, Michael Coburn has been immersed in the service lifestyle his entire life. As a child, his family frequently moved across the country from one Army base to another, and even spent three years living overseas in Germany. It was the way of life that he knew well […]

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Military Spotlight: ScribeAmerica Team Member

Bradley Price: Operations Supervisor

When Bradley Price announced to his parents in 2008 that he was enlisting in the U.S. army, he did so with the goal of a future in healthcare, and in memory of his grandfathers. Both men on his paternal and maternal side served their country—one as marine, and the other an Army Ranger.

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Military Spotlight: Doug Ingram, President, QueueLogix

Dress Right, DRESS

QueueLogix President Doug Ingram remembers the call to action “Right Dress Right,” from his time in the military. When the platoon marched, even if it was only to the mess hall to eat, the spacing between individuals had to be impeccable. Each person was an integral part of the whole. For Ingram, “Right Dress Right” stands for personal accountability. A business lesson he credits to his military service.

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Veteran Organization Spotlight

Lead The Way Fund

ScribeAmerica has a longstanding connection with veterans and the U.S. Army Rangers. Michael Murphy, M.D., ScribeAmerica’s founder and CEO, is guided by two passions – improving patient care and the provider experience, and supporting those who serve our country. The latter was forged during his service as a special operations soldier in the U.S. Army 1st Ranger Battalion where standards were elevated above regular military expectations. It also influenced his personal philanthropy to veteran causes and the company’s commitment to supporting veterans.

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Golf Brand Ambassadors

Green Team Rally Squad Video Contest

We invited the ScribeAmerica community to attend LPGA events last year and show their rally spirit in a short video. Not only does the winning video rally behind Jaye Marie Green, but there's plenty of ScribeAmerica pride! (We just want to know where we can get one of those hats!) You can view the winning video here...

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Brand Ambassadors

We are proud to introduce our HealthChannels Golf Ambassadors – professional golfers who we will support through the 2019 season. They will carry custom ScribeAmerica camouflage golf bags on tour this year, representing ScribeAmerica and HealthChannels' ongoing commitment to veterans. Additionally, we are introducing our Birdies for Heroes program to further support veterans.

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Scribes in the Community

Amy Palma: Not Your Average Night Shift Scribe

Some call me crazy, but not because of how I act. As I walk into my night shift in the Emergency Department, I am always asked if I worked during the day. Your average night shifter would sleep during the day to prepare for work. I'm not that average. I work crazy hours and my schedule is very hectic so my answer is usually yes. Most days, I work up to 20 hours between two jobs. I currently work as a Medical Scribe in the ED during the overnight shift and as a Veterinary Technician during the day. I also volunteer as a certified EMT during my free time.

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Olivia Kuhn: Dedicated to Helping Others

Olivia Kuhn, Chief Scribe understands the importance of giving back to her community and helping those in need. We highlight her determinations to make a difference in the lives of others in this month’s Scribes in the Community piece. The interview below gives a summary of one of her passions, providing services for children and adults via Equine Therapy.

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Ally Kellogg with her parents

Ally Kellogg: Healthcare Hero

At a time when most students are preparing for the medical field by focusing on their studies and perhaps acquiring a healthcare related job, Ally Kellogg did both. In addition to preparing for a career in medicine she took on an additional role in her community as a volunteer in the Emergency Department of Sharp Grossmont Hospital in the La Mesa area of San Diego, California.

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