Healthcare providers are spending more time than ever on documentation and paperwork, leading many down a path of frustration and burnout. If you’re a physician looking for an easy and efficient way to save time completing forms, you have to try Mobius Clinic’s Document Library.
Repetitive forms waste time
According to the American College of Physicians, doctors spend about two hours on “desk work” for every hour spent with a patient. While much of this work is EMR data entry, physicians and their staff also spend a lot of time completing forms.
Most forms are necessary. But every extra minute spent filling out paperwork is time that could be used to treat patients. To make matters worse, most medical forms repeatedly ask for basic information already stored in the EMR.
Consider the forms you fill out on any given day at the office:
- Consent Forms
- Letters with Practice Letterhead
- FMLA Forms
- Parking Placard Applications
- Patient Health Questionnaires
- Workers Comp RFAs
- Other custom documents for your practice
Imagine your current workflow with these documents. First, someone on your team prints the form and has someone complete it. Second, you have to scan the form and upload it to the EMR.
Patients complete some forms on their own, but others require staff assistance and physician signatures. Many forms, like referral letters, require physicians to do the heavy lifting. All forms require repetitive information such as patient name, address, and insurance details.
A better way: Mobius Clinic’s Document Library
In an era of digital health, there’s no reason to waste time printing forms and writing the same information over and over. Mobius Clinic has a feature called Document Library that helps physicians save time completing forms by automating half the work.
Document Library makes it easy for doctors and their staff to streamline form completion. The app does this by auto-populating patient information from the EMR while giving providers the option to save steps by going paperless.
Here’s how to save time completing forms with Document Library in 3 simple steps:
1. Add a new form to Mobius Clinic
Use your iPad or iPhone to upload forms you use often to the Document Library in Mobius Clinic.
2. Insert fields you want to automate
When you add a new form, easily indicate the location of fields like “Patient Name,” “Most Recent Height” or “Insurance Number.” Mobius now knows to auto-fill this information with the corresponding field from the patient’s EMR.
3. Access your pre-filled forms from any device
Next time you need to complete a form, simply find it in the Document Library. Any information stored in the EMR is already filled in for you. Add remaining information and sign – all on your mobile device – before saving or printing the form with a single tap.
Benefits of a mobile Document Library
Physicians love Document Library, which is one of many time-saving features included in the Mobius Clinic app. We often hear about five key benefits from providers who use the mobile Document Library.
1. Streamlined form completion
Most physicians pass off forms to their staff, who spend valuable minutes helping patients complete them. Save everyone time by letting Mobius Clinic pre-fill repetitive fields like patient name and demographics.
2. No more waiting on forms
What if you could complete a form in seconds, instead of circling back to sign something you’ve been waiting for a patient to complete? Faster form completion allows doctors to close tasks quickly and move on to the next thing.
3. Mobile access for any scenario
There may be times when you would prefer to review a form with a patient during your consultation. Or perhaps you’re seeing patients remotely and need an easy way to complete paperwork digitally.
Document Library gives you the flexibility and autonomy to complete forms whenever and wherever. Pull up the form on your iPad or send it to the printer (pre-filled) with just a couple of taps.
4. Dictate letters on the go
Most physicians need to get to a desktop to type referral letters and similar documents. Document Library frees doctors from their workstations, making it easy to complete forms on the go. To write a referral letter, simply open the letter template in Mobius and dictate the customized portion from your mobile device.
5. Go paperless
Document Library doesn’t require that you go paperless, but it makes it much easier if you want to. Skip all the steps involved with printing and scanning by completing and signing forms on your iPad. Mobius Clinic’s interface is simple and intuitive. And don’t forget that half the information has already been filled in for you.
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