Complete clinical notes on time with these 6 workflow hacks

You’re not alone if you struggle to complete clinical notes on time. Most physicians spend over 10 hours per week on bureaucratic tasks, which compete for valuable time with patients. For many, the result is after-work EHR time, frustration, and … Read More

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Skip the EMR Tie-In: Benefits of EMR-Independent Documentation Tools

Suppose your hospital or clinic is considering adopting a new clinical documentation solution. You might not think to ask an important question: Should the new software be integrated into the EMR or EMR-independent? The electronic medical record (EMR) system is … Read More

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How to keep up with the latest developments in healthcare

It can be challenging for a busy physician to keep up with the latest developments in healthcare.  By some estimates, the body of medical knowledge doubles every 73 days. Transformations that took 50 years in 1950 now occur in less … Read More

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What is Team Documentation? Benefits and tips to begin

As healthcare systems become more complex, physicians are spending more time on administrative tasks, including clinical documentation. Team documentation is a powerful way to streamline patient visits and EHR data entry so the entire team can focus on delivering excellent … Read More

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The Best Free Medical Dictation Apps

Medical dictation is a great way to streamline EMR documentation and save time. Fortunately, improvements in speech recognition software have fueled a growing list of professional software and free medical dictation apps. However, there are many options, and it can … Read More

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Reduce after-clinic work with these practical tips

Physician burnout has become a significant problem, largely due to a growing administrative burden on medical professionals. Tasks like prior authorizations, quality reporting, messaging patients, and EHR documentation often overflow into after-clinic work. Most doctors are more intimately aware of … Read More

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Are doctors spending less time with patients?

Patient visits are changing amid new trends and challenges in healthcare. In the past decade, nearly every physician switched to electronic health records. Digital documentation has led to new workflows that affect the patient encounter. The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in … Read More

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How to talk about your AI scribe with patients

AI scribes are a technology solution that streamlines clinical documentation by transcribing a patient encounter to draft a structured clinical note automatically. This type of software is relatively new, and providers are still learning how best to incorporate scribe software … Read More

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Medical transcription: a brief history

Medical transcription has a long history and is still evolving with new technology like generative AI. Understanding this history can help current healthcare providers reflect on their purpose and process for documenting care in the 21st century.  History of medical … Read More

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Manage your EHR inbox more effectively with these tips

Physicians are overwhelmed by administrative tasks that take the joy out of practicing medicine. We hear tips for streamlining clinical documentation, but what about the EHR inbox? One recent study of EHR use found that primary care doctors in a … Read More

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