Medical Records

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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

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

Doctors using AI medical scribes for clinical documentation are freed to focus entirely on patients

Do AI medical scribes work?

Clinical documentation has become a significant source of professional dissatisfaction for doctors, who spend hours in the EHR daily. In addition, entering data during visits makes it harder for physicians to communicate empathetically with patients. Could AI medical scribes alleviate … Read More

The best medical dictation app for iPhone

Smartphones make it possible to use medical dictation in simple and portable ways that were unimaginable a decade ago. To dictate clinical notes, you no longer need to be confined to hospital workstations equipped with a dictaphone. Instead, go to … Read More

How to improve physicians’ professional satisfaction

High rates of physician burnout have pushed healthcare to focus more on physicians’ professional satisfaction. For example, in the past decade, leaders have started talking about the Quadruple Aim of healthcare, which emphasizes provider well-being as a critical consideration alongside … Read More

Typing vs. Dictation – Which is faster?

Since moving to electronic medical records, doctors spend hours daily typing clinical notes. For many providers, the charting demands of EMRs have been a cause of burnout. Some physicians have responded by turning to medical dictation software and other workflow … Read More

The best dictation software for doctors who use Macs

Many physicians use speech-to-text medical dictation software to save time on clinical notes. If you’re a doctor who uses a Mac, you likely value a clean, simple, functional aesthetic. You need an easy-to-use dictation software that understands medical terminology and … Read More

What are EHR templates?

Electronic health record templates are customizable forms that help providers collect, present, and organize clinical data. When used appropriately, templates can reduce typing and help physicians spend less time on documentation and more time with patients. Optimize your EHR The … Read More

How to improve your EHR templates

EHR templates can help busy providers save time while ensuring clinical documentation is consistent, high-quality, and complete. But how can you make the most of your templates? EHR templates tips and best practices Below are ten best practices for optimizing … Read More

How to optimize your EHR workflow

Your clinical workflow is the lifeblood of your medical practice. Yet bringing on a new EHR software often decreases clinical efficiency and provider satisfaction. It’s essential to regularly assess and optimize your EHR to ensure you’re providing the highest quality … Read More