Productivity

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

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

How to use ChatGPT as a doctor

Everyone’s talking about ChatGPT, but you’ve been busy seeing patients and haven’t tried it. This article will explain ChatGPT in simple terms and provide four examples of how you could use ChatGPT as a doctor. What is Chat GPT? Chat … Read More

Strategies for practicing at the top of your license

“Practicing at the top of your license” is a catchphrase that refers to healthcare workers operating at their highest level of education, training, and competencies. The most common example is medical practices supplementing physicians with nurse practitioners and physician assistants … Read More

How to increase patient volume by 48% while working less

What if you could increase patient volume while reducing your clinical team’s stress, improving professional fulfillment, and enhancing the patient experience? A researched intervention at a family practice clinic in Michigan found that this may be simpler than you think. … Read More

What is the Quadruple Aim of healthcare?

The Triple Aim of healthcare refers to three goals: enhancing the patient experience, improving population health, and reducing costs. However, in the past decade, physicians and healthcare leaders have realized that we can only accomplish the Triple Aim if the … Read More

Doctors: patient wait times are a bigger problem than you think

Patient wait times are a growing problem in healthcare, but most physicians underestimate the problem. Nearly two-thirds (63%) of doctors believe wait times have “no impact” or “minimal impact” on their ability to retain patients, according to a survey from … Read More

Internal wikis for medical practices

How much time do you waste searching for the information you need to get work done? If you own a small medical practice, how much time does your staff spend retrieving information? Internal wikis are a simple tool to help … Read More

The impact of medical dictation on RVUs

Medical dictation helps physicians document more efficiently but also adds software costs and requires a new clinical documentation workflow. Is it worth the switch? What is the return on investment of adopting medical speech-to-text software?  We crunched the numbers based … Read More