Even though physicians are spending countless hours documenting in EHR systems, many still feel like they are always behind on their charting. This can have a negative impact on physicians' academic careers, relationships with hospital administration, and even their relationships with their family. Luckily, having a medical scribe can help alleviate some of the pressure, and allow you to do what you do best: practice medicine.
Do you feel like you spend more time in your inbox than with your patients? Is your carpal tunnel worsening or do you have issues reading the screen? Are you experiencing symptoms of burnout?
If you answered yes to any of these, you may be in need of a scribe. Visit Kevin MD to read the full list of the top ten signs you may need a scribe.