Well, you knew it was only a matter of time, but they are back. with the implementation of EMR (Electronic Medical Record) physicians and other healthcare practitioners are spending more and more time doing computer entries, and less time with the patients. With the push to get more patients into the office, but still keep quality time with each one, many doctors are turning to a new, but old source... the transcriber. Only the transcriber is in-office to help either while the patient is still there, or shortly after they leave. Here is an interesting article. Keep this in mind for a new opportunity for the medically trained individuals.
Scribes Are Back
Until next time...
Author, Medical Billing, Coding, and Reimbursement
A medical billing professional for over 30 years now, I have seen a lot of changes in this field, and there are a lot more on the horizon. Follow me as we see what they mean and for who.