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Medical scribes let the doctor focus on you

November 7, 2018


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November 10, 2018

How much does using a medical scribe add to the cost of seeing a health care provider?

Peter Reilly
November 8, 2018

The average tenure of a pre-med scribe is approximately 9 – 12 months as most are primarily driven by the requirement to attain 2,000 clock hours of clinical care required by medical schools. The constant churn and training this requires negatively impacts the value of the scribe. As a result an increasing number of healthcare organizations are leveraging existing Allied Health Professionals (MAs, MTs, LVNs, Techs, Translators, etc.) in the role of scribe. These individuals are loyal to your organization, already contribute to its success and investing in their skills and providing an opportunity to expand their contribution has proven to be a winning recipe.

The American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group is helping healthcare organizations across the country develop their own team(s) of internally managed certified medical scribes.

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