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In the ER, a doctor’s time can be as precious as a patient’s life. Emergency Department doctors are increasingly tasked with more demands on their time, resulting in 15-hour work days, full waiting rooms and dozens of daily patient consults. For every hour spent caring for patients, ED physicians now spend up to 2 hours inputting electronic medical records. Time-consuming documentation makes it harder for doctors to do the job they were trained for.
Scribes are the Solution to Improving Your ED
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How it Works
ScribeCanada hires the most-qualified scribes with a passion for patient care. Recent studies have shown the proven success rates of implementing a scribe program in an Emergency Department. A 2018 report published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal revealed that 82 percent of physicians saw more patients per hour with the use of a scribe. Overall, the number of patients seen per hour was significantly higher during shifts with a scribe in the ED. Preventing provider burnout is integral to the future of the Canadian healthcare system. Medical scribes are a crucial part of this equation, offering providers a proactive way to create the best healthcare model for both patients and physicians. With over two decades of experience and expertise, ScribeCanada works across territories to offer comprehensive, technologically-advanced and necessary resources for Canada’s large healthcare network of providers.
ED scribes are available for around-the-clock coverage and are trained to:
- Document Triage Notes to the Highest Level of Specificity
- Request Provider Feedback for Chart Approval
- Assist with Comfort Rounding
- Work with Nursing Staff to Prepare Discharge Information
With a medical scribe embedded within the care team, you will reduce inefficient documentation and improve clinical data capture for accurate billing.
- Capture information at the point of care.
- Identify unique patients for specialized care.
Our process ensures scribes are ready for the non-stop ED environment.
- Step 1: Demanding classroom training
- Step 2: Training Shift with senior level scribes
- Step 3: Continuous and Regular Reassessment
The Advanced Scribe Training Program
Approximately 120 hours per scribe
- Medical Terminology
- System Based Videos
- Audio Exercises
- Compliance Training
- Documentation for Billing and Medicolegal Liability
- Professional Appearance
- Case Presentations
- Final Examination
minimum 6 days
- One-to-one Personal Clinical Training
- Real-time Chart Review and Corrective Feedback
- Advanced Efficiency and Patient Tracking Training
- Core Measures and PQRI Documentation
- Clinical Performance Final Assessment
- Quality Assurance Program and Continuing Scribe Education
- Monthly Evaluations and Performance Assessments
- Monthly Provider-to-Scribe Satisfaction Reporting
- Charting Review and Deficiency Log