#Humblebrag Contest Winners

We are excited to present our first #humblebrag contest winners.  All the entries were amazing.  We will be posting our top picks in the upcoming weeks on Wednesdays.  It was really an amazing feeling for all our employees to see … Read More

Mouse Clicking In An EMR

“The sound of medicine is not the click of a mouse. It is the human voice. Let’s bring it back.” Phrased so eloquently by Doctors John Levinson, Bruce H. Price and Vikas Saini in their article on the cumbersome aspects … Read More

5 Stresses Physicians Handle Daily

  When people think of physicians, they often jump to the prestige of the position and fail to consider the many stressful aspects of being a physician.  These are the top 5 stresses physicians handle on a daily basis, according … Read More

3 Steps To Improve Work Life Balance as a Surgeon

3 concrete steps surgeons and any busy working professional can use to improve work-life balance. Being an orthopaedic surgeon is a very demanding profession.  You have a slew of patients on clinic days for assessments and follow ups combined with … Read More

49% Screen Time 27% Face Time – Doctors And Patients

A study conducted by the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system, the American Medical Association (AMA), Sharp End Advisory, and the Australian Institute of Health Innovation observed 57 U.S. providers who practiced cardiology, family medicine, orthopedics, or internal medicine in four states. This … Read More

Clicking In An EMR

Something to think about.  How many mouse clicks per day would it take an average surgeon to complete his patient’s charts?  I decided to get a rough estimate of this by counting the clicks I require to paste a chart … Read More

Errors – How Many Can You Handle?

PC World cites speech recognition as one of Microsoft’s big weaknesses. The article states that there have been significant advances in the equipment used to record audio and store audio but the actual deciphering of audio is still behind.   … Read More

With Voice Recognition, Humans Do It Better

iScribes was created by Jared Pelo, MD because of a major technology lag in voice recognition.  This lag is especially apparent when using medical terminology with voice recognition.  Wired puts it this way, “the task of providing accurate transcriptions of … Read More

The Great Technology Backfire

NPR published an interesting graph explaining how EMRs have affected Doctor’s clinic days.  It isn’t pretty.  Technology and billing are getting in the way of seeing patients.  Dr. Leora Horowitz explains, “the record systems are poorly organized and never seem … Read More

Physicians Waste 4 Hours Per Week On EMRs

A study was published by JAMA internal medicine which stated Physicians waste 4 hours per week on EMRs.  We here at iScribes are not surprised.  Our CEO started this company due to his personal paperwork problems.  The other interesting fact … Read More