#HappyHumpday #Humblebrag

  When our Physicians have free time, amazing things happen.  This is one of our customers. He’s able to find time for fun activities with his family now that iScribes is responsible for entering his charts into his EMR.  To … Read More

iScribes #Humblebrag Winner #2

We are happy to announce our second #humblebrag winner.  This photo really shows the value of iScribes.  Time saved with iScribes leads to more time with family.

Study Reveals Buying Time Increases Happiness

A new study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences determined paying for services that gave customers more time led to increased satisfaction compared to money spent on material items. The study had 4,500 participants pay for various … 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

Surgical Ergonomics Study

Researchers at the University of Buffalo, Oregon State University, and other institutions, conducted an ergonomics postural assessment in real-time (ErgoPART) study to develop a tool to assess environmental, task, and postural variables during surgical work. The study entered data that … Read More

Tech, Distraction, and Time

  Tristan Harris gave an interesting TED talk on how improvements in technology can prevent us from distraction.  His main point is that we need a choice in how much time we spend using our technology.  Right now we have … 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