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  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

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

Traits Of Highly Successful Orthopaedic Surgeons

A study published by the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes Of Health surveyed 152 orthopaedic surgeons.  It  defined successful orthopaedic surgeons as “individuals who exert a large influence on the orthopedic field.”   A few interesting findings: What … 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

5 Things Human Scribes Do

Below are 5 things our human scribes do everyday: Our scribes can decipher audio between two different people with two different speaking styles and/or accents. Our scribes can decipher physician’s patient encounters that have multiple people in a room.  For … 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