Employing Medical Scribing to Increase Revenue and Decrease Physician Burnout

  • 02 Oct 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • MHDC Offices and Online


  • Members may attend the talk in person - space is limited!
  • Members may attend online if preferred
  • Non Members may attend online presentation.


Employing Medical Scribing to  

Increase Revenue and

Decrease Physician Burnout

Physicians spend about 50% of their time documenting patient visits and
only 27% with direct patient care.  Physician burnout leads to unhappy
physicians and patients, poor physician performance, and a strain on the
medical practice as these physicians can create unproductive, stressful

A study published in JAMA Dermatology followed the implementation
of a scribe program over 12 months in a large dermatology practice. 
The findings included a 50% reduction in documenting time, a willingness
by 79% of physicians to increase their patient volumes, and a 7.7%
increase in revenue. 

In this session's Presenters:

  • Andrea Caliri, M.D.,  MindLeaf Medical Consultant
  • John Kemp, M.D., Subject Matter Expert – Virtual Scribes
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the pros and cons of physical, virtual and
    dictation scribing options
  • Discuss how to determine which scribing solutions
    are the best fit for your practice
  • Explain how scribing can reduce physician burnout by
    improving work-life balance
  • Discuss how you can increase your physician productivity
    and return-on-investment by increasing the number of
    patients seen per hour
  • Provide you with a medical scribe options calculator
    that will help you identify the annual cost savings
    from each type of scribing solution.

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