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October 2020

How Does a Medical Scribe Improve Patient Care?

By |2020-10-22T10:14:33-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Blog|

How Does a Medical Scribe Improve Patient Care? Physician burnout is a widespread phenomenon. With crushing workloads and demanding schedules, healthcare providers are pulled in many different directions. However, there is one aspect of the job that is more important than all of the others: doctor-patient interactions. When a physician can place his or her [...]

Is a Medical Scribe the Same as a Medical Transcriptionist?

By |2020-10-14T13:51:05-04:00October 14th, 2020|Blog|

Is a Medical Scribe the Same as a Medical Transcriptionist? The short answer is no. Medical scribes and medical transcriptionists are not the same thing. However, they both make a physician’s job a bit easier. Scribes and transcriptionists document patients’ medical records, but they both carry out different essential tasks. A medical scribe is a [...]

July 2020

Are Medical Scribes Worth the Investment

By |2020-07-02T10:12:35-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Blog|

Are Medical Scribes Worth the Investment? Medicine is a unique industry in that it is both a time-honored specialty and one that is constantly evolving. As the modern world changes, the medical industry inevitably evolves in kind, prioritizing new services by addressing old pain points. Every healthcare professional knows that scribes are becoming increasingly popular [...]

June 2020

Pre-visit Planning: What is it and What are the Benefits?

By |2020-07-02T10:13:18-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Blog|

Pre-visit Planning: What is it and What are the Benefits? Pre-visit planning is an excellent strategy that helps a medical office operate more smoothly and efficiently. The American Medical Association (AMA) estimates that pre-visit planning can save 30 minutes per day of physician and office staff time. This translates into a saving of $26,400/year (when [...]

March 2020

Virtual Medical Scribe vs. In-Person Medical Scribe

By |2020-06-12T10:22:30-04:00March 30th, 2020|Blog|

What is a Medical Scribe? Medical scribes have become increasingly popular with the introduction of patient electronic health records (EHRs). A medical scribe inputs patient documentation into the EHR, essentially acting as an extension of the provider’s arm. The scribe is responsible for inputting the information from the patient's visit into the EHR under the [...]

Using Virtual Scribes and Telemedicine During the Coronavirus

By |2020-06-12T10:28:03-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Blog|

Using Virtual Scribes and Telemedicine During the Coronavirus As global concern surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak grows, patient volume is rapidly increasing, and medical providers and their families are being directly affected. There has also been a marked increase in the introduction of telemedicine (telehealth) for healthcare professionals. Telemedicine or telehealth refers to the practice [...]

How Does a Medical Scribe Help a Physician

By |2020-06-22T16:24:27-04:00March 11th, 2020|Blog|

How Does a Medical Scribe Help a Physician? What is a Medical Scribe? A medical scribe is an assistant to a physician or other healthcare provider responsible for entering electronic notes into computerized patient records. This includes patient history, test results, physician examination findings, finding medical charts/labs/images, pending orders, updating immunizations/health maintenance, assisting in the [...]

August 2019

Skywriter MD To Operate In The Brazos Valley, Texas

By |2020-05-22T13:11:53-04:00August 16th, 2019|Blog|

Colorado-based Skywriter MD, a company “Taking the DOC out of DOCumentationTM”, will bring its virtual medical scribe operations to the Brazos Valley in Texas. Set to be located in the Aggieland Business Park off Raymond Stotzer Parkway, Skywriter MD aims to hire 50 employees initially, with plans to add an additional 150 jobs in its first 18 months after [...]

January 2017

Innovation in Clinician Workflow

By |2020-05-22T12:48:01-04:00January 27th, 2017|Blog|

Skywriter MD: Co-Winning Company in the Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards’ Clinician Workflow Category Over the past decade, Healthcare Informatics has recognized healthcare leadership teams who have gone above and beyond in their use of information technology (IT) solutions with the Innovator Awards. But those provider organizations could not have achieved such success without dedicated vendor [...]

Skywriter MD Receives 2017 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Award

By |2020-05-22T13:03:50-04:00January 26th, 2017|Blog|

WESTMINSTER, CO – January 26, 2017 – Skywriter MD, which provides physicians with a real-time Virtual Medical Scribe Service, has received 2017 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Award. Skywriter MD’s Westminster-based Sky Center delivers virtual Electronic Medical Record (EMR) assistance to physicians and physician’s assistants across the country, helping them navigate the EMR, locate information for review, [...]