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Benefits

There are many advantages with Athreon’s virtual medical scribes

When medical facilities are contemplating using an on-site or virtual scribe, there are several items to consider. Both scenarios have their advantages and drawbacks. We invite you to review the table below to help you make an informed decision.

Virtual ScribeOn-Site Scribe
Reduce provider time in the EHR
Reduce/eliminate time spent dictating
Advertise scribe service to attract new healthcare talent
Improve provider morale
Reduce provider burnout and turnover
Reduce patient wait times
Shorten provider workdays
Absence of on-site scribe eases patient privacy concerns
Exam room crowding is not an issue due to the scribe
Turnover doesn’t impact the physician’s workflow
Doctor alleviated from retraining new scribes
Sick/vacation leave doesn’t interrupt scribing
Accessible from providers workplace and elsewhere
Tardiness issues with scribe don’t impact doctor
Scheduling conflicts do not leave doctor without a scribe
Available in remote areas
Less-costly than on-site scribeN/A