ScribeAmerica and Ochsner Health System Partner to Provide Efficient, Cost Conscious Healthcare for Patients

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“It's all about better, faster and at lower cost to our patients. Our scribe program makes this possible." said Dr. Joseph Guarisco, System Chair, Emergency Services

ScribeAmerica, LLC the nation’s most frequently used professional medical scribe training and management company announces its partnership with Ochsner Health System.

ScribeAmerica will provide a turnkey solution for Ochsner Health System for their Emergency Departments. The deployment of medical scribes across the system will allow the providers to solely focus on timely, efficient patient care while providing better access to patients in their respective communities.

“We are excited to solidify our partnership with Ochsner Health System, in a medical environment where everyone is expected to do more with less. Our medical scribes will offset EMR productivity losses, decrease patients’ length of stay and and allow providers to spend more time with their patients!” Dr. Michael Murphy, CEO, ScribeAmerica stated.

"With healthcare reform driving the need for lean staffing solutions optimized to our patients needs, our continued relationship with ScribeAmerica has been key to our success in this area,” said Dr. Joseph Guarisco, System Chair, Emergency Services, Ochsner Health System. “It's all about better, faster and at lower cost to our patients. Our scribe program makes this possible."

About Ochsner Health System

Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by nine hospitals, both owned and managed, and more than 40 health centers in Louisiana. Ochsner has been named the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 18 consecutive years and is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across eight specialty categories. Ochsner employs more than 14,000 employees, over 900 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 300 clinical research trials annually. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

About ScribeAmerica

ScribeAmerica employs thousands of medical scribes across 40 states and is the nation's most widely recognized professional medical scribe education, training, and management company. ScribeAmerica is the preferred vendor for over 320 practice locations and has documented on over 7 million patient visits in 2012 alone.

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