The Physician Philosopher Podcast with Jimmy Turner, MD | Global Medical

The Physician Philosopher Podcast

How Virtual Assistants Can Benefit Doctors


Many medical practices are unnecessarily wasting resources when they utilize their nurses or financial staff for insurance verification, prior authorizations, or obtaining specialty referrals. Could that be you, too?

Instead, you could be saving time and money by making use of remote VAs and letting nurses and staff serve in patient-facing roles where they’re most needed.

Delegating tasks to VAs also means a morale boost for your team. And even though the VAs aren’t physically within the practice, Beth sees staff often become very close with the VAs as they work together. Teams are frequently very cohesive and running as seamlessly as if they worked side by side.

If this is exactly the kind of relief you’ve been looking for, start thinking about the scope of work you could offload to a medical VA and consider the budget you’re working with. You CAN do it by yourself, but you don’t have to do it alone.