Integration of Medical Scribes

Nicola Hawkinson
Journal of Medical Practice Management: MPM 2015, 31 (3): 147-9
This article discusses reasons to employ medical scribes and why scribes play a critical role in both hospitals and private practices. Scribes are able help physicians with documentation and increase productivity. Physicians are able to fully engage with patients while the scribe documents the encounter in real-time. Although scribes are unlicensed, they still need to be recruited and trained in the same manner as any other medical professional.

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