The Benefits of Using Medical Scribes

Physicians can spend more time with patients; charting accuracy is increased

G. Klaud Miller, MD

Scribes have been used to document and record events for thousands of years. In modern medicine, the scribe’s function is to accompany the physician during a patient examination and document the visit in the patient’s medical chart.

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