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J Fam Pract. 2016 Mar;65(3):155-9.

Medical scribes: How do their notes stack up?

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1
Center for Value-Based Care Research, Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH, USA. Email: misraa@ccf.org.
2
Department of Hospital Medicine, Bridgeport Hospital-Yale New Haven Health, Bridgeport, CT, USA.
3
Case Western Reserve University College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA.
4
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, OH, USA.
5
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.
6
American Medical Association, Chicago, IL, USA.
7
Center for Value-Based Care Research, Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH, USA.

Abstract

Their outpatient notes stack up well, according to this small, retrospective review. Scribes' notes were rated slightly higher in overall quality than physicians' notes-- at least for certain patient encounters.

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PMID:
27158687
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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