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More facilities are deploying scribes, seeking guidance
Medical scribes are increasingly alongside physicians in the emergency department (ED) and other hectic hospital settings, where they enter patient data into electronic medical records (EMR) or paper charts, thus freeing practitioners to see more patients. With the rise of EMR use and the growing number of quality measures, demand for fast, accurate information entry will only increase. Even before the onslaught of electronic records, the average provider was spending upward of two hours of an eight-hour shift-more than 25% of their time-on clerical tasks, according to a 2008 report by an American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) task force.
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