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03/27/2019
Scribes Improved ED Productivity

Medical scribes increased Australian physicians’ productivity and shortened patients’ stay at emergency departments, according to a trial published in the BMJ.

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02/04/2019
Medical Scribes Cut Costs
Medical scribes could cut costs by up to $31.15 per hour, according to a first-of-its-kind study.

A study published Wednesday in BMJ found that using medical scribes in EDs could help physicians see more patients and save hospitals up to $31.15 per scribed hour—with no significant risk to patient safety.

Many physicians report that working with medical scribes—who assist with administrative tasks during patient visits, such as by entering information into EHRs—enables them to spend more of their time caring for more patients.

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