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Bukata Abstracts in EM – OPTIMIZING PHYSICIAN TIME
Turns out the emergency physicians were using scribes to facilitate their charting and had been doing so for a number of years — but it was news to the members of the Executive Medical Committee. After some explanation, and given the fact that it was a long established practice that apparently was being used by emergency physicians at other facilities, it was agreed that scribes could make entries into a patients chart as long as the doctor took full responsibility.
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