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An economic evaluation of the costs of training a medical scribe to work in Emergency Medicine
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    The Critical Role of Medical Scribe Training

    Walker et al. report the first economic analysis of the cost of training medical scribes (1). The concept of the medical scribe has been around for at least 4 decades (2), but with the recent advent of the electronic medical record (EMR), especially in the US, there has been a rapid increase in the use of scribes, particularly in emergency departments (3). The ongoing exponential growth in the use of scribes has been re...

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