The scribe issue really boils down to what the individual physician wants and needs from his or her practice. “It is a decision based on how much you want to work, what you enjoy doing, and your future plans,” said Dr. Shariff. “I like a busy office, and hanging out with patients is the best part of my day. No doctor likes the paperwork, so anything we can do to lessen it leaves more time for the patient and our family.”
Explore This IssueOctober 2014
Kurt Ullman is a freelance medical writer based in Indiana.