Quality & Patient Safety

Joint Commission issues FAQs for use of scribes

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, September 1, 2012

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The Joint Commission has recently issued a set of FAQs regarding the use of unlicensed persons as scribes and how the organization's standards address this practice. It is worthwhile to take a look at exactly what the accrediting body has to say about this frequently misunderstood issue.

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