The first randomized controlled trial of medical scribes finds that they produce significant improvements in overall physician satisfaction, chart quality and accuracy and charting efficiency, but had no effect on patient satisfaction.

In the study conducted in a family medicine clinic associated with a large academic medical center in Northern California, physicians were randomly assigned to one week practicing with a scribe, then one week without a scribe over the course of a year.

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