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Adapting the EHR Scribe Model to Community Health Centers: The Experience of Shasta Community Health Center's Pilot

Date published: February, 2012 (17 pages)

Shasta Community Health Center (SCHC) has enhanced its capacity to meet the needs of a growing patient population by adopting Electronic Health Records (EHR), putting SCHC at the forefront of integrating systems to promote efficiency for its clinical staff and to provide high quality care for its patients. To address an unanticipated outcome of EHR adoption, the extra burden of work placed on clinicians, SCHC piloted an EHR scribe model which is evaluated in this report.