Coiera E, Kocaballi AB, Halamka J, Laranjo L. The digital scribe. npj Digital Medicine. 2018; 1(1):58.
Current generation electronic health records suffer a number of problems that make them inefficient and associated with poor clinical satisfaction. Digital scribes or intelligent documentation support systems, take advantage of advances in speech recognition, natural language processing and artificial intelligence, to automate the clinical documentation task currently conducted by humans. Whilst in their infancy, digital