St. Charles scrapping scribes in primary care

Bend doctors spend hours each day on notes.

When he worked as a primary care physician at St. Charles Family Care in Redmond, Dr. Dan Murphy found his computer tended to get between him and his patients, literally.

“I would talk to the patient, and I’d look down and type,” said Murphy, who retired in late 2015, “and I really tried hard to engage with the patient.”

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