For months after Mercy Hospital Fort Scott closed, patients couldn’t as quickly get appointments with Dr. Max Self. “I don’t like to hear that,” Self says. His new employer, Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, assigned him a medical scribe to help with computer work. Now, Self says, he’s able to see more patients.

For months after Mercy Hospital Fort Scott closed, patients couldn’t as quickly get appointments with Dr. Max Self. “I don’t like to hear that,” Self says. His new employer, Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, assigned him a medical scribe to help with computer work. Now, Self says, he’s able to see more patients.