Typically, healthcare providers will work with a company that provides remote medical scribing services. The provider will then communicate patient information to the remote scribe via video conference or phone call during patient visits.
Most remote medical scribes have completed some form of formal training or certification program in order to gain the necessary skills for their work. Additionally, many have prior experience working in healthcare settings.
As long as proper measures are taken to ensure patient privacy and confidentiality, there are no inherent legal or ethical concerns associated with using a remote medical scribe.