Human Touch

Decades ago, I recall reading in a medical school admissions book that in the early twentieth century, a physician wrote a report arguing that medicine needed far less hand-holding and a lot more science. It was an understandable position at the time, for hand-holding was much of what medicine had to offer. It was before …

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Just Say It

Imagine being able to type or speak the following, and have your EHR do what you expect: “View my schedule for tomorrow.” “Open chart for my 1030 appointment.” “Show me labs for current patient over the last 6 months.” “Is there a correlation between weight and a1c among my diabetic patients?” “CXR a/p lateral dx …

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