Publications in: “05/07/2019”

The rise of documentation and the destruction of modern Medicine

Doctor-patient relationship has been a central concept in Medicine since Hippocrates, if not before that time. Investing time into this relationship ensures trust and communication during a patient’s most vulnerable moments. The widespread use of the electronic health record has changed the doctor-patient relationship, i.e., instead of person to person communication, now, mostly, is doctor to electronic health record communication. A recent study in the United States found that physicians spent 24% of their time talking with patients and 44% […]