Not the best examining-room combo
By Christine Woodside and Dr. Kristen Zarfos
Researchers conducting dozens of studies in recent years have asked patients how they feel when their doctors stare at personal digital assistants or laptop computers instead of at them. Several of their studies in peer-reviewed journals concluded that technology in a doctor’s lap is good. We challenge this premise.
We think America is bumbling through the Dark Ages of examining-room technology.
Electronic medical records might seem...