EHR

Teaching the Bedside/Desktop Manner

June 19, 2012

By Matt Wood Maybe you’ve had this experience at the doctor’s office: Your physician enters the exam room, and instead of asking “What brings you here?” and speaking face to face, he sits down at the computer and starts peppering you with [Read more]

Bringing Work Home from the Hospital

June 14, 2011

More and more Americans are working at least a portion of their jobs from home, facilitated by technological advances and encouraged by soaring gas prices. Even physicians, enabled by the spread of electronic health records (EHR), are increasingly [Read more]

Dr. Computer Decides Cancer Risk

September 9, 2010

Last week, a multi-center study published in JAMA demonstrated the value of genetic testing for breast cancer risk, a simple test that allows women the choice of preventive surgery. The study and the accompanying editorial urged wider screening of [Read more]