electronic health records

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]

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]