doctor-patient relationship

Introducing a computer screen and the electronic health record (EHR) between physicians and patients has resulted in physicians spending far more time physically and mentally responding to those screens than patients.




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From hospital inpatient “wealth screenings” for potential donors to digital geofencing cell phones in emergency rooms, the erosion of patient privacy is a prominent reality.

Imagine you are unexpectedly admitted to the hospital for an urgent medical condition -not something for which there is an alternate option.

Sold as a panacea but delivered to physicians as a glorified billing platform that erodes the doctor-patient relationship and adds yet another layer of third party prioritizing away from these key stakeholders, the electronic medical record (EMR)

Electronic medical records (EMRs) were pitched as a long-sought concept of computerized universal personal health material that would mitigate issues with access and barriers to care.