• American Primary Care is a Big Waste of Time

    15 days ago - By THCB

    By HANS DUVEFELT
    Before Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1450, books in Europe were copied by hand, mostly by monks and clergy. Ironically, they were often called scribes, the same word we now use for the new class of healthcare workers employed to improve the efficiency of physician documentation.
    Think about that for a moment: American doctors are employing almost medieval methods in what is supposed to be the era of computers. Why aren't we using AI for documentation?
    The pathetically cumbersome methods of documentation available for our clinical encounters is only one...
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