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The digital doctor

Robert M. Wachter

The digital doctor

hope, hype, and harm at the dawn of medicine"s computer age

by Robert M. Wachter

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clinical medicine,
  • Clinical competence,
  • Medical informatics,
  • Physician and patient

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert Wachter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR858 .W385 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 330 pages
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27180093M
    ISBN 100071849467
    ISBN 109780071849463
    LC Control Number2015001206
    OCLC/WorldCa900261072

      Dr. Robert Wachter discusses his book "The Digital Doctor" that explores the complex interaction of medicine and information technology. Medicine is . 'Digital Doctor' author Dr. Robert Wachter defends Epic's business model, product Though Epic Systems is a formidable health IT giant in today's industry, the Verona, Wis.-based company wasn't.

    A large collection of various Doctor Who-related books, texts, magazine articles and literature. Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC. The programme depicts the adventures of the Doctor, a Time Lord—a time-travelling humanoid alien. He explores the. Description of the book "The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer Age": The New York Times Science Bestseller from Robert Wachter, Modern Healthcare's #1 Most Influential Physician-Executive in the US While modern medicine produces miracles, it also delivers care that is too often unsafe, unreliable, unsatisfying, and impossibly expensive.

    The New York Times Science Bestseller from Robert Wachter, Modern Healthcare’s #1 Most Influential Physician-Executive in the US While modern medicine produces miracles, it also delivers care that is too often unsafe, unreliable, unsatisfying, and impossibly expensive. For the past few decades, technology has been touted as the cure for all of healthcare’s ills. But medicine stubbornly.   The digital doctor is in: Next wave in health care. Trisha Thadani. USA TODAY. There are countless tricks in the book that patients can use to .


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The Digital Doctor is his sixth book. From the Back Cover "Janus is the god of medicine these days, and it is the great strength of Dr. Robert Wachter's eloquent new book that it has captured every one of these conflicting emotions, all powerfully felt and intelligently analyzedCited by: The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer Age by Robert M.

Wachter Good account of modern day health care and the requirements for digital to be implemented. Provides balanced arguments of the risks and benefits of digital implementation/5.

The Digital Doctor examines health care at the dawn of its computer age. It tackles the hard questions, from how technology is changing care at the bedside to whether government intervention has been useful or destructive, and it does so with clarity, insight, humor, and compassion/5().

Written with a rare combination of compelling stories and hard-hitting analysis by one of the nation’s most thoughtful physicians, The Digital Doctor examines healthcare at the dawn of its computer age.

It tackles the hard questions, from how technology is changing care at the bedside to whether government intervention has been useful or : McGraw-Hill Education.

Written with a rare combination of compelling stories and hard-hitting analysis by one of the nation’s most thoughtful physicians, The Digital Doctor examines healthcare at the dawn of its computer age.

Written with a rare combination of compelling stories and hard-hitting analysis by one of the nation's most thoughtful physicians, The Digital Doctor examines healthcare at the dawn of its computer age. It tackles the hard questions, from how technology is changing care at the bedside to whether government intervention has been useful or destructive.

In summary, The Digital Doctor is a must read for all healthcare professionals and a highly recommended read for patients and their families.

Christopher M. Doran, M.D., is a psychiatrist, Associate Clinical Professor at University of Colorado Denver Author: Robert Wachter. “The Digital Doctor” is one of several books over the last few years to address the conquest of medicine by digital technology.

X-rays on film. "The Digital Doctor is not a Pollyanna-ish hyperbole about the promise of the digitalization of medicine, 'romanticizing how wonderful things were when your doctor was Marcus Welby, ' or a dire prediction about how computerization will eliminate the need for a doctor altogether.

It is quite simply an excellent book written with intelligence and balance for both the general public and Reviews: This project is intended to make Dr. Stone's Polarity Therapy more accessible by converting everything into a digital, searchable, and indexed format. The Associate Polarity Practitioner Class of at the Colorado School of Energy Studies laboriously transcribed all the hand-lettered charts as a gift to the worldwide Polarity Therapy community.

The Digital Doctor, book review: A matter of life, death and trust. As healthcare systems are transformed by digital technology, it's important to guard against medical errors and remember the. The Digital Doctor not only enlightens and awakens, but is a delight to read—rare for such an important book.” —Steven Levy author of Hackers and In the Plex “A fascinating and insightful look at the digital transformation of healthcare, thoroughly researched and brought to life by dozens of stories and interviews with practicing.

The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age. At the heart of Dr. Robert Wachter’s book, “ The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age,” is a healthcare horror story, a. Barron H. Lerner reviews “The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age,” by Robert Wachter.

The Digital Doctor Quotes Showing of 39 “I hope you're appreciating the rich irony here: hospitals and doctors are using the Medicare subsidy (Medicare is the federal agency that doles out the HITECH dollars) to buy computer systems that allow them to bill Medicare more effectively.”Cited by:   Innovative technologies are arriving at a staggering pace.

Here's a look at some of the most promising and disruptive breakthroughs on the healthcare horizon. Prepare for the Digital Doctor. If you would like to see more of this series, please give feedback.

I have a lot of big plans, but I don't know if this will pan out just yet, hence only a teaser instead of a full chapter. It was all of those things, but it was also something far more complicated. And far more interesting Written with a rare combination of compelling stories and hard-hitting analysis by one of the nation’s most thoughtful physicians, The Digital Doctor examines healthcare at the dawn of its computer age.

Robert Wachter, MD, is associate chairman of the department of medicine at the University of California San Francisco and author of several books.

His newest, from which this excerpt is. This book is not the love letter to healthcare technology that I thought it would be. Originally published in with the latest edition published in“The Digital Doctor” tells the story of healthcare technology, with specific focus on electronic medical records, has taken over modern American Medicine.

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