“If a physician can be replaced by a computer, then he or she deserves to be replaced by a computer.” I recently went to a talk given by Dr. Warner Slack, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Co-President of the Center for Clinical Computing. During his talk on the cybermedicine and the […]
Physicians and Technology
I get to class and look over my lecture slides for the day. Aside from the content, it’s the same as usual – outdated fonts, unorganized layout, blurry images. I look up, and the professor is struggling to hook up his computer to the projector, again. I sigh and consider the same question I have […]
Will Computers Replace Doctors in 25 Years?
Now is a fascinating time to be in medical school for a number of reasons. One reason is that we constantly hear how medicine is changing by leaps and bounds. We often hear that less than half of what we are taught will still be true by the time our careers are over. Over the […]