Technology and The Empathetic Physician

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Press control.alt, delete to take back that diagnosis.

Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla writes that technology will largely replace the diagnosis currently performed by physicians.  Khosla asserts that these rapidly progressing developments will actually free up physicians to spend more time with their patients and perform their work better.

Khosla also  says that while computers and technology do the analytics that can lead to more accurate diagnosis and treatment, those physicians that can oversee this process with empathy and a good bedside manner will be the ones that flourish in this brave new world.

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About Bill Cadigan

WILLIAM J. CADIGAN is principal in the Law Office of William J. Cadigan, P.C. located in Chicago, Illinois. Before starting his own firm, Bill Cadigan was a member of the Health Industry Group of the law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld L.L.P.
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