While modern medicine produces miracles, it also delivers care that is too often unsafe, unreliable, unsatisfying, and impossible expensive. For the past few decades, technology has been touted as the cure for all of healthcare’s ills.
But medicine stubbornly resisted computerization – until now. Over the past five years, thanks largely to billions of dollars in federal incentives, healthcare has finally gone digital.
Follow Dr. Bob Wachter as he discusses his New York Times Bestseller, The Digital Doctor, and examines healthcare at the dawn of its computer age.
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