I’ve morphed a couple of popular posts (here and here) into an article for the lay press about how computers (particularly “electronic health records”) are affecting the way doctors and patients interact.


  • beware of technology’s unintended consequences;
  • newer isn’t always better &
  • nothing beats good old-fashioned one-on-one conversation unimpeded by thingy-jingies.

Take a look over at theAtlantic.com. You’ll be glad you did. Then share with your friends. Share with your networks. Tweet to your networks of friends. Go all out! Tweet to your friends of networks.

Leave some comments here or there so those mysterious editor folks know how much you like it.