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Keeping the human connection in medicine

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December 12, 2016

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Stanley Gono
December 19, 2016

I agree that electronic medical records make communication between hospitals and clinics easier but it comes with a big IF. What IF the hospital and clinic’s computers can’t “talk” to each other. And another bigger IF problem is, what IF the person entering the patient’s data enters the wrong information and the receiver of this information makes a “wrong” diagnosis based on the information — after all, garbage in, garbage out can never be eliminated as along as human beings are involved in this process.

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