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The annual physical reimagined
Tech tools are changing check-ups and fostering more collaborative doctor-patient relationships.
Even if you conscientiously show up every year for a check-up with your primary care doctor, that 30-minute appointment is a mere speck of time to discuss and manage your overall health.
But technology is steadily reshaping these doctor-patient interactions. Thanks to home monitors, smart watches, and other wearable tech, patients are increasingly bringing their own data to physical exams, adding valuable context to time-limited office visits. This technology represents both pluses and pitfalls.
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