Why computers can never replace physicians as diagnosticians. As I wrote recently, a good friend asked me the question: Why not use computers to make difficult diagnoses? ... We have to train ourselves to keep thinking and remain skeptical about our
More commonly, they are able to shed some inaccurate diagnoses that have been attached to them along the way. ... Patients often come with 10 diagnoses, not one big mystery. Doctors want to put a label on conditions, and insurance encourages that,”
6. Allow the responsible physician to delete incorrect diagnoses from the medical record. ... 1. Many difficult diagnoses require time to think. Unfortunately, our payment system does not encourage spending more time on the diagnostic process.
economic circumstances; relishing the challenge of making the difficult diagnoses, and managing the complex medical disorders that so often break from the designated norm; and treating guidelines as just that, as ... least 20% of their patients will
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