An assessment of digital diagnoses

When it comes to charting in the medical record, nobody writes SOAP notes anymore. In fact, faced with the EHR format, very few clinicians take the time to type a short narrative. Instead, the available boxes are checked, the Next buttons are hit, the ICD codes are entered, and voila! — the health record is virtually complete!

The only thing missing is a precise description of the condition of the suffering patient. more»

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