Is There Too Much Technology in Healthcare?

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As an old timer here one of the things that is troubling for a lot of us is how increasingly we are spending time documenting for insurance companies rather than looking at the patient and thinking about them and how these diseases affect their lives and it can help but be alienating from the patient, to sit down at a computer and document with your hands without looking at the patient's facts.

But facts aren't everything for health and I think old style clinicians had an hour to spend with their patient, they understood their lives, they understood how these diseases could impact them. I think this is almost disappearing.