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The Man Who Brought Computers Into Medicine

When Homer Warner first started using computers in a hospital, the computers were analog and the house call was state-of-the-art. Warner, who died recently at age 90, did more than anyone else to translate research into innovations that continue to hav…

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The Medical Home’s Humpty Dumpty Defense

By Michael L. Millenson I was reading a medical home advocacy group’s upbeat approach to a recent JAMA study that had found scant benefit in the concept when, suddenly, we tumbled into Alice in Wonderland territory. The press release from the leadership of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) started out reasonably enough. The three-year study […]

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Demanding Medical Excellence: Doctors and
Accountability in the Information Age

dme-bookThe practice of medicine can be dramatically improved. The opportunities for consistent excellence are real, and they are within our grasp…While the destruction of the old ways of medical practice may be
an unavoidable source of anxiety,
the future of American medicine promises an era of better, safer
and more patient-centered care.

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