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Name: Joyce Miller
Date registered: April 3, 2012

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  1. Meaning and the nature of physicians’ work by Abraham Verghese, M.D. — December 8, 2016
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  5. Hearing without Listening: NEJM Perspective Piece — November 3, 2016

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Meaning and the nature of physicians’ work by Abraham Verghese, M.D.

by jmiller on December 8, 2016

This excellent Perspective from the Nov.10th issue of NEJM, written by Dr. Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting For Stone, is a very insightful piece on the timeline of where we are now in medicine, versus where we were.  He poignantly comments that “patient centered care”, despite all the rhetoric, is not the center of things.  His vision of the future is that “the U.S. medical community will have to rethink the human-computer interface and more thoughtfully merge the real patient with the ipatient.”  Click here to read full-text.