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If wearables give providers and patients another way to communicate, engage, and learn from one another, they will advance patient education and be a welcome addition to the continuum of care.
It's time to abandon the notion that "personal responsibility" is the solution to every health problem so that the hard work of affecting cultural change can be taken up in earnest.
If communication can foster a stronger relationship, make patients feel more comfortable seeing a doctor, and yield results that patients are satisfied with, does it really matter whether the provider is male or female, doctor or nurse?
Although we can learn about pegging price to value from other industries, healthcare requires a unique approach that recognizes its critical role in people's lives.
High technology may thrill us from time to time with promises, but it is the low technology of interpersonal connections—of speaking, listening, and sharing—that keeps us all going.
Just as clinicians are obliged to pursue continuing education, patients, too, need lifelong learning incorporated into their care.