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In the current atmosphere of blame, distrust, and unreasonable expectations, doctor-patient and student-teacher relationships need to be revisited.
Stakeholders are looking to patients as key variables in adherence and wondering whether throwing tech at a problem will affect more than just wallets.
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 fosters a strong relationship and yields results that satisfy patients, it shouldn't matter if the provider is male, 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.