The Internet and other communication technologies, such as cell phones, have had a profound influence on how we live every day. What is the impact on our health care?
Some doctors shudder when a patient comes into the office with an armful of print-outs from the Internet, but others have learned how to turn the irresistible temptation to Google to their patients' benefit. Searching the Web for health information is a very common activity. We hear from two different doctor-patient pairs about their use of modern technology to improve their communication.Read More