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The advent of the consumer-patient
Many physicians, medical centers, and hospitals are beginning to take a more technologically-advanced approach to patient care. Whether technology makes for better patient evaluations and diagnoses is up for debate. But there's no doubt that it is having an effect on the way that physicians ply their trade.
Some healthcare organizations are using technology in patient-friendly ways.