Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The Doctor Can See You Now. Really, Right Now.

Barrow, Karen. "The Doctor Can See You Now. Really, Right Now." The New York Times, October 15, 2012. 

From the article: "That realization led Mr. Oks to create Appointment Status, a Web site devoted to improving appointment efficiency and providing patients with information to avoid long waits. …It’s one of several innovations meant to help patients. While many digital developments — electronic medical records and mobile medical encyclopedias — have streamlined doctors’ work, new tools for patients are starting to hit cellphones and the Internet offering help in keeping track of medications, recording heart rate and glucose levels and managing personal and family medical history, among other tasks." Read more