Perspectives

Curing Health Care by Adding Value: How About a Physical Examination?

Authors: Robert C. Goldszer, MD, MBA

Abstract

New diagnostic technologies … telemedicine on your mobile phone … online portals for reviewing test results and scheduling appointments … electronic medical records … paperless physician’s office—these are cornerstones of the modern healthcare experience in the United States today, but are we really getting what we want? To know the answer, we must first accept as a society what it is we really want from health care.

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