I’m all for those who have vision problems. But now I have to put my most talented staff on this problem even before sorting out the fundamentals of transmitting details. Inside our iPhone-reverent age, the dismissal of EHR critics as Luddites can be supported by the reputation that technologies we once couldn’t imagine we now can’t live without. However the assumption that EHR development will mirror the cell phone’s trajectory has three notable flaws. The EHR is normally touted as a cost-saving, quality-promoting device, though cost-conserving projections have been debunked and data on quality are mixed.2 Although we’ve made improvement in patient safety only by carefully examining our mistakes, the dangers posed by technology are expected to right themselves somehow.Additionally, the AMA'sAccelerating Change in Medical Educationinitiative can be addressing some of these issues through projects targeted at defining the perfect learning environment along the continuum of medical education andtraining medical learners in new waysto ensure physicians are prepared to practice in the evolving health care landscape.
AFA reacts to an Ohio woman’s promises of an embroyo blend up An Ohio woman, 40-year-old Carolyn Savage, claims a fertility clinic implanted the wrong embryo and that the baby she’s due to deliver the initial week in October isn’t hers. Several media reports state Savage and her spouse plan to supply the baby boy to his biological parents.