It just might be one of the biggest discussions in digital health—the role of technology as a replacement for that innate human connection.
Let’s face it: technology isn’t always a friend of medicine. Ask almost any clinician and you’re almost certain to get a mixed review of how technology has changed medicine—for better and worse. The quintessential “human touch” of care is commonly substituted for complex analytics and processes that leave us with a very cold stethoscope that chills both patient and clinician. So, what really is it, tech or touch? It seems to be that the argument has been made for both sides, but an interesting option comes to us in the form of PeraHealth.