Electronic health records and machine learning should inform, not override, physicians’ clinical judgment.
Mikkael Sekeres MD“In America today, the patient in the hospital bed is just the icon, a place holder for the real patient who is not in the bed but in the computer.” @cuttingforstone with yet another piece of poetic, spot-on writing.
Mikkael Sekeres MD“Once you hit your late 40s, it’s practically a rite of passage. You will see your mother’s face when you look in the mirror. You will require a child to fix your phone. And you, or a friend, or a sister, will get a call about her mammogram.” So true!
Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — Moving On
Mikkael Sekeres MD“When I close the door to my airless clinic room for the last time, I will be closing hundreds of charts in the middle and walking away before the stories end. Is there anything more difficult to do than that?” The stories sustain me too Abigail Zuger!
Living their own lives helps doctors and nurses make better decisions about how to care for their patients.
Mikkael Sekeres MD“The chances that the chemotherapy and transplant would work, with a leukemia that refused to be extinguished, were slight. The chances that he would get another opportunity to dance with his daughter were smaller still.” My latest essay in @nytimeswell