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Posts Tagged with ‘Technology’

  • What If Aliens Saw Our Close Encounters?

    July 29, 2014

    Imagine that an alien comes to earth to observe health care in America. The alien surreptitiously plants himself in a hospital on a patient unit and observes. Dr. Abraham Verghese, an internist and faculty with Stanford University, observed that we are losing the art of the physical exam of seeing, touching, and talking to the patient, and spending too much time on computers. At Floyd we are earnestly trying to get the best of both worlds. Read More

  • Trauma: Capabilities Matter When Seconds Count

    April 29, 2014

    You may not know this, but in 1981 Floyd Medical Center was the first hospital in Georgia to be designated as a trauma center.    Of course, we are proud that Floyd was first, but why is this important? When a Read More