The New York Times Health section in tomorrow’s edition ran an excellent piece on Stanley Reiser’s “Technological Medicine” focusing on the uncomfortable tradeoff between technology and expectations at the clinic.
In his New York Review of Books article on the changes in medical culture, Jerome Groopman cites Stanley Reiser’s Technological Medicine.
It may seem that the doctors of New York today are a far cry from the old-fashioned country doctors of mid-century Middle America. Or are they? Stephanie Harnett examines the “patient centered” movement in health care, and catches up with Dr. Stanley Reiser to find out if technology alone can guarantee better health care.