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Myth: Patient-Doctor Relationships Suffer When There is a Computer Screen in the Exam Room


05 June 2017


Myth: Patient-doctor relationships suffer when there is a computer screen in the exam room.

Technology does not impact the quality of the interaction. In fact, electronic records provide complete patient information and historical information at the point of care. Almost two thirds (65%) of physicians who used electronic records reported better or much better quality of care since implementation.

Source: Perceptions Around Patient-Provider Interaction: 2014 National Physician Survey.

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