In this section we discuss the successes and challenges of medical doctors who are embracing the modern healthcare system, and bringing their practices and facilities into the 21st century.
The medical field is in an upheaval brought about by technological advances and the need for gaining meaningful insights from patient records. While many doctors have difficulties keeping up with modern medicine's ever-changing political and industrial landscape, some have found these to be great sources of positive growth for their practices, as well as their patient’s well-being. Here are their stories:
Physician Nakul Karkare is among several doctors whose work in digital medicine is being profiled in a series of articles to address the issue from the perspective of healthcare professionals.
Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery in San Francisco, champions the electronic push, which is quickly replacing the more traditional paper-record system.