A doctor’s touch

It makes a world of difference to have a physician who cares on a personal level. I believe that the feeling of security evoked in many when you take enough time to LET THEM adress their problems and concerns, and not just your medical queries, makes the difference.

Modern medicine is in danger of losing a powerful, old-fashioned tool: human touch. Physician and writer Abraham Verghese describes our strange new world where patients are merely data points, and calls for a return to the traditional one-on-one physical exam