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14Days: Tapping in Times Square Within the chaos of that time period Square.

#14Days: Tapping in Times Square Within the chaos of that time period Square, Nick Ortner strives to create an oasis of calm. We might appearance bizarre tapping on our faces and armpits in public areas, but the best-selling author of The Tapping Solution claims that practice, also known as the Emotional Independence Technique or EFT, can relaxed the physical body system in times of strain or crisis. Nick says, You can use the tapping to get to the root of the stress . And actually launch the specific stressors that are going on in our lives. Many people have a tendency to reach for alcohol to calm the nerves after a long, hard day time.

Why, Wachter asks, perform we do nothing similar in health care? In a moving passage, Wachter speaks with a famous surgeon who once spent his evenings before surgery reading his notes on the next day’s patients. No longer. His notes have already been rendered uselessly homogeneous by the tyranny of clicks and auto-populated fields. I can’t actually picture their faces. The blanks on our screens could be filled with terms, but the process of understanding cannot be auto-populated. Perhaps life minus the EHR will soon be unimaginable. But the technology will support and improve medical care only if it evolves with techniques that help, than hinder rather, us in synthesizing, analyzing, thinking critically, and telling the stories of our patients..