How do you feel about using a laptop/tablet in front of a patient?

June 19, 2011

Many physicians are bringing technology with them into the exam room. Does the presence of a laptop or tablet hinder patient care? Does it make it look like you are not paying attention if you are typing or dictating?

Many physicians are bringing technology with them into the exam room. Does the presence of a laptop or tablet hinder patient care? Does it make it look like you are not paying attention if you are typing or dictating? Weigh in below in the comments section.