Rag3 Aga1nst the Fax Mach1ne | med*t3ch

When I see a fax machine, I can’t help but wonder: Are physicians not ashamed that paper charts, nine-to-fivers, and ancient technology stand in the way of instant decision-making?…Are they not embarrassed that barriers to information sharing put patients at risk for the morbidity associated with repeat diagnostics? Do they not feel foolish when they perform the same tests that were done recently at an outside hospital?

Exactly. We should all feel ashamed, embarrassed, and foolish.