3 ways coronavirus has stripped the humanity from medicine

One of the topics that I’ve written about is maintaining the human connection in medicine, and never forgetting that solid communication is at the core of all we do in healthcare.

Pre-coronavirus, the main barriers I saw to this were shrinking face-to-face time with patients, burdensome electronic medical records, skyrocketing bureaucracy, and a lack of educational reinforcement among all medical professionals.

Communication skills,