To remain relevant, doctors should learn to write computer code


Learning how to write Java, C or Python is no less important than learning about medians, modes and confidence intervals, writes cardiology registrar and software developer Dr Jerome Goldstein.

I WAS always certain my experience would be different to the factory workers replaced by cheaper and more efficient computerised machinery. But technology is changing the face of medicine so quickly that nobody is safe. Doctors included.

Doctors are naturally a conservative bunch. So it hardly