Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing
Friday, November 17 at 7 PM
Please join us for an evening with the award-winning author of God's Hotel, who will discuss a radical new understanding of how medicine is best practiced.
Over the years that Victoria Sweet has been a physician, "healthcare" has replaced medicine, "providers" look at their laptops more than at their patients, and costs keep soaring - all in the ruthless pursuit of efficiency. Yet the remedy that economists and policy makers continue to miss is also miraculously simple. Good medicine takes more than amazing technology; it takes time -- time to respond to bodies as well as data, time to arrive at the right diagnosis and the right treatment.