Are We Losing the Art of Medicine?

The emphasis on evidence-based medicine, technology, and guidelines brings much good. But we may be losing something along the way

There has been a groundswell of support for CME that focuses on performance improvement. However, is there a danger that the emphasis on so fully evaluating clinicians' management of their patients against evidence-based medicine and treatment guidelines — which the CME community has quickly embraced — will move us further away from the practice of the art of medicine?

Many physicians

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