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Technology: Is It The Future Of Healthcare?

Stethoscope on Tablet

By Ibby Smith Stofer

In the mid 1800s, there was a new technological advancement introduced that was perceived to have little staying power. But alas, it is still in use today at not only doctors’ offices, but by nurses, nurse practioners, and physician assistants. Surely it, like most technology, has undergone many updates and upgrades, but to spite the skepticism, it not only had staying power, it became probably one of the most recognizable devices used in medicine. It is the stethoscope.