By Paul Alan Wetter, MD, FACS, FACOG

Within the next few weeks, Apple and Google will be distributing new software that will fill an urgent and vital need to track our movements and allow people to know whether they have come in close contact of someone who later tests positive for COVID-19.

Most people who know of me know I’m a surgeon who has been working in the fields of robotics, laparoscopy and education. But my involvement with computers dates before my time in medical school, in the