doctor patient interaction Archive

5 communication mistakes doctors should avoid

Being a doctor is about as much of a social job as one can get. Even though computers and healthcare information technology mean that physicians are now spending a disproportionately large amount of their time staring at their computer screens, there’s no getting around ...Read More

5 things that doctors learn from their patients

    For all the talk about patient-centered care and a new healthcare paradigm—which is of course the right way forward—the doctor patient relationship will always remain relatively one-sided because of the nature of the profession itself. Essentially, patients come to doctors for help, ...Read More

We need less virtual medicine, not more

The world of healthcare will likely look very different in a decade, owing to a variety of diverse factors including; medical breakthroughs, political reform and not least of all the tremendous advances in technology that are occurring at breathtaking pace. The traditional model of ...Read More