Latest Doctor-patient relationship Stories

2012-12-11 12:29:42

New study finds that patient philanthropy may result in ethical dilemmas for physicians Physicians associated with “patient philanthropy” — financial donations from grateful patients to a medical institution — are concerned with how these contributions might affect their own behavior and attitudes, and how they might impact the doctor-patient relationship. A new study´ by Scott Wright, MD and Joseph A. Carrese, MD, MPH of Johns Hopkins University, and...

2012-06-11 23:02:33

Jackson Healthcare survey finds health law has a negative impact on patient/physician relationship Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 A new survey by Jackson Healthcare finds that a “D” is the mean grade physicians give the health law, despite its primary intention to reduce the cost of healthcare and provide coverage for the uninsured. Physicians who said they were very knowledgeable about the law were even more negative. In addition, 68 percent of American physicians disagree...

2012-04-19 23:03:44

Trajectory LLC, creating new customer value and igniting new business growth across healthcare, well-being and healthy lifestyle industries, conducted a qualitative survey among its proprietary, HerView database to uncover healthcare marketing insights about how women feel about their primary care physician relationships. Morristown, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 The qualitative survey conducted among Trajectory's HerView database participants was designed to uncover for healthcare...

2012-02-06 20:41:04

Study examines misconceptions of who picks up tab when patients walk out There are ways in which patients who leave the hospital against medical advice wind up paying for that decision. Being saddled with the full cost of their hospital stay, however, is not one of them. Insurance companies know this. Patients who walk out may know this. But many physicians, according to a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, do not. A survey of general internal medicine...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.