Latest Doctor-patient relationship Stories

2011-07-28 00:01:02

Fair Warning to U.S. Doctors as http://www.YourCity.MD releases all patient rating comments starting today after offering doctors a 10 day buffer period to protect their reputations and help correct patient health care issues before extreme measures like lawsuits become necessary.

2011-06-14 06:50:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In less than six months, the thriving international support community called simply AddisonsDisease.Net will celebrate its 10-year anniversary.

2011-05-24 08:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verilogue, a company dedicated to improving healthcare communications, today announced the launch of CareCoach.com, a unique service designed to enhance communication between patients, caregivers and healthcare providers and improve healthcare outcomes by measuring and supporting shared decision-making. While the need to optimize patient-physician communication is widely recognized, the lines of communication often break down or are never adequately...

2011-05-04 10:37:00

TUCSON, Ariz., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 26, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case (Sorrell v. IMS Health) concerning the sale of patients' prescription records by data mining companies.

2011-04-19 12:20:18

With ubiquitous social media sites like Facebook and Twitter blurring private and professional lines, there is an increasing need for physicians to create a healthy distance between their work and home online identities, two Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center physicians assert.

2011-03-07 21:37:04

A review of 35 years of scientific medical studies confirms that the social and emotional context of the doctor–patient relationship have yet to be incorporated into the equation when it comes to health care.

2011-03-04 15:21:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medication non-adherence is as dangerous and costly as many diseases, causing up to 125,000 deaths annually in the U.S.

2011-01-03 08:22:39

Doctors that have a profile on Facebook, a social networking website, may be compromising the doctor-patient relationship because they don’t have sufficient privacy settings, according to this research.

2010-12-16 13:24:52

Doctors with a profile on the social networking site Facebook may be compromising the doctor-patient relationship, because they don't deploy sufficient privacy settings.

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