Where are we at with the PCEHR? I asked four leaders in the field about their thoughts: Has it been a success or a failure?
Reactance is a psychological phenomenon that may cause people to ignore well-meant advice from doctors.
In the last years we have seen surprisingly influential social media campaigns signalling a shift towards more transparency and accountability in healthcare.
When the drug company representative comes along, serves lunch and gives us little gifts in order to get us to prescribe their product, we think we’re not susceptible to their influence.
It seems pointless for GPs to counsel people about their alcohol use once or twice a year, when they get hammered with alcohol ads at the sports club every week.
Doctor-owned pharmacies have many advantages, including cost savings.
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The inconvenient truth is that we’re often acting as a dysfunctional team where every member’s main goal is to finish their own little task, and where other team members are regarded as ‘the enemy’.
Everything an organisation says and does during the selection procedure contributes to their brand image. A chaotic selection process where candidates are kept waiting too long sends out messages that are not doing the organisation any good.
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Around the world there are several projects going that allow patients to get access to their records, and UK Doctor Amir Hannan is one of the trail blazers.
There is the perception that doctors are resistant to change, such as the introduction of eHealth in their practices. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Although there’s nothing wrong with co-payments in general, some groups should be excluded from paying co-payments when they visit their healthcare providers. Co-payments are not always appropriate.
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News about scientific discoveries and new medical treatments gives us hope. Hope that one day, we may be able to live without suffering. But it also creates false expectations.