CMAJstudy leads to action in Quebec
- Which Doctors Will Annoy Their Patients? Lewis, Sheldon // Spirituality & Health;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p28
The article reports on the low scores of physicians who took the Medical Council of Canada's clinical skills exam, a test of patient-physician communication skills, from 1993 to 1996. The results revealed that a total of 1,116 patient complaints had been filed with regulatory agencies. Robyn...
- Making the grade. Brown, C.J. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/03/98, Vol. 159 Issue 9, p1078
Presents findings of a report which found that new family physicians' scores on standardized clinical licensing examinations are associated with their performance on measures of resource use and quality of care during the first 18 months of practice. How physicians who scored higher had a...
- Biographies. // Canadian Journal on Aging;Spring2000, Vol. 19 Issue 1, pxv
A list of contributors for "The Canadian Journal of Aging" is presented together with their credentials. Jacqueline Roberts is an associate professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing at the McMaster University. Robyn Tamblyn is a medical scientist at the Royal Victoria...
- GPs profit from drug dependency in private practice. // Public Finance;02/21/97, p5
Reports that some doctors in Great Britain are making thousands of pound a week in private consultations by overprescribing drugs to patients who sell the surplus for profit. Average cost of a private prescription.
- A good doctor. Greenhalgh, Trisha // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/23/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6872, p276
Relates the experience of the author of being a good doctor during a typical chaotic consultation. Examination of a patient with a back injury; Prescription of right drugs; Consideration on the opinion of the patient.
- Tell Your Doc What's Up. Goins, Liesa // Men's Health;Jun2004, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p62
Lists several things that a doctor needs to know from a patient during a medical consultation. Symptoms felt; Individuals who are sick at home; Drugs being taken.
- Recruitment of doctors to non-standard grades in the NHS: analysis of job advertisements and survey of advertisers. Dosani, Sabina; Schroter, Sara; MacDonald, Rhona; Connor, Jackie // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/25/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7421, p961
Abstract Objectives: To estimate the proportion of advertised non-consultant hospital posts that do not conform to nationally recognised terms and conditions of service and to investigate why these posts exist, who fills them, and what the doctors in such jobs do. Design: Analysis of job...
- Static in the CONNECTION. Lejeune, Tristan // Employee Benefit News;Apr2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p24
The article offers a study on telemedicine model. According to Alan Roga, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of STAT Doctors, the telemedicine model is particularly attractive is society that loves instant gratification. The study found that electronic visits are cheaper than office visits but...
- Iowa pays R.Ph.s to manage high risk patients. Ukens, Carol // Drug Topics;5/8/2006, Vol. 150 Issue 9, p19
The article reports on the funds given by the Community Pharmacy Foundation (CPF) for a collaborative research practice of pharmacists to manage the medication of patients at risk of therapy problems in Iowa. Pharmacists in the CPF initiative are being paid for an initial consultation. The...