- Personal View. Rawlings, E.E. // British Medical Journal;4/12/1975, Vol. 2 Issue 5962, p84
Relates a personal view on the practice of physicians. Relationship between patients and physicians; Impact of the achievements of physicians on their professions; Evaluation of issues on the complaints of patients concerning hospital administration.
- The writer is in. Kidd, Monica // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/17/2012, Vol. 184 Issue 7, p840
The article focuses on the need of a national system of writers in residence for hospitals in Canada. The author states that a writer-in-residence can act as poet laureate who could comment on life within the hospital walls, and a writing mentor for staff and patients who want help telling their...
- Temperatures rise over hospital-only doctors. Klein, Sarah A. // Crain's Chicago Business;07/03/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 28, p3
Focuses on the challenges facing hospital-only doctors or hospitalists in launching their practices in Chicago, Illinois. Experience of physician-turned-entrepreneur Adam Singer in expanding his health care business in Chicago; Resistance of community hospitals to the concept; Reaction of...
- Major Hospital brings physician practices into the fold. Murphy, Tom // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/11/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 18, p18
Reports on the purchase of three physician practices by Major Hospital as part of an effort to help doctors and to make Major a physician-friendly hospital in Shelbyville, Indiana. Consideration of the administrative burden of running a private practice; Promotion of the advantages of health...
- Discouraging Words. Spaeth, George L. // Review of Ophthalmology;Aug2000, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p23
List the words the physicians should use in encouraging or obtaining information from their patients. Patient's needs instead of demands; Woman/man instead of male/female; Not average, sick or defective instead of abnormal.
- Make your medical practice marketable in minutes. Baum, Neil // Dermatology Times;Aug2001, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p48
Presents tips on how physicians can improve their relationship with patients. Benefits to be gained in using the suggestions; Importance of having the correct patient's chart; Social progress notes; Proper pronunciation of the patient's name; Tactful touching. INSET: Federal health plan rules...
- Memo to Doonesbury: You got it wrong. Solomon, Gil // Medical Economics;7/24/95, Vol. 72 Issue 14, p83
Addresses a letter commenting on the author's cartoon urging patients to bill doctors for keeping them waiting. Explanation of why a patient have to wait for the doctor most of the times; Reasons why doctors run behind schedule; Need for appointments before seeing the doctor.
- Telling the right patient. Jones, J. Spencer // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);7/25/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6286, p291
Focuses on the complaints of patients about medical profession. Policy of telling patients about their sickness; Acceptance of the patients about their situation; Communication between patients and doctors.
- The sharer. Lorenz, Karl // Annals of Internal Medicine;10/19/99, Vol. 131 Issue 8, p625
Shares the author's relationship as a doctor to a patient from the United States Marine Corps. Soldier's experience with death in Vietnam; Empathy felt by the author for the his patient.