Delivering a patient-focused health service: The views of physicians in Barbados
- The NHS Observed: General practice: feeling fine, getting better. Roberts, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/12/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6768, p97
Focuses on the medical services provided by the general practitioners (GP) to the patients in Great Britain. Relationship between the GP and the patient; Cost of the services; Improvements in medical practice.
- Do more for your patients by seeing some of them less. Finger, Anne L. // Medical Economics;10/23/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 20, p65
Advises physicians to reduce personal contact with some patients to have more time in the office for patients who really need it. Benefits of nonvisit care for patients and physicians; Use of the electronic mail to enhance access and reduce work; Use of Web-based disease management to reduce...
- Query. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/11/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 8, p1000
Relates the author's experience covering for the departure of two physicians. Effects of their departure on the community; Factor that inspired him to take new patients; Reason for considering having a wait list for over a month a bad medical practice.
- Smaller practices do have certain advantages. Denning, Jeffrey J. // Ophthalmology Times;11/1/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p54
Discusses the advantages of small, single-specialty groups and solo medical practices. Development of doctor and patient relationships; Existence of reasonable fees; Advantages posed by fewer employees.
- Top 4 Healthcare Feuds. MOLPUS, JIM // HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2008, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p48
The article looks at several healthcare feuds in the U.S. A few feuds started when someone does not want to get engaged. Older physicians are paper-loving, time-hogging people who would not know the current treatment protocols, while young physicians are more interested in getting to soccer...
- Using Updates to Ease Your Workday and Your Mind. Vaccaro, Pamela J. // Family Practice Management;Nov2004, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p84
Focuses on the usefulness of simple medical updates for patients and physicians. Relief from stress and worry; Time savings; Reduction of conflicts.
- Reflections on the doctor-patient relationship: from evidence and experience. Stewart, Moira // British Journal of General Practice;Oct2005, Vol. 55 Issue 519, p793
This article offers reflections on the doctor-patient relationship based on evidence and experience. It describes discoveries in general practice based on the observations of general physicians. It stresses the opportunities that general physicians have, to focus intellect, intuition and...
- DOCTORS at Your Beck and Call. Greene, Gina; Siegfried, Donna Rae // Arthritis Today;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p56
Focuses on boutique medical practices that provide more personalized services. Factors prohibiting personalized medical care; Fees at boutique practices; Impact on doctor-patient relations.
- "He doesn't have age!". Murphy, Christine // Medical Economics;6/4/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p52
Relates the author's experience treating a 27-year-old male patient with pancreatitis. Different medical problems of the patient that increased his mortality rate to 100-percent; Importance of the author's persistence in asking for an abdomen surgery in saving the patient's life.