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Talking through your doctor-patient relationship

15Aug

Communication cuts across every aspect of good healthcare but it’s also one of the most difficult things to get right consistently. I think we can do better. I know from working as a doctor, and from experiences as a patient, … Continue reading

  

Survey Results: 70% Suffering from Bowel or Digestive Problems

10Aug

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There is an estimated 14 million people in the UK living with a bladder control problem and 6.5 million living with a bowel control problem. [1] Of all the illnesses that affect the gut, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one … Continue reading

  

Reduce the Risk of Denied Claims by Avoiding Common Mistakes

24Jul

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Whether you are a provider or a patient, little is more frustrating than a denied insurance claim. For patients, a denied claim usually means either a large, unexpected bill or many hours spent on the phone trying to appeal the … Continue reading

  

Are doctor-patient relationships like being married?

21Aug

Danny Lieberman, founder of Pathcare, the private social network for doctors and patients, asks “What are the ingredients for a successful doctor-patient relationship” and makes a surprising discovery. A conversation with a twice-divorced colleague, got me thinking about relationships: doctor-patient relationships … Continue reading

  

Improve the patient-physician relationship with 4 simple tools.

11Jul

Danny Lieberman – the founder of Pathcare, the private social network for a physician and his patients, talks about how to improve the effectiveness of  the patient-physician relationship with 4 simple tools. Walter had struggled with pain on his side … Continue reading

  

(Un)-meaningful use – the healthcare system you should be using

19Apr

How do you get the most of a software application for managing your patients’ medical information, i.e. maximize your return on investment? At the same time, how do you minimize your security and compliance risk for using the software? Different … Continue reading

  

NEW talkeczema directory category: Charities and Support Groups

25Mar

 Charities and Support Groups play a key role for people living with a chronic condition. In recognition of this we have added a new category in our talkeczema directory Charities & Support Groups, which will be roled out to other … Continue reading

  

“Patients Should be at the Heart of Everything We Do” Says Secretary of State for Health

2Jul

In one of the most radical shake ups within the NHS in years, Andrew Lansley, Secretary of State for Health, sets out his vision for the future of the NHS where the “patient is at the heart of everything we … Continue reading