Search Tag: patient-physician interaction

IT Management

Telemedicine Improves Doctor-Patient Relationships

2015 15 Dec

People living in rural areas often lack access to modern healthcare, and one approach used to address this problem is telemedicine. New research from the University of Missouri School of Medicine shows that video-based healthcare is effective for patients and helps enhance patient-provider interactions. The findings are reported in the journal The... Read more

Executive Health Management

Patient Care: How Important are Placebo Effects?

2015 08 Jul

Placebos have been used to ease pain and other symptoms for centuries and are used in clinical trials as controls for testing new drug therapies. Citing growing evidence that placebo effects can dramatically enhance the effectiveness of pharmaceutical therapies, a “Perspectives” article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) proposes a central... Read more