know your doctor

04 Oct: Know Your Doctor: Importance Of A Healthy Doctor-Patient Relationship

Perceptions about the quality of healthcare received often depend on the quality of the doctor-patient relationship. It is important that you know your doctor as it builds trust between you and the clinician. Research has shown that when as a patient you know your doctor you tend to adhere to the treatment prescribed by her/him and participate in the treatment and patient self-management. Today, however, the doctor-patient relationship is much different than what it used…