Category Archives: Patient

Consumerism in healthcare and the Physician-Patient Relationship

On, Dr. Rick Nauert writes in this post entitled Money Changes Physician-Patient Relationship – 

“We have forgotten that aspect of professional folk wisdom,” Hall said. “Doctors need to make their treatment recommendations in the context of what patients can and can’t afford, with the understanding that some patients can’t afford what they might recommend.”

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Let’s build a culture of privacy!

Let’s build a culture of privacy! That’s my main takeaway from the public consultation held by the National Privacy Commission for the implementing rules and regulations of the Data Privacy Act of 2012 last July 13 at the University of the Philippines Diliman. No less than the Commissioner himself said it. Continue reading