Monthly Archives: July 2013

In The News: July 30, 2013

Below are links to recent news articles of interest to the medical community in India. Please let us know in the comments if you find these articles interesting – or you can share links to other articles that you have read as well.

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The changing face of the doctor-patient relationship

The Patient-Physician Relationship is Health Care’s Touchstone. The patient-physician relationship is fundamental to providing and receiving excellent care in the healing process and to improve disease outcomes. The physician has always been recognized and accepted as the guardian who uses his specialized knowledge and training to benefit patients, including deciding… 

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Indians traveling abroad: Advice physicians can give to their patients

Foreign travel has become common among Indians. Documents needed for travel differ from one country to another, but these are usually well known and followed, since entry to a foreign country is virtually impossible without complying with all of the rules and regulations. People from India may visit for business… 

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In The News: July 23, 2013

Below are links to recent news articles of interest to the medical community in India. Please let us know in the comments if you find these articles interesting – or you can share links to other articles that you have read as well.

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In The News: July 16, 2013

Below are links to recent news articles of interest to the medical community in India. Please let us know in the comments if you find these articles interesting – or you can share links to other articles that you have read as well.

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Emerging breast cancer screening solutions

Breast cancer incidence is rising in India, soon to surpass cervical cancer which is the most common cancer among Indian women. Although breast cancer is treatable, most women in India get treatment late therefore reducing survival rate. Performing yearly breast cancer screening in women starting at age 30 could lead… 

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The changing behavior of the Indian patient

Today’s patient is an inquisitive patient. The patient has become a healthcare consumer with demands similar to any other service industry consumer. Knowledge and understanding of the needs of patients and their families now is more crucial than ever in providing exceptional patient service. Key Point: The patient has become… 

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