Articles on net-friendly docs


Rate a Doctor?

For years Doc Tom urged us to facilitate patients’ publicly rating doctors as a way to accelerate e-pateints movement. Alan (DrGreene) was excited about this, even though he was a physician, but I was afraid it would open Pandora’s box. In the winter of...

Improving Care by Emailing the Doctor

A study in the October issue of Pediatrics found that allowing patients to e mail their physicians improved their ease of access and their perception of the quality of care they received. Families who used this system also reported that they had a better understanding...

Making the world a better place …

I checked my calendar today, 7/7/07 and found two important events — Live Earth concert and Tom Ferguson’s birthday. In honor of Tom’s birthday, I decided to wear my e-patients t-shirt, one of the last things Tom gave me. It says, “healthcare....

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