Patient Community Meeting @ HELP Part - 4.wmv

November 30, 2012 by  
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The patient story session was followed by a presentation by HELP Library on How To Research Your Medical Problem. It was agreed by all that books are the best source of information for looking up your medical problems and a medical/health library are a great places to have access to encyclopedia and books. In addition to books, libraries and internet, the media like newspapers, television and radio channels can be important sources of information — especially for general health problems. For need-based information the internet has now become an important source of information. The members expressed concern on how can the poor have access to internet? The solution comes in the form of hospitals and doctors making an effort to provide evidence-based and researched information available on their website. Their patients can have access to information and at the same time the hospital derives good will for having been able to provide this information. We also discussed how incorporating Information Prescription and a Patient Education Center in each hospital into the system of providing good quality treatment will go a long way in developing a healthy doctor-patient relationship. We also discussed the importance of one’s doctor’s contribution in providing high quality treatment. This will always remain the best source of information — if only the doctors had more time ! Click here to read up details on How To Research Your Medical Problem — a chapter from How To Get The

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