eHealth
379 views

Big Data: Medicine By the Numbers?

malpani - November 19, 2012

This is the age of data. Everyone is hopeful that based on number crunching and data analytics, we will be able to improve the quality of health…

eHealth
4747 views

Using Technology to Promote Health Literacy

malpani - November 7, 2012

Multimedia is a catch-all phrase for “alternatives to text.” As we discussed in previous chapters, the exclusive reliance on text – either printed or spoken – is…

Medical Education
504 views

Creating Effective Partnerships With Patients

malpani - October 30, 2012

Look at your clinic through your patient’s eyes by putting yourself in their shoes. Imagine you have poor literacy skills and have difficulty understanding maps, forms and…

Medical Education
459 views

Promoting Health Literacy to Put Patients First

malpani - October 23, 2012

HELP is organizing a conference on “ Putting Patients First Through Health Literacy  “. This will be on Sunday, 2nd December’12 at Nehru Center at 10.30a.m. to…

eHealth
381 views

Why Information Therapy Has Become Even More Important Today

malpani - October 8, 2012

As medical knowledge grows exponentially , it becomes increasingly hard for a doctor to keep updated with all the latest advances . This is why family physicians…

Global Healthcare
1096 views

Western Medicine vs. Alternative Medicine in India

malpani - September 8, 2012

There is a lot of controversy today about the use of alternative medicine , or AYUSH. Western medicine practitioners ( MBBSs and MDs) are very unhappy about…

Policy & Law
451 views

Frugal Medicine – What Indian Doctors Can Teach the US Healthcare System

malpani - August 22, 2012

America is the world leader in a number of fields - and this is true for medicine and healthcare as well. Doctors all over the world come…

Medical Ethics
426 views

Why are Girls Being Abandoned and Battered ?

malpani - August 20, 2012

It's heartbreaking to read newspaper stories of girl children who have been battered to death by their parents or abandoned to die. It's heartbreaking to read newspaper…

Public Health
485 views

Why Patients Need to SPEAK UP !

malpani - August 11, 2012

We all know that in real life, the squeaky wheel gets the grease. This applies in the doctor’s clinic as well,  so the most important rule is…

Patients and the Internet
eHealth
705 views
eHealth
705 views

Patients and the Internet

malpani - June 26, 2012