Age is not equal to wisdom
Medical Education
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Medical Education
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Age is not equal to wisdom

malpani - June 21, 2012

 A doctor criticised a comment I had made in one of  my posts. I had written -  '' It’s easy for doctors to “ do something “-…

Public Health
343 views

Why Doctors Tend to Overtreat

malpani - June 14, 2012

Doctors are mentally medical experts and we trust that they will provide us with the right advice when we have a medical problem. Unfortunately, sometimes doctors do…

Policy & Law
423 views

How Much Should We Spend on Healthcare ?

malpani - May 2, 2012

I recently attended a conference on the healthcare insurance industry in India. Everyone agrees that this is an industry which is poised to grow rapidly over the…

When Patients Know More Than Their Doctors
Public Health
485 views
Public Health
485 views

When Patients Know More Than Their Doctors

malpani - April 10, 2012

Life used to be much easier in the past for both patients and doctors, when doctors were acknowledged to be the medical knowledge experts . They knew…

Business
387 views

Impact Investing in India

malpani - April 1, 2012

I am a member of the Mumbai Angels network , and I attended an interesting session on impact investing which Sasha Mirchandani organized . This gave me…

Business
402 views

Why Doctors Should Have Their Own Website

malpani - March 26, 2012

A lot of doctors feel it's unethical for doctors to have a website because they feel it is a form of advertising . They feel that a…

Business
846 views

Why Doctors Should Have Their Own Website

malpani - March 26, 2012

A lot of doctors feel it's unethical for doctors to have a website because they feel it is a form of advertising . They feel that a…

Business
390 views

How to Deal With Online Patient Complaints

malpani - March 19, 2012

The internet has become the primary source of medical information for patients and it’s high time doctors acknowledged this. It’s available 24/7, and provides lots of information…

Medical Ethics
1284 views

The Medical Conspiracy of Silence

malpani - February 25, 2012

One of the most common complaints patients have about their doctors is that they will refuse to criticize a colleague even when they know that he has…

Public Health
353 views

Why Patients Need to Become Experts !

malpani - January 30, 2012

I saw a very interesting patient today. She’d been referred to me by a gynecological oncologist who had made a diagnosis of early endometrial adenocarcinoma and had…