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Promoting health literacy to put patients first


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Promoting health literacy to put patients first

  1. 1. Doctors are from Mars, Patientsare from VenusStandard solution ?Doctors need to learn to explain properlyPatients need to learn to understand medical jargon
  2. 2. An alternative viewpoint !Doctors need to learn to listenPatients need to learn to speak up
  3. 3. The Indian healthcare system hasbecome sickDoctors are illness experts – and not healthcare experts.Healthcare needs to learn from microfinancing.Information Therapy – the right information at the right time for the right person – can be powerful medicine !
  4. 4. The expert patient
  5. 5. What do you do when you do not understand what your doctor is saying ?What do you do when you do not agree with your doctor ?What was your Best doctor experience ?What was your Worst doctor experience ?Why are doctors rude ?Why do patients put up with rude doctors ?Dr Google – pros and cons ?