Paperwork is an integral part of the business process. It is a way of delivering care, maintaining records and an important method of communication. Paperwork keeps order and binds the organization like a nylon thread. It clarifies and tracks where you have been, what you have given, what medicines have used, and what you have recommended and other important information.
In general, communication is an integral part of a meaningful and trustworthy relationship, and same is applicable for the doctor-patient relationship as well. According to a recent survey, two out of every three patients are discharged from the hospital without even knowing their diagnosis and current status. In another study, over 60% of cases, patients misunderstood the directions after a visit to their doctor’s office. Therefore, a healthy doctor-patient relationship is demanded so as to enjoy mutual benefits. A better understanding of the issues encountered by the patients can singnificantly improve the diagnostic capability of the doctor. Also, it helps managing the strenuous clinical encounters and thus, reduces the frustration of both the doctor and patient or attendant in situations of emotional outbursts. It has also proved to increase job satisfaction and decrease work-related stress.
Most of patients need continuing professional medical attention and services when they return home. Home health care is allows a person with special needs stay in their home, while being take care by experts. It is often a need older people, or people chronically ill, recovering from surgery, or disabled and need medical, nursing, social, or therapeutic treatment and assistance with the essential activities of daily living. Home health care is a wide range of health care services that can be given at home for needy. It is usually less expensive, more convenient, and just as effective as care you get in a hospital or in the clinic.
Patient counselling is one of the main responsibilities of the pharmacist or physician other than just providing the drug. As the patient is said to have no knowledge about the drug or the treatment, he/she should be rendered proper information, given the best of advice and assistance for the same. It will amplify or maintain the quality of health and life. To obtain patient confidence and to help induce the patient to adhere to the recommended regimen, good communication skill is required.
Guidelines for conducting medical camps:
Even after development worldwide, we are struggling to provide basic health services to people. Many children die every hour due to respiratory infections. One child dies every 2 minutes due to diarrhea and annually millions children under 5 years of age die due to preventable diseases. In order to solve this problems, people awareness programs or services should be conducted which includes awareness programs, medical checkup camps etc.
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