Providing recording of clinical consultation to patients

One of the earliest suggestions that patients might benefit by the provision of audio-recordings of clinical consultations to patients was by Hugh Butt in 1977.
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Why is patient engagement so important?

In a nutshell, patient engagement in healthcare refers to patients being as informed as possible about their options for treatment, medications, recuperation, and all other ...
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A personal story from a harper user. We love to share these!

I arrive at the hospital just after 9:30am to visit my grandmother who is sick with pneumonia.  Whenever the elderly are sick - you never know how serious (or not) even a ...
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Is it illegal to record your doctor visit? Or are their valuable benefits?

More and more people today are choosing to record life's encounters. Why? Because we tend to always have a recording device on us at all times - our mobile phone. For many ...
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Why compassion and empathy are so important in healthcare today.

  In both business and in healthcare, compassion and empathy are a becoming increasingly important. Maybe its the world we live in today, or maybe its just humans in general ...
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What matters most during an illness is the human connection between patients and their caregivers.

The rule books, I'm sure, frown on such intimate engagement between the caregiver and patient. But Maybe it's time to rewrite them. - Ken Schwartz When a friend, family ...
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3 Benefits of Recording Your Doctor Visit

You're probably thinking, "Wait...I can do that?!" Yes. You can. (read more here) Patients in most places have a right to record even without a doctor's consent. Only 12 states ...
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Can patients record doctor's office visits?

The short answer is Yes. With the ubiquitous nature of smartphones today, recording and sharing a conversation with a physician is incredibly easy.
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