June 7, 2017 / GuidesFor Team
Patient healing happens because it is a successful partnership between doctor and patient. The patient has to listen to the doctor’s advisory and follow his prescriptions and programs. But due to factors like work, fear, and sometimes plain neglect, compliance does not happen. Lack of patient compliance has become a sore issue in medical circles that healthcare providers have made programs involving family members themselves to have a hand in encouraging their sick loved one to do what the doctor ordered. Two healthcare tools can also be useful in making the patient a willing, fearless partner in his own recovery: telemedicine, which facilitates quick and thorough interaction between healer and patient, and live video technology, which can become a dynamic tool for the patient’s education. Read on for more. – Cora Llamas.