Author | Maurie Markman, MD

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The Evolving Nature of Physician Use of Internet-based Communication with Patients

June 02, 2010

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If there was any remaining question regarding the revolutionary impact of the Internet on communication between physicians and patients, a recent report provides a most provocative answer. In a survey conducted by Manhattan Research, "Physicians in 2012: The Outlook on Health Information Technology", it was noted that 39% of physicians use some form of electronic media such as e-mail, instant messaging, and secure messaging to communicate with their patients.

E-books: Will they impact education and dissemination of medical information?

May 27, 2010

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Electronic communication technologies have radically changed our world, transforming almost every aspect of our daily lives. Most of the tasks we need to perform can be handled electronically, from paying bills and shopping to communicating with friends and family.

Medscape Surveys Physicians on Clinical Trial Participation

May 26, 2010

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More than 75% of the healthcare providers surveyed agreed that patients with cancer benefit from participating in a clinical trial.

Older Women with Breast Cancer Benefit from Transcendental Meditation

May 26, 2010

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PREVIOUS STUDIES HAVE shown that stress often accompanies a diagnosis of cancer, and patients who report high levels of stress often have worse outcomes.

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