Tag Archives: Relationship

Where is Relationship, Authority, and Trust in Health Care Today?

By HANS DUVEFELT MD  Healthcare is on a different trajectory from most other businesses today. It’s a little hard to understand why. In business, mass market products and services have always competed on price or perceived quality. Think Walmart or Mercedes-Benz, even the Model T Ford. But the real money and the real excitement in… Read More »

The patient-doctor relationship: Eroded by the opioid epidemic but essential to overcoming it

The opioid epidemic has swept through communities across the country, and according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse more than 115 people in the U.S. die every day after overdosing on opioids. This crisis is dominating the headlines as physicians, hospitals, community groups, elected officials, businesses and families try to tackle this massive problem.… Read More »

10 Marriage & Relationship Busters

No relationship is perfect and problem-free, it’s clear that all marriages take work, commitment, and effective communication of needs, expectations and desires. Marriage isn’t necessarily hard, but it becomes harder when people “go stupid.” Essentially, when one or both partners behave out of anger, anxiety, hurt, defensiveness, maliciousness, our problems escalate quickly. Overall, there are… Read More »