Patient confidentiality in mental health and substance abuse treatment vs. integration of care

With health care pushing in the direction of integration of care and Partnership’s interest in integration as we implement the new Medi-Cal mild-to-moderate mental health benefit and our Managing Pain Safely initiative, a significant bone of contention involves protecting the Continue reading

Does physician attire affect patient satisfaction?

Here at the PHC Primary Care Blog, we have been remiss. It has been well over one year since we commented on physician fashion. An update is long overdue. When last we visited this subject, Dr. Kubota ruminated on the infection control implications of various items of physician dress. Let us now revisit the subject, but from a different vantage point: Continue reading