The Art of Communication and Counseling for Ethical Practice of Medical Science

Most doctors in India practice ethically. However, it’s a growing fear among patients that most doctors practice unethically! There is, at present a huge Trust Deficit in the minds of patients when they visit our OPDs and Hospitals.

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How Much Should a Doctor in India Charge for a Consultation

What is the value of 15 minutes of a doctor’s time?

As an urban Family Physician in Gurgaon, I charge Rs 400 for a consultation, with free follow-up for 7 days after that. Home Visits are charged Rs 1000-2000 during day time (depending on distance), and Rs 1500-3500 at night.

Personally, I feel that I charge very less compared to the value I’m delivering to the patients and their families. But I’ve realised, that from a business perspective, that feeling is largely irrelevant.

What matters is

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8 Strategies to Manage Stress

Stress is a necessary part of life. It may even be considered to be a good factor as it temporarily boosts motivation and makes one able to focus and concentrate more on the immediate task at hand.

Stressful situations can be exciting for the challenges presented and increase mental and physical resilience.

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