Physician’s Weekly co-hosted another informative discussion as part of the #PWChat series, with Linda Girgis, MD, based on her blog post on why doctors are losing the public’s trust.

Topics covered in chat included:

  • What makes trust between patients and physicians so important that Dr. Girgis would say there is no relationship where the bond of trust should be so strong, outside of matrimony.
  • How third parties have contributed to the erosion in the patient-physician relationship in recent years.
  • How outlier doctors who game the system have contributed to doctors no longer being held is such high esteem as they were decades ago.
  • and more…

You can read the second part of this #PWChat here.

Below are the highlights from the chat. You can read the full transcript here.


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