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Perceptions of Healthcare Providers on Trust in Physicians

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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Ethics book series (BRIEFSETHIC)

Abstract

Trust in physicians is perceived differently by the community compared to healthcare providers themselves. While the community laid more emphasis on communication, behaviour, comfort, personal involvement and competence, the healthcare providers emphasized on competence and minimizing errors are the priority. This reflected the difference in thinking about physician–patient relationships among physicians and the community. These aspects are described in this chapter.

Keywords

Trust in physicians Health care providers Communication Competence 

References

  1. Kane, S., & Calnan, M. (2017). Erosion of trust in the medical profession in India: Time for doctors to act. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 6(1), 5–8.  https://doi.org/10.15171/ijhpm.2016.143.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Community MedicineESIC Medical College and Postgraduate Institute of Medical Science and ResearchChennaiIndia

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