Mary Alice Houghton, MD

SANTA ROSA MEDICAL CENTER

1800 HARRISON ST FL 7

Articles

How Can a Psychiatrist Make a Fair Agreement With a Patient?

August 01, 2001

The doctor/patient relationship has become more complicated and less effective with the introduction of third-party managers into the payment process. The authors propose a middle path solution to this problem that emphasizes clear, up-front communication in order to ensure fairness, privacy and informed consent.