Episode 8

September 12, 2021


Personalising healthcare

Personalising healthcare
The Art of Healthcare
Personalising healthcare

Sep 12 2021 | 00:42:01


Show Notes

Personalizing Healthcare to every patient is hard work right?


Yeah it is




It's only harder in when you get started, once you get used to it, it's no harder than not personalizing the care you give. Plus you get better outcomes for your patients, and enjoy yourself more. 


Dr Nick Kimber joins me for a conversation about personalizing Healthcare. For our patients and clients.


We talk;

  • Barriers to progress when care is not personalized
  • Benefits of a personalized approach
  • Some tips to begin to personalize your approach
  • Becoming a key person in someone's life
  • Why science is never 100% conclusive
  • The problem with scientific theory when we don't extrapolate it out into practice

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