CIHC to deal with doctor-patient relationship

CIHC to focus on doctor-patient relationship

(CNS): This year’s annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference will be focused on the relationship between patients and their doctors. Good communication between patient and physician is the key to improved health outcomes, Lizzette Yearwood, CEO of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority, said about the theme, Bridging the Gap Between Patient and Practitioner; Pathways to Optimal Health.

The event will take place in October at the Ritz-Carlton and will include a range of presentations and panels featuring both local and international healthcare professionals as well as exhibitors from healthcare-related organisations and various charities.

“The doctor-patient relationship dynamic is an important one that is always evolving because of the continuous development of new technologies and innovations in the healthcare sector,” said Yearwood, who is also the co-chair of the conference planning committee. “There is an increase in remote healthcare services…