I will provide a printed schedule of my fee for office visits, procedures, testing and surgery, and provide itemized bills.
I will inform you of my qualifications to perform the proposed diagnostic measures or treatments.
2. Patient Friendly:
I will schedule appointments in such a manner that it will allow me the necessary time to interact and examine you with minimal waiting times & listen to your problems and concerns without interruptions or distractions.
I will encourage you to bring a friend or relative into the examining room with you.
3. Effective Communication for Patient Education
I will explain your prognosis, further diagnostic activity and treatment in simple terms such that it facilitates easy understanding to you.
I will prescribe an Information Therapy, and discuss your diagnostic, treatment and medication options, to enable you to make well-informed decisions.
I will not proceed until you are satisfied and convinced that you understand the benefits and risks of each alternative, and I have your agreement on a particular course of action.
4. Implement the patient charter
I will publish the patient charter in English, Hindi and the local languages.
I will display the patient charter prominently and at multiple locations in the healthcare provider setting.