‘Owning’ our patients

The latest KevinMD column from Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP, ACP's Vice President of Membership and Global Engagement, looks at the physician-patient relationship.


In his latest KevinMD column, Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP, ACP's Vice President of Membership and Global Engagement, writes: “At its core, patient ‘ownership’ implies a commitment by the physician to approach each patient with a sense of personal responsibility for ensuring that their health care outcomes are the best possible for their given circumstances and fully accepting and embracing their role in the care of the patient.”