Letters to Obama: "Good communication" a must

August 18, 2009

Doctors should be reimbursed for telephone calls: It will help doctors, and patients and medical cost will go down.

Doctors shold be be reimbursed for telephone calls: It will help doctors and patients and medical cost will go down.

Doctors should be be reimbursed and encouraged to visit schools to give info on good health, nutrition, sleep and exercise.

Also, children and parents should have good communication.

As long as parents pay bills for their children irrespective of their age, doctors should be able to talk to parents about their children's health issues.

Psychiatry health should be covered the same way by health insurance companies, as any other health issues.

Finally, adolescents could have councillors or volunteers in the public library who could listen to them.

Rashmi Arora, MD