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Doctor Patient Communication

Good Communication Between Provider and Patients Helps Both “Choose Wisely”

By On May 13, 2016

In 2012, the American Board of Internal Medicine launched the Choosing Wisely campaign, which aims to promote conversations between clinicians and patients.… Read More

Doctor Patient Communication

Rude Doctors—Intentions to Motivate May Instead Be Detrimental to a Patient’s Health

By On April 21, 2016

People who are constantly being intimidated by their doctors are less likely to say things that may ignite a physician's fury. … Read More

Doctor Patient Communication

I’ve Got the Power! How To Be An Empowered Patient in Doctor’s Appointments

By On July 7, 2015

If you aren't currently dealing with a chronic illness (or a crummy doctor), it's important to develop patient-empowerment skills before an issue arises. This information is also applicable if you are a… Read More

Doctor Patient Communication
Doctor Patient Communication

The Four Building Blocks of Good Doctor/Patient Communication

By On March 31, 2014

Doctors are often required to do it all—be the medical expert, the emotional and physical healer, and the empathetic counselor. It’s really no surprise that physicians must wear so many hats. The… Read More