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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

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Patient Advocacy

Who is to Blame When Patients Don’t Understand?

By On March 10, 2014

Although she tried fervently to understand what the doctor was telling her, Jane Doe was quickly overwhelmed by the information presented to her. She understood the word cancer. Chemotherapy, radiation, survival rate.… Read More