Post Tagged with: "doctor-patient relationship"

Sharing Bad News or Keeping Secrets: Impacts of Physician Communication

Sharing Bad News or Keeping Secrets: Impacts of Physician Communication

April 1, 2015

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Health care professionals, Patient experience:

While communication is an integral part of the practice of medicine, not all healthcare providers are able to relay information or test results in a way that is easily digested and processed by patients.

Blood on the Sidewalk:  A Tale of Cost & Care

Blood on the Sidewalk: A Tale of Cost & Care

February 18, 2015

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Cary, Practice Management:

Maggi Cary ponders the condundrum of cost & care in the US Healthcare “System” when she stumbles upon blood on the sidewalk.

The Secret To Patient Engagement – More Engaging Physicians And Health IT

The Secret To Patient Engagement – More Engaging Physicians And Health IT

May 26, 2014

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Patient experience:

The challenge for physicians and health it professionals in not how to engage more patients….but rather how to be more engaging to patients who are already engaged.

Steve Wilkins, MPH, host of "Mind the Gap"

We Have Been Socialized From Childhood To Be Passive When A Patient – But That Doesn’t Mean We Are Not Engaged

January 21, 2014

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PROVIDERS:

In a recent email exchange, the physician I was corresponding with wrote “many people [that] go to see doctors are not engaged in their health.”

Satisfaction With Provider Communication In Recent Study Is Lower In Patient Center-Medical Homes (PCMH) Than Non-PCMH

Satisfaction With Provider Communication In Recent Study Is Lower In Patient Center-Medical Homes (PCMH) Than Non-PCMH

January 10, 2014

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PROVIDERS, SYSTEMS:

A recent blog headline on the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) recently caught my attention. It was entitled Patient Satisfaction With Medical Home Quality High. I was intrigued. I asked myself high compared to what? Non-PCMH practices?

Steve Wilkins, MPH, host of "Mind the Gap"

The Typical Physician Misses Hundreds Of Opportunities To Engage, Empower & Excite Patients Every Day

December 11, 2013

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PROVIDERS:

Did you know that on a typical day in the office seeing patients, the average physician misses hundreds of opportunities to engage, activate patients and excite their patients?

Engage Your Patients And Members Where They Are…Not Where You Wish They Were

Engage Your Patients And Members Where They Are…Not Where You Wish They Were

November 24, 2013

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PROVIDERS:

With all the hype in the health press about the patient engagement potential of patient-facing health information technologies, one could be forgiven for thinking that HIT is the best if not only path to patient engagement.

Do You Really Believe That 41% Of Consumers Would Switch Physicians To Get Online Access To Their EMR?

Do You Really Believe That 41% Of Consumers Would Switch Physicians To Get Online Access To Their EMR?

September 30, 2013

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Patient experience, Technology in healthcare:

By Stephen Wilkins, MPH First Posted at Mind the Gap on 9/25/2013 If yes then I have a bridge to sell you… I love survey… Read More ›

Patient-centered health care means sometimes saying “no”

Patient-centered health care means sometimes saying “no”

September 25, 2013

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Patient experience, Physician leadership:

By Dr. Kenny Lin First Posted at Common Sense Family Doctor on 9/18/2013 Many commentators on U.S. health care, including me, have written that our… Read More ›

Unbundling Risk: The Anatomy of a Hospital Admission

Unbundling Risk: The Anatomy of a Hospital Admission

September 4, 2013

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Health policy 2, Technology in healthcare:

By Jordan Grumet, MD If Hattie had but one flaw, it was that she held her doctors in too high esteem. It was not unusual… Read More ›