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Apologizing for errors halves malpractice suits

University of Michigan Health System reports that admitting medical errors and offering compensation before being sued resulted in malpracti...
June 2020

QD--News Every Day: What's keeping you busy these days?

E-mails averaged 16.8 per day: 59.3% to interpret test results, 21.7% for patient responses, 9.3% for administrative problems, 5.0% for acute problems, 2.8% for ... Imaging reports averaged 11.1 per day, usually requiring patient communication and
June 2020

Unmasking the patient's hidden agenda

Their work provides deep insight into physician-patient communication. They are particularly focused on how a doctor responds to his patient's emotions, and how this response guides the types of ... The patient left a message the next day thanking him
September 2009

"At least it can't hurt"

lackadaisical attitude, denial, or an understandable wish to gain the patient's trust and not to take away the placebo value of the treatment that the patients feel to be helping ... them. In my more cynical moments I sometimes suspect that the other
June 2020

Why doctors interrupt

One of the findings led me to discuss the patient's case with a cardiologist. ... In more abstract terms interruption is a communication strategy that reinforces physician dominance in the hierarchy of the patient-physician relationship.
June 2020

Behind the scenes in a medical office

Recently, a patient decided that these instructions did not prevent him from eating a full breakfast. ... A patient asks for a work excuse for the entire week following his colonoscopy. •
June 2020

Do you need a patient advocate?

I wish I could write that physicians all share the highest ethos of patient advocacy. ... The patient I saw was ailing and elderly. She had many chronic medical conditions.
June 2020

QD: News Every Day--more time, more patients, more quality

Patient encounter. Doctors are spending more time with their patients--21 minutes in 2005 compared to 18 minutes in 1997, reports Lena Chen, ACP Member. ... In case you missed it. Medical education is changing to focus on health care reform, the
June 2020

Put patients in the driver's seat to steer toward better health

The three-year, $3.75 million initiative's objective is to identify and ultimately spread collaborative self-management practices that prove effective in boosting physician-patient communication about goal setting, information ... t think of as a
February 2008

Making nice

Over the summer, a couple of news stories stood out to me as examples of lemons and lemonade. First, the prix du citron : Tony Hayward of B...
June 2020

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