doctor patient interaction Archive

Golden communication tips for doctors

It’s something that’s not taught anywhere near enough as it should be in medical school, but every practicing physician quickly realizes that communication is everything in healthcare. It’s the foundation of the doctor-patient relationship, and what patients will judge you on. Sure, doctors are ...Read More

5 communication mistakes doctors should avoid

Being a doctor is about as much of a social job as one can get. Even though computers and healthcare information technology mean that physicians are now spending a disproportionately large amount of their time staring at their computer screens, there’s no getting around ...Read More

5 things that doctors learn from their patients

    For all the talk about patient-centered care and a new healthcare paradigm—which is of course the right way forward—the doctor patient relationship will always remain relatively one-sided because of the nature of the profession itself. Essentially, patients come to doctors for help, ...Read More