physician patient communication 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

Improving communication in healthcare

Being a physician, or working in healthcare in general, is about as much of a social and personable job as one can get. This is something that’s sadly not taught adequately in medical school to future doctors. Even during a typical physician’s career, there ...Read More

A doctor that every patient would want

The practice of medicine has changed dramatically over the last couple of decades, with many of the changes unfortunately not so good for patients. It’s a well-known feeling among healthcare professionals, that among all the new elements of bureaucracy and information technology requirements and ...Read More

Medicine: Where have the stories gone?

I was at a dinner meeting for our hospital last week, and before everyone went in to sit at their tables and hear the evenings’ speeches, there was some time for the usual networking over wine in the reception room. I got chatting to ...Read More