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In 1990, Dr. Gottesman was sued for late diagnosis of a patient's prostate cancer. ... It's a process, a process of sitting down with the patient and family,” he said.
January 2012

Cancer diagnoses often given quickly, impersonally

and 13% in other locations, including one patient who discovered the diagnosis by reading a radiology report. ... diagnosis in an impersonal manner suggests too many physicians are either unaware of or not practicing good communication skills,” they
July 2010

Not all doctors fully disclose errors, pharma ties, bad prognoses, survey finds

The survey results suggest that many physicians do not completely support the charter requirements related to communication with patients. ... complexities of patient physician communication in everyday practice,” they wrote.“ Despite the relative
February 2012

Twelve ways to improve hospitalist communication

Make sure patient communication is handled well. Ms. Knapp suggested running role plays with new or communication-challenged hospitalists to teach patient communication skills, including the use of touch and sitting ... In concluding, Ms. Knapp offered
January 2010

Talking about distress and prognosis at ASCO

Physician-patient communication needs improvement and attention, according to experts at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting. ... Although there's a natural tendency to focus on the more clinical aspects of cancer care,
August 2018

QI efforts to enhance communication with very ill can affect outcomes, analysis finds

physician-patient communication (2 studies, no improvement). Among those studies that addressed health care utilization, such as ICU length of stay and potentially nonbeneficial life-sustaining aggressive treatment, 73% found statistically
November 2012

Hospitalists can help IOM fix dying process

17. The report offers recommendations for change in care delivery, clinician-patient communication and advance care planning, professional education and development, payment systems and policies, and public engagement and education. ... Their needs for
December 2014

Letters to the Editor

For example, implicit bias was found to be one of many factors leading to poor clinician-patient communication, a key cause of perceived discrimination. ... Currently, C-STAHR's patient empowerment and communication tool is being implemented at 3
April 2016

Top Docs

She is now course director for the clinical skills curriculum, which is required coursework for first- and second-year medical students on doctor-patient communication and physical examination skills, and the ... my group responsible for holding up our
November 2010

Taking communication skills seriously

Most physicians have no established framework for patient communication beyond a few skills they picked up in medical school, noted Dr. ... Acknowledging communication barriers;. Recognizing patient perspectives;. Negotiating an agenda;. Asking
October 2016

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