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Info + forms = good informed consent

In 1990, Dr. Gottesman was sued for late diagnosis of a patient's prostate cancer. ... If the patient has any particular impediments to understanding, it's even more crucial to have a second listener, he added.
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

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

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

The question patients won't ask but want answered

A: The hospital discharge process should connect a patient to an ongoing source of care. ... Patients are pretty good at knowing [what they can handle]. Q: Why hasn't this topic become standard in physician-patient communication?
December 2013

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.
February 2012

New research links empathy to patient outcomes

Empathy in Patient Care: Antecedents, Development, Measurement, and Outcomes.” An empirical study by Dr. ... language as important as verbal communication in physician-patient reltionships,” and “Because people are different, it is almost
March 2013

Mixing alcohol with opioids, benzodiazepines sending users to emergency departments

But the lack of discussion about alcohol consumption overall—only 16% of adults in the United States have discussed alcohol consumption with a health professional—confounds patient communication. ... The authors wrote, “Interventions such as
October 2014

Harnessing the power of the Web

Our system provides referring physicians access to…a mini version of a patient's hospital chart.”. ... They'll be better informed and that will help communication overall.”. To facilitate development of on-site Web-based education, physicians,
January 2007

Pulling it together

The hospitals tracked patients on computerized registries; provided patient education and improved patient communication; created standardized discharge templates; and forged stronger ties with primary care physicians and other outside clinicians.
March 2011

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