Tuesday, April 23, 2013

WSJ: The Talking Cure for Health Care

Improving the ways doctors communicate with their patients can lead to better care -- and lower costs

Laura Landro, April 8, 2013

Doctors need to work on their people skills.

It's something patients have grumbled about for a long time. Doctors are rude. Doctors don't listen. Doctors have no time. Doctors don't explain things in terms patients can understand.

It's a familiar litany. But here's what is new: The medical community is paying attention.

Read the rest at wsj.com

No comments: