Listening to our patients leads to better results…shocking!

An article published today in the New York Times, “Doctor, Shut Up and Listen”, discusses the importance of listening to our patients for their overall care and well-being. Written by Dr. Nirmal Joshi, chief medical officer for Pinnacle Health System, the article summarizes recent studies that have looked at the importance of physician-patient communication and that it needs to be bidirectional. Not just talking to the patient, but more importantly listening by the physician. Click on the link below to read the article!

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/05/opinion/doctor-shut-up-and-listen.html?_r=0

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