Category Archives: Communicatin

Crumbling Boundaries Between Patients and Doctors

Connecting with patients has taken on new urgency as physicians are now judged on their ability to make patients happy, via satisfaction surveys like the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS). But as any experienced physician knows, relaxing … Continue reading

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Revised Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults

The American Psychiatric Association has released the third edition of the Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults. These guidelines are different from previous versions in that they represent the first APA guidance developed using a new process that … Continue reading

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Use of social media gets science, scientists noticed

Academic researchers are turning to social media more and more, especially among the younger scientists and a new willingness to share their work. [More…]

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Better Communication = Better Care. 10 Questions You Should Know

In support of patients taking a more active role in their healthcare, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), has provided patients with “10 Questions” every healthcare consumer should have the answers too regarding their disease and/or care. “Quality … Continue reading

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