Posts Tagged 'Patient centered care'

Guest Post: Frustration With Strangers – Their Attempt To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

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Guest Post: Frustration With Strangers – Their Attempt To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

 

Written By Kevin Whiting

The House of Representatives are now voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act for the 40th time.

I have officially reached a level of frustration with complete strangers that I never thought could be possible. To start, this is a bill that is still not fully implemented, and yet where portions have been put in place (namely New York) there has been a decrease in health care premiums of up to 40%. But hey, who cares about health ...

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GUEST POST: How To Speak So Your Doctor Will Listen

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GUEST POST: How To Speak So Your Doctor Will Listen

Doctors interrupt patients 18 seconds into an office visit, on average. Given this fact, patients who seek to maximize their healthcare must learn how to speak so that doctors will listen. There are three communication skills that, when applied to a doctor’s visit, can increase odds that your physician will hear, and help solve the problem.

1st – Prepare what you will say.

2nd – Know what you would like to achieve.

3rd – Formulate collaborative questions.

 

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