A visual variety of facts from our database of real, recorded physician-patient conversations. Who are the most engaged patients? Least engaged? How does physician gender affect patient conversation length? This and more!
August 18, 2018 – “Your doctor probably nags you to schedule cancer screening tests like mammograms and colonoscopies. These tests, after all, can be life-saving, and most doctors want to make sure you get them done.
But when it comes to explaining the ways that certain screenings can cause you harm, your doctor may not be doing such a good job.”
To read this article from keranews.org, click here
August 13, 2018 – “Although national guidelines advise doctors to discuss the benefits and harms of lung cancer screening with high-risk patients because of a high rate of false positives and other factors, those conversations aren’t happening the way they should be, according to a study by researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.”
To read the article from medicalxpress, click here
September 29, 2017 – “As the country considers ways to once again reform its healthcare system, we have to remember that competition among insurance companies can become so confusing as to bewilder patients and physicians, thereby thwarting their ability to get affordable treatments for people with serious illnesses like rheumatoid arthritis. When it comes to consumer choice, more is not always better, especially when the products – the insurance plans – available to consumers are as inscrutable as a James Joyce novel.”
To read this article from Peter Ubel, click here.