BC Advantage - 2016 Issue 10
5 Ways to Better Communicate With Patients
Communication is a vital part of the healthcare experience. While the physicians' knowledge and evaluative capabilities certainly hold the foremost value in the healthcare industry, a strong second factor in determining the success of any practice is patient communication. In order for any practice to be successful, physicians must engage their patients and earn both trust and commitment to achieve long-term healthcare goals. Establishing these types of relationships, founded on trust and a sense of purpose, starts through communication between patients, physicians, and staff-sometimes through more than just conversation.Patient communication today is about more than simply saying good...
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