Tag: communicating with patients

Risk Management Tips: Communicating with Low Health Literacy Patients

Lack of health literacy can make effective communication with patients a challenge. At stake may be inability to comply with treatment regimens, give informed consent and use medication properly.


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Does Better Communication with Patients Result in Fewer Lawsuits?

Good relationships with patients are important not only to patient health but also, according to the article’s author, “Doctors sued most often were complained about by patients twice as much as those who were not, and poor communication was the most common complaint.”


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Communicating with Patients Who Have Limited English Proficiency

In practically every region in this state, dentists provide care to patients who are culturally and linguistically diverse.


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