Physicians get help with patient communication skills

04/11/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

Hospitals, insurers and medical schools are trying to help physicians improve their patient communication skills through education programs that include role-play exercises and emphasizing key words that show compassion and empathy. Medicare now uses patient satisfaction survey scores as part of its payment formula, so physicians have an added incentive to improve their bedside manner.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal, The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
NGS Provider Enrollment Rep
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA
Program Manager II
Tufts Health Plan/Network Health
Medford, MA
Director, Medicare Advantage/Medicare Part D Focus
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Director of Clinical Research
Regenesis Biomedical, Inc.
Scottsdale, AZ
Assistant Vice President - Dental Director
MetLife
Bridgewater, NJ