Effective Communication Between Patients And Providers

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Effective Communication between Patients and Providers The problem that will be addressed in this study is the disconnection between patients and their healthcare providers when they are seeking medical care. There seems to be a point within the interaction where communication is no longer effective between doctors and patients which then results in the patient’s mistrust. There is not enough evidence nor research to fully conclude why this may be occurring as past studies have not explored these topics. Questions like, “What did the patient or physician do during the interaction that made the communication ineffective?” need to be asked in order for care to be reflective and constantly improving. This concept needs to be approached from…show more content…
Within this, engagement was found to be negatively related to communication (Jensen, King, Guntzviller & LasShara, 2010). The more that a patient was arrogant, the less work the physician actually accomplished in the patients eyes as the patient saw this as them pleading their case and the physician respectively understanding how to approximately handle the situation(Jensen, King, Guntzviller & LasShara, 2010). Overall researchers established that age, race, literacy and optimism have the most impact on patient satisfaction. The most critical participants were those who were white, of higher SES, well-educated and cynical; the least critical were older non-white, of lower SES, obtaining lower literacy rates and positive (Jensen, King, Guntzviller & LasShara, 2010). In “Doctor-patient communicate: A review of the literature,” L. Ong, J. De Haes, A. Hoos and F. Lammes (1995) create an overall evaluation of all of the current studies that have been done within patient-provider communication. They reiterate how important communication in healthcare is and state that it is the “main ingredient” within health care. Different types of communication are addressed in patient provider interactions, these include: constructing an interactive relationship, building a treatment plan, and translating information (Ong, De Haesm Hoos & Lammes, 1995). Previous studies have
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