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October 15, 2013

Doctor says listening is key to diagnosing patients

Dermatologist here 40 years, Martin has no plans to retire

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ANDERSON, Ind. —

 

Speak up A 2010 survey of 800 patients and 500 doctors shows that both patients and doctors feel communication can make a difference on "whether a patient lives or dies." The survey, conducted by Marttila Strategies for the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, showed 71 percent of the doctors surveyed and 81 percent of the patients say communication played a vital role in their health care. The same study, however, showed that only 37 percent of the doctors surveyed believe good communication and emotional support were improving, while 51 percent of the patients in the study felt communications and emotional support were improving. Source: http://marttilastrategies.com

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