Category Archives: Communication

Communication

Physician Engages Patients with OpenNotes, Social Media and Style

Tommy Korn, M.D., an ophthalmologist in San Diego, recently came to my attention through a tweet from OpenNotes (@myopennotes): We love to see examples of clinicians doing #opennotes well! Check out how @TommyKornMD handles note sharing! Clear, affirming, engaging and patient-centered. The tweet links to Dr. Korn’s LinkedIn page, where he offers a sample (and […]

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Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 164 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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Communication

New Toolkit Helps Patients and Providers Work Together to Improve Diagnosis

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has published a toolkit of materials to help patients, family members and health professionals in physician practices work together to improve diagnosis. The toolkit is one component of AHRQ’s sustained support of efforts to improve diagnostic safety, which include actions designed to help avoid communication breakdowns during patient-provider […]



Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 164 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

Check out my: Twitter


Communication

Radiologic Technologists Look to ‘ACE’ Patient Engagement

Greater understanding and trust between provider and patient begins with clear and simple communication. For radiologic technologists, clear and precise communication plays a crucial role in making sure patients receive the best care possible. Enhancing their communication skills is an ongoing goal for all radiologic technologists and many have adopted the ACE protocol as a […]

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Sal Martino Sal Martino, Ed.D., R.T.(R), FASRT, FASAE, CAE, is CEO and Executive Director of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. ASRT is the world’s largest medical imaging and radiation therapy association with more than 153,000 members. Born and raised in Brooklyn, with a doctorate from Columbia University, Martino is a fellow of the American Society of Association Executives and serves as chair-elect of the ASAE board of directors.

Sal Martino, EdD, RT(R) has 1 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org