It can be difficult to build a positive relationship with your patients, but working on a few key skills—including mindfulness, reflective listening, and responding thoughtfully to emotion—can help physicians create meaningful bonds, writes Timothy Poulton in Hospitals & Health Networks.
The overdiagnosis of thyroid cancer has led to a surge in harmful treatments that don't have proven benefits for survival, according to a report by International Agency for Research and Cancer researchers published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Many hospitals are missing a key opportunity to improve patient outcomes and hospital finances: leveraging pharmacists, who have a growing role in population health management, Advisory Board expert Lindsay Conway tells the Daily Briefing.
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