The Power of Storytelling in Health Care

The Power of Storytelling in Health Care

How stories impact trust, empathy, and patient adherence Consider the following scenario: a patient comes in to see you—an older male, overweight, with a family history of diabetes. Do you:  A) Hand him a brochure that warns of the dangers of pre-diabetes and lists...
How to Manage Unique Patient Personalities

How to Manage Unique Patient Personalities

Essential doctor-patient communication skills for handling every patient personality type What doctor hasn’t dealt with the fearful or anxious patient? Or the know-it-all patient? Or the overly friendly patient? There are as many different patient personalities as...