Doctor & Patient Interaction - The way that doctors and patients communicate with each other has a tremendous influence on health outcomes, decision-making, and treatment. Jeanine studies how residents reflect on their communication with patients using a password protected blog. This research has provided interesting insights about what matters to doctors and how they make decisions.
What residents say about communicating with patients: A preliminary examination of doctor-to-doctor interaction. This paper explores the implementation of the blog created to allow residents to watch their doctor and patient interactions and talk about them in an asynchronous environment. Doctors provide support to each other about their interactions and often describe the challenges of health literacy, time pressures, and noncompliance.