Month: November 2018

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11 Seconds.

That’s how long, on average, a doctor will listen to a patient tell his story before interrupting.

According to a recent study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, we still have far to go in improving one of the most important communication skills in health care: active listening. This study, which was also reported in the July 22 issue of Newsweek, studied clinical encounters between patients and physicians.

The team of scientists … Read More