Navigation Links
The total package: A skillful, compassionate doctor
Date:1/22/2009

INDIANAPOLIS Patients and their families want physicians who are gifted in diagnosis and treatment and who are caring individuals with the interpersonal skills needed to communicate complex information in stressful circumstances.

A new study in the January 2009 issue of Academic Medicine shows training physicians to be humanistic is feasible and produces measurably better communicators.

"Humanism in medicine isn't about sitting and singing Kumbaya, it is about taking the individual patient's concerns and values into account in his or her treatment," said study co-author Richard Frankel, Ph.D. "Those values are clearly linked to higher quality of care and reduction of medical errors yielding safety improvement." Dr. Frankel is a professor of medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and a Regenstrief Institute research scientist.

The study was conducted at five very different medical schools Emory University School of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, the University of Rochester School of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Minnesota Medical School rather than only one institution. The authors believe their findings are generalizeable throughout American medical education.

The 2001 Institute of Medicine report, "Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century," highlighted the benefits of patient-centered humane care that is respectful of and responsive to patients' needs, values and concerns.

The concept of humanism in medicine and patient-centered care predates the 21st century. In the 1920's Francis Peabody, M.D., wrote that "the secret of care of the patient is caring for the patient" a humanistic concept that in the intervening years has become overshadowed by a preoccupation with technological advances in medicine, the same technology that resulted in the development of antibiotics and thousands of other life-saving drugs, sophi
'/>"/>

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-274-7722
Indiana University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. First-Ever List of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Businesses Reports Total Revenue of $194.5 Billion
2. Bally Total Fitness Emerges From Chapter 11 and Closes Transaction with Harbinger Capital Partners Funds
3. Amedicas Silicon Nitride Ceramic Bearing Technology Receives Prestigious HAP Paul Award for Use in Total Hip Arthroplasty
4. Kensey Nash Announces Exclusive License of Optical Guidance Patent to Enhance Chronic Total Occlusion Platform
5. China Holdings, Inc. Announces 2nd Biomass Renewable Energy Project (Power Capacity: 50 MW); Total Potential: 100 MW in Biomass Energy Pipeline
6. China Holdings, Inc. Announces Its 3rd Biomass Renewable Energy Project (Power Capacity: 50 MW); Total Potential: 150 MW in Biomass Energy Pipeline
7. HearAtLast Announces Completion of Initial Private Placement Financing Totaling US $1,000,000
8. Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces Three Acquisitions Totaling Over $3.5 Million of Annual Net Revenue
9. Identifying patients at high risk for total hip replacement
10. Omnicell Debuts Industrys First Total Automated Patient-Specific Management Solution
11. Dr. Drew Joins the Partnership for a Drug-Free America in Supporting TimeToTalk(TM)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... Joan Lunden, award-winning American journalist, beloved ... upcoming 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference ... LLC (PER®) , shares that “a fast-growing, virulent” cancer ... she had not followed up her clean mammogram with ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Yesterday, ... Bonilla (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) were honored ... leadership in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, medical device ... Olsen each received the “2014 Life Sciences Champion” ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 IsoComforter, Inc. has ... machine with patented IsoTube design to treat specific body parts ... the most progressive and easy to use patented cold therapy ... and sports related orthopedic and muscle injuries. IsoComforter has ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Payday lending practices in ... and cause financial distress to the states that permit ... Howard University’s Center on Race and Wealth. , While ... activity, payday loans at the same time substantially depress ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 As interest ... overall health care gains momentum worldwide, Rev. Eric J. ... HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN), will be the keynote speaker ... care in Israel’s public health system. , The conference, “Hope ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 2Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 3Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 4Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 5Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 6Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 3
... heart attack and stroke, increases with high blood glucose, ... these values to ideal levels. According to researchers at ... be as simple as seeing your doctor. They found ... of blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol treatment goals. ...
... People may be learning while they,re sleeping ... well understood, according to a study by Michigan State ... Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. "We speculate that ... distinct from traditional memory systems," said Kimberly Fenn, assistant ...
... research shows liver transplantation candidates without hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) ... liver transplant (LDLT) than waiting for a deceased donor ... October issue of Hepatology, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell ... of Liver Diseases, reports that survival benefit from LDLT ...
... By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Sept. 26 ... or more cups of caffeinated coffee daily seem to have a ... stop at one cup a day, a new study suggests. ... as a way to prevent depression, the findings may comfort those ...
... livestock farms cause asthma and COPD patients living nearby ... at the European Respiratory Society,s Annual Congress in Amsterdam. ... and goat farms increased with the number of animals ... found, hinting at higher health risks from ,mega farms,. ...
... Media have less than three weeks to register ... Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress in Stockholm, 23-27 September 2011. ... European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress will take place at ... www.stofair.se ) from Friday 23 September to Tuesday ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Frequent doctor visits benefits patients with diabetes 2Health News:Living donor liver transplantation improves survival over deceased donor transplants 2Health News: Lots of Coffee Might Lower Depression Risk: Study 2Health News: Lots of Coffee Might Lower Depression Risk: Study 3Health News:Environmental health risks of livestock farming 2Health News:Media have less than 3 weeks to register for the European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress 2011 2Health News:Media have less than 3 weeks to register for the European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress 2011 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... Tianyin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI ), ... sale of patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine ... announced the business and development progress at its Jiangchuan ... the September 2014 JCM application (No. 51268) for the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... RMD ) today announced results for its quarter ended ... a 10 percent increase compared to the quarter ended December ... basis). Net income was $91.2 million, an increase of 5 ... earnings per share for the quarter were $0.64, an increase ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... SAN DIEGO , Jan. 22, 2015  Profil Institute ... focused on diabetes and obesity, announced today a new ... Drug Development,  published by Springer, a leading global scientific ... extensively analyze and illustrate techniques for use in early ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 2TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 3TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 2ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 3ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 5ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 6ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 7ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 8ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 9ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 10ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 11New Textbook "Translational Research Methods for Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiometabolic Drug Development" Provides Critical Review Of Current And Emerging Clinical Investigation Methods 2New Textbook "Translational Research Methods for Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiometabolic Drug Development" Provides Critical Review Of Current And Emerging Clinical Investigation Methods 3
Upper arm protection...
Collars can be attach to any Pulse aprons....
The front of this apron is tapered for maximum adjustability as needed. We can include a specially designed half-apron to be worn under the full apron for double protection in the abdomen/pelvic cav...
Quick Release buckle apron is user friendly with large support straps crisscrossing the back allowing proper placement of the belt at your waist....
Medicine Products: