Search Tag: Communication

IMAGING Management

Radiologists benefit by direct communication with patients

2019 19 Mar

Radiologists have long been considered “ doctors’ doctors ,” as they communicate primarily with referring physicians and other radiologists. A key reason behind this: radiologists expend much of their professional effort interpreting medical imaging examinations. They create a formal report to communicate the results of the examination with referring... Read more

ICU Management

Communication myths of anaesthetists

2019 14 Mar

Vital minutes before unconsciousness   Anaesthesia is a diverse specialty with a wide range of necessary skills, one of which is effective communication.   The myth that anaesthetists pick the specialty ‘because you don’t need to talk to your patients’ persists. Whether said in jest or disdain this concept gains ground because, yes... Read more

IMAGING Management

Dealing with 'different personalities' in the radiology department

2019 13 Mar

The work environment of a radiologist consists of working closely with medical students, residents, fellows and ancillary staff, in addition to spending long periods of time in a small space with other radiologists. It is therefore necessary for radiologists to work well together or as a team.  It's worth noting that teams are more about personality... Read more

Executive Health Management

Understanding bad communication

2019 22 Feb

Deter defensiveness, solve problems Chris Argyris’ insights on bad communication and defensiveness are the building blocks for organisational communication. A celebrated business theorist, Chris Argyris (1923-2013) was James Conant Professor of Education and Organizational Behavior Emeritus at Harvard Business School. His concepts form... Read more

IT Management

23rd Annual Greystone Healthcare Internet Conference

2019 04 Nov

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Cardiology Management

CPC - Portuguese Congress of Cardiology 2019

2019 27 Apr

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Executive Health Management

Does face-to-face communication always work best?

2018 23 Nov

Mobile phones (including SMS), email, instant messaging apps, and social media platforms all provide us an easy way to communicate with co-workers and other people. While technology is associated with communication efficiency, the question is "Are we able to communicate effectively?" Especially for hospital and health system leaders, there are certain... Read more

ICU Management

Humanizing the ICU experience with enhanced communication

2018 16 Oct

Avicenne ICU’s initiative. Decisions to limit therapy (DTLT) are routine for ICU physicians. Although breaking bad news is one of the most difficult tasks clinicians face, ongoing communication is even more crucial as families (not necessary following a legal or genetic definition) of critically ill patients have heightened communication... Read more

Executive Health Management

Short read: Putting the patient at ease - 10 steps to better communication

2018 26 Sep

A physician’s office is a busy place, and patients often have to queue up just to see their physician. Time is precious, and apparently time is something which physicians and staff can never have enough of.  "Making the most of this time and communicating well is key," says Matt Eventoff, a communication and messaging strategist and founder... Read more

Executive Health Management

Captivate staff with animation

2018 22 Sep

Explainer videos as a communication tool. Whether you want to teach staff, motivate them, alter their perceptions, or simply share an idea, animated video is an engaging and memorable approach. The introduction and evolution of innovative ways to represent concepts and topics via animated video have vitalised the learning environment,... Read more