Back to top

Watch Your Language; The Words You Choose Can Actually Diminish the Quality of Care You Provide

September 10, 2021
No votes yet
Practice Management

Summary/Abstract

Shakespeare may have opined that “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” but a new report from JAMA Network Open reveals that the words you choose when speaking with patients matter a great deal—to the extent that they can actually affect healthcare quality and patients’ opinions of you as a provider.