Guidance Offered to Help Doctors Deal With ‘Dr. Google’

Guidance Offered to Help Doctors Deal With ‘Dr. Google’

Communication is key to resolving conflicts when patients have requests based on online searching

As you know I repeatedly urge for a information rich patient centered experience. I do not encourage in general for patients to go to Google unless it s is a peer reviewed article that will not hurt them As we go along I tell them specific site to keep them informed  but they never leave the office knowing and being more confused My whole book preaches that

 

Good communication is the key to resolving conflicts between the tests and treatment a patient may want based on online searches and those a physician believes are necessary, according to an article published online in Medical Economics.

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