We’re celebrating a big podcast milestone! “10 Minutes to Better Patient Communication” has passed 50,000 downloads!
We’ve worked really hard to make these episodes, but it’s you who’ve made this number happen. This show is spread mainly by word of mouth. Thank you for downloading, listening, and sharing.
You might not know this, but our podcast series is self-funded and independent.
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Thank you again – and here’s to the next 50,000!
Health disparities are due to many factors that are man-made. One of them is implicit bias.
Bias, in particular, needs to be dealt with carefully, and with known methods– systemic approaches that also involve individuals.
Language is a durable social structure–from everyday conversations, to policies and laws.
Bias is produced, reproduced, and transmitted through language, and this often happens without our notice.
But there are research-based steps you can take, right now.
Addressing Implicit Bias Audiobook Bundle 2nd Edition
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“Metaphors and analogies are something we do casually, without much thought. Sometimes the metaphor did not give the message you wanted it to give.”
The genetic program. The tree of life. A battle against cancer. These health-related metaphors have become so ubiquitous that they can slip past our notice.
But there can be cultural mismatches. They can even give patients the wrong impression. And you usually can’t tell if this is happening.
If you want to reduce cultural bias in your medical metaphors, this on demand, one-hour workshop will teach you how.
Improving Your Medical Metaphors
“We’re burned by, ‘Tell ‘em what they need to know, and hope they heard.’ It’s the cultural legacy…”
It’s hard to overstate how important patient education is during the medical encounter.
You know how much patient education matters to outcomes. It’s important to educate equitably—every patient, not just some patients.
Because of variations in people’s lifestyles, goals, and resources, a message that resonates with one patient may largely miss another.
Effective Patient Education Audiobook Bundle