The Critical Role of Patient Trust In Their Doctor – Infographic

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[tweetmeme source="Healthmessaging" only_single=false]Often the simplest solutions to problems are the best.   So it would seem when it comes to the impact that increasing patient trust in physicians could have on  many of the  intractable challenges that face the health care industry everyday like non-adherence, lack of involvement, poor health status, dissatisfaction and so on.

I explore the link between patient trust and outcomes in the following infographic I curated and designed.   What surprised me is how a patient’s level of  trust in their doctor, like so much of what I talk about in this blog,  boils downs to the patient’s perception of the physician’s ability to communicate.Trust-small

 

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  1. [...] develop this trust for their physician, what do they take into consideration? According to a recent blog post on Mind The Gap the trust in doctors is based on three [...]

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