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How do the conversations between doctors and patients affect patient outcomes and future healthcare use?

Research across sociology, psychology, and medicine have found that certain differences in the way doctors speak with patients can improve patient communication about presenting problems, increase patient satisfaction, and even enhance physiological responses to treatment. Collecting transcripts of conversations between patients and their doctors would provide a wealth of qualitative information that could be analyzed... more »

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How do the conversations between doctors and patients affect patient outcomes and future healthcare use?

Research across sociology, psychology, and medicine have found that certain differences in the way doctors speak with patients can improve patient communication about presenting problems, increase patient satisfaction, and even enhance physiological responses to treatment. Collecting transcripts of conversations between patients and their doctors would provide a wealth of qualitative information that could be analyzed... more »

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What shapes perceptions of whether the healthcare system takes patient concerns seriously and how do they affect patient health?

Patients, like many of the 11.2% of Americans with chronic pain, can feel that providers do not take their health concerns seriously. The goals of this research are: 1. identify factors (e.g., race, gender, SES) that affect perceptions of how seriously the healthcare system takes the concerns of patients across a variety of conditions (e.g., fibromyalgia, lupus) and, 2. test how these perceptions affect patient health... more »

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What shapes perceptions of whether the healthcare system takes patient concerns seriously and how do they affect patient health?

Patients, like many of the 11.2% of Americans with chronic pain, can feel that providers do not take their health concerns seriously. The goals of this research are: 1. identify factors (e.g., race, gender, SES) that affect perceptions of how seriously the healthcare system takes the concerns of patients across a variety of conditions (e.g., fibromyalgia, lupus) and, 2. test how these perceptions affect patient health... more »

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Are patients' perceptions of their physician's warmth and competence related to the outcomes of their chronic illness?

Qualities of patient-provider relationships may be especially important for patient who suffer from chronic illness and see providers repeatedly. This study aims to: 1. Longitudinally measure chronically ill patients' perceptions of how warm and competent their physician was during their most recent visit and, 2. Test whether these patient perceptions are related to outcomes of treatment, both psychological (e.g., stress)... more »

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