Why it’s time to question medical traditions
Join us as we delve into the world of medical traditions and their impact on patient care. Our guest is Brian Elliott, an internal medicine chief resident. From the white coat tradition to the multiple Hippocratic oaths and physical exams, we’ll discuss the origins and importance of these practices in modern medicine.
Have you ever stopped to think about why doctors wear white coats or why they take an oath? Brian will challenge us to evaluate these traditions and understand their impact on patient perceptions, trust, and professionalism. He’ll also raise important questions about the accuracy and efficacy of these practices and how they can affect patient outcomes.
Don’t miss this thought-provoking episode as we delve into the science behind medical traditions and why it’s time to ask why. Join us as we strive to make healthcare better for everyone.
Brian Elliott is an internal medicine chief resident and author of White Coat Ways: A History of Medical Traditions and Their Battle With Progress.
He shares his story and discusses his KevinMD article, “Questioning medical traditions for the sake of patient care.”
The Podcast by KevinMD is brought to you by the Nuance Dragon Ambient eXperience.
With so many demands on their time, physicians today report record levels of burnout. Burnout is caused by many factors, one of which is clinical documentation. Studies indicate physicians spend two hours documenting care for every hour spent with patients.
At Nuance, we are committed to helping physicians do what you love – care for patients – and spend less time on clinical documentation. The Nuance Dragon Ambient eXperience, or DAX for short, is an AI-powered, ambient clinical intelligence solution that automatically captures patient encounters securely and accurately at the point of care. Physicians who use DAX have reported a 50 percent decrease in documentation time and a 70 percent reduction in feelings of burnout, and 83 percent of patients say their physician is more personable and conversational.
Rediscover the joy of medicine with clinical documentation that writes itself, all within the EHR.
VISIT SPONSOR → https://nuance.com/daxinaction
SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST → https://www.kevinmd.com/podcast
RATE AND REVIEW → https://www.kevinmd.com/rate
FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM → https://www.instagram.com/kevinphomd
FOLLOW ON TIKTOK → https://www.tiktok.com/@kevinphomd
GET CME FOR THIS EPISODE → https://earnc.me/EWMROI
Powered by CMEfy.