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Health Services Research & Policy ■ Clinical Practice Management ■ Training & Education ■ Leadership
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■ Training & Education ■ Leadership

Helping Laypeople Understand Appropriate Medical Imaging

The first patient-friendly summary of the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria was published online in JACR.

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Developing Empathy Takes More Than You Know

  What you don't know about your patients' experiences can be the missing ingredient for developing empathy.

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A Patient Advocate’s Medical Treatment Manifesto

  Patient empowerment: How can it go wrong?

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Recovery Expectations: How Did I Get It So Wrong?

Physician-patient discussions can be fraught with misunderstanding, even when using everyday language.

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Patient Engagement One Radiologist at a Time

Radiology practices that don't allow direct patient engagement with the radiologist may become marginalized.

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Do Your Patients Understand Your Educational Materials?

Grade-level readability does not always equal easy-to-understand health information.

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Moving Toward Patient-Centered Care One Phrase at a Time

Judgmental-sounding phrases in the medical vernacular may be distressing to patients and should be changed.

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What to Expect in an Established Lung Cancer Screening Program

Lung cancer screening brings hope for early detection to many at high risk.

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Radiologist and Patients: The Full Continuum of Care

Radiologists participate in the full continuum of care for patients and thus have the opportunity to improve every phase of patient care.

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Making it Easier for Physicians to Provide Patient-Centered Care

Doctors and patients should partner with each other on the path to patient-centered care and improved physician satisfaction.

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Do Healthcare Outcomes Matter to Patient Satisfaction?

Assessing the influence of healthcare outcomes as compared to provider "patient friendliness" is difficult.

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Finding Support for Patients in Unexpected Places

The JACR shows leadership in patient-centered care by including patient advocates in its hackathon and on its Editorial Board.

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Shared Decision Making for Lung Cancer Screening

Hidden challenges can block patients' access to life-saving screening. How can physicians support their patients in making informed decisions about their care?

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