The doctor's new dilemma.
Time pressures in the care delivery process can hinder clinicians' ability to connect with patients as individuals. This commentary reveals insights from one physician regarding how this limitation can detract from conversations that build trust, professional satisfaction, and joy in practice. A recent PSNet interview discussed physician professional satisfaction, including its relationship to patient outcomes and safety.
Koven S. The Doctor's New Dilemma. N Engl J Med. 2016;374(7):608-9. doi:10.1056/NEJMp1513708.