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Improving Communication with Patients
National Library of Medicine (NLM) Information Rx has free information prescription pads and materials. An information prescription can be help practitioners and patients.
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
The AHRQ page helps patients learn how to ask the right questions of health professionals to make better health care decisions and receive better care.
Patient Safety Information
My Quality Improvement (MyQI) has the goal to deliver safe, high-quality health care to patients in clinical settings.
Time to Talk
Adults age 50+ often use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), but many do not discuss it with health care providers. Time to Talk to opens dialogue between patients and providers about the use of herbs, supplements, and other CAM therapies.
The University of Washington Medical Center's tips to increase awareness about cultural beliefs and preferences for specific patient populations who are deaf and hard of hearing: Albanian, Latino, Russian, Somali and several Asian groups.
Hablamos Juntos: Improving Patient-Provider Communication for Latinos
Hablamos Juntos (“we speak together”) from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Fresno Center for Medical Education & Research designed to help improve patient-provider communications for Latinos.