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March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book to help physicians better communicate with their patients is getting great reviews from both Doctors and health care administrators.
Wendy Leebov, EdD, and
Carla Rotering, MD, are the co-authors of
The Language of Caring Guide For Physicians: Communication Essentials For Patient-Centered Care (ISBN 978-0-9882587-0-9, 201)
Rotering served as a medical leader and mentor to fellow physicians and medical students. Leebov, a breast-cancer survivor, was a bedside supporter of dying relatives and a "mystery shopper" at an emergency department to gain insight into patient experiences. Both have provided extensive training to physicians and health care administrators on patient-centered care.
Grounded in comprehensive research on best communication practices for physicians,
The Language of Caring Guide For Physicians describes the communication skills key to patient-centered care, the unparalleled patient and family experience, positive clinical outcomes, and optimal pay-for-performance.
"By employing the concrete Rules of Thumb in our Guide for each competency," says Leebov, "physicians can better fulfill their professional caring mission and find greater personal fulfillment from the practice of medicine."
Dr. Rotering, a physician with a respected medical practice, is Vice President of Physician Services of the Leebov Golde Group with offices in
Boynton Beach, Florida,
St. Louis and
Phoenix. Leebov is President and CEO of the Leebov Golde Group.
Leebov Golde Group is a team of dynamic, experienced professionals who care deeply about creating great patient and family experiences and creating great places to work in the healthcare field. The Group exists to provide implementation support, leadership development, training and coaching to help organizations provide healing experiences and achieve optimal results for patients.