For physicians, finding importance in context
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Context is important — ask researchers Alan Schwartz, professor and associate head of medical education, and Saul Weiner, professor of medicine, pediatrics and medical education, and vice provost for planning and programs.
The two are studying how physicians fail to ask for, notice or act on contextual information in medical interviews with patients.
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