Poor communication between doctors and patients is widely seen as a problem in American healthcare. Now more and more healthcare providers are giving patients new ways of accessing doctors to ask questions or express concerns. In the age of email, texting, video chatting and social media, a look at the promise and limitations of digital communication to improve patient experiences and outcomes.
The June Readers’ Review panel talks about Anna Quindlen’s novel “One True Thing.” It’s the story of a young woman who gives up her job to move home and care for her family when her mother is stricken with cancer.
- David Ignatius columnist, "The Washington Post;" co-moderator of "PostGlobal" on washingtonpost.com.
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Kermit Moyer author of "The Chester Chronicles" professor emeritus of literature, American University
- Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.
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