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.
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- Dr. Marc Siegel practicing internist, associate professor and fellow in the Master Scholars Society at New York University School of Medicine; columnist, "Los Angeles Times;" author of "False Alarm: The Truth About the Epidemic of Fear" and "Bird Flu: Everything you need to know about the next Pandemic"
- Susan Moeller director, International Center for Media and the Public Agenda and associate professor, Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park. Author of "Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War and Death."
- Jerilyn Ross director of the Ross Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, CEO of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and author "Triumph Over Fear"
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