Podcast: Interventions for providers to promote a patient-centred approach in clinical consultations

Communication problems in health care may arise if healthcare providers focus on diseases and their management, rather than people, their lives and their health problems. Taking a patient-centre approach might help to overcome this and it’s investigated in a new Cochrane Review, published in December 2012. Two of the authors, Francesca Dwamena and Bob Smith from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in the USA, discuss the findings.