Zoc Doc: Are You a Fixer or a Facilitator?

Susan Blum, MD, outlines how doctors can provide optimum care to their patients by encouraging them to take an active role in their health and wellness. Taking this approach allows both doctor and patient to get the most out of each visit and sustain a long-term partnership.

“Increasingly, studies are showing that patients grow healthier when they are more involved in their own medical care–when physicians act not just as fixers but also facilitators, enabling people to take an active role as a participant in his or her own healing. What does this newer role look like?”

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