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Barriers in Diversity 1 Barriers in Diversity By: Danielle Davis Axia College
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Barriers in Diversity 2 Good communication is a necessity in high-quality care and positive health outcomes in any patient-physician interaction. Unfortunately; however, there are many barriers currently blocking the communication between a physician and his or, her patient. Factors that are, or can be potential barriers in healthcare communication include one’s nationality, lifestyle, health, and educational status. Ones nationality can play a big role in ones communication status with his or, her physician. Communication between a physician and his or, her patients can be particularly challenging when patients of different nationalities are unable to speak the local language. Language barriers between patients of different nationalities and their physicians can cause a patient to be dissatisfied with his or, her care or can cause miscommunication issues between both the physician and his or, her patient. One’s lifestyle can also be a factor in communication barriers between one’s physician
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2009 for the course MATH gr56 taught by Professor Mrr during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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