Health Care Provider's Motivation to Improve Communication Skills
Published In: Proceedings of UCLA Healthcare, v. 13, 2009
Posted on rand.org 2009
The UCLA Faculty Practice Group is actively engaged in various interventions targeted at enhancing communication between individuals involved with health care delivery and patients. This study describes the development of a self-report measure of providers' motivation to improve their communication skills that can be used to assess physician readiness for interventions as well as help to evaluate outcomes of QI projects.