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Patients of surgeons with higher reports of unprofessional behaviors are more likely to suffer complications

Jun. 19, 2019—Patients of surgeons with higher numbers of reports from co-workers about unprofessional behavior are significantly more likely to experience complications during or after their operations, researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center reported June 19.

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Medical professionals can change their behavior: study

Apr. 21, 2016—Disrespectful and unsafe behavior by physicians and advanced practice medical professionals can undermine health care teams, but research shows that often a simple conversation to make an individual aware of their action can promote self-reflection and change.

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Survey tool helps assess physician behavior training

Feb. 12, 2015—Professional behavior specialists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are using a new survey tool to determine the effectiveness of training courses to help physicians correct disruptive workplace behavior.

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