We very well could be inside a cliche Americana film scene as envisioned by cosmopolitan advertising agency people from New York. But the dive bar is not a movie set— years of dust from the cotton harvest of the farms nearby have caked into the wood siding outside, and those layers are too real of a detail for an art department to capture. We have come to photograph this real thing. The next day begins a year long photo project for an agriscience company, Corteva. We meet the rest of the team in our hotel lobby, unaware of the ultimate bond we will all grow into through the work and travel ahead. It was the ultimate adventure into a world often overlooked, but essential to all life as we know it— the farm. When creating the images, you may see us hanging from a plow at dusk in Oklahoma.
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In healthcare, this paradox matters. Why Listening Is So Important :. To achieve that type of connection between people, f eeling heard and respected is critical. Indeed, in national surveys, these attributes of caring rank above clinical competence for the majority of patients in the United States Wen LS, Tucker S. Quality Care Commission, May If doctors and nurses went into medicine to take care of people, and people seek human connection with their clinicians, how is it that we miss the mark on human connection a third of the time? The Barriers to Really Listening:. Clinicians cite several reasons for struggling with listening, including time, efficiency, and a focus on data collection requirements. Time constraints are a reality in modern medicine, and thus many in healthcare ar e concerned that the listening exchange will take too long, veer off topic, and include tangential stories by patients —all activities that get in the way of capturing mandatory d ata for quality reporting, ensuring screening checklists are complete, and finishing required electronic documentation in a timely manner. In addition, d octors may be reluctant to let patient s lead the conversation , because they feel a professional obligation to guide the discussion to what is perceived to be most important during a visit , based on years of clinical training.
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