Wait times, letting patients sleep, debt, etc.
Recently, doctor-activist and MD @DrBryanLeyva asked people, “What should we denormalize in healthcare?” Doctors, nurses, medical staff, and lay people came through with some pretty spot-on examples of what needs to be denormalized in health care.
The perception/name of “birth control”:
Healthcare worker burnout:
Explaining medical issues in clinical jargon:
Debilitating period pain:
Discharging patients with inadequate wound supplies:
Dismissing chronic pain:
Not listening to Black patients:
Having the patient undress BEFORE talking to them:
And lastly, when patients can’t pay their bills and have to go into:
Did they miss anything? Let me know in the comments below!
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