8 min

18. How Do You Get a Patient to Change a Behavior? | Dr. William Miller Can I Ask You One Question?

    • Management

In this episode, we ask Dr. William Miller, author of Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior, about the most effective ways to get patients to change a behavior. Much of our effectiveness as clinicians is not tied to our ability to educate patients, it's tied to our ability to get them to take action on the information we provide, such as changing a negative behavior to improve their health or well-being. 

In this episode, we ask Dr. William Miller, author of Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior, about the most effective ways to get patients to change a behavior. Much of our effectiveness as clinicians is not tied to our ability to educate patients, it's tied to our ability to get them to take action on the information we provide, such as changing a negative behavior to improve their health or well-being. 

8 min