“How long do doctors typically listen to their patients before interrupting them? Go ahead, I’ll . . . here is the answer! 11 seconds. On average, doctors wait just 11 seconds before interrupting their patients. Count to 11 seconds- it’s not nearly long enough for a patient to accurately formulate their chief complaint, share what brings them into our office, concerns they may be having, questions they may want answered, or even just starting to talk about how they may be doing or feeling today.”
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