Being nice leads to better healthcare

NICE patients receive better care.

But if they’re too nice they might receive inferior care because they’re too easily satisfied, according to a commentary in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Patients who are “very important people” – or family or friends – just might receive an overdose of care, said the writers, experts in health policy.

While professionalism dictates that the same high standard of care should be delivered with each patient interaction