Topic: Patient Satisfaction
Almost 1 in 5 patients report they have faced some kind of discrimination in their dealings with doctors and hospitals.
More work could be done on online portals to help patients understand what test results mean, according to a new study.
ORLANDO, Fla.—A true physician-patient partnership means greater patient engagement and can increase physician satisfaction.
It’s not just a shortage of primary care doctors that the country needs to worry about. The emerging shortage also includes physician specialists.
Hospitalized patients fare just as well when treated by locum tenens doctors than the permanent physicians they replace.
Scripps will soon move to a regional model, eliminating the CEO role at its five hospitals and taking actions to cut its costs by $30 million.
Some physician practices are guaranteeing same-day appointments in order to compete with retail clinics on convenience.
The planned merger between CVS and Aetna with its implications for retail health could be another warning shot for primary care practices.
Nurses are increasingly front and center in healthcare innovation efforts, from the classroom to the bedside to the executive suite.
It turns out the age of a physician does influence the likelihood patients will have a complaint—but it might not be the result you thought.