Topic: Patient Satisfaction
Wait times are costly for physicians. For instance, 1 in 5 patients say they have switched doctors because of long wait times.
Some organizations have established physician coaching programs to improve patient satisfaction scores.
VA Secretary David Shulkin, M.D., may be the next White House cabinet member shown the door.
A VA audit links inaccurate record-keeping to underreported wait times for 38% of new patient appointments.
Oregon Health & Science University will require aspiring doctors to pass a tough new test in compassionate communication.
Congressional leaders on the Energy and Commerce Committee question the rigor of the accreditation survey process.
Thomas Frist, Jr., co-founder of HCA, is the richest doctor in the world, plus more healthcare finance headlines from around the web.
Geisinger has launched a new program to cover the lifetime costs associated with orthopedic surgeries.
Intermountain Healthcare uses daily huddles to escalate issues from caregivers to leaders more efficiently.
FierceHospitals contributor Anthony Cirillo explains how to overcome barriers to providing a better experience for seniors.