Search results for "Patient Satisfaction"
Relationships between primary care physicians, specialists may affect patient satisfaction
Patients gave higher ratings after a referral if the specialist trained with their primary care physician, a quasi-experimental study found.
10 Jan 2023
The more you know … the more you know
Physicians should be in charge of health care teams because of the breadth and quality of their medical education.
1 Jan 2023
Denial of some patient requests, but not others, associated with decreased patient satisfaction, study finds
Denial of requests was associated with worse patient satisfaction for referrals, pain medications, other new medications, and lab tests, but not for antibiotics, radiology tests, or other tests.
5 Dec 2017
Hospital at home plus transition care reduced readmissions, improved patient satisfaction in a case-control study
The study included 295 patients treated under this hospital-at-home (HaH) model and a control group of 212 patients who met HaH eligibility but declined participation or were seen in the ED when an HaH admission could not be initiated.
26 Jun 2018
Telemedicine's time has arrived
As the need for remote health care expands, medical educators and residents continue to refine the best ways to teach and learn telemedicine.
1 Sep 2022
Practices report gradual shifts toward tying pay to quality and patient satisfaction metrics
Quality measures are a small but possibly increasing percentage of total compensation for physicians, a recent report found.
8 Jul 2014
Primary care: When will we learn?
Primary care remains underfunded despite its association with decreased health care costs and improved health outcomes.
1 Oct 2022
App-enabled device no better than standard device for self-measuring blood pressure
A smartphone app did not provide any additional reduction in blood pressure, and patients with hypertension would recommend a standard device as much as they would the app-connected device, a study concluded.
23 Aug 2022
Rethinking advance care planning
While more physicians are reporting having conversations about advance care planning with their patients, it's still far from common.
1 May 2022
How many stars for physician ratings?
Online physician ratings are not going away any time soon, despite very real and very negative consequences.
1 Feb 2020