17 December 2013

THE MORE PATIENTS KNOW ABOUT THEIR DOCTOR, THE HIGHER THEIR SATISFACTION.

Patients are more satisfied with their hospital stay when they know something about the person treating them. They also tend to recover more quickly and have better outcomes. Unfortunately, between 82 and 90 percent of them don’t know the name of the physician treating them, according to researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. With an increasing focus on patient satisfaction, having physicians share information with patients is an inexpensive and simple tactic that can make a big difference in the overall patient experience. Read how patient satisfaction scores shifted to the positive when patients received biographic information about their treating physician. http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/story/doctors-who-share-information-could-improve-patients-satisfaction/2013-11-08?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss Would knowing more about your doctor be helpful?