Patient Satisfaction

Denial of Patient's Test Requests Affects Patient Satisfaction

Denial of Patient's Test Requests Affects Patient Satisfaction

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Patient satisfaction was reportedly worse with clinicians denying certain requests, including laboratory test, referrals, pain medications, and other tests.

Patients Prefer Face-to-Face Communication Without Computer Distraction

Patients Prefer Face-to-Face Communication Without Computer Distraction

Patients believe that physicians who communicate face-to-face without a computer have better compassion, communication skills, and professionalism.

Medical Scribes Improve Physician Satisfaction Without Compromising Patient Care

Medical Scribes Improve Physician Satisfaction Without Compromising Patient Care

Working with a scribe significantly improves physicians' overall satisfaction, satisfaction with chart quality and accuracy, and charting efficiency.

Physicians Should Encourage Patients to Leave Online Reviews

Physicians Should Encourage Patients to Leave Online Reviews

Most patients are using online reviews as a first step to finding a new doctor, and physicians should be proactive in asking patients for feedback either at the end of the visit or through online communication.

Patients Often Record Doctor's Visits to Share Information With Caregivers

Patients Often Record Doctor's Visits to Share Information With Caregivers

Many patients record office visits, often listening back to the tapes themselves or sharing with their caregiver.

Patients More Engaged When Familiarized With Visit Notes

Patients More Engaged When Familiarized With Visit Notes

Patients who were able to read visit notes and submit feedback highlighted personal, relational, and safety benefits.

Nitrous Oxide During Labor: Less Pain Relief, High Patient Satisfaction

Nitrous Oxide During Labor: Less Pain Relief, High Patient Satisfaction

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Despite lower reported effectiveness for labor pain, the degree of patient satisfaction in women who received nitrous oxide is similar to that of women who received neuraxial modalities.

Impact of Patient Perception of Provider Concern on Chronic Pain

Impact of Patient Perception of Provider Concern on Chronic Pain

For patients with chronic pain receiving opioids, provider satisfaction is not associated with functional outcomes.

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