Tag: patient satisfaction

1.  Utilizing geriatric assessment in oncology clinical visits for older adults with advanced cancer improves patient-centered communication about aging-related concerns. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Patient-centered communication is of critical importance in oncologic care. Previous studies have demonstrated the benefits of interventions that facilitate oncologist-patient communication, but these interventions were not...
1. In an observational study of a single family practice clinic, clinician-patient interactions in which a request was denied was linked to lower patient satisfaction even after adjustment for known patient confounders. 2. Requests for referrals, pain medications, other medications, and laboratory tests were associated with greatest deleterious effects on...
1. Satisfaction with pediatric inpatient care, as rated by patients’ families on numerous quality measures, varied significantly among hospitals in the United States. 2. Children’s hospitals had significantly higher overall satisfaction scores than pediatric wards within hospitals.  Study Rundown: Patient and family-centered care have been shown to be associated with improved...