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Back in June, I wrote that “I support the public reporting of validated survey data from real patients” and I am now proud to report that our… 437 more words


Patients Say The Darndest Things - Week 6/15

 “It’s just back surgery. Why can’t I go home today?”

“Do I really have to take him home when you are done?”

“Yes, I had a box of Tic-Tacs on the way here, but that shouldn’t count. 30 more words

I said WHAT???

Art Linkletter once wrote a book called Children Say the Darndest Things. As a doctor, however, I maintain that patients, under the influence of anesthesia or mind-altering pain medications, say the darndest things! 630 more words

Medical Stories

Reprise: The Value of Patients' Handwritten Comments on HCAHPS Surveys

Quantitative data used to gauge patient satisfaction is and has been the primary focus of healthcare systems.

In a recent study entitled “The Value of Patients’ Handwritten Comments on HCAHPS Surveys,” researchers make the case for the importance of qualitative data such as patient written comments that can add significant insight into the quality and nature of the patient experience of care and service. 237 more words


What Do You Like About Doctors?

Everybody complains about doctors or other health care providers.  But, according to a survey by Consumer Reports last year 75% of 49,000 people surveyed were very satisfied with their doctors… 141 more words


Dr. Bashioum Patient Experience with Breast Augmentation

Kristina writes about her surgery with Dr. Bashioum:

I want to thank Dr. Bashioum and all his staff for everything they have done for me. I had breast augmentation (enlargement) surgery 2 weeks ago and just had my post op follow up appointment today. 161 more words

Breast Enlargement

Breast Restoration After Pregnancy: Patient Comments

Photo: Dr. Bashioum’s daughter as a baby.

Angie writes:

For years I had believed that breast augmentation surgery would give me the confidence I needed to help me feel better about my body. 272 more words

Mommy Make-over