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TRANSPARENCY: Posting patient reviews of physicians

Some health systems have begun to post online patient satisfaction scores and patient comments about physicians on the medical staff.  Here are some systems that do this (there are said to be an additional 20 which are not identified by name): 98 more words

Posted By Kim Garber

The health care system treats patients like garbage

http://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/the-health-care-system-treats-patients-like-garbage/

I started and stopped writing this post many times because it’s mostly whining. But, dammit, it’s a consumer’s right to whine, so here it is: in my experience (YMMV) — and that of many others I know — the health care system largely treats patients like garbage. 473 more words

Virtual fracture clinic management of fifth metatarsal, including Jones' fractures is safe and cost-effective

Source:  Injury 2017, February 12 

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Date of publication:  February 2017

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:   Looks at the safety and cost-effectiveness of virtual clinics in patients with fifth metatarsal fractures and how acceptable they are to patients. 41 more words

Orthopaedics

Imagine: Quality health care measured by patient's opinion.

Can you imagine if healthcare quality measures included how satisfied patients are with the outcome of their care? Most hospitals use patient satisfaction scores to measure overall patient engagement. 185 more words

NurSerial

The ‘triple aim’: a reality check

by Jonathan Stokes, Research Associate in the Centre for Health Economics at The University of Manchester

In December, I completed the final exam (or ‘viva’) for my PhD, which was funded by the… 1,043 more words

Research

Making it count

Every year we live is a good year and I am grateful for it. My parents both had short lives, especially my mother who passed at 57.  964 more words