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Education Research: Physician identification and patient satisfaction on an academic neurology inpatient service.

Authors
  • Leon Guerrero, Christopher R1
  • Anderson, Tracy1
  • Zazulia, Allyson R2
  • 1 From the Department of Neurology (C.R.L.G.), George Washington University, Washington, DC; Department of Neurology (T.A.), Barnes-Jewish Hospital; and Departments of Neurology and Radiology (A.R.Z.), Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
  • 2 From the Department of Neurology (C.R.L.G.), George Washington University, Washington, DC; Department of Neurology (T.A.), Barnes-Jewish Hospital; and Departments of Neurology and Radiology (A.R.Z.), Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neurology
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - American Academy of Neurology
Publication Date
Feb 13, 2018
Volume
90
Issue
7
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004961
PMID: 29352100
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Neurology inpatients' ability to identify physicians involved in their care is associated with patient satisfaction. Strategies to enhance patient satisfaction might target improving physician identification, reducing actual or perceived disparities in care based on payer status, and reducing handoffs or conducting handoffs at the bedside.

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