Studies have shown that a large portion of patient satisfaction is related to physician care, especially when the patient can identify the role of the physician on the team. Because patients encounter multiple physicians in teaching hospitals, it is often difficult to determine who the patient feels is his or her main caregiver. Surveys evaluating resident physicians would help to improve patient satisfaction but are not currently implemented at most medical institutions. A physician involved in the research project administered the surveys. Surveys included 3 questions that judged patient's perception and identification of their primary physician and 7 questions regarding patient satisfaction. Completed surveys were analyzed using averages.
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Bridging the Professional Divide Between Nurses and Medical Residents
Happy medical residents are all alike. Every unhappy resident would take a long time to count. But is it worse for women than men? Constance Guille and colleagues analyzed the mental health of more than 3, newly minted doctors at 44 hospitals across the country. Before starting residency, men and women had similar levels of depressive symptoms.
Doctors Getting Nursing Degrees to Stay Competitive
Fritz told reporters. Mercy Hospital recently let 2 hospitalists , an infectious diseases doctor, a cardiologist, and an orthopedic surgeon go over the past 3 months to save on costs. These recent layoffs ignited a fire under him to go back to night school to get his RN.
For new graduate nurses, we create opportunities for continual growth as they begin their nursing career. The Nurse Residency Program is one of those opportunities: The one-year program begins with a combination of in-class learning experiences and patient care orientation on the units. Classes will continue after the nurse resident transitions to independent practice.