In the era of Press Ganey, patient-oriented outcomes, hospital reimbursement, and physician compensation are all tied to patient satisfaction. Improving patient satisfaction is now a multi-billion dollar industry and encroaches on every aspect of healthcare, including residency training. How do doctors at the beginning of their careers affect patient satisfaction and impact Press Ganey Scores? This post reviews two studies shedding light on this issue.
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Antibiotic use in patients with upper GI bleeding and concomitant liver cirrhosis is standard of care. However, have you ever wondered where that recommendation comes from and what exactly the benefits are?