Digital natives do care about forming relationships with doctors, but they approach healthcare differently.
There was a time when physicians stopped worrying about grades the moment they graduated from medical school. No more. Today, hundreds of thousands of practitioners can have their reputations made or broken on the strength of their online reviews. A recent study by advisory firm Software Research found that 77 percent of patients searching for […]
The long hours most physicians work make an overbooked schedule almost inevitable.
For physicians, routine is a disguise.
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A fantastic patient experience is important across healthcare, but it’s especially crucial for pediatricians.
Although Americans in general are known for not being great at taking vacations, doctors especially can find it hard to take time off. Schedules are busy, and with a finite number of appointment slots available, it’s difficult to finally unplug and take a well-deserved break. And while schedules may seem packed at all times throughout […]
In my training as a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, I’ve learned to pay close attention to the details: I notice when my patients change their tone of voice, when the flow of their ideas shifts direction, or when they seem to enter a new emotional state. This focus on my patients is essential to doing my […]
The United States is a rapidly diversifying nation. By the end of this century there may no longer be any ethnic majority in the United States. As doctor’s clientele continue to change, doctors may wonder, what will patients be looking for in their next doctor? With millions of searches and appointment bookings through Zocdoc each […]