Four tips to help deal with pressures of patient satisfaction surveys

From The DO. Hat Tip: Dr. Menadue:

Negative feedback can increase the stress that providers face. In one study, 78 percent of physicians reported that patient satisfaction surveys affected their job satisfaction and more than a quarter of physicians surveyed said they had considered quitting their jobs or leaving medicine.

“They are here and they’re going to stay,” says John Hitchcock, DO, an emergency medicine resident at Comanche County Memorial Hospital in Lawton, Oklahoma.

The pressures to be perfect get magnified. Here are four tips to help deal with the stress:

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