patient satisfaction


Summary: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Measuring shared decision making processes in psychiatry: skills versus patient satisfaction
    Anne Goossensen
    Erasmus University Medical Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, 3000 DR Rotterdam 010 4088712, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 67:50-6. 2007
  2. pmc The effects of telephone consultation and triage on healthcare use and patient satisfaction: a systematic review
    Frances Bunn
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
    Br J Gen Pract 55:956-61. 2005
  3. ncbi The measurement of satisfaction with healthcare: implications for practice from a systematic review of the literature
    R Crow
    European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Health Technol Assess 6:1-244. 2002
  4. ncbi Development and validation of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC)
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Med Care 43:436-44. 2005
  5. ncbi Defining quality of care
    S M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 51:1611-25. 2000
  6. ncbi Adjusting for partially missing baseline measurements in randomized trials
    Ian R White
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, U K
    Stat Med 24:993-1007. 2005
  7. ncbi The cost of satisfaction: a national study of patient satisfaction, health care utilization, expenditures, and mortality
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, 4860 Y St, Ambulatory Care Center, Ste 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:405-11. 2012
  8. ncbi Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002
  9. ncbi Patient satisfaction with services in outpatient clinics at Mulago hospital, Uganda
    Juliet Nabbuye-Sekandi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganada
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:516-23. 2011
  10. ncbi The impact of patient expectations on outcomes in four randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in patients with chronic pain
    Klaus Linde
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstr 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
    Pain 128:264-71. 2007

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  1. ncbi Measuring shared decision making processes in psychiatry: skills versus patient satisfaction
    Anne Goossensen
    Erasmus University Medical Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, 3000 DR Rotterdam 010 4088712, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 67:50-6. 2007
    ..To measure to what extent clinicians in a psychiatry department involve patients in decision making about treatment choice and to compare these data with patients' satisfaction rates about clinician communication behaviours...
  2. pmc The effects of telephone consultation and triage on healthcare use and patient satisfaction: a systematic review
    Frances Bunn
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
    Br J Gen Pract 55:956-61. 2005
    ..In recent years there has been a growth in the use of the telephone consultation for healthcare problems. This has developed, in part, as a response to increased demand for GP and accident and emergency department care...
  3. ncbi The measurement of satisfaction with healthcare: implications for practice from a systematic review of the literature
    R Crow
    European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Health Technol Assess 6:1-244. 2002
  4. ncbi Development and validation of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC)
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Med Care 43:436-44. 2005
  5. ncbi Defining quality of care
    S M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 51:1611-25. 2000
    ..Using a conceptual framework to describe the totality of quality of care shows which aspects of care any set of quality indicators actually includes and measures and, and which are not included...
  6. ncbi Adjusting for partially missing baseline measurements in randomized trials
    Ian R White
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, U K
    Stat Med 24:993-1007. 2005
    ..The methods are illustrated in a randomized trial in community psychiatry...
  7. ncbi The cost of satisfaction: a national study of patient satisfaction, health care utilization, expenditures, and mortality
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, 4860 Y St, Ambulatory Care Center, Ste 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:405-11. 2012
    b>Patient satisfaction is a widely used health care quality metric. However, the relationship between patient satisfaction and health care utilization, expenditures, and outcomes remains ill defined.
  8. ncbi Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002
    ..Few depressed older adults receive effective treatment in primary care settings...
  9. ncbi Patient satisfaction with services in outpatient clinics at Mulago hospital, Uganda
    Juliet Nabbuye-Sekandi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganada
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:516-23. 2011
    ..To identify factors associated with general satisfaction among clients attending outpatient clinics in a referral hospital in Uganda...
  10. ncbi The impact of patient expectations on outcomes in four randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in patients with chronic pain
    Klaus Linde
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstr 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
    Pain 128:264-71. 2007
    ..03 (1.26-3.26) and 2.35 (1.68-3.30), respectively. Results from the 6-month follow-up were similar. In conclusion, in our trials a significant association was shown between better improvement and higher outcome expectations...
  11. pmc Factors influencing death at home in terminally ill patients with cancer: systematic review
    Barbara Gomes
    The Cicely Saunders Foundation Department of Palliative Care, Policy, and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 332:515-21. 2006
    ..To determine the relative influence of different factors on place of death in patients with cancer...
  12. pmc Patient satisfaction after total knee arthroplasty: who is satisfied and who is not?
    Robert B Bourne
    University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON N6A 5A5, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:57-63. 2010
    ..We reexamined this issue to determine if contemporary TKA implants might be associated with improved patient satisfaction. We performed a cross-sectional study of patient satisfaction after 1703 primary TKAs performed in the ..
  13. ncbi Health-related quality-of-life assessments and patient-physician communication: a randomized controlled trial
    Symone B Detmar
    Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 288:3027-34. 2002
    ..There has been increasing interest in the use of health-related quality-of-life (HRQL) assessments in daily clinical practice, yet few empirical studies have been conducted to evaluate the usefulness of such assessments...
  14. pmc The GP Patient Survey for use in primary care in the National Health Service in the UK--development and psychometric characteristics
    John Campbell
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:57. 2009
    ..The third such annual survey (2008/9) involved the development of a new survey instrument. We describe the process of that development, and the findings of an extensive pilot survey in UK primary healthcare...
  15. ncbi Improving adherence and effectiveness of computerised cognitive behavioural therapy without support for depression: a qualitative study on patient experiences
    S A H Gerhards
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 129:117-25. 2011
    ..Several studies have evaluated the efficacy and effectiveness of computerized cognitive behavioural therapy (CCBT) for depression, but research on the patient perspective is limited...
  16. ncbi Quality of life and satisfaction with outcome among prostate-cancer survivors
    Martin G Sanda
    Departments of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1250-61. 2008
  17. ncbi The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register: 11 years and 73,000 arthroplasties
    L I Havelin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Norway
    Acta Orthop Scand 71:337-53. 2000
    ..Since the practice of using undocumented implants has not changed, the register will continue to survey these implants. We plan to assess the mid- and long-term results of implants that have so far had good short-term results...
  18. ncbi Complementary and alternative medicine use in Australia: a national population-based survey
    Charlie C L Xue
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 13:643-50. 2007
  19. pmc Validation of a general measure of treatment satisfaction, the Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM), using a national panel study of chronic disease
    Mark J Atkinson
    Worldwide Outcomes Research, La Jolla Laboratories, Pfizer Inc, 10777 Science Center Drive B 95, San Diego, CA 92121 1111, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:12. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to develop and psychometrically evaluate a general measure of patients' satisfaction with medication, the Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM)...
  20. pmc Patients' unvoiced agendas in general practice consultations: qualitative study
    C A Barry
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London SE11 6SP
    BMJ 320:1246-50. 2000
    ..To investigate patients' agendas before consultation and to assess which aspects of agendas are voiced in the consultation and the effects of unvoiced agendas on outcomes...
  21. ncbi Response rate in patient satisfaction research: an analysis of 210 published studies
    J Sitzia
    Worthing Hospital NHS Trust, UK
    Int J Qual Health Care 10:311-7. 1998
    To examine the quality of response rate reporting and to identify methodological factors influencing response rates in published patient satisfaction studies.
  22. pmc Evaluation of clinically relevant changes in patient reported outcomes in knee and hip osteoarthritis: the minimal clinically important improvement
    F Tubach
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Département d Epidémiologie, Biostatistique et Recherche Clinique, 75018 Paris, France
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:29-33. 2005
    ..In clinical trials, at the group level, results are usually reported as mean and standard deviation of the change in score, which is not meaningful for most readers...
  23. ncbi The impact of measuring patient-reported outcomes in clinical practice: a systematic review of the literature
    J M Valderas
    National Primary Care Research and Development Center, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Qual Life Res 17:179-93. 2008
    ..The purpose of this paper is to summarize the best evidence regarding the impact of providing patient-reported outcomes (PRO) information to health care professionals in daily clinical practice...
  24. ncbi Subjective unmet need and utilization of health care services in Canada: what are the equity implications?
    Sara Allin
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toranto, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 70:465-72. 2010
  25. pmc Trust in physicians and medical institutions: what is it, can it be measured, and does it matter?
    M A Hall
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Milbank Q 79:613-39, v. 2001
    ..This conceptual and empirical understanding has significance for ethics, law, and public policy...
  26. pmc Observational study of effect of patient centredness and positive approach on outcomes of general practice consultations
    P Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Faculty of Medicine, Southhampton University, Southampton SO165ST
    BMJ 323:908-11. 2001
    ..To measure patients' perceptions of patient centredness and the relation of these perceptions to outcomes...
  27. pmc Please understand when I cry out in pain: women's accounts of maternity services during labour and delivery in Ghana
    Lucia D'Ambruoso
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Public Health 5:140. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate women's accounts of interactions with health care providers during labour and delivery and to assess the implications for acceptability and utilisation of maternity services in Ghana...
  28. pmc Age, gender, socioeconomic, and ethnic differences in patients' assessments of primary health care
    J L Campbell
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, GKT School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Qual Health Care 10:90-5. 2001
    ..This study aims to examine variations in assessments of primary care according to age, gender, socioeconomic, and ethnicity variables...
  29. ncbi Evidence-based surgical care and the evolution of fast-track surgery
    Henrik Kehlet
    Section of Surgical Pathophysiology 4074, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Surg 248:189-98. 2008
    ..Optimization of postoperative outcome requires the application of evidence-based principles of care carefully integrated into a multimodal rehabilitation program...
  30. ncbi Pain and women's satisfaction with the experience of childbirth: a systematic review
    Ellen D Hodnett
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:S160-72. 2002
    ..To summarize what is known about satisfaction with childbirth, with particular attention to the roles of pain and pain relief...
  31. ncbi The effect of emergency department crowding on patient satisfaction for admitted patients
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:825-31. 2008
    The objective was to study the association between factors related to emergency department (ED) crowding and patient satisfaction.
  32. ncbi The effects of physician empathy on patient satisfaction and compliance
    Sung Soo Kim
    Michigan State University, USA
    Eval Health Prof 27:237-51. 2004
    ..constructs and to test a model of the relationships of physician empathy and related constructs to patient satisfaction and compliance...
  33. ncbi Transitional care of older adults hospitalized with heart failure: a randomized, controlled trial
    Mary D Naylor
    Gerontological Nursing Science Center, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:675-84. 2004
    ..To examine the effectiveness of a transitional care intervention delivered by advanced practice nurses (APNs) to elders hospitalized with heart failure...
  34. pmc Methods for incorporating patients' views in health care
    Michel Wensing
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University Medical Centre St Radboud, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, Netherlands
    BMJ 326:877-9. 2003
  35. ncbi Patients' perception of hospital care in the United States
    Ashish K Jha
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1921-31. 2008
    ..Data from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey provide a portrait of patients' experiences in U.S. hospitals...
  36. ncbi The new subjective medicine: taking the patient's point of view on health care and health
    Mark Sullivan
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, 98195, Seattle, WA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1595-604. 2003
    ..This further incorporation of patient subjectivity should carry us well beyond informed consent and the other protections for patient autonomy bequeathed to us by bioethics...
  37. pmc The influences of patient's trust in medical service and attitude towards health policy on patient's overall satisfaction with medical service and sub satisfaction in China
    Liyang Tang
    Department of Economics, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    BMC Public Health 11:472. 2011
  38. ncbi Understanding patient satisfaction, trust, and loyalty to primary care physicians
    Elena A Platonova
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:696-712. 2008
    ..authors found that patient trust and good interpersonal relationships with the PCP are major predictors of patient satisfaction and loyalty to the physician. Patients need to trust the PCP to be satisfied and loyal to the physician...
  39. ncbi Five-point scales outperform 10-point scales in a randomized comparison of item scaling for the Patient Experiences Questionnaire
    Andrew M Garratt
    National Resource Centre for Rehabilitation in Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, PO Box 23 Vinderen, 0319 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:200-7. 2011
    ..To assess the data quality of two approaches to scaling items within the Patient Experiences Questionnaire (PEQ); a five-point scale with descriptors for all scale points and a 10-point scale with descriptors only at the end points...
  40. ncbi Women's experiences of labour and birth: an evolutionary concept analysis
    Patricia Larkin
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Midwifery 25:e49-59. 2009
    ..the aim of this paper is to identify the core attributes of the experience of labour and birth...
  41. ncbi WHO antenatal care randomised trial for the evaluation of a new model of routine antenatal care
    J Villar
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development, and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 357:1551-64. 2001
    ..We undertook a multicentre randomised controlled trial that compared the standard model of antenatal care with a new model that emphasises actions known to be effective in improving maternal or neonatal outcomes and has fewer clinic visits...
  42. pmc Patients' trust in physicians: many theories, few measures, and little data
    S D Pearson
    Center for Ethics in Managed Care, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:509-13. 2000
    ..The gaps identified in our knowledge about trust can help target new efforts to strengthen the methodological basis of work to understand this vital element of medical relationships...
  43. pmc Systematic review of studies of patient satisfaction with telemedicine
    F Mair
    Department of Primary Care, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB
    BMJ 320:1517-20. 2000
    To review research into patient satisfaction with teleconsultation, specifically clinical consultations between healthcare providers and patients involving real time interactive video.
  44. ncbi The characteristics of patient satisfaction measures
    P L Hudak
    Institute for Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:3167-77. 2000
    Information on patient satisfaction is considered a way of including patients' perspectives in the planning and assessment of services...
  45. ncbi Predictors of length of stay and patient satisfaction after hip and knee replacement surgery: fast-track experience in 712 patients
    Henrik Husted
    Department of Orthopaedics, Copenhagen University Hospital of Hvidovre, Denmark
    Acta Orthop 79:168-73. 2008
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to identify patient characteristics associated with LOS and patient satisfaction after total hip and knee replacement surgery.
  46. ncbi The John Insall Award: Patient expectations affect satisfaction with total knee arthroplasty
    Philip C Noble
    Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 452:35-43. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine which factors contribute to patient satisfaction with total knee replacement (TKR), and their relative importance...
  47. ncbi Determining the need for hip and knee arthroplasty: the role of clinical severity and patients' preferences
    G A Hawker
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 39:206-16. 2001
    ..Area variation in the use of surgical interventions such as arthroplasty is viewed as concerning and inappropriate...
  48. ncbi Health-related quality of life: validity, reliability, and responsiveness of SF-36, 15D, EQ-5D [corrected] RAQoL, and HAQ in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Louise Linde
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 35:1528-37. 2008
    ..To compare validity, reliability, and responsiveness of generic and disease specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instruments in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  49. pmc Analysis of 4999 online physician ratings indicates that most patients give physicians a favorable rating
    Bassam Kadry
    Department of Anesthesia, School of Medicine, Stanford University, CA 94305, United States
    J Med Internet Res 13:e95. 2011
    ..Understanding what information is available is important given that patients may use this information to choose a physician...
  50. ncbi The importance of patient expectations in predicting functional outcomes after total joint arthroplasty
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Rheumatol 29:1273-9. 2002
    ..Multivariate regression models were used to evaluate the impact of expectations on outcomes...
  51. pmc Patient satisfaction with integrated HIV and antenatal care services in rural Kenya
    Baotran N Vo
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 24:1442-7. 2012
    ..Full integration of HIV care into antenatal clinics can significantly increase overall satisfaction with care for HIV-infected women, with no significant decrease in satisfaction for HIV-uninfected women served in the same clinics...
  52. ncbi Further validation and reliability testing of the Trust in Physician Scale. The Stanford Trust Study Physicians
    D H Thom
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Med Care 37:510-7. 1999
    ..To further validate and assess the reliability and validity of the Trust in Physician Scale...
  53. ncbi Factors related to childbirth satisfaction
    Petra Goodman
    Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, Fort Gordon, Georgia, USA
    J Adv Nurs 46:212-9. 2004
    ..A woman's satisfaction with the childbirth experience may have immediate and long-term effects on her health and her relationship with her infant, but there is a lack of current research in this area...
  54. ncbi Women's perceptions and experiences of breastfeeding support: a metasynthesis
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Birth 38:49-60. 2011
    ..The aim of this metasynthesis was to examine women's perceptions and experiences of breastfeeding support, either professional or peer, to illuminate the components of support that they deemed "supportive."..
  55. pmc Structural and reliability analysis of a patient satisfaction with cancer-related care measure: a multisite patient navigation research program study
    Pascal Jean-Pierre
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Cancer 117:854-61. 2011
    b>Patient satisfaction is an important outcome measure of quality of cancer care and 1 of the 4 core study outcomes of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-sponsored Patient Navigation Research Program to reduce race/ethnicity-based ..
  56. ncbi Minimum clinically important difference in lumbar spine surgery patients: a choice of methods using the Oswestry Disability Index, Medical Outcomes Study questionnaire Short Form 36, and pain scales
    Anne G Copay
    The Spinal Research Foundation, 1831 Wiehle Avenue, Suite 200, Reston, VA 20190, USA
    Spine J 8:968-74. 2008
    ..Variable threshold values have been proposed as MCID for those instruments despite a lack of agreement on the optimal MCID calculation method...
  57. ncbi Small-incision lenticule extraction for moderate to high myopia: Predictability, safety, and patient satisfaction
    Anders Vestergaard
    Department of Ophthalmology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Cataract Refract Surg 38:2003-10. 2012
    ..To present initial clinical experience with small-incision lenticule extraction for the treatment of moderate to high myopia...
  58. pmc Development of a multidimensional labour satisfaction questionnaire: dimensions, validity, and internal reliability
    L F Smith
    East Somerset Research Consortium, Westlake Surgery, High Street, West Coker, Somerset BA22 9AH, UK
    Qual Health Care 10:17-22. 2001
    ..No published quantitative instrument exists to measure maternal satisfaction with the quality of different models of labour care in the UK...
  59. ncbi Clinically important outcomes in low back pain
    Raymond W J G Ostelo
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:593-607. 2005
    ..important domains directly related to low back pain are: pain intensity, low-back-pain-specific disability, patient satisfaction with treatment outcome, and work disability...
  60. ncbi Comparison of misoprostol and manual vacuum aspiration for the treatment of incomplete abortion
    C Bique
    José Macamo Hospital, Maputo, Mozambique
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 98:222-6. 2007
    ..To compare the safety, efficacy, and acceptability of misoprostol versus manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) for treatment of incomplete abortion in Maputo, Mozambique...
  61. ncbi Patient-reported outcomes to support medical product labeling claims: FDA perspective
    Donald L Patrick
    Food and Drug Administration, University of Washington, Seattle Quality of Life Group, Seattle, WA 98103 8652, USA
    Value Health 10:S125-37. 2007
  62. ncbi Impact of patient-reported outcome measures on routine practice: a structured review
    Susan Marshall
    Patient reported Health Instruments Group, National Centre for Health Outcomes Development, Unit of Health Care Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:559-68. 2006
    ..A structured review was undertaken to examine whether and how regular use of PROMs might improve routine practice...
  63. pmc Perceived needs and satisfaction with care in people with multiple sclerosis: a two-year prospective study
    Charlotte Ytterberg
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, and Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 8:36. 2008
    ..The aim was to explore the perceived needs and satisfaction with care amongst PwMS over a two-year period, also taking sex and disease severity into consideration...
  64. pmc Predictors of health-related quality-of-life change after total hip arthroplasty
    Jose M Quintana
    Unidad de Investigacion, Hospital Galdakao Usansolo CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barrio Labeaga s n, 48960, Galdakao, Vizcaya, Spain
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2886-94. 2009
    ..SF-36 and WOMAC seem to be appropriate tools for predicting THA outcomes...
  65. pmc Continuity of primary care: to whom does it matter and when?
    Paul A Nutting
    Center for Research Strategies and the Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80203, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:149-55. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that continuity would be more important to patients who are older, sicker, and female, who have established a relationship with their physician, and whose visit addresses more complex problems...
  66. pmc Reliability of patient responses in pay for performance schemes: analysis of national General Practitioner Patient Survey data in England
    Martin Roland
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR
    BMJ 339:b3851. 2009
    ..To assess the robustness of patient responses to a new national survey of patient experience as a basis for providing financial incentives to doctors...
  67. pmc Patients' evaluations of health care providers in the era of social networking: an analysis of physician-rating websites
    Tara Lagu
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, 280 Chestnut Street, 3rd Floor, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:942-6. 2010
    ..Internet-based social networking tools that allow users to share content have enabled a new form of public reporting of physician performance: the physician-rating website...
  68. ncbi Adherence and satisfaction with oral hypoglycemic medications: a pilot study in Palestine
    Raniah M Jamous
    Clinical Pharmacy, Palestinian Military Medical Services, Nablus, Palestine
    Int J Clin Pharm 33:942-8. 2011
    ..Few studies on medication adherence have been published from the Arab countries. Therefore, the objective of this pilot study was to assess hypoglycemic medication adherence and its association with treatment satisfaction...
  69. ncbi Feasibility of real-time satisfaction surveys through automated analysis of patients' unstructured comments and sentiments
    Farrokh Alemi
    Department of Health Systems Administration, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia 20007, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 21:9-19. 2012
    ..The procedures described in the article show that real-time satisfaction surveys are possible...
  70. pmc The outcome of varicose vein surgery at 10 years: clinical findings, symptoms and patient satisfaction
    W B Campbell
    Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 85:52-7. 2003
    ..Data on long-term outcomes of varicose vein surgery are sparse, and 'success' rates vary substantially depending on the method of assessment. This study used a variety of methods to evaluate patients 10 years after operation...
  71. ncbi Quality of life, resource consumption and costs of spinal cord stimulation versus conventional medical management in neuropathic pain patients with failed back surgery syndrome (PROCESS trial)
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, Alcuin A Block, University of York, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Eur J Pain 12:1047-58. 2008
    ..Chronic back and leg pain conditions result in patients' loss of function, reduced quality of life and increased costs to the society...
  72. ncbi Development and evaluation of the short version of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care instrument
    P Cristian Gugiu
    Interdisciplinary Ph D in Evaluation Program, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
    Chronic Illn 5:268-76. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a short version of the PACIC with better psychometric properties than the original instrument...
  73. ncbi Physiotherapy in Parkinson's disease: utilisation and patient satisfaction
    Samyra H J Keus
    Department of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 251:680-7. 2004
    ..In the Netherlands, referral rates of PD patients to physiotherapy are high and treatment duration is lengthy. Referral seems, to some extent, arbitrary. Scientific evidence for the effectiveness of physiotherapy in PD remains limited...
  74. ncbi Structure and measurement properties of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care instrument
    Cristian Gugiu
    Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 5237, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:509-16. 2010
  75. ncbi Patients' preferences in the treatment of depressive disorder in primary care
    Digna J F van Schaik
    Department of General Practice, Institute of Extramural Medicine EMGO, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:184-9. 2004
    ..Patients with strong preferences, mostly for psychotherapy, are likely not to enter antidepressant treatment or randomized clinical trials if their preferences are not supported...
  76. ncbi The role of pain and function in determining patient satisfaction after total knee replacement. Data from the National Joint Registry for England and Wales
    P N Baker
    James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesborough TS1 3BW, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:893-900. 2007
    ..Female gender and a primary diagnosis of osteoarthritis were found to be predictors of lower levels of patient satisfaction. Differences in the rate of satisfaction were also observed in relation to age, the American Society of ..
  77. pmc The Patients Assessment Chronic Illness Care (PACIC) questionnaire in The Netherlands: a validation study in rural general practice
    Michel Wensing
    Scientific Institute for Quality in Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:182. 2008
    ..Our aim was to develop and test a Dutch version of the PACIC questionnaire, a measure for patient reported structured chronic care...
  78. pmc Importance of patient pressure and perceived pressure and perceived medical need for investigations, referral, and prescribing in primary care: nested observational study
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 328:444. 2004
    ..To assess how pressures from patients on doctors in the consultation contribute to referral and investigation...
  79. ncbi Lessons from a trial of acupuncture and massage for low back pain: patient expectations and treatment effects
    D Kalauokalani
    Washington University Pain Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1418-24. 2001
    ..The findings also may be important for therapy choices made in the clinical setting...
  80. ncbi Women's views and experiences of postnatal hospital care in the Victorian Survey of Recent Mothers 2000
    Stephanie J Brown
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
    Midwifery 21:109-26. 2005
    ..To investigate the views and experiences of postnatal hospital care of a representative sample of Victorian women who gave birth in Victoria, Australia, in 1999...
  81. ncbi Patients' preference for involvement in medical decision making: a narrative review
    Rebecca Say
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 60:102-14. 2006
    ..This review aimed to clarify present knowledge about the factors which influence patients' preference for involvement in medical decision making...
  82. pmc Defining and measuring interpersonal continuity of care
    John W Saultz
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:134-43. 2003
    ..In an effort to learn more about the importance of continuity of care to physicians and patients, I reviewed the medical literature on continuity of care to define interpersonal continuity and describe how it has been measured and studied...
  83. ncbi Trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine by US adults: 1997-2002
    Hilary A Tindle
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:42-9. 2005
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by US adults increased substantially between 1990 and 1997, yet little is known about more recent trends...
  84. ncbi Optimal matches of patient preferences for information, decision-making and interpersonal behavior: evidence, models and interventions
    Donald J Kiesler
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology, 808 W Franklin Street, Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 61:319-41. 2006
    ..A comprehensive review was conducted of the theoretical and empirical work that addresses the preference-match strategy in physician-patient communication...
  85. ncbi Whose quality of life? A commentary exploring discrepancies between health state evaluations of patients and the general public
    Peter A Ubel
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:599-607. 2003
    ..Decisions about whose values to measure for the purposes of economic analyses, and how to measure discrepancies, should take these potential contributing factors into account...
  86. ncbi European patients' views on the responsiveness of health systems and healthcare providers
    Angela Coulter
    Picker Institute Europe, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Public Health 15:355-60. 2005
    ..Responsiveness to patients is now seen as a key characteristic of effective health systems. This study aimed to learn more about European people's views on the responsiveness of their country's health systems and healthcare providers...
  87. ncbi Patient satisfaction following day surgery
    Paulo Lemos
    Department of Anesthesia, Hospital Geral de Santo Antonio, 4099 001 Porto, Portugal
    J Clin Anesth 21:200-5. 2009
    To evaluate patient satisfaction at discharge and 30 days after day surgery, and to identify predictive factors of patient satisfaction.
  88. ncbi Improving patient outcomes through the routine use of patient-reported data in cancer clinics: future directions
    T Luckett
    Psycho oncology Co operative Research Group PoCoG, School of Psychology, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Psychooncology 18:1129-38. 2009
    ..We set out to identify future strategies for (1) interventions to impact patient outcomes and (2) trials to identify treatment effects...
  89. ncbi A qualitative study of women's perspectives of antenatal care in a rural area of Zimbabwe
    Thubelihle Mathole
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Section for International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University, University Hospital, Entrance 11, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Midwifery 20:122-32. 2004
    ..To describe the perspectives and experiences of women in their use of antenatal care and in their reasoning on specific antenatal care routines...
  90. pmc Getting more than they realized they needed: a qualitative study of women's experience of group prenatal care
    Deborah A McNeil
    Public Health Innovation and Decision Support, Population and Public Health, Alberta Health Services, Southport Atrium, 10101 Southport Road SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 3N2, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:17. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to understand the central meaning of the experience of group prenatal care for women who participated in CenteringPregnancy through a maternity clinic in Calgary, Canada...
  91. ncbi Measuring patient satisfaction with mandibular prostheses
    M A Awad
    McGill University Faculty of Dentistry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 26:400-5. 1998
    ..It has been recommended that researchers conduct more studies that use patient satisfaction as the primary outcome measure in treatment evaluation and that more attention be paid to understanding ..
  92. ncbi An internet-based interactive telemonitoring system for improving childhood asthma outcomes in Taiwan
    Ren Long Jan
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Telemed J E Health 13:257-68. 2007
    ..The Internet-based asthma telemonitoring program increases selfmanagement skills, improves asthma outcomes, and appears to be an effective and well-accepted technology for the care of children with asthma and their caregivers...
  93. ncbi Concomitant ventral phalloplasty during penile implant surgery: a novel procedure that optimizes patient satisfaction and their perception of phallic length after penile implant surgery
    Alejandro Miranda-Sousa
    Urology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Sex Med 4:1494-9. 2007
    Despite previous reports showing consistently elevated patient satisfaction with penile implantation, it is our impression that patients who have had a prosthesis placed often complain of penile shortening postoperatively.
  94. ncbi Quality of life and functional outcome after primary total hip replacement. A five-year follow-up
    C Y Ng
    Victoria Hospital, Hayfield Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife KY2 6AH, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:868-73. 2007
    ..The Harris Hip scores improved significantly after operation, reaching a plateau after 18 months. The improved quality of life was sustained five years after THR...
  95. ncbi Popularity of complementary and alternative medicine in Japan: a telephone survey
    H Yamashita
    Tsukuba College of Technology Clinic, Tsukuba, Japan
    Complement Ther Med 10:84-93. 2002
    ..To obtain information on the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in Japan...
  96. ncbi Satisfaction with care in HIV-infected patients treated with long-term follow-up antiretroviral therapy: the role of social vulnerability
    M Preau
    LabECD, Nantes University, France
    AIDS Care 24:434-43. 2012
    ..More attention should be given to patient satisfaction, especially for socially vulnerable patients, in order to avoid potentially detrimental consequences such ..
  97. ncbi Patient expectations regarding total knee arthroplasty: differences among the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia
    Elizabeth A Lingard
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1201-7. 2006
    ..whether patients from the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia have different preoperative expectations regarding total knee arthroplasty and whether these expectations have an impact on outcomes and patient satisfaction.
  98. pmc Nurse burnout and patient satisfaction
    Doris C Vahey
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    Med Care 42:II57-66. 2004
    ..Amid a national nurse shortage, there is growing concern that high levels of nurse burnout could adversely affect patient outcomes...
  99. pmc What patients say about their doctors online: a qualitative content analysis
    Andrea Lopez
    UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:685-92. 2012
    ..Doctor rating websites are a burgeoning trend, yet little is known about their content...
  100. ncbi Women's satisfaction with delivery care in Nairobi's informal settlements
    Eva S Bazant
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:79-86. 2009
    ..To quantify women's satisfaction with delivery care in informal settlements of Nairobi, Kenya, and to determine characteristics of women and delivery care associated with satisfaction...
  101. ncbi The effect of perceived health status on patient satisfaction
    Hong Xiao
    College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Florida A and M University, Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA
    Value Health 11:719-25. 2008
    To examine the effect of perceived health status on three components of patient satisfaction.

Research Grants78

  1. Evaluating Patient Information Prescriptions
    NANCY RODERER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): [unreadable] [unreadable] Research shows that patient satisfaction with medical care correlates strongly with how satisfied they are with the ease of getting information from their ..
  2. Foot Bone Motion in End Stage Ankle Arthritis Patients
    William R Ledoux; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and arthroplasty patients: physical function, ankle specific function, pain, general health, overall patient satisfaction, step counts and full body motion analysis, as well as post-surgical complication rates...
  3. Rocker Shoes for Natural Immobilization of the Ankle during Single Limb Support
    Andrew H Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the intervention focusing on pain relief, calf circumference (to reflect muscle atrophy), usage times, and patient satisfaction. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the US...
  4. Interactive Multimedia Intervention to Improve Colonoscopy and Bowel Prep Adhere
    JOHN MATTHEW INADOMI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and revise the intervention based on outcomes, 3) validate the outcome measures (preparation quality, patient satisfaction, willingness to repeat colonoscopy) that will be used in a large, randomized trial to test the revised ..
  5. 3D Single Fiber Endoscope for Minimally Invasive Surgeries
    Jason Geng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..over the last two decades and has lead to reduced risk of complications, faster recovery with enhanced patient satisfaction due to reduced postoperative pain and favorable health system economics...
  6. Testing the feasibility of patient-controlled sedation in ventilated ICU patients
    Craig R Weinert; Fiscal Year: 2013 care of post-operative patients since the 1980's and has demonstrated superior pain management and patient satisfaction over nurse-delivered analgesia...
  7. 1st Tier Drugs+Theophylline in Pediatric Severe Asthma
    JERRY JOHN ZIMMERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of adverse affects;PICU length of stay/ attainment of non-critical status;and follow-up patient satisfaction survey 24-48 hours following PICU discharge...
  8. A Comprehensive Intervention for Diabetes and Comorbid Depression in Primary Care
    Madhukar H Trivedi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..better diet (as measured by the summary of diabetes self-care activities (SDSCA) measure);(3) clinician and patient satisfaction with care;(4) fidelity to treatment guidelines, and (5) cognitive function as determined by the Digit ..
  9. Improving the Management of Obesity in Primary Care Practice
    Thomas A Wadden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Costs and patient satisfaction associated with the three interventions will be determined...
  10. Potential of ICU telemedicine to improve patient safety, reduce morbidity & morta
    JAMES A L MATHERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..telemedicine programs, as well as the role of ICU telemedicine in patient safety, evidence-based practice, patient satisfaction and medical education...
  11. Treatment decision making in older adults newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma
    Joseph D Tariman; Fiscal Year: 2010 efficient, cost-effective intervention for older patients with newly diagnosed myeloma that can improve patient satisfaction with treatment decisions. 2...
  12. Re-engineering Methadone Treatment: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Robert P Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..should alleviate the inherent conflict and power imbalance thereby increasing the therapeutic alliance and patient satisfaction and hence treatment retention...
  13. Impact of Heath Information Technology on Delivery and Quality of Patient Care
    AMANDA JANE HESSELS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..reduce adverse patient events, improve the overall quality of patient care, and ultimately improve patient satisfaction with hospital care...
  14. MyHealthPortal: Using An Electronic Portal To Empower Patients With Breast Cancer
    Kuang Yi Wen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cognitive user and usability testing for system refinement to maximize MyHealthPortal's usefulness and patient satisfaction. The Aim 2 study will evaluate the feasibility of the portal system in a pilot randomized controlled trial ..
  15. End of Life Preferences and Healthcare Resource Use in Heart Failure Patients
    SHANNON DUNLAY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..shared decision- making process and, if improved, may lead to a reduction in hospitalizations and improved patient satisfaction Relationship to the NHLBI Mission: These studies aim to determine ways to properly assess and treat ..
  16. Transition of Primary Care Medical Group Practices to the Next Generation
    John Kralewski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Quantitative before, during, and after transition costs, quality-of-care, patient satisfaction, and staffing by types and numbers will be obtained from the practice records and reports...
  17. Survivorship Plans and Outcomes in Underserved Breast Cancer Survivors
    Rose C Maly; Fiscal Year: 2013, including surveillance and the evaluation and management of BC treatment-related symptoms, 2) patient satisfaction with survivorship communication and care, 3) health-related quality of life, and further, to then 4) assess ..
  18. Development of Mental Health Treatment for Obstetric Fistula Patients
    Melissa H Watt; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of implementing the intervention in the KCMC fistula ward, considering: intervention fidelity, patient satisfaction, provider feedback and cost of delivery, 3) To assess effectiveness of the intervention by comparing ..
  19. LSPR Nanosensor for Simplified Clinical Assays
    GLENN BASTIAANS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of complications, more rapid optimization of treatment, reduced hospital readmission rate, and better patient satisfaction. Additional operational and economic benefits can also accrue...
  20. Novel Treatment Strategies for Constipation and Role of Brain-Gut axis
    SATISH SC RAO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..the previous application, we showed that biofeedback improved dyssynergic defecation and led to superior patient satisfaction. Here we aim to test new behavioral treatments for other dysfunctions and by integrating this with ..
  21. An open-source public domain health risk assessment for use in primary care
    Joseph J Sudano; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We also know of no studies regarding provider or patient satisfaction with HRA's, yet alone the effects of HRA's on patient health outcomes or behavior/lifestyle ..
  22. Osteoporosis and Bone Augmentation/Implant Outcomes: An Observational Study
    Martin A Freilich; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..success will be secondarily assessed by other relevant clinical outcomes, clinical efficiency, as well as patient satisfaction, pain and quality of life...
  23. Oncologist-Assisted Home Exercise Program for Advanced Colon Cancer Patients
    Karen M Basen Engquist; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., intervention given or extent of exercise in control group), patient satisfaction, and implementation complexity as rated by clinic staff...
  24. Optimizing Operating Room Efficiency
    BRADLEY NIEL DOEBBELING; Fiscal Year: 2010 well as fiscal and tangible value to be realized in improved morbidity, mortality, quality of life, and patient satisfaction. Several methods have been applied attempting to optimize surgical scheduling, including mathematical ..
  25. Collaborative Behavioral e-Care to Decrease Cardiovascular Risk (e-Compare)
    BEVERLY BETH GREEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Secondary outcomes: " Patient satisfaction with the intervention, its effects on health related quality of life (HrQOL) and the cost of delivering the ..
  26. Web Triage as a Critical Patient Portal Function: RCT for Safety and Cost-Savings
    JASON SKOWRONSKI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..on web triage systems have shown promise, including good congruence with nurse recommendations and high patient satisfaction, there is a need to measure the safety and cost-savings of this approach before it can be widely deployed...
  27. A Patient Activation Intervention to Enhance Bone Health
    Fredric D Wolinsky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..optimization of Calcium/Vitamin D intake, enhance use of pharmacotherapy when indicated, will improve patient satisfaction with their bone-related healthcare, and improve patients'osteoporosis specific knowledge when compared ..
  28. Is acupuncture a viable alternative to medication in overactive bladder for an el
    Ilana Addis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..about patient tolerance of a regimen of acupuncture, as well as changes in quality of life and overall patient satisfaction with acupuncture...
  29. Intervention to Improve HCV Treatment Uptake and Adherence in HIV/HCV Coinfection
    Jeffrey J Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PREP-C intervention (n=30) with attention control (n=30) in order to evaluate patient acceptance, patient satisfaction, enrollment and retention, as well as preliminary efficacy (initiation of HCV treatment within 6 months of ..
  30. A novel use of web-based software to efficiently triage pre-surgical patients bas
    Alicia Gruber Kalamas; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These shortcomings increase morbidity and mortality, increase healthcare cost, and lower patient satisfaction. Therefore, a standardized preoperative assessment delivered in a timely fashion is needed...
  31. A novel use of web-based software to efficiently triage pre-surgical patients bas
    Alicia Gruber Kalamas; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..These shortcomings increase morbidity and mortality, increase healthcare cost, and lower patient satisfaction. Therefore, a standardized preoperative assessment delivered in a timely fashion is needed...
  32. To develop a plan for molecular imaging comparative effectiveness research
    Michael M Graham; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a plan for research that will ultimately produce measurable outcomes in oncology-related quality of life, patient satisfaction in decision-making, and value of healthcare dollars spent...
  33. Prolonged Exposure (PE) for PTSD: Telemedicine vs. In Person
    RONALD E ACIERNO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..OIF-OEF veterans diagnosed with PTSD to assess the relative effectiveness, measured in terms of symptoms, patient satisfaction, and costs, of PE delivered via Telemedicine vs. In Person formats. We hypothesize that no differences (i.e...
  34. Transnasal Esophagoscopy vs. Esophageal Capsule Endoscopy for Barrett's Screening
    Amitabh Chak; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the two procedures are used for BE screening in primary care clinics at a VA;and 3) measure and compare patient satisfaction with the two procedures...
  35. SBIRT Implementation for Adolescents in Urban Federally Qualified Health Centers
    Shannon Gwin Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..including: penetration, costs/cost- effectiveness, acceptability, timeliness, fidelity/adherence, and patient satisfaction will be assessed during the 18-month-long implementation period using a complementary combination of ..
  36. Quantifying a Vital Symptom: Large-scale Inpatient Dyspnea Measurement
    Robert B Banzett; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., death, development of critical illness, readmission, patient satisfaction)? (Very preliminary results suggest a large increase in risk if dyspnea is greater than 3/10...
  37. Training Doctors to Disclose Unanticipated Outcomes to Patients: Randomized Trial
    THOMAS HENRY GALLAGHER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Many have asserted that improving disclosure could increase patient satisfaction and reduce malpractice claims, but empirical evidence for these claims is lacking...
  38. Mastectomy Reconstruction Outcome Consortium (MROC Study)
    Edwin G Wilkins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..assessed will include complications, postoperative pain, psychosocial well-being, physical functioning, patient satisfaction and costs. The project will also evaluate the effects of race and ethnicity on reconstruction outcomes...
  39. Advancing Patient Call Light Systems to Achieve Better Outcomes
    Huey Ming Tzeng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..designed communication boards, and the relationship of call light usage with response time to falls and patient satisfaction. The lack of a systematic method for managing call light requests is a patient safety issue and the design ..
  40. Social virtual reality and diabetes management: Extending the clinical encounter
    ..By developing a PCP diabetes care SVRE, examining patient satisfaction with the environment, and comparing patient outcomes of those in SVRE- augmented usual care with those in ..
  41. e-MBC for Major Depressive Disorder
    JOHN BROOKS MORROW; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The physician's review of the MBC assessment takes less than 1 minute. Additionally, a patient satisfaction with treatment questionnaire will be administered (pre-post), as well as physician surveys of ease use and ..
  42. A General Mechanism for Explaining Physicians' Responses to Patients' Requests
    MATTHEW WOJTESTA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..such as decreased physical and mental health status, treatment compliance, diagnostic accuracy, and patient satisfaction. Yet efforts to encourage adoption of promising communication practices have been hindered by inconsistent ..
    Qing Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..patients do not fully understand the instructions they receive and that this lack of comprehension reduces patient satisfaction and compliance...
  44. Motivational Antidepressant Therapy for Hispanics
    Roberto Lewis-Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Retention, response, adherence, and patient satisfaction will be examined over 9 months of treatment...
  45. Improving Patient Safety and Disease Management While on Contact Isolation
    Daniel J Morgan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..have lower quality-of-care process measures, are more likely to become depressed and have low rates of patient satisfaction. Thus, isolated patients are potentially harmed to protect other patients...
  46. Treatment Advocacy Intervention for HIV-Postive African Americans
    Laura M Bogart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., improved behavioral adherence skills, coping with stress/discrimination, mental health, and patient satisfaction;lower levels of HIV misconceptions, internalized HIV stigma/homophobia, medical mistrust, and substance use)..
  47. Comparing ankle arthrodesis to ankle arthroplasty
    Bruce Sangeorzan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This will be accomplished by measuring pain, ankle function, general health, patient satisfaction, and physical activity based on step counts at 3, 6, 12, and 24 months after surgery in a multi-site RCT...
  48. Shared Decision-making in Surgery to Improve Patient Safety and Reduce Liability
    KAREN BARBARA DOMINO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will also assess patient satisfaction with the shared decision-making process...
  49. A Patient-Initiated, Multilingual Request Conveyance System
    WILLIAM Z TAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Outcome measures will include patient quality of care, patient satisfaction, provider satisfaction, and workflow efficiency...
  50. Outpatient Treatment of Low-Risk Patients with Pulmonary Embolism
    Donald M Yealy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of recurrent VTE, major bleeding and all-cause mortality, and (3) medical resource utilization and patient satisfaction with care among patients randomized to receive outpatient or inpatient treatment with LMWH...
  51. Development of a patient-based provider intervention for early caries management
    ..early caries in permanent teeth and to increase dentists'use of non-invasive treatment;(2) quantify patient satisfaction with treatment options for early caries to quantify patient acceptance;(3) quantify pre- and post-..
  52. Effectiveness and Feasibility of Patient Controlled Analgesia in the ED
    ..PCA will also be compared to non-PCA opioid analgesia assessed at the end of the 2 hour study period by patient satisfaction with pain management;RN assessment of time efficiency/ease of use and satisfaction with pain management;and ..
  53. Regional Implementation of a Protocol to Disclose Unanticipated Events.
    Elisabeth Guenther; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A better understanding of an effective disclosure process, the impact of disclosure on patient satisfaction, and the legal implications of disclosure are needed...
  54. Group Learning Achieves Decreased Incidents of Lower Urinary Symptoms
    Carolyn M Sampselle; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of incontinence episodes, volume of urine loss, type of incontinence, pelvic floor muscle strength, patient satisfaction, patient perception of improvement, impact on quality of life, and cost-effectiveness...
  55. Racial Differences in Patient-Provider Communication and Medication Adherence.
    ..provider communication affects patient care, many of these studies have examined processes of care such as patient satisfaction with little attention to intermediate outcomes such as medication adherence...
  56. SimulTel: Enabling Remote Simultaneous Medical Interpreting
    Jyotsna Changrani; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Patient satisfaction is also higher with RSMI...
  57. Promoting Safe Use of Medications by Providing Medication Education to Seniors Re
    KRISTINA E contact WARD-BRUCE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We will also assess whether pharmacist interventions improve patient satisfaction and health status...
  58. Addressing Disparities in Health Information through an FQHC-Library Partnership
    Kevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..evaluate our success in achieving our project aims based on patient and staff use of health information and patient satisfaction with information needs...
  59. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Satisfaction with VA Care
    Susan L Zickmund; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Background: Patient satisfaction is a widely accepted measure of the effectiveness of providers and healthcare systems...
  60. Demonstration of Near Zero Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Bronchitis
    Jeffrey A Linder; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Secondary outcomes will include patient symptoms, patient satisfaction, patient safety, and healthcare costs...
  61. Effective Enterprise-wide Care Transitions at Discharge
    Richard O Davis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This new system along with patient-centered procedures, Safety Attitudes Questionnaires, patient relations, patient satisfaction surveys can help to ensure the quality and safety of care, and reduce the number of claims made against ..
  62. Dissemination of Patient Centered Outcomes in Anesthesia Care
    Richard P Dutton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Safety and comfort determine patient satisfaction with anesthesia care, and patient willingness to undergo procedures...
  63. "Patient Navigation in the SafetyNet: CONNECTeDD"
    Karen Freund; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Reduce time to complete treatment and provide higher quality treatment after a cancer diagnosis;3. Improve patient satisfaction with health care services;4. Have critical components (time with patient vs...
  64. Effect of Continuous vs. Sequential Oral Contraception
    RICHARD LEGRO; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..histology by biopsy, ovarian steroid production by monthly serum and daily urinary measurements, and patient satisfaction by questionnaire...
  65. Exploring New ED Intake Strategies
    Shari Welch; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Timeliness of care is among the strongest correlates with patient satisfaction. If the time interval from patient arrival to the physician's evaluation increases, the rate of ..
    Hilda Heady; Fiscal Year: 1999 the role of the primary care practitioner, c) utilization of patient survey instruments to measure patient satisfaction, functional status, and/or quality of life, d) incorporation of principles of managed care into the ..
  67. Acupuncture to aid post-colectomy recovery in colorectal cancer patients
    Gary Deng; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..more than sham acupuncture; 2) to explore whether acupuncture improve patient's quality of life and patient satisfaction of the hospital experience by ameliorating other postoperative symptoms such as pain, nausea and vomiting; ..
    Patricia Goode; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and the single-item Estimated Percent Improvement (EPI), Global Perception of Improvement (GPI), and Patient Satisfaction Question (PSQ)...
  69. A RCT of LNG-IUD vs. DMPA for young postpartum women
    Nancy Stanwood; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..year postpartum for the outcomes of method continuation, unintended pregnancy rate, menstrual complaints, patient satisfaction, complications and side effects...
    David Burns; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..retained overdenture; (2) identify change which may occur in the supporting tissues; (3) monitor patient satisfaction with each treatment modality; and (4) document failures of material and/or methods...
  71. Iowa Pelvic Floor Disorders Clinical Trials Network
    Karl Kreder; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Secondary outcomes measures include (1) voiding frequency, (2) patient satisfaction as recorded on a visual analogue scale, (3) adverse events, (4) urge incontinence specific quality of life ..
  72. Colon Polyp Surveillance with DNA Analysis of Stool
    Philip Schoenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is also important to assess patient satisfaction and anxiety associated with fecal MTAP vs...
  73. Promoting Health Literacy for Newly Prescribed Medications via the EMR
    Michael Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2009 the current standard of care, 3) Investigate the effect of `enhanced print'patient instructions on patient satisfaction, physician behavior, and pharmacy labeling...
  74. Managed Care and Physician Satisfaction
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..plans are less satisfied with their primary physicians, but far less is known about managed care and patient satisfaction with specialists and health outcomes...
    Hal Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 1999 or medical care, is more effective in terms of pain reduction, functional status improvement, and patient satisfaction for musculoskeletal low-back pain in a multi-specialty group practice; 2) assess the effectiveness of ..
    Ethan Halm; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..risk-adjusted post-hospital outcomes (mortality, readmission, functional status, symptom resolution, and patient satisfaction). The feasibility and affordability of this proposal is aided by our use of 2 existing databases...
  77. Enabling Sleep Apnea Patient-Centered Care Via an Internet Intervention
    Carl Stepnowsky; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..backdrop of telemedicine applications that have grown as fast in unsubstantiated claims and assumptions of patient satisfaction, diagnostic accuracy, clinical efficacy, and cost-effectiveness as they have in technological ..
    Frank Gilliam; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..of life, neuropsychological function, psychiatric status, vocational and educational achievement, and patient satisfaction. Quality of life, neuropsychological function, and psychiatric status will be assessed by previously ..