Doctors, patients give each other mixed reviews

American Medical News

This article discusses a Consumer Reports survey indicating that patients feel that they are left waiting too long and then the doctor doesn’t spend enough time with them. Dr. Gazelle: “Patients suffer from having low expectations of their doctors because they’re used to waiting and being treated as less important than the doctor…the doctor needs to always remember that the patient is a human being who should be treated with the same respect that the physician expects.”

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