Patients more satisfied after getting to know their doctor

According to a US study, the more patients know about their treating doctor, the more satisfied they are with their care.

“I think in general people recover better when they are more comfortable with the care they are receiving,” said author Dr Alex Jahangir, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation.

Faced with the knowledge that up to 90% of patients were unable to correctly name their treating physician following inpatient admission,