Top Three Things People Hate About Going To The Doctor: An Informal Facebook Survey

Photo: The Votes are in!  Do you remember the question I posed to you in early December?  What thing do you HATE the most about going to the doctor?  There was a huge response: over 600 comments from about 2 dozen people.  </p><p>Here are top three<br />#3: Waiting too long to see doctor combined with a rushed face-to-face time with doctor</p><p>#2:  Not being able to get in a timely manner with they need to see the doctor</p><p>The number #1 issue: Poor communication!<br />This includes lack of explanations about diagnoses, test, medications and what symptoms mean.  phone calls not returned.  A perception of not caring or not knowing you personally.  Feeling rushed played into this heavily.The Votes are in! Do you remember the question I posed to you in early December? What thing do you HATE the most about going to the doctor? There was a huge response: over 600 comments from about 2 dozen people.

 

 

Here are top three:

#3: Waiting too long to see doctor combined with a rushed face-to-face time with doctor

#2: Not being able to get in a timely manner with they need to see the doctor

The number #1 issue: Poor communication!

This includes lack of explanations about diagnoses, test, medications and what symptoms mean. phone calls not returned. A perception of not caring or not knowing you personally. Feeling rushed played into this heavily.

via Mydoc – personal physician services.

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