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Patient Safety / Quality

Study finds patient satisfaction is associated with higher mortality

A study in the Archives of Internal Medicine reports that higher patient satisfaction was associated with higher overall health care expenditures and increased mortality. Read more.

One thought on “Study finds patient satisfaction is associated with higher mortality”

  1. A2RN says:

    This certainly gives pause to efforts to increase patient satisfaction – something I see as coming from marketing, not actual healthcare providers. Have we done our job as patient advocates and educators if satisfaction is associated with intense and futile inpatient care.

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