When the patient feels the treatment is ineffective, s/he would directly change to another doctor next time, 6. Int J Psychiatry Med 29: 347-356. Patients’ Expectations of Doctors and Nurses on Healthcare Delivery within Ibadan Metropolis. Thirteen out of fifteen PCPs invited agreed to participate in the individual interview. Those for whom profit making was a primary consideration were 1.76 times (P < 0.001) more likely to report patients’ doctor shopping behaviours than those who did not report the same need. Sample and administration of the questionnaire. A total of 45.2% had encountered patients who asked for IV infusion and 43.1% noted that former patients had moved on to another doctor if they deemed treatments ineffective. Doctors are produced to meet the health need of the people. Allen says she feels it's important to ask about her patients… The PIQ was used in this study to measure patient expectations and was adapted to create the Ex-pectations Met Questionnaire (EMQ) to measure what patients reported receiving from the GP immediately after the consultation. Although patients brought expectations to the consultation regarding medication, it was the doctors' opinions about patients' expectations that were the strongest determinants of prescribing With the increasing promotion of rational prescribing, practitioners need to … We aimed to examine existing models and definitions of patient expectations in the literature; to explore expectations with patients; and to develop and test an expectations questionnaire, informed by both approaches. Accepting reasonable expectations can change the game for patients and their families. . CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Doctors are produced to meet the health need of the people. Doctors who empathize their patients are better at treating their patients. The Calgary-Cambridge Referenced Observation Guides: an aid to defining the curriculum and organizing the teaching in communication training programmes. . Qualitative results of doctors’ perceptions of patients’ expectations of clinical performance. Questionnaires were validated and pretested after ethical approval. While the study's findings could inform policy makers, the fact that the study was conducted in an urban setting might make the findings not generalizable to less developed rural areas. If I throw all of this at them, they won't be able to digest it. Doctors' advice 30, 35 is balanced with personal and vicarious experiences, 25 whereas academics and pharmaceutical industry are seen as less reliable sources. Missing responses were not presented in this Table 1. Doctors seem to perceive these attitudes of their patients correctly. All patients waiting in the Out-patient Department of one of the teaching hospital were given the patients questionnaire after explaining their right to refuse to complete the questionnaire. As noted in Table 4, 92.8% of respondents perceived that patients often expected doctors to explain the exact cause(s) of their illnesses, and 48.2 and 29.7% reported that their patients often demanded drugs or arrangement of tests, respectively. Zhang R, Eggleston K, Rotimi V et al. 165-9. Central Hangzhou, with a population of 6.95 million, consists of eight districts. Doctors need not introduce themselves to their patients at the beginning of the consultation. The 26-item questionnaire with likert scale of totally agree, agree, disagree and totally disagree was developed and was discussed with another group of patients to evaluate its intelligibility and validity. Perceived patients’ expectation of clinical performance, 1. 3 unrealistic expectations patients have about doctors Doctors engaging in small talk was a need for only 38% of patients but 78% doctors seems to believe that our patient expect that. Several participants felt that some patients held high expectations of doctors’ clinical performance because they equated increased medical spending with better health outcomes. Patients expect the doctor to tell them the exact reason for illness when they see a doctor, 2. The practice orientations of physicians and patients: the effect of doctor-patient congruence on satisfaction. Some people can even die from the common cold. Doctors perception about patient expectation is also an important consideration that will have major influence on acceptance of concepts by learners. I [tried to] explain to him. Nevertheless, the relationship between satisfaction and the quality of care received is complex and affected by patient, doctor and service factors. Are expectation… Responsibility and expectations in antiretroviral therapy--patients' versus doctors' perspective. 5-7 Thus the value of examining patients' expectations for prescriptions is twofold. If they [patients] go to a big [tertiary] hospital, they think it's the best and should be able to solve any problem. Yet national patient surveys over the past 10 years show limited improvement on these aspects of care (2). Doctors need to understand that the majority of patients like to contribute their opinion and get involve in decision making even though they wanted doctors to make decisions. KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra is talking with a local family practice doctor about how he lays out expectations for his patients. This may sound obvious except for the fact that doctors' assessments of patients' preferences have more influence than those preferences themselves. Mudiyanse RM1*, Weerasinghe GSM2, Piyasinghe MK2, Jayasundara JMH2, 1Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2Temporary Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. The number of complaints and claims has risen year on year, but this has not been shown to be associated with a reduction in the standard of care provided by doctors. Family Practice 2002; 19:333–338. (P4, Male PCP, Fourth group interview with PCPs), 3. That is Leading Article Tomorrow’s Doctors Today; meeting patients’ expectations Professor Sir Graeme Catto, MD, FRCP, FRSE General Medical Council, London, United Kingdom Correspondence to: Professor Sir Graeme Catto, GMC, 178 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5JE, UK. Lastly, our cross-sectional survey identified the association between doctors’ profit making motivation and their perceived patient expectations but cannot establish causality. METHOD. Model fit descriptions: P-values for Hosmer and Lemeshow test were 0.005, 0.321, 0.071, 0.816, 0.973, 0.460 for items 1–6. 3. Patients will appreciate doctors understanding about their problems if they repeat what they said back to them. If the patient’s expectations exceed what is possible, then the patient will never be satisfied and the dissatisfaction may assume a life of its own, which can torment with virulence equal to the disease. One of the nine specialists did not reply to our invitation for an individual interview. Doctors often don’t know those expectations. IBM SPSS 23.0 was used to analyse the quantitative data. 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Qualitative results of doctors’ perceptions of patients’ expectations of medical products. The unrealistic expectations of both doctors and patients can only be a prescription for disappointment, blame, conflict or worse. Only 50% of doctors have realized this need. Some of the questions were coupled with an open-ended question to express free comments. In research into patient expectations, the relationship and communication with doctors and the length of the consultation most frequently emerge as the most important issues,2 4 7 although some studies have assigned greater importance to technical skills than to communication.8 Given the complexity and instability of patient expectations, Staniszeska9 proposed that research be conducted … Additionally a 2018 paper in the Journal of General Internal Medicine shows the different expectations that patients have for female and male physicians. This amounted to a total of 12 CHCs. We collapsed ‘seldom or occasionally’ and ‘often or always’ due to low numbers of certain responses and for simplicity of interpretation. Papers; Patients’ Expectations of Doctors and Nurses on Healthcare Delivery within Ibadan Metropolis Hangzhou is the capital city of coastal Zhejiang province in China. Doctors questionnaire also had similar likert scale. Doctors sharing their experiences with patients and involving relatives in planning care was a need of patients. For group interviews, all invited physicians agreed to attend. Primary- and tertiary-care facilities in Zhejiang province, China. In total, 32 PCPs joined group discussion (1 group with 4, 2 groups with 6, 2 groups with 8), and 14 specialists joined group discussion (1 group with 6 and another with 8). Doctors would be able to address these expectations adequately, leading to greater patient satisfaction and better quality of healthcare provided. Nevertheless similar majority has supported patient’s involvement in decisionmaking (item 17). 16 February, 2012 By Steve Ford. The online questionnaire could be completed using an electronic device (a smart phone, a tablet or a personal computer). Disadvantages of poor communication such as patient dissatisfaction, poor treatment adherence, conflicts and lesser therapeutic efficacy are also documented [7,8]. Primary care practitioners (PCPs) and hospital specialists. Definitions and clinical applications, Prescribing and referral in general practice: a study of patients’ expectations and doctors’ actions, Are patients more satisfied when they receive a prescription? Patients expect the doctor to tell them the exact reason for illness when they see a doctor, 2. The present study investigated how respondents perceived patient expectations of doctors’ performance and medical services. Patients wish for doctors to decide should not be misinterpreted as patient’s dislike to express opinion or being involve in decision-making. (Female specialist, 31 years old), Extreme patient reactions to unmet expectations, 2. People cn. Doctors should get engaged in a small talk with the patients before starting the consultation. Participants believed that patients have a limited understanding of the appropriate use of IV administration, translating to an increased expectation for IV infusion. I think people should expect any physician to be: Competent. Xinhua Net. . There is a necessity for greater dialogue between patients, doctors and educators to clarify expectations and confidentiality issues around patient care. There are many people like him. Effective communication is an essential component of delivery of healthcare. Purposive sampling was adopted to identify and recruit participants. [For every] 10 000 cases of surgical operations, it should be understood that surgical complications, even with only 1% incidence, could happen. Patients wish for doctors to decide should not be misinterpreted as patient’s dislike to express opinion or being involve in decision-making. Marrying content and process in clinical method teaching: enhancing the Calgary-Cambridge guides. The questionnaire was rephrased to develop a questionnaire to evaluate doctors perception about patient’s communication expectations. This is unavoidable, but if you are aware of it, you can anticipate concerns and prevent them from arising, and as a result, improve your patients' confidence in the care you provide. All rights reserved. The doctor should invite the patient to sit down at the beginning of the consultation. An incentive of 50 Chinese Yuan (US$ 7.59) was offered to each participant as a token of gratitude for their time and participation. Doctors’ explanations of diseases, drugs, tests and treatment outcomes were common patient expectations. A cross-sectional survey, using the popular Chinese online survey tool ‘Sojump’ (http://pcfbi1.sojump.com/jq/5589735.aspx), was conducted from July to September 2015. You have to first educate the public about basic medical knowledge and explain clearly to them if you want to change their IV practices. Meeting patient expectations of care: the major determinant of satisfaction with out-of-hours primary medical care? (Female specialist, 32 years old), Perceived cause of patients’ seeing health services as commodities, 9. A single investigator did thematic analysis of the content of the response to open-ended questions using manual coding and results would be presented in a separate paper. The present study is the first to investigate doctors’ perceptions of patients’ expectations and its potential influencing factors in China, and also the first to identify a strong association between the profit orientation of medical practices and doctors’ clinical decision-making. The reasons for this are varied, but understanding the difference in perspectives is key. Questions were asked using a four-point Likert scale and doctors were invited to comment on how often (1 = seldom; 2 = occasionally; 3 = often; 4 = always) they encountered patients requesting medication treatment (including IV infusion), diagnostic tests, or a refund of consultation fee if no drugs or tests were prescribed by the doctor. Such empowered patients are likely to get more benefits from health care rather than doctors-centred less empowered patients. Patient EducCouns 39: 49-59. There is a lack of public health education campaigns. Those with better medical insurance do not [hold such hopes]. Barriers for desired change in behaviour includes non-acceptance of the model by senior colleagues and poor role modelling by teachers. At the end of each item space was provided to express free opinion and such data collected was analysed in a separate study. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Information gathered in this study would be valuable in training doctors and students on doctor patient communication. The effect of patient expectations in general practice. Largu MA, Dorobăţ C, Oprea L, Astărăstoae V, Manciuc C. AIM: This paper aims to uncover what patients really expect form ART, and also what infectious diseases doctors expect from a patient's ART regime, thus exploring an important side of adherence to ART. Up to 22.7% reported that patients often requested registration fee refunds when no drugs or tests had been prescribed during the consultation. Conclusions Our findings support the view that patients and carers have clear expectations about junior doctors, and that patient views are important for preparing junior doctors for practice. Conclusions: Our findings support the view that patients and carers have clear expectations about junior doctors, and that patient views are important for preparing junior doctors for practice. Respondents were told that completion of the questionnaire was anonymous and fully voluntary. They would not be able to analyse [the information] based on their own conditions and [decide] what is objective. What I mean is that our general education on basic medical knowledge is way too inadequate. Patient pressure may be stronger in the doctor's mind than in the patient's Although patients' expectations of general practice consultations influence outcomes, they are not as influential as doctors' assessments. This study will explore patient expectations and doctors perceptions about patient expectations during doctor patient encounters. Patients expect doctor empathy, understanding and paraphrasing. Doctors’ views towards patients’ expectations and requests in the consultation process (N = 1111). Items were rephrased to evaluate doctors perceptions about patient’s communication expectations. Demographic characteristics of the respondents. He said ‘I have had this sore throat for a long time. Patients’ expectations were addressed using fifteen items: five items exploring accessibility and availability (waiting time deemed acceptable in the waiting room, waiting time deemed acceptable to get an appointment for urgent/non urgent health problems, to be able to speak to the PCP on the telephone, number of interruptions of the consultation related to phone calls deemed acceptable), two … Patients want doctors to respect that and avoid creating a feeling that they are put off by or dismissive of the patient’s intuition, knowledge, and opinion. Hence, profit-orientation of public facilities became widespread and doctors adopted perverse incentives where pecuniary interests are prioritized over patients’ needs, leading to prescription of unnecessary medications . Effects of profit-orientation on medical professionals’ perceptions of patients’ expectations. . While physicians strive to set realistic expectations for patients undergoing knee and hip joint replacements, a new study reveals that doctor and patient expectations are sometimes not aligned. Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine. Patient satisfaction is an important outcome measure guiding quality improvement in the healthcare setting while the patient-centred care movement places increasing importance on patient engagement in clinical decision-making. News release on the progress of national public health programs by National Health and Family Planning Commission(in Chinese) [http://www.gov.cn/xwfb/2011-08/09/content_1922363.htm Accessed [Feb 15. Seven hundred clinic patient’s and 250 doctors were recruited. In our multiple logistic regression model, missing data of all included variables amounted to <10%. If the doctor does not prescribe any drugs and tests, the patient would request a refund of registration fee, 1. ‘If you cannot cure me, return the money to me. Their expectations regarding an ART regimen for patients were: “to reduce HIV viral load”, “to increase CD4 cell count” and “to have minimal impact on the proper functioning of other organs”. They think that everything done there must lead to good results. They have a wide range of expectations which should be taken into … Insurance status and out-of-pocket medical expenses were also considered to have an impact on patients’ expectations (Table 2, Quote 6). Previous research has found remarkably high prescription rates of IV antibiotics (ranging from 34 to 60.6%) for patients with minor health problems. Qualitative interviews and a cross-sectional survey (September 2014–September 2015). All interviewees were informed of the purpose of the study and anonymity and confidentiality were assured. Out of 32 items developed only 26 items were selected after pretesting with a group of 10 patients. Cockburn and Pit concluded that general practitioners were 10 times more likely to prescribe a medication when they thought the patient expected it . Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Focus groups were used on the basis of their effectiveness in rapidly establishing a full range of perspectives on an issue of importance among different groups . Some participants reported that many of their patients requested IV infusion for minor medical conditions in primary care settings (Table 3, Quote 3 and 4). For many patients, prioritizing a doctor who can help “navigate the system” is eminently sensible. J FamPract 49: 796-804. (P6, Male PCP, Fifth group interview with PCPs), 6. A doctor's people skills can affect a patient's emotional response and recovery very positively or very negatively, research shows. I encountered a patient this morning who complained of a sore throat. Therefore, our findings offer insights and future research directions that may explore the need to further reform China's provider payment system. Teaching communication skills involves imparting knowledge, skills and attitude  to achieve a desired change of the behaviour of learners. Well-planned cognitive input, demonstrations and role modelling should be facilitated with experiential learning. Additional items were added to reflect the context-specific nuances unique to the Chinese setting. It is beneficial for both patients and doctors to have similar attitudes . They were also more likely to feel their patients obligated them to explain the illness diagnosed (AOR = 1.83, P = 0.036) and to believe that their patients would request a refund of consultation fees if no prescriptions were made (AOR = 1.92, P < 0.001). Female respondents accounted for over 60% in both groups. McKinley RK, Stevenson K, Adams S and Manku-Scott TK. Supportiveness will look after the psychosocioeconomic considerations of the patient . The Death of a Parturient-Rethink about the Death Incident in the Operation Room in Hunan Province (in Chinese) [http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2014-08/14/c_1112083101.htm [15 February. Attaining an in-depth understanding of the participants’ views and beliefs was prioritized over identifying the frequency of emerging themes. It took ~5–10 min to complete the questionnaire and amendments were made based on feedback from the pilot test. 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The mean age was 34.5 years (SD = 7.5). By Tobi Elkin While healthcare delivery models continue to change and evolve, attracting new patients and retaining existing ones remain key to revenue growth. A pretested and validated questionnaire was administered to 700 consecutive patients attending the out-patients clinics and all the doctors in a tertiary care hospital. These may be realistic and achievable, or unrealistic and impossible. Workplace profit-orientation demonstrated a strong association with doctors’ perceptions. Patients want doctors to respect that and avoid creating a feeling that they are put off by or dismissive of the patient’s intuition, knowledge, and opinion. AIM. Patient expectations refer to the anticipation that given events are likely to occur during or due to medical care . There was a clear expectation among patients of high-quality information for not only patients, but also family members and carers at arrival and discharge. 6. #P-values for multiple logistic regression after controlling age, sex, education and year of practice. How do expectations for different health care settings compare? Involving patients in deciding the management was supported only by 83% while “not exploring patient’s ideas” and “not involving patients in management” (items 4.1, 4.2. Patient should take enough time to express their opinions and the views about the disease. iMedPub LTD Last revised : January 08, 2021, Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language. (Group talk): This is very common. On National Doctors’ Day, take a look at the challenges faced by doctors while treating COVID-19 cases and the cooperation they need from patients’ families Responses expressed only as totally agree and somewhat agree were amalgamated and presented as percentages. BACKGROUND. Interviews were audio-recorded and transcribed verbatim. Patient’s expectations and doctors perceptions are presented parallel in the same Table 1. Topic guides were developed for interviews, with themes and prompts covering doctors’ views about patients’ expectations and relevant behaviours (Appendix 1). However in contrast to the perception of the … This may sound obvious except for the fact that doctors' assessments of patients' preferences have more influence than those preferences themselves. Patient-centeredness and its correlates among first year medical students. (Female PCP, 46 years old), 5. They are ignorant about the disease itself, and they don't even care. (Male specialist, 34 years old), Perceived patients’ attitudes towards medical spending, 7. People visit doctors to take advantage of their education, training, and experience. Lack of patient education about the proper use of IV infusion, via doctors themselves and large-scale campaigns, was another contributing factor (Table 3, Quote 6). Int J Health Serv 24: 201-229. Patients expect doctor empathy, understanding and paraphrasing. No personal particulars that could identify the participants were recorded and confidentiality was strictly ensured. Effectiveness is the accuracy and comprehensiveness of information. Patient satisfaction will always be a critical part of growing a healthy practice. Limitations- lengthy questionnaire and repeated questions would have caused confusions in some items. They believed that some patients also requested consultation fee refunds in response to the unmet expectation that their doctor would make a prescription of drugs or tests. While over one third (36.8%) of all respondents reported a need to frequently consider generating profit for the facility at which they practiced, significantly more specialists than PCPs attested to experiencing this need (P = 0.004). An invitation letter, with the link to the online survey, was distributed in a sealed envelope to all primary care practitioners (PCPs) present at the recruited centres and their satellite stations. Participants reported that in certain cases where consultation fees had been prepaid, patients would request a refund if drugs and/or tests were not prescribed (Table 3, Quote 1). Over 80% of patients indicated that they need time to talk, and doctors seem to understand this need. Specialists had generally achieved higher levels of educational attainment than their PCP counterparts, 92% of specialists being university or higher degree holders, as compared to 75.7% (P < 0.001) of the PCPs. Multi-stage cluster sampling was operationalized among community health facilities. Items in the questionnaire reflect social niceties (items 1.1-1.5 and 2) doctor-centred attitudes (items 3, 4.1, 4.2, 6, 7, 8.2, 8.3, 9, 10, 12, 13.2 and 16) and patient-centred attitudes (5, 8.1, 11, 13, 13. The doctor should not involve the patient’s relatives in the treatment of the patient’s disease. . Patient expectations refer to the anticipation that given events are likely to occur during or due to medical care . However majority of patients expect patient centred attitudes like expression of empathy and allowing patients to express opinion and doctors perceive these expectations of patients. In the past, clinicians promoted the use of IV in treating patients and instilled in patients the idea that IV infusion would make them recover faster. I expect you to take the time needed to get the full picture and address the reason for my visit. 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