PA vs. NP?
Here at Bandera Family Health Care we have a diverse group of healthcare providers in order to keep up with the need for specialized health care. Two such healthcare professions are that of a physician assistant (PA) and nurse practitioner (NP). Both of these professions are somewhat similar, with only subtle differences between them. This close similarity in job descriptions often poses a problem, as many people find it difficult to differentiate between the two specialties. This [...]
Waiting Rooms...We’ve all been there.
You show up at the doctor’s office on time, only to discover that they’re running behind and four others with appointments ahead of you are still waiting.When waiting for the receptionist to call your name in the doctor's office, you are powerless. You can't go anywhere. You don't know how long it will take. There isn't much to do. Some people play games on their phones and some of us read. When you are busy and stressed, even a short wait feels [...]
What is the Difference between Patient Perception and Patient Satisfaction?
It’s a matter of perspective. Patient satisfaction is the patient's perception of the degree to which their requirements have been met. Patient perception is checking if the organization has met patient requirements, and one of the ways to do this is by measuring patient satisfaction.
The quality of goods or a service (or at least a patient’s perception of it) can be significantly influenced by the patient’s [...]