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Physician Celebration

It has been a good week for celebrating doctoring. The week started with a dinner in honor of the winners of our Patients’ Choice award, and ended with our health system’s third annual “Harvest Moon” physician celebration.  The latter is a social event designed to allow all of our affiliated physicians the chance to get together for an evening devoted to nothing more complicated than getting to know one another better. Continue reading Physician Celebration

Great Night

I had a wonderful experience last night, hosting a dinner in honor of the recipients of our first annual Patients’ Choice Award, given to the 5 physicians with the best scores on the outpatient patient satisfaction survey. As readers of this blog know, I don’t like the term “patient satisfaction,” because it seems like such a simplistic measure and a low bar. I think that quality care and effective communication require a lot more than “satisfying” patients. Continue reading Great Night