Thank you for agreeing to take our brief survey about your visits with doctors.
If anything, which among the following options would you change about the physician interactions you most frequently experience? Please choose one.
Their bedside manner or communication skills
The quality of their office equipment
The wait time at their office
The amount of paperwork I usually have to fill out
The comfort of their facilities (waiting room, examination room, etc.)
The opportunity to adequately discuss my concerns and questions
There is nothing I would change
Which of the following describe your doctor’s demeanor at your last visit? Please choose all that apply.
None of these
Thinking about all of the doctors you’ve ever visited, what percentage of them did you believe were truly interested in your overall well-being as a whole person and not just as a patient with a specific medical issue? Your best guess is fine.
None were interested
up to 25%
up to 50%
up to 75%
up to 90%
All were interested
Which of the following, if any, have ever happened to you at a doctor’s office? Please choose all that apply.
My doctor making me wait a long time to see him/her
My doctor not knowing me by name
My doctor was distracted by typing notes on a laptop computer
My doctor providing too little opportunity to discuss my concerns and questions
My doctor not making any eye contact with me
My doctor speaking in medical terms that I couldn't understand
My doctor being rude or condescending
My doctor making me feel rushed
My doctor's bedside manner making me cry or leave the office upset
None of the above
Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement: I wish that doctors today had better communication skills and “bedside manners.”