Friday, March 20, 2015
The NY Daily News released an article in July 2014, which examines patients’ decision process in choosing a physician. According to a poll, 22 percent of Americans are confident that they can choose a competent physician. At Arizona Priority Care, our primary care physicians use patient reports as a viable source for practice refinement and to determine ways to bring comfort to unsettled patients.
Accepted insurance and good bedside manner are the top two qualities that most patients consider when choosing a physician. Though these two characteristics are essential in care, they do not specifically address the physician’s ability to care for the patient and to what degree he or she makes the patient feel comfortable. People cannot directly determine if the doctor can provide high-quality care or not, according to the poll by The Associated Press- NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
When looking for a physician, most people look to their friends and family for suggestions. Upon this decision, people are likely to turn to the Internet for more information. Many people think that if a physician offers more services than their care is more expensive as a result. At Arizona Priority Care, our high quality of care is a standard, while healthcare costs are simultaneously held down.
Arizona Priority Care offers a handful of services that help: