The Survey of Patients’ Satisfaction——the Experience at A Northern Region Teaching Hospital in Taiwan
Abstract: Abstract: Background: To maintain the high quality of medical service, patients’ satisfaction with medical services is an important indicator of quality of care assessment. Objectives: To explore an improvement direction and ensure the medical quality and then provide the elaborate healthcare services for a region teaching hospital based on the patients’ satisfaction surveys. Methods: Agreement for personnel, this study held an inquiry for patient satisfaction from medical accessibility, medical service providers and medical processes, and the overall appraisal of hospital services three ways. The objects are the localized people in a region teaching hospital, and the investigating method is face-to-face interviews. Results: Convenience sampling was used and 1 246 people that have been taken medical treatment from a region teaching hospital was visited. According to the result, the first five reasons of why patient choose the hospital are--in the neighborhood, convenience in traffic, friends/relatives’ recommendation, nurses’ positive attitude and hospital’s reputation. In the satisfactions to medical processes, it will takes about 108 mins from registration, waiting, inspection, diagnosis, and getting medicine. The lowest satisfactions to outpatient, first is the waiting time for physician service, the average time is 43.80 + 41.09 mins. Second is the actually physician service time, the average time is 8.00 + 5.98 mins. The waiting time for inspection is also the lower satisfaction item, the average time is 19.15 + 14.90 mins. Additionally, service quality of the shopping street is the most improvement item in other facilities, the satisfaction is only 19.2%. Conclusions: For the “Respect Life, Serve People, Provide the Best Quality Holistic Healthcare” viewpoint, it could be overall improved from medical processes and surrounding facilities, and import the idea of “walking around service” to improve the overall appraisal of hospital services.
文章引用: 刘荣宏 , 叶明阳 , 周毅鹏 , 刘启明 , 林淑霞 , 董道兴 (2011) 台湾北部某区域教学医院就医民众满意度调查。 临床医学进展， 1， 5-11. doi: 10.12677/acm.2011.11002
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