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Patient satisfaction is publicly reported and used as a subjective measure of quality of care in alternative payment reimbursement models. In this study, we evaluated the association between patient satisfaction scores and objective measures of geriatric hip fracture care. Therefore, according to patient satisfaction score, we investigated the differences for geriatric hip fracture admissions in regard to 1. surgical delay during the index admission and 2. mortality within 1 year.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013)
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The overlap of depression and delirium as geriatric syndromes present in elderly patients with hospital admission due to hip fracture has been previously studied. Nevertheless, the relatio...
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Delirium is a common complication following hip fracture surgery (HFS) in older people. Postoperative hypoxia has also been associated with delirium, but not specifically in geriatric pati...
Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.
Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.
Assessment of the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured and directly reported by the patient.
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
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