March 30 is National Doctors’ Day. Wright State Physicians celebrates all of our doctors, for the expert patient care they provide, and dedication to educating tomorrow’s physicians, the medical students and residents at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.
We reached out to a few of our physicians who have patient satisfaction that is consistently in the top percentiles on the MedStatix report. We asked them to share what is essential to patient care, one important thing they do to maximize patient satisfaction, and what motivated them to go into medicine…
Linda Barney, M.D.
Wright State Physicians, department of surgery
“Connecting with patients on a level that builds trust, confidence in your skills, and an assurance that you will be there for them, is essential to patient care.”
“I intentionally spend as much time as necessary with patients, to make sure they understand their disease and my role in being not just their surgeon but their advocate.”
“I was motivated to go into medicine due to a desire to improve the lives of patients, and provide more female faces amongst the physicians who provide that care.”