Top 11 gripes physicians have with patients

October 25, 2017

We asked primary care physicians from around the country what their top gripes with patients have been, and their answers may surprise you-or relate to you wholeheartedly. Read on to find out what they had to say.

 

 

It is a known fact that physicians are burnt out. They have to deal with the uncertainty that is healthcare policy in 2017, as well as payment and electronic health record frustrations, to name a few. So, it is no surprise that these complications and stresses have bled over into interactions with patients.

We asked primary care physicians from around the country what their top gripes with patients have been, and their answers may surprise you-or relate to you wholeheartedly. Read on to find out what they had to say.

 

This anonymous survey was conducted August 10 through Sept 15, 2017.