One-Third Of Physicians Fail To Identify Consumer Chronic Condition Priorities

Nearly one-third of general practice physicians asked to identify and rank their consumers’ top three chronic health conditions failed to pick the top condition listed by the consumers. Agreement was very good for hypothyroidism; good for diabetes and high blood pressure; and poor for chronic anxiety disorder and chronic sleeping disorder.
The study was conducted using 153 physician-consumer pairs that each wrote a priority list of the consumer’s chronic conditions.  For 45 of the pairs (29.4%) the consumer’s first-listed priorities were …

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October 2019 MRC2.CORP.X.03949