Navigation Links
Doctors Get High Marks as Regence Members Share Opinions Online
Date:9/3/2008

More than 28,000 ratings and comments are overwhelmingly positive

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- An overwhelming majority of Regence members would recommend their doctor to others, according to a popular online survey on the company's member Web site -- myRegence.com. A "Member Feedback" feature on the site allows Regence members to post feedback on their experiences with individual providers, including physicians, dentists, other health care professionals and facilities.

"Our own research and national studies show that patients want to hear from other patients," said David Clark, Senior Vice President of Health Care Services for Regence. "We created the feedback feature so members can share experiences and compare notes. That kind of information helps our members make better decisions about their health care."

According to Clark, 89 percent of those leaving feedback would recommend their provider to someone else. Those statistics come from more than 28,000 reviews posted on the Web site since October 2006.

Initially, the feedback feature allowed members to rate providers on a numeric scale. Since December 2007, members have also been able to leave comments.

"The majority of comments are overwhelmingly positive," said Clark. "Members are reporting very good experiences. That underscores the high caliber of physicians in our networks. When concerns are raised, it is usually about issues such as waiting time, listening skills, billing issues or bedside manner, issues that most physicians are already working to address."

The Member Feedback feature available to Regence members is the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest/Intermountain region. Similar tools have been offered in other parts of the country, but the response has generally been less enthusiastic.

The feedback tool also lets providers review comments and reply to them. This feature was added after discussions with providers, to help encou
'/>"/>

SOURCE Regence
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. amfAR Urges Iran to Release Missing HIV/AIDS Doctors
2. New Website Portal Delivers Pre-Qualified Spinal Decompression Patients to Participating Doctors
3. New Website Helps Doctors and Dentists Locate Disability Insurance
4. Protein Gives Doctors New Tool to Detect Melanoma
5. Medicare Fraud: How Many Dead Doctors Does it Take to Prescribe $90 Million in Medical Equipment for Medicare Patients?
6. TalktoaDoc.org Launch Allows Patients to Talk to Doctors Online Using a Webcam
7. Pennsylvania Medical Society and AARP Criticize Senator Specter for Blocking Bill to Protect Access to Doctors and Improve Medicare
8. AARP, Texas Medical Association Join Forces to Urge Passage of Bill Protecting Access to Doctors and Improving Medicare
9. Indiana State Medical Association and AARP Urge Reconsideration of Bill to Protect Seniors Access to Doctors and Improve Medicare
10. Great Doctors Produce Great Results (Healthcare Underwriters Group Mutual of Ohio Pays A Cash Dividend): -- Healthcare Underwriters Group Mutual of Ohio Pays Its First Cash Distribution to Its Insured Owners
11. New System Devised To Guide Doctors Treating Patients With Symptomatic Myocardial Bridging
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2015)... LiveSchool ” was featured on NewsWatch as part of ... latest and coolest applications on the market for iOS, ... and technology expert, conducted the app review and shared ... students with good behavior. , Positive re-enforcement is more ... And the good people at LiveSchool have taken note ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 The opportunity for ... full life are the motivating forces behind The Fairy Godmother ... psychologist and author Amy L. Stark. , The inspiration for ... girl next door comes from Stark’s desire to be a ... been a fairy godmother to my neighbors’ children since they ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 The U.S. ... baby boomers join the ranks of senior citizens (1) ... on an already over-burdened healthcare system. Additionally, as older ... to replace them. Per the U.S. Census Bureau, the ... to increase 75% by 2050 while those 25 to ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... OK and Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 ... the formation of a collaboration to facilitate development of ... of ophthalmic disorders that lead to blindness, including Diabetic ... the MiDROPS™ formulation platform developed by EyeCRO, which can ... eye via a topical eyedrop. , Under the ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... 04, 2015 New findings released today ... Association (ABTA) show that people diagnosed with a brain ... options, including clinical trials, at the time of diagnosis, ... difficult decisions about their course of treatment. The release ... first nationwide brain tumor volunteer network, the ABTA CommYOUnity™, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:An Application for Teachers to Reward Students with Good Behavior Was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:Introducing New Children’s Book The Fairy Godmother Next Door 2Health News:U.S. Healthcare Worker Shortage Escalating: Sterling Warns Medical Practitioners to Rapidly Reverse Low Employee Retention 2Health News:U.S. Healthcare Worker Shortage Escalating: Sterling Warns Medical Practitioners to Rapidly Reverse Low Employee Retention 3Health News:U.S. Healthcare Worker Shortage Escalating: Sterling Warns Medical Practitioners to Rapidly Reverse Low Employee Retention 4Health News:EyeCRO and NeuMedics Announce Collaboration to Utilize MiDROPS™ Technology for the Development of NM108 2Health News:EyeCRO and NeuMedics Announce Collaboration to Utilize MiDROPS™ Technology for the Development of NM108 3Health News:American Brain Tumor Association Poll Underscores Need for Greater Awareness and Education at Time of Diagnosis 2Health News:American Brain Tumor Association Poll Underscores Need for Greater Awareness and Education at Time of Diagnosis 3
... Highlights, - Revenue for the first quarter was $480.6 million, up 7.6% from ... ... ("FOI") grew 7.2% for the twelve, months ended March 31, 2008 over ... was $38.6 million, or $0.38,per outstanding common share, a 19% increase over the ...
... project as innovative in terms of energy efficiency and ... awarded nearly $27 million in funding for a new ... (USC). USC was one of 12 California institutions considered ... million to build stem cell research facilities throughout California. ...
... May 8, 2008 at 2:00 pm ET, MISSION ... ENSG ), the parent company of the Ensign(TM) ... today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal ... ) Highlights of the First Quarter Include:, ...
... 7 Conseco, Inc. (NYSE: CNO ),today reported ... set a new quarterly sales record with an increase ... Prieur said. "This performance included,an 11% increase at Bankers ... increase in total sales including new product offerings) of ...
... , Ottawa (May 7, 2008) The Honourable ... the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for 764 ... Minister Clement was joined by Dr. Patrick McGrath, a ... neonatologist and CIHR-funded researcher from the University of Alberta, ...
... 7 Dr. Hugo Stephenson, founder and ... drug safety, today,presented new insight about the ... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ... (rosuvastatin),Lipitor (atorvastatin), and Zocor (simvastatin) all warn ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 2Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 3Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 4Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 5Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 6Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 7Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 8Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 9Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 10Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 11Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 12Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 13Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 14Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 15Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 16Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 17Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 18Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 19Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 20Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 21Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2008 Results 22Health News:USC receives nearly $27 million in funding for new stem cell research facility 2Health News:The Ensign Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Earnings 2Health News:The Ensign Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Earnings 3Health News:The Ensign Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Earnings 4Health News:The Ensign Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Earnings 5Health News:The Ensign Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Earnings 6Health News:The Ensign Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Earnings 7Health News:The Ensign Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Earnings 8Health News:The Ensign Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Earnings 9Health News:The Ensign Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Earnings 10Health News:Conseco Reports First Quarter Results 2Health News:Conseco Reports First Quarter Results 3Health News:Conseco Reports First Quarter Results 4Health News:Conseco Reports First Quarter Results 5
(Date:5/4/2015)... N.J. , May 4, 2015 Thirty-six ... percent seek help. During May – National Hearing Month ... loss could be missing out on the sounds of ... the trees. To ensure that you won,t ... that color our world, Oticon, Inc. offers practical advice: ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO ... ( www.generex.com ) (OTCQB:GNBT) today announced that it intends ... securities it receives upon completion of a definitive licensing ... to Smoofi, Inc. ( www.smoofi.com ) (OTCQB:SMFI). ... a non-binding letter of intent in respect of the ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... , May 4, 2015 RadiologyAuction will have their ... video and product demonstrations at the end of the ... such as Kodak and Fuji Cr,s, Agfa and Sony, ... the first event. Various imaging equipment will be available ... After years of buying and selling imaging ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:It's Better Hearing Month 2Generex Announces Intention to Dividend a Portion of Anticipated SMFI Securities to Its Stockholders upon a Reverse Stock Split 2Generex Announces Intention to Dividend a Portion of Anticipated SMFI Securities to Its Stockholders upon a Reverse Stock Split 3Generex Announces Intention to Dividend a Portion of Anticipated SMFI Securities to Its Stockholders upon a Reverse Stock Split 4Generex Announces Intention to Dividend a Portion of Anticipated SMFI Securities to Its Stockholders upon a Reverse Stock Split 5RadiologyAuction Announces Event Starting On May 5th 2
... 16, Uroplasty, Inc. (Nasdaq: UPI ), ... innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, announced today ... Jiwani, Uroplasty,s Vice President and CFO, will present the ... Hunter Securities Inaugural Healthcare Conference at 3:30  PM PDT ...
... a crippling disease worldwide, with an estimated eight million sufferers ... a suit of rusty armour," with unrelenting, razor-like pain. ... reverse the degenerative condition. However a discovery made ... hold the key to not only halting the degenerative process, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Uroplasty to Present at Global Hunter Securities Inaugural Healthcare Conference 2New Hope For Joint Pain Sufferers 2New Hope For Joint Pain Sufferers 3
Pocket-sized instrument, powered by two AA-sized alkaline batteries. Built-in throat illuminator, rectangular viewing lens for instrumentation under magnification....
The Pneumatic Consulting Otoscope provides two viewing lenses for dual observation of the tympanic membrane. Sealed system for pneumnatic otoscopy and rotatable head for left- and right-sided viewin...
Provides 30% more magnification and twice the field of view. Adjustable focus, with insufflator bulb....
... to laser treatment of AMD patients ... compares to the Opal Photoactivator from,Lumenis. ... (verteporfin for injection) therapy, the Opal ... any other laserfeatures,that ensure the highest ...
Medicine Products: