Patients want convenient access to their doctors. Doctors want to help, but face pressures and constraints. Which of the following describes a typical doctor’s perspective, about communicating with patients outside of face-to-face visits?
A-SMS text messaging with patients is secure, and I can get enough information for a quick diagnosis
B-My IT system is inexpensive and can easily facilitate many modes of patient communication
C-I have enough time during the day to chat with patients over the phone, video call, or text message
D-Every year I’m faced with more regulatory requirements and benchmarks to achieve
E-Insurance companies financially incentivize me to spend more time with patients
The ED trackboard displays a lot of information about a department’s patients, at a glance. What information is NOT appropriate for an ED trackboard?
A. The bed locations of all the patients in an area
B. Each patient’s name, age and gender
C. Each patient’s address and phone number
D. Each patient’s chief complaint (the issue that brought them to the ED)
E. Whether a patient’s laboratory or imaging tests have results back
3-What sport best describes inpatient hospital care?
A. Golf, because it’s one person (usually the doctor) moving the ball forward
B. Baseball, because many teammates take turns trying to work the problem
C. NASCAR, because it’s a race to discharge patients quickly
D. Football, because every player has a specific role, and there are many ways to score points