The Waiting Game

Thrall, Terese Hudson
September 2004
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2004, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p30
Trade Publication
Presents the results of a telephone survey on patient wait times, conducted by Irving, Texas-based physician search firm Merritt, Hawkins & Associates. Information on how a physician is considered busy; Reason the supply of some specialists has been reduced in the U.S.; Explanation of Jim Merritt, president of the physician search company, on the reason Boston, Massachusetts reported the longest average wait times in three of the four specialties.


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