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Survey the Relationship Between Physicians Critical Thought With Patient’s Satisfaction Level in Sina Medical Center of Tabriz City
Farhad Nejhad Irani
Department of governmental Administration, Bonab Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bonab, Iran , farhadirani90@uahoo.com
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ackground and Aims: The main purpose of health system, is to maintain public health and providing favorable services for patient satisfaction. Critical thought is a process by which, a person assess ideas, information and sources of information providers, then logistic correlate with other ideas and information to become a desired form. The aim of study is to investigate the relationship between physician’s critical thoughts with patient’s satisfaction level in Sina hospital in the Tabriz city.

Methods: The current study is a cross-sectional survey. Statistical population consisted of physicians and patients from Sina hospital of Tabriz city in the year 2016. Pearson correlation test and regression analysis were used to analyze the data.

Results: The results from respondent’s points of view indicate that there is a positive and significant relationship between physicians critical thoughts and patients satisfaction in all aspects, except identification dimension of critical thoughts. The results of regression test indicates the impact severity of critical thought’s independent variable, according to its constituent dimension (Perception, recognition, inference, interpretation and logical evaluation) in the dependent variable (patient satisfaction) is equal 0.558 and it represents a relatively strong correlation between these two variables.

Conclusion: Although the critical thought of physicians and medical staffs has an important role to improve patient satisfaction, but it does not have a dramatic expansion in the health system. Therefore, health system managers should aim to foster critical thoughts of medical staffs, in order to achieve organizational goals (improving patient satisfaction).

Keywords: Thought, Critical thought, Satisfaction, Physician, Patients
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health
Received: 2016/12/21 | Accepted: 2017/02/8 | Published: 2017/04/9
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Nejhad Irani F. Survey the Relationship Between Physicians Critical Thought With Patient’s Satisfaction Level in Sina Medical Center of Tabriz City. Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2017; 10 (1) :42-50
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