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The 5 Anxiety-Ridden Patients in Your Waiting Room (And How to Help Them Relax)

The 5 Anxiety-Ridden Patients in Your Waiting Room (And How to Help Them Relax)

Nearly two-thirds of patients report the waiting room to be the most stressful part of going to a doctor’s appointment. Fortunately, all it takes is a few small changes to help all types of anxious patients feel calm and comfortable while they wait for their appointment.

3 Ways to Prevent Your Waiting Room From Increasing Patient Anxiety

3 Ways to Prevent Your Waiting Room From Increasing Patient Anxiety

63% of patients reported the waiting room to be the most stressful part of going to a doctor’s appointment. In effect, not only do standard waiting rooms not add value to your practice -- they are also harmful to your patients. Luckily, making a few simple and affordable upgrades to your waiting room can help improve the experience.