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

June 20, 2018

Nearly two-thirds of patients report the waiting room to be the most stressful part of going to a doctor’s appointment. This means that the second a patient walks through the door for an appointment, their anxiety levels peak, creating a negative association with your practice. 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.

Here’s the rundown on the most anxious patients in your waiting room and what you can do to make their experience a positive one: