Top 5 cities with the happiest patients
- San Francisco, Calif.
- Oakland, Calif.
- Honolulu, Hawaii
- Madison, Wis.
- Indianapolis, Ind.
*Fort Wayne ranked 86th.
You may not like online physician reviews, but according to a national study based on those physician rating sites, patients in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne are very satisfied with their doctors.
Vanguard Communications, a Denver-based health care marketing and public relations firm, scoured online reviews of more than 46,000 individual doctors, group medical practices, clinics and hospitals in the 100 largest U.S. cities. Overall, researchers found that nearly 60 percent of online reviewers gave their doctors four stars or better.
Known as the Patient Happiness Index, the study ranked Indianapolis fifth and Fort Wayne 86th. Find the study here.