Austin Regional Clinic

Austin Regional Clinic

Austin Regional Clinic

James Anderson, IV

James C. Anderson, IV, MD

Pediatrics

ARC Patient Feedback

Guide to ARC Patient Feedback and Ratings

Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) doctors, staff, and leadership are committed to providing our community with high quality convenient care. One of the ways we demonstrate this priority is through our online transparency.

You can review our provider ratings and comments on our web site with the confidence that they are all based on verified visits. We post all patient feedback relevant to the visit and only refrain from posting comments that are libelous, profane, or those that risk the privacy of our patients.

The below guide provides details about how we collect and share our patient feedback.

Who runs the survey?

ARC partnered with the local Austin company Humm Systems to collect patient feedback about their doctor’s visit. We gather feedback from tablets in our exam rooms and text surveys. Humm is an independent third party customer feedback company that provides the technology to collect the feedback and display ratings and comments on our web site. All ratings are submitted by actual patients and verified by ARC.

How do patients receive the survey?

Patients for whom we have a mobile phone number receive a text survey within two hours of checking in for their visit. Tablets with the feedback survey may be available in the exam room or at the front desk. Patients are asked to complete the survey and provide ratings and comments regarding their experience at different touch points of their visit. We use this feedback to recognize doctors and staff, identify issues we can correct, and enhance our care.

Do you post all positive and negative comments?

ARC posts all positive and negative patient feedback that is relevant to the visit. We refrain from posting comments that are libelous, profane, or those that risk the privacy of our patients.

What questions do we ask?

ARC asks five basic questions that touch on the overall patient experience related to their visit. Anyone seeking detailed information about each question can view the ratings for each specific question on the Reviews tab on the provider bio page on the website. We calculate our provider star ratings based on the responses to question number four below. We calculate our location star ratings based on the responses to all the below questions.

  1. Ease of making appointment
  2. Helpfulness of front desk staff
  3. Helpfulness of medical staff
  4. Did doctor or NP/PA provide you with the care you expected?
  5. How likely is it that you refer a friend or family member to this doctor or NP/PA?

Why don’t all providers display a rating?

Since more recent data provides a more accurate picture, we require a minimum of 30 patient surveys per doctor in the last 12 months before we post a physician’s rating.

Why can I only see comments from the last 30 days?

ARC physicians and staff review all comments and act to rectify issues. Since the purpose of the feedback is to allow us to improve the overall patient experience we display the last 30 days of comments which are the most relevant for the practice.

Can anyone complete a survey or post a comment about a physician?

No. Only patients having an outpatient visit by an ARC physician receive a survey. The results are based entirely from patients who have actually been treated by the physician in our clinics.

How is patient information protected?

Patients are anonymous when they fill out the feedback tablets. There is no personally identifiable information displayed at any time.

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More Info

During the past 23 years of pediatric practice in North Carolina prior to joining ARC, I sub-specialized in the treatment of pediatric mental health and behavioral medicine, specifically in the area of ADHA, anxiety, depression, and medication management of autism. Each of these children and families have their own unique story and challenges, and I am blessed when I have the opportunity to help them along this journey to overcome their individual challenges and discover their own unique gifts and talents. I believe that active listening and involving both parents and children are the key to a successful relationship with my patients. I look forward to providing enhanced pediatric mental and behavioral health care to my ARC patients.

Personal Summary

Dr. Anderson grew up in St. Louis, MO, where he played ice hockey, and is an avid St. Louis Blues and Cardinals fan. He and his wife lived for 20 years in North Carolina, where he practiced at Cornerstone Health Care, now Wake Forest Baptist Health. Dr. Anderson and his wife have three grown children. In his free time, he can be found with his wife on their boat, visiting family in Horseshoe Bay, being active outside, playing ice hockey, or walking their dog, Kirby, named after the University of Georgia Bulldogs football coach!

Services Offered

  • Diagnosis & medication management of ADHD, Anxiety, Depression & Behavioral Disorders, including medication management for comorbidities with Autism
  • Neonatal Circumcision
  • Pharmacogenomic testing
  • Preparing for Your Baby
  • Well-Check Exam

Professional Positions and Honors

Dr. Anderson holds these memberships and honors:
  • Member, Travis County Medical Society
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, American College of Physician Executives
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Recommended Resources

Joined ARC

2020

Education

Bachelor of Science, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 1990

Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine, with Honors, Houston, TX, 1993

Residency / Internship

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1993-1996
Pediatric Chief Resident, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1996-97

Certification

Board Certified in Pediatrics

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