Jennifer Childs-Roshak, MD, MBA Much has been made of finding the joy in medicine of late as more patients seek care, fewer physicians are trained for primary care and electronic medical record (EMR) systems become more sophisticated. Primary care clinician burnout is at epic proportions. Population health is often hailed as one way to …
There is widespread agreement among policy makers and healthcare providers that patient-centeredness is an imperative moving forward. But how can we operationalize “patient-centered care?”
In a previous issue of our journal, we interviewed Don Berwick, former CMS Administrator (2010-2011). We have chosen to reproduce this interview as it holds important messages for all health care professionals interested in improving health care delivery.
By Dr Hector Rodriguez All too often, attempts to implement new team-based models of care are met with resistance – “our practice is different, so this won’t work here,” or “our patients are more complicated than other practices, so this won’t work here.”