Redefining quality through a patient-centered approach
Ask any physician what quality is, and you’ll get many different answers.
You will hear answers such as “finding a cause for their pain,” “ruling out a life-threatening condition,” “partnering with patients to improve their health” or “offering the most evidence-based and up-to-date medical treatments.”
Here’s what quality isn’t: Running a bunch of useless tests, prescribing non-evidence-based medicines, or spending hours on documentation in an EHR.
Therein lies my frustration with the government’s …