The key elements of the practice—compassion, multi-disciplinary teamwork, robust huddles, story-telling and person-centered care–—can be applied everywhere.
Blog Category: Letters from the Foundation
Over the next several weeks, I will devote this letter to writing about the winners of the ABIM Foundation’s recent Trust Practice Challenge.
In 2006, the ABIM Foundation and the Institute on Medicine as a Profession (IMAP), a non-profit health care think tank based at Columbia University, made a bold move to publicly confront the issue of physician conflict of interest (COI) and expose its threat to medical professionalism. A panel assembled by the Foundation and IMAP published… Read more »
While recruiting specialty societies to the Choosing Wisely campaign about six years ago, I attended a board meeting of a surgical specialty society. I had flown to Chicago to meet with the society’s board as it considered whether to join the campaign. The one question board members had for me was: What happens when a… Read more »
What disturbs me about online retail medicine is the lack of face-to-face conversation between the patient and the clinician.