Moving Reform to the Bedside

Spatz, Erica S.; Gross, Cary P.
April 2010
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/7/2010, Vol. 303 Issue 13, p1305
Academic Journal
The authors discuss some measures that physicians can adopt both at the bedside and in the community to help reform the U.S. health care system and achieve their moral and professional responsibilities to the public. The consideration and adoption of new ways to measuring and improving the quality of care are encouraged. The authors also address the concerns over costs of medical care. Other areas that the authors believe needed improvement are communication, involvement in community-based programs and payment reform solutions.


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