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Volume 5, Issue 2 – February 2018

Leading into the Future

Medicine has changed dramatically in the past decade. Influences in Washington D.C., geographic and economic forces, and patients have significantly affected how institutions are run and how we fulfill the oath we all took to care for patients. Read more.

Addressing Burnout

Bricking_105By Keith Bricking, MD, MBA, medical staff president, Miami Valley Hospital

The “Triple Aim” was developed in 2007 and described an approach to optimize health system performance. At a recent conference, I learned about a recommendation to expand this concept to a “quadruple aim.” The quadruple aim adds the goal of improving the work life of health care providers (including clinicians and staff). With widespread burnout and dissatisfaction, an emphasis on provider well-being has never been more important.  Read more.

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    Editorial Board: Dr. Marc Belcastro, Dr. Atindra Chatterji, Dr. Jerry Clark, Dr. Jennifer Hauler, Dr. Scott Kanagy, Dr. Tammy Lundstrom, Dr. Matthew Reeves 

    Chief Communications Officer: Diane Ewing 

    Chief Consumer Officer: Chris Butler 

    Director, System Communications: Ben Sutherly 

    Editor: Niki Miller