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Triple Aim

Chronicle of Health Creation: The Shadow in Berwick's Call for a 'Moral Era' for Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

The shocking shadow lurking in Berwick's "moral era" made me recall the names of the cascade of reform activities on the way to this reckoning -- and of the shadow each holds. Can this call to purpose rein in the beast?

Diagnostic Errors: A 'Moral, Professional and Public Health Imperative'

Jay Bhatt | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Jay Bhatt

Most patients will experience one or more diagnostic errors during their lifetime, causing potential harm from delayed or inappropriate treatments and tests. Diagnostic errors also can impact patients psychologically and financially.

Chronicles of Health Creation: RAND Report Begs New Look at Integrative Medicine and Health Professionals in the Triple Aim Era

John Weeks | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

Let's start anew. What are the optimal uses of licensed chiropractors, naturopathic doctors and practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine not in making a buck, but in creating health?

Homebirth Midwives and the Hospital Goliath: Evidence Builds for Disruptive Innovation

John Weeks | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics
John Weeks

Consider the potentially long-term positive consequences if mothers and families learn that most can have their babies at home, without all that expensive intervention.