Want the Clinic of Your Dreams? Ask Your Community
By Pamela Wible, MD |
June 27, 2011
Dr Wible is a family physician born into a family of physicians. With Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, she co-authored the anthology Goddess Shift: Women Leading for a Change.
Tired of assembly-line medicine? Don’t wait for politician-saviors. Convene with your neighbors.
Americans typically rely on elected officials to uphold the will of the people, but decades of partisan struggle have stalled meaningful health-care reform. Now physicians are leaving exam rooms to take direct action.
Read the remainder of Dr Wible’s blog here.
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Erik R. Vanderlip, MD, is a senior fellow and acting instructor in the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry. As a dually-trained family physician and psychiatrist, Dr Vanderlip is active in national health system redesign efforts with a particular interest in newer models of the medical home. He practices family medicine in a hybrid primary care clinic within a mental health center in Seattle.
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David T Nash, MD, is Clinical Professor of Medicine at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. The author of more than 250 peer-reviewed clinical articles, Dr Nash has practiced cardiology in Syracuse for over 50 years. He is a Fellow of the National Lipid Association.
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Gregory W. Rutecki, MD, is Professor of Medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile. He is section editor of the hypertension topic center on this web site.
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Pamela Wible, MD, pioneered the first community-designed ideal medical clinic in America. An expert in patient-centered care, Dr Wible helps citizens design cutting-edge clinics and hospitals nationwide. Her model is taught in medical schools and featured in Harvard School of Public Health's newest edition of Renegotiating Health Care. Dr. Wible is a medical reporter for the Oregonian, has been interviewed by CNN, ABC, CBS, and is a frequent guest on NPR.
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Five Steps to Improving Patient Access Judy Capko,
May 21, 2013
Patient access is getting increased attention through reform initiatives. Here are five steps you can take to make sure patients get appropriate access to care in your office.