Faculty Development

A Case for Quantity When Measuring Quality

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The quality of a physician’s work is now often evaluated in metrics and data. Seventeen years ago, the Institute of Medicine issued a call to arms to Cross the Quality Chasm that opened the floodgates for thousands of measures, from government rules to hospital guidelines and consumer evaluations. As healthcare has become more complex, the…

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5 Ways to Better Influence Without Authority (Even if You Have It)

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As a physician leader, you will no doubt have the honor of owning a major change initiative at your institution at some point (if you haven’t already), and you’ll be forced to find ways to bring numerous stakeholders on board without having any authority over them. As healthcare  organizations become larger and more complex, the…

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