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"But I Don't Have Time To Change" - Frontline Service Improvements In US Healthcare

Rob Davis
Contributor: Rob Davis
Posted: 06/28/2011

Urgent tasks are the enemy of process improvement, says columnist Rob Davis, but there are many opportunities at the frontline of healthcare to find improvements if we are only willing to take the time.

I spent last week with physicians from across the United States. These are dedicated professional focused on improved patient outcomes. But one conversation that kept coming up was how time pressures on physicians affects patient care. One primary care physician, for instance, told me about the time pressures he faces every day:

Rob Davis
Contributor: Rob Davis
Posted: 06/28/2011