Measuring what matters in health care
In part one of his podcast episode, Dr. John Wasson, Professor Emeritus at Dartmouth Medical School, suggests U.S. health care could learn a few lessons on quality improvement from the world of organized crime. This time around, Dr. Wasson dives into the issue of clinician burnout caused by "quantophrenia"---a condition he describes as measurement for its own sake without real benefit to patients or providers. The solution to quantophrenia? Just seven simple measures.