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Mathematics: The New Science of Medicine

We are on the cusp of another breakthrough era when data, technology, and artificial intelligence will advance patient care to a new level.

The Power of Listening

Imagine if those of us in health care were listeners; if we decided to identify the barriers to improvement in our organizations and then went out and listened carefully to others who perform well in areas that challenge us.

Seeing Grace Every Day: Through the Eyes of Our Physicians

Every day I am reminded of the intensely mission-driven nature of the work our physicians do. Here is how two physicians who I greatly admire find meaning in their work.

Value-based Payments: Making the Practice of Medicine More Rewarding

HHS’ recent push to accelerate the shift away from fee-for-service to value-based payments could allow doctors to focus more on the patient’s overall health.

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