Dody Fisher on One-on-One Care in the Age of Population Health Management

October 19, 2016

Dody Fisher on One-on-One Care in the Age of Population Health Management

Dody-FisherForward Health Group’s Chief Clinical Officer, Dody Fisher, MD, MGH, writes about population health management on the individual level –

“Not long ago I heard “The Times They Are a-Changin’,” on satellite radio, that old Bob Dylan tune from all those years ago. Made me think about Frieda.

Frieda is a veteran physician and an outstanding clinician with her heart in the right place – always looking out for her patients. However, she was upset and stressed out; Frieda was not a happy doctor. After meeting for coffee one day and discussing the usual frustrations of life as a physician, the world of electronic health records (EHRs) came up. Frieda noted how physicians have their noses “buried in their laptops” and how no one is talking. It’s simply point, click, cut, paste. Frieda felt as though we’ve lost something.” Read the full article.

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October 19, 2016

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