I’ve been reflecting on the mixed messages we’re sending patients about where and how they should access health care. The message we’re sending is that urgent and emergency care is faster, more convenient, and higher quality than primary care.
By charging per service for health care, there is little incentive to address the root cause of a patient’s condition, or even to actually improve a patient’s health.
We spent the better part of 2017 doing a deep dive into goal setting as part of our strategic planning. The result is our 2018-2020 Strategic Framework.
In preparation for running my first marathon, I decided to invest in a new pair of running shoes. It was important to me to make sure they were a quality investment, so I gathered as much information as possible.
On a recent trip to Seattle with a good friend, we used the Waze app to navigate to restaurants, parks, landmarks, and more, which allowed us the opportunity to enjoy this new place without having to worry too much about how we get around.