Seeing with new eyes: what can general practice learn from the science of improvement?

Marshall, Martin
May 2011
British Journal of General Practice;May2011, Vol. 61 Issue 586, p352
Academic Journal
The article describes the things that general practice can learn from the science of improvement to deal with future social and technical changes. Three changes that will have an impact on the ways general practitioners (GP) will operate in the future include the concept of what it means to be a doctor, more informed patients and less willingness to tolerate poor quality care, and new technologies. Areas that GPs will be familiar with through exposure to the social sciences are patient orientation, multidisciplinary and reflective learning.


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