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Health Affairs Essay and Podcast: "For An Injured Doctor, Quality-Focused Care Misses The Mark" ---- Could OT help bridge the gaps?

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Health Affairs Essay and Podcast: "For An Injured Doctor, Quality-Focused Care Misses The Mark" ---- Could OT help bridge the gaps?

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A recent Health Affairs blog post highlights an essay in the June 2014 issue of Health Affairs by an injured physician that "winds up in the emergency department, where providers put quality metrics and testing before her actual needs."  The essay is also available as a podcast.

Her experience leads to revelations about quality metrics after receiving rehabilitation services (14:20).   

OT isn't specifically mentioned but the essay/podcast identifies gaps in care that could be distinctly addressed by occupational therapy professionals across the continuum of care.   Post a comment with your thoughts or contact me offline at cwillmarth@aota.org

Direct links:

Essay: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/33/6/1094.full (Subscription not required)

Podcast: http://www.healthaffairs.org/podcasts/nothing-is-broken-for-an-injured-doctor-quality-focused-care-misses-the-mark