Minimally Disruptive Medicine
Being sick is hard work - that much we know. But there are real opportunities to rework health services in ways that reduce the burden on patients and their families. In 2009, Victor Montori of the Mayo Clinic, Frances Mair of Glasgow University, and I published a manifesto for change in the British Medical Journal.
You can download the article from this page - for a limited time only!
Here's a great video that describes the basics of minimally disruptive medicine - by the brilliant James McCormack at the University of British Columbia.