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Five Lessons Learned on Influencing Physicians to Change

Raj Karnani, MD Whether you’re a VPMA, CMO, or CAO, I’m sure you’ve been there. You’ve been given the responsibility to get practicing physicians in your group or hospital to change their work behavior for a quality improvement initiative. You trust that they know you and respect your position in the organization. And when you discuss a change, they nod in agreement, but they don’t follow through. Are you doing something wrong? Is your request unreasonable, or are you interfering with the physicians’ independence in practice? Probably not. So, where’s… Read more Five Lessons Learned on Influencing Physicians to Change