Good intentions and unintended consequences: A look at healthcare policy

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Sometimes ideas for healthcare reform can morph into problematic policies that inadvertently drive up costs and erode quality. What happens when we instead encourage innovation at the individual health system level? In attempting to improve healthcare delivery, policy makers have tried a topdown approach to effect change. In this episode, Harold D. Miller, President and CEO of the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform advocates for a bottom-up style of reform, focusing on reinvigorating primary care and fostering healthcare transformation at the local level.