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Publication Date

December 2014

Contributors

Tom Bodenheimer

Christine Sinsky

Publisher

Annals of Family Medicine

From Triple to Quadruple Aim: Care of the Patient Requires Care of the Provider

Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer and colleagues propose that the goal embodied in the Triple Aim of improving the health of populations, enhancing the patient experience of care, and reducing the per capita cost of health care be joined by a fourth goal, improving the work life of health care providers, including clinicians and staff as a way to address burnout and coming shortages of personnel.