Victor Montori, M.D., Mayo Clinic Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, will give a special interest keynote at IHI’s annual meeting today, addressing minimally-disruptive medicine, a new patient-centered health care model designed around the patient’s life goals and capacity to deal with the burden of chronic disease.
“Minimally disruptive medicine is about reducing the footprint that health care imposes on people’s lives,” says Dr. Montori. “Medical treatments must be designed around a patient’s life, not life around treatments. When we readjust to this orientation, patients and the health care team unite to focus on reaching the patient’s goals – to be a provider, a spouse, a coach or a parent.”
Dr. Montori explains more about minimally disruptive medicine here: