"We crossed the Quality Chasm for diabetes in less than three years. I’m thrilled when I think of how many more patients are getting screened and are in good control."
"Everybody wins. The developing countries get equipment they lack, our physicians get to train their colleagues abroad, and most importantly, seriously ill people get the care they need."
"My definition of professional satisfaction is to be part of an organization that shares my values, and supports the efforts I feel are important and will make a difference to our patients."
"Allen Fischer expressed his admiration and gratitude for the people who worked at Richmond. Even when we knew he was dying, he felt good that I had another family — at the medical center."
"I believe there is a force that tries to bring out the best in us. When you are passionate about something and you work for that higher power, you experience miracles."
"When I think about all of the heart attacks and strokes, and of all the premature deaths we’ve prevented; the people we’ve really helped — there is no greater joy on earth."
"We needed to think about hypertension control differently, to better utilize a team approach. Once we began thinking about delivering care outside the doctor office visit, it freed us to be innovative and creative."