Doctor Elliott Fisher has had a note on his office wall for several years now that states his professional mission – "try to help fix health care."
This week the physician and researcher is even better positioned to do just that. The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice just named Fisher as its new director.
Fisher has been integral to the Dartmouth Institute’s purpose of studying how to make health care systems work better. He spoke with Vermont edition about some of the inherent problems in how health care is delivered: