Research Article
April 2016
"How We Dramatically Reduced Suicide" by M. Justin Coffey, MD & C. Edward Coffey, MD

This most recent article on Henry Ford Health System’s Perfect Depression Care has four key takeaways:

  1. Pursuing perfection is a viable model for health care system transformation.
  2. Pursuing perfection is most successful within a just culture.
  3. Zero suicides is a social transformation, not a bundle of specific interventions.
  4. Suicide is preventable.

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