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        osteopathic physicians must understand the larger context and systems of health care and a broader system of linked  REQUIRED ELEMENT 7.1
        goals. They will effectively identify and utilize system resources to maximize the health of the individual and the  HEALTH SYSTEMS AWARENESS
        community or population at large. This facilitates improving the individual experience of care, improving the health of
        populations, and reducing the per capita costs of care. osteopathic physicians must work well as members and leaders  REQUIRED ELEMENT 7.2
        of an interprofessional health care team, identifying areas for improvement to promote care and a culture that enhances  ENGAGE IN AN INTERPROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE
        quality and patient safety, as well as reduce medical errors, inequities, needless pain and suffering, helplessness, and  TEAM FOR OPTIMAL PATIENT- AND POPULATION-
        waste and other inefficiencies.                                                                      CENTERED CARE

                                                                                                             REQUIRED ELEMENT 7.3
                                                                                                             INCORPORATE CONSIDERATIONS OF COST
                                                                                                             AWARENESS AND RISK-BENEFIT ANALYSIS IN CARE

                                                                                                             REQUIRED ELEMENT 7.4
                                                                                                             ADVOCATE FOR ALL PATIENTS WITHIN THE HEALTH
                                                                                                             CARE SYSTEM
                                                                                                             REQUIRED ELEMENT 7.5
                                                                                                             IMPROVE HEALTH SYSTEMS AND PATIENT SAFETY

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