This viewpoint argues that the concept of “flourishing”—a sense of well-being in domains of happiness, mental and physical health, meaning and purpose, character, social relationships, and financial stability—measures health more broadly than existing wellness metrics and should inform clinical and health policy trade-offs and decisions. Patients care not only about physical health and test results but also about being happy, having meaning and purpose. If health truly is “a state of complete physical, mental well-being, measurements must better capture outcomes that people consider central to good health. Clinicians now can consider a proliferation of more holistic measures of “well-being”.Download PDF

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