Exploring Human Potential

Thank You, Dr. Berwick!

Under the most difficult circumstances, Dr. Don Berwick has served his country well. Injecting a vision for the future while keeping his eyes focused on the needs of patients, he has helped steer Medicare and Medicaid in the right direction. We trust as well, that what he has learned – both good and bad – […]

Don Berwick On Quality and Safety

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My Holiday Gift To You: Advanced Professionalism

Mike Magee What an eventful year it has been for HealthCommentary. In reflecting back on the many concepts and visions we have shared together – universal access married to individual and family responsibility for health; Techmanity  (technology that humanizes); “Home is where the health is, as well as the heart.”; the 13 part series on […]

American Medical News Reports: Dr. Berwick’s “Triple Aim” Plan

Original Source Here Chris Salva New CMS Chief to focus on quality, organization and costs In his first major remarks on the agency’s direction, Dr. Berwick spells out his policy goals under a “Triple Aim” plan. Speaking at a conference hosted by America’s Health Insurance Plans, Dr. Berwick lauded the Affordable Care Act as “the […]

“Race To The Top” for Health Care: Could Don Berwick Be Our Arne Duncan?

Mike Magee MD In July, 2009, as the battle remained fully engaged on a legislative fix for health care reform, a very different approach to educational reform was announced in Washington. The United States Department of Education released the draft priorities, requirements, definitions and selection criteria for the $4.35 billion “Race to the Top” grant […]

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