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2014-05-29 23:02:26

In a new report released today, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), recommends implementing a “systems engineering” approach to achieve lower cost and higher quality in healthcare. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Presidential Advisory Council Recommends Systems Engineering to Improve Health Care White House Releases Report and Blog In a new report released today, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST),...

2014-04-24 23:14:51

Patient safety (http://is.gd/uBOg1Y) (http://is.gd/1XdvHz), particularly in the form of needless hospital deaths (http://is.gd/Gag91b) is a scourge of health care that appears to defy positive confrontation because each new annual estimate is greater than all previous estimates. Both Drs. Cassel and Williams agree this is the wrong kind of progress, and then discuss contrasting views on how to improve patient safety. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Dr. Christine Cassel, the newest...

2013-06-27 23:41:39

Dr. Cassel’s remarks focus on how quality performance measures improve U.S. health care and what can be done to accelerate their impact. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 NQF President and CEO Christine Cassel, MD testifies today before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee at a 10:00am hearing (215 Dirksen) focused on health care quality and the path forward for improvement. She will speak to how performance measures have evolved over the last decade, as well as her vision for how NQF...

2013-04-24 23:20:17

Incoming NQF CEO and current board members named as Modern Healthcare's most influential physicians. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Incoming President and CEO of the National Quality Forum (NQF), Christine K. Cassel, MD, has been named among the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives in Healthcare for 2013. Joining Dr. Cassel on the list are four members of the NQF Board of Directors. Dr. Cassel (ranked 9th) will join NQF in July after leading the American Board of Internal...

2012-12-18 05:02:46

NQF names Dr. Christine Cassel as new president and CEO Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 The National Quality Forum Board of Directors today unanimously named Dr. Christine K. Cassel as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Cassel will begin her position at NQF effective mid-summer 2013. “NQF is deeply fortunate to have Dr. Cassel join us as our new leader,” said William Roper, MD, MPH, Dean of University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Vice...

2012-11-13 10:15:11

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of Health Care: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation. Health Care provides a vehicle for communicating important advances in the study of cutting edge research on innovation in health care delivery, including improvements in systems, processes, management, payment, and applied information technology. The United States health care system is...


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