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2014-02-27 04:20:37

BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- H Infinity Books author Brian Evans, also known from his recent filming of the music video "At Fenway," making him the only solo artist ever to film a music video entirely at Fenway Park in its history, and a former US Senate candidate, is proud to endorse Don Berwick as the next Governor of Massachusetts. "Don Berwick has experience that is needed in Massachusetts. If you don't have your health, then the minimum wage won't mean a...

2013-12-19 23:31:03

Dr. Ira Williams, author of Find The Black Box attended as a guest The 25th Annual IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care (http://is.gd/WXxvXB) in Orlando Dec. 8-11, 2013. That well-attended event, packed with presentations offering positive efforts to fulfill IHI ultimate goal also unintentionally provided a sharp contrast between their vision of future quality of health care measures, and the undeniable track record of no discernible improvement in reducing the...

2013-05-02 23:18:45

Nation's Largest and Most Influential Conference on Sustainable Health Care Draws 900+ Attendees in Boston (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 CleanMed, the nation´s premier conference on health care and sustainability, marked its tenth conference in 2013 by drawing more than 900 health care leaders to Boston to discuss best practices, learn from each other and preview innovative new technologies. Attendance was the highest since the conference began in 2001. CleanMed is convened and organized...

2013-02-06 08:26:38

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of healthcare performance management solutions, has posted a new two-minute video titled "Accountable Care in U.K. Health Reform." The video examines the primary drivers for health reform in the United Kingdom (U.K.) and the emphasis placed on accountable care as an essential mechanism for achieving that country's reform goals. As in the United States, accountable care is seen as an important vehicle for...

2012-10-23 07:30:16

BOSTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation today released a report on care integration that highlights the issue as a national priority for improving patient safety and the efficiency of the US health care system. Order from Chaos: Accelerating Care Integration is the result of a Leape Institute Roundtable that brought together leading experts in the fields of patient safety and health system improvement. (Logo:...

2012-08-16 23:00:02

Speakers to discuss personal, professional committments to global health care improvement CHICAGO (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 A former First Lady and First Daughter. Television and film personalities. A former Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Notable individuals and advocates will bring their passion for global health care improvement to the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Annual Meeting in Boston from Oct. 31—Nov. 3. Mrs. Laura Bush and...

2012-07-18 10:26:04

BOSTON, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lucian Leape Institute (LLI) at the National Patient Safety Foundation has announced the program for its 5th Annual Forum & Gala to be held in Boston on Thursday, September 13, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110817/CG53348LOGO) Attendees will engage in an interactive afternoon dialogue with LLI members, followed by an evening networking reception and dinner featuring guest speaker Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, former...

2012-06-14 02:24:47

SOUTH BEND, Ind. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Ganey Associates, Inc. and the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) today launched the health care industry's first survey designed to help accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other types of high-performing health systems identify opportunities for improving both efficiency and quality. The tool, called the Press Ganey-AMGA Coordinated Care Solution, assesses a patient's entire episode of care and...

2012-05-17 18:20:21

BETHESDA, Md., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This is a critical time to be involved in improving health care in the United States as well as in other nations around the world. These challenging times require inspired leadership, innovative solutions, and enduring partnerships to improve health care in community-based health care organizations, hospitals, and health systems. The Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care will convene a three-day conference, June 4-6, to examine...

2011-12-07 06:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- <font size="2" face="Arial">International quality and productivity expert Blanton Godfrey, co-founder with Don Berwick of the National Demonstration Project for Quality Improvement in Healthcare that later evolved into the</font> Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), <font size="2" face="Arial">predicts healthcare reform will produce "big winners and big losers" among the nation's 5,000-plus hospitals.</font>...