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2010-07-07 15:23:00

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Larry Minnix AAHSA president & CEO on the Appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick to CMS Administrator: "The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) applauds the appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. "Dr Berwick is the right person for this era of health transformation based on defined quality outcomes and new ways of serving the needs...

2010-07-07 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Commenting on the fact Dr. Donald Berwick will be serving as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care today said it concurs with several of the health care policy objectives outlined by Berwick, and specifically cited reducing unnecessary hospitalizations and continuing to improve nursing home care quality as two key areas in which the Alliance intends to work closely...

2010-07-07 12:46:00

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) applauds President Obama for appointing Dr. Donald Berwick as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). "We agree that the administration needs Dr. Berwick in place now as CMS chief in order to work on the mandates created under the health care overhaul, especially since CMS has not had a permanent administrator since 2006," stated Sr. Carol Keehan, DC,...

2010-07-07 11:39:00

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the White House announced that Donald Berwick will be appointed to serve as the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Dr. Berwick is the President and CEO of the Institute for Health Care Improvement. He will play an instrumental role in implementing the recently-enacted health care overhaul law. FRC Action Senior Vice President Tom McClusky released the following statement regarding the President's choice:...

2010-07-06 22:05:00

Statement of Debra L. Ness, Campaign for Better Care President, National Partnership for Women & Families WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Obama Administration is making the best and only choice with a recess appointment of Donald Berwick, M.D. to serve as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Dr. Berwick is a highly qualified candidate with extraordinary skill, vast experience and deep dedication to improving America's health care...

2010-06-17 14:03:00

Paul Kaye, MD and THINC's Susan Stuard will present "Aligning Incentives: Paying Providers for Health Care Value" at June 23 HIN webinar FISHKILL, N.Y., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fee-for-service medicine typically rewards doctors for volume--the number of patients seen, the number of procedures completed--over value--efficiently delivered, coordinated, high quality care. A new webinar featuring two Hudson Valley Initiative team members will explore a Hudson Valley, NY program...

2010-06-17 11:24:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 5 million individuals in the United States suffer from chronic heart failure, making it one of the most common reasons for hospitalizations and readmissions. To address this costly issue, the New Jersey Hospital Association's Institute for Quality and Patient Safety this week launched a yearlong collaborative partnership to reduce hospital readmissions due to heart failure and improve the quality of healthcare in New Jersey....

2010-06-14 14:24:00

"Dr. Berwick's long record of embracing and promoting socialist-style, government-run health care represents a clear and present danger to every patient and every physician across the country." - Governor George Pataki, Chairman of Revere America WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter sent today to United States Senators, Governor George Pataki, Chairman of Revere America, called on the Senate to oppose Dr. Donald M. Berwick's nomination as Administrator of the Centers...

2010-03-10 08:10:00

BOSTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation released today a report that finds that U.S. "medical schools are not doing an adequate job of facilitating student understanding of basic knowledge and the development of skills required for the provision of safe patient care." The report comes approximately 10 years after the Institute of Medicine's landmark 1999 report "To Err Is Human," which found that 98,000 Americans die...

2010-03-04 14:32:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Allyson Ross Davies, Ph.D., M.P.H., has joined Abt Associates as Vice President and leader of its Health Policy Practice within its Domestic Health Division. Dr. Davies is a nationally recognized expert in the development of patient-based assessments of health status and quality of care, and their use for performance evaluation and quality improvement. In her new role, Dr. Davies will focus on identifying and securing new business opportunities...


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