Latest Donald Berwick Stories

2010-07-07 16:19:00

Will Be Critical to Implementing Health Care Reform, Improving the Health of Seniors WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Aging (NCOA) expresses confidence in Don Berwick's ability to protect and strengthen the Medicare and Medicaid programs, as the new administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100615/NCOALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100615/NCOALOGO) Dr.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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