Berwick right for the job

Bilich, Joe
May 2011
Modern Healthcare;5/2/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 18, p26
Trade Publication
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "HHS Launches 1 Billion U.S. Dollar Patient Safety Initiative," that appeared in the April 12, 2011 issue of the magazine.


Related Articles

  • Improving patient engagement. Weinstock, Matthew // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct2012, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p32 

    An interview is presented with physician George Bo-Linn, who will direct the Patient Care Program initiative founded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. He discusses the definition of preventable harm, the philosophy of shared or informed medical decision making, and the importance of...

  • Getting Moving on Patient Safety � Harnessing Electronic Data for Safer Care. Jha, Ashish K.; Classen, David C. // New England Journal of Medicine;11/10/2011, Vol. 365 Issue 19, p1756 

    The article discusses the latest developments in the efforts to improve patient safety by reducing medical errors and adverse events in the U.S. as of November 2011. It cites the initiatives launched by federal agencies, accrediting organizations and medical providers to improve medical safety....

  • 2011 TOP 25 WOMEN IN HEALTHCARE.  // Modern Healthcare;7/11/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 28, pT2 

    The article presents brief profiles of the top 25 women in the U.S. healthcare sector in 2011. Audrey Andres, senior vice president and chief compliance officer for Tenet Healthcare Corp., handles ethics and compliance programs. Other notable women in the healthcare sector include UnitedHealth...

  • Berwick block is self-defeating... Farrell, Ann // Modern Healthcare;12/5/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 49, p25 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Tavenner Hailed as an 'Excellent Choice'" in the November 23, 2011 issue.

  • ... and wrong... Redman, Bob // Modern Healthcare;12/5/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 49, p25 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Tavenner Hailed as an 'Excellent Choice'" in the November 23, 2011 issue.

  • HHS Secretary: Improving Healthcare Quality is Key Component of Reform.  // Aging News Alert;5/8/2009, p9 

    The article reports that Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, discussed two HHS reports on the quality of healthcare in the U.S. and provoked hospitals to work to reduce healthcare associated infections. The annual 2008 National Healthcare Quality Report and 2008...

  • Bridge to better care. McKinney, Maureen // Modern Healthcare;5/28/2012, p16 

    The article discusses the highlights of the 14th annual Patient Safety Congress held by the National Patient Safety Foundation from May 23-25, 2012 in Washington. The event was attended by 1,200 people. It highlighted the role of patients and their families as resource of information that can...

  • Speaking the same language. Conn, Joseph // Modern Healthcare;8/15/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 33, p22 

    Focuses on the necessity for a common method that will standardize forms and styles used by hospitals in patient-safety reports under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act according to the Dept. of Health and Human Services' Healthcare Research and Quality Agency. Need for such reports...

  • In Box: QUALITY & SAFETY. 'This Is About Changing the Way We Lead' GRANZYK WETZEl, TRACY // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2010, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p22 

    The article discusses efforts which Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle Washington is making in 2010 to become more transparent and to improve the quality and safety of care that is offered to patients. A discussion of the role that Gary Kaplan, the hospital's chief executive officer, has played...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics