At the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 30th annual conference, social determinants of health were the central theme in several keynote speeches and presentations. Leaders like Dr. Don Berwick called on providers to make this part of their mission.
No One Is Free From Harm: Applying lessons from perfect patient care to broader quality and safety improvement
As part of an in-depth series, "No One Is Free From Harm," Dr. Don Berwick recalls when his youngest brother David almost died last March when a fever escalated to a raging case of sepsis from Legionnaire's disease. His organs began to fail, and the academic medical center where he had been...
Don Berwick and Patrick Conway called on healthcare organizations to continue the push to value-based care even though the CMS has signaled recently that its focus may be shifting.
This year we honor the 30th class for Modern Healthcare's Up & Comers awards. The program recognizes healthcare's rising stars—young men and women still in the early phases of their careers but who have already made their marks in the industry.
Modern Healthcare recently asked four past honorees— Dr. Don Berwick, Marna Borgstrom, David Entwistle and Warner Thomas, to share their perspectives about where healthcare was when they were chosen and where it's going.
Modern Healthcare recently asked four past honorees to share their perspective about where healthcare was when they were chosen as an Up & Comer and where they see it going. Hear what Dr. Donald Berwick, class of 1987, and Marna Borgstrom, class of 1992, have to say.
Up to 1 in 5 deaths from car crashes, gunshots or other injuries might be prevented with better, quicker trauma care that doesn't depend so much on where you live, according to government advisers—advice that takes on new urgency amid mass casualties like the massacre in Orlando.