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From Health Affairs

CMS NOMINEE BERWICK'S WRITINGS IN HEALTH AFFAIRS

 

Health Affairs is making available articles, interviews, and letters written by or about Donald M. Berwick, President Obama's nominee to be the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In addition to these free-access articles, Health Affairs has also featured Berwick in several posts on Health Affairs Blog. These resources include:

 

Donald M. Berwick, What "Patient-Centered" Should Mean: Confessions of an Extremist
Health Affairs, July/August 2009; 28(4) w555--65
http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/28/4/w555

 

Donald M. Berwick, Thomas W. Nolan, and John Whittington, The Triple Aim: Care, Health, and Cost
Health Affairs, May/June 2008; 27(3): 759--69
http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/27/3/759

 

Donald M. Berwick and Madge Kaplan, "What's the Ethics of That?" A Conversation with Thomas O. Pyle
Health Affairs, January/February 2008; 27(1): 143--50
http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/27/1/143

 

Donald M. Berwick, Nancy-Ann DeParle, David M. Eddy, Paul M. Ellwood, Alain C. Enthoven, George C. Halvorson, Kenneth W. Kizer, Elizabeth A. McGlynn, Uwe E. Reinhardt, Robert D. Reischauer, William L. Roper, John W. Rowe, Leonard D. Schaeffer, John E. Wennberg, and Gail R. Wilensky, Paying For Performance: Medicare Should Lead
Health Affairs, November/December 2003; 22(6): 8--10
http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/22/6/8

 

Sheila Leatherman, Donald Berwick, Debra Iles, Lawrence S. Lewin, Frank Davidoff, Thomas Nolan, and Maureen Bisognano, The Business Case for Quality: Case Studies and an Analysis
Health Affairs, March/April 2003; 22(2): 17--30
http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/22/2/17

 

Rae M. Lamb, David M. Studdert, Richard M.J. Bohmer, Donald M. Berwick, and Troyen A. Brennan, Hospital Disclosure Practices: Results of a National Survey
Health Affairs, March/April 2003; 22(2): 73--83
http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/22/2/73

 

Donald M. Berwick, Quality Chasm Factors
Health Affairs, September/October 2002; 21(5): 301--2
http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/21/5/301-a

 

Donald M. Berwick, A User's Manual for the IOM's "Quality Chasm" Report
Health Affairs, May/June 2002; 21(3): 80--90
http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/21/3/80

 
 
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Health Affairs, published by Project HOPE, is the leading journal of health policy. The peer-reviewed journal appears each month in print, with additional Web First papers published weekly at http://www.healthaffairs.org/. The full text of each Health Affairs Web First paper is available free of charge to all Web-site visitors for a two-week period following posting, after which it switches to pay-per-view for nonsubscribers. Web First papers are supported in part by a grant from The Commonwealth Fund.