K3: Improving Quality as a Strategy in the New Era of Care

Saturday, 26th August

Enormous changes in demographics, the burden of chronic illness, technology, and economic uncertainties are stressing both public and private health care systems worldwide. This lecture will explore the dimensions of those changes, and will ask: “Can science-based improvement provide an adequate response to the need for change in health care’s role in society?

Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; USA