The Department of Health and Human Services convened a national summit on health care quality and value in Washington, D.C on October 4, 2010. Topics included health care delivery and payment redesign, measuring spending variation, collaboration and workforce issues. The stated purpose of the National Summit on Health Care Quality and Value was to provide an opportunity for states, healthcare providers, consumer advocates, employers and other interested stakeholders to discuss ideas about ensuring high quality health care and developing payment reforms that reward quality. Headlining the summit were Secretary of HHS Kathleen Sebelius and recently appointed CMS Administrator Don Berwick, MD.
HHS Hosts Summit on Health Care Quality and Value
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