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Five minutes with . . . Don Berwick

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: (Published 26 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5742
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

A paediatrician by background, Berwick is the founder and chief executive officer of the US Institute for Healthcare Improvement and an adviser to NHS England’s vanguard programme, which is testing new models of healthcare delivery

“The vanguards have been at it for about two years. The triple aim is better care for people, better health for populations, and lower per capita cost.

“They’re doing pretty well. By working on team based care, coordinating care, anticipating need instead of being reactive, by empowering clinicians, …

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