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Webinar on How Physicians Can Help Achieve Health Reform


What: A Commonwealth Fund/Institute for Healthcare Improvement webinar on how physicians and others can help create a health care system that offers high-quality, affordable care for all Americans while containing costs. Webinar panelists addressed quality improvement, integrated delivery, and payment reform, as well as cost-saving measures that can help finance the coverage of the uninsured. A question-and-answer period followed the panelists’ presentations.

When: May 22, 2009

Event Recording: Download the slides at right or watch a recording of the webinar.


  • Donald M. Berwick, M.D., M.P.P., a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, and president and chief executive officer of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement;
  • Karen Davis, Ph.D., president of The Commonwealth Fund; and
  • Elliott S. Fisher, M.D., M.P.H., a professor and associate director of Population Health and Policy at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Additional Resources:

Read a related Perspectives article published in the New England Journal of Medicine.