New Commission

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<p>In July, The Commonwealth Fund launched its new Commission on a High Performance Health System to help move the nation toward a health system providing better access to care, higher quality, and greater efficiency. In the new issue of <a href="/cnlib/pub/enews_clickthrough.htm?enews_item_id=18597&return_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ecmwf%2Eorg%2Fpublications%2Fpublications%5Fshow%2Ehtm%3Fdoc%5Fid%3D296448%26%23doc296448"><em>Health Affairs,</em></a> Fund president Karen Davis discusses the rationale behind this major undertaking, the key issues to be addressed, and the range of activities the commission will pursue.<br><br>Foundation-supported commissions have at key moments in history "pointed the way toward transformational change" in health care, Davis notes. The Fund's new commission, she says, will follow in that tradition as it seeks "to make high-quality health care accessible and affordable to all Americans."<br><br>For periodic updates on the Commission's progress, please visit the Fund's <a href=" ">Web site.</a></p>