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Steven J. Spear and Donald M. Berwick

A new design for healthcare delivery

By Steven J. Spear and Donald M. Berwick
November 23, 2007

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THE CHOICE between expanding health coverage and controlling healthcare costs is a false choice based on a false assumption: that resources committed to healthcare are used efficiently and effectively. The mistaken notion makes budgeting the key decision and masks a much better alternative. There is ample evidence that better care could be provided to more people at lower cost if ... (Full article: 938 words)

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