October 2, 2018, Vol 320, No. 13, Pages 1297-1396
Crossing the Global Health Care Quality Chasm – A Key Component of Universal Health Coverage
Donald Berwick, MD; Megan Snair, MPH; Sania Nishtar, PhD, FRCP
JAMA. 2018;320(13):1317-1318. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.13696
In this Viewpoint, Don Berwick and colleagues summarize a 2018 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) report on global health care quality emphasizing that universal access will yield improvements in population health only when paired with quality reforms characterized by systems design, transparency, collaboration, anticipatory care, evidence-based decisions, and continuous feedback and learning.