The Affordable Care Act of 2010 is one of the most impressive changes to our healthcare system since the introduction of Medicare in 1965. But Sarah Palin's "death panel" hysteria forced President Obama to remove a crucial piece of his original proposal, rendering it less effective.
Dr. Donald Berwick is an optimist. He has 100 percent confidence in the ability of health care reform to achieve success, he feels things are on track right now in CMS. He just wants to go faster, get more done before Congress drives him out.