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Wood: The Quality-Cost Interface of Healthcare Reform

Today we are fortunate to welcome Dr. Kenneth E. Wood, current Associate Chief Compliance Officer for the University of Maryland Medical Center as well as the new Director of the Maryland Critical Care Network. Dr. Wood just recently joined us from the Geisinger Health System, where he was the Chief Medical Officer as well as the Director of the IAA Geisinger Center for Healthcare Systems Re-Engineering. AND before that he was the Director of Critical Care Medicine and the and Program Director for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin…. Needless to say, he has spent a majority of his life making medicine run like an efficient machine. However, today Dr. Wood explains the real issue plaguing our society. Quite simply, the United States health care system is failing to do its most fundamental duty: take care of it’s people. This is a lecture I assure you cannot be watched just once…

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Greenwood – Why We Do What We Do and the Future of MarylandCCProject

This is a talk I gave at this month’s Critical Care Grand Rounds about the concepts that have driven the development of MarylandCCProject along with our evolution over the past 2 years.  Since the beginning, our goal has been to improve the critical care education at the University of Maryland, as well as show others the great work we are doing here in Baltimore.  I think we’ve done that.  But we’re not finished.