Peter Bach, MD, MAPP, Talks About Improving Quality in Cancer Care

Published Online: January 18, 2013
Peter B. Bach, MD, MAPP, Director, Center for Health Policy and Outcomes, Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, states that any organizational change that shifts payment and risk to providers will improve quality.

Dr Bach says that quality can be improved if providers seek to manage costs in a way that promotes high-quality care while making decisions based on evidence and pathways.