Berwick’s lecture, “The Affordable Care Act: Aiming to Build a Better Health System,” will be from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in the auditorium of the Brody Medical Sciences Building at 600 Moye Blvd. in Greenville. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Ron Pollack, executive director and vice president of Families USA, will also give brief remarks.
Berwick is a founder of the Institute for Health Care Improvement, which aims to reduce errors, waste, delay and unsustainable social and economic costs in health care. He also created the “IHI Open School,” an online learning tool and health professions student organization that serves more than 100,000 students and faculty members across the globe.
Berwick’s lecture is sponsored by the Brody School of Medicine, Families USA and the North Carolina Justice Center.
At 5 p.m. Wednesday, the award-winning film “Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare” will be shown in the Brody Auditorium. The film is free and open to the public. An informal discussion will follow.