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Obama picks Donald Berwick of Harvard to run Medicare and Medicaid

Washington Post, April 20, 2010

President Obama formally announced his nominee for administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and fulfilled widespread expectations that he would tap Donald Berwick, a Harvard University professor and leading advocate for improving healthcare quality and efficiency. If confirmed by the Senate, Berwick will play a pivotal role in implementing the recently enacted healthcare overhaul legislation, the Washington Post reports.