Pursuing perfection: an interview with Don Berwick and Michael Rothman. Interview by Andrea Kabcenell and Jane Roessner

Jt Comm J Qual Improv. 2002 May;28(5):268-78, 209.


Don Berwick and Michael Rothman discuss the Pursuing Perfection initiative, which is intended to help health care organizations integrate improvement work into day-to-day life, with systemwide changes in infrastructure, project management, care, and leadership.

Publication types

  • Interview

MeSH terms

  • Benchmarking
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Foundations
  • Hospital Administration / standards*
  • Humans
  • Inservice Training
  • Organizational Objectives
  • Outcome and Process Assessment, Health Care / methods*
  • Planning Techniques
  • Research Support as Topic
  • Total Quality Management / methods*
  • United States