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Bangor Daily News: Ex-Treasury Secretary Visitng Maine Tackles Medical Errors

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Paul O’Neill, who led the Treasury under George W. Bush and is best known for his leadership of Alcoa, will visit Maine on Dec. 6 to speak at the annual symposium of the Maine Health Management Coalition, an employer-led nonprofit in Portland that’s dedicated to improving the quality and value of health care.

In 1997, O’Neill teamed up with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation to found the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative, a coalition of healthcare stakeholders that adapted the principles of the Toyota Production System to improve health care quality in the region. At Allegheny General Hospital, the changes led to a 67 percent drop in central line infections, O’Neill said.

To read more, visit the Bangor Daily News website.

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