Berwick’s exit interview with NY Situations: ‘I was included with an agenda’ for improvement THE BRAND NEW York Times: Wellness Official Takes Parting Shot at ‘Waste’ The state responsible for Medicare and Medicaid going back 17 months says that 20 % to thirty % of health spending is ‘waste’ that yields no benefit to patients, and that a few of the needless spending is because onerous, archaic regulations enforced by his agency. The state, Dr. Donald M. Berwick, listed five known reasons for what he referred to as the advanced of waste ‘incredibly. Berwick’s substitute, Marilyn Tavenner. PoliticoPro: Tavenner: Berwick’s Eyesight Will Continue Nobody doubts the managerial abilities Marilyn Tavenner provides to her new work as CMS administrator, but many question how she’ll fill Don Berwick’s sneakers as a general public ambassador for the administration’s policies.The earnings improvement in 2013 is certainly primarily due to the Business's receipt of the key man insurance advantage. ABMC interim CEO Melissa A. Waterhouse stated, Late 2013 was hard for ABMC; our longtime CEO passed away suddenly, we received an urgent NSE letter from FDA and subsequently halted selling our oral fluid product in the workplace market. The loss of these workplace product sales and increased working expenses , led to a sizeable operating reduction for 2013.