The COVID-19 pandemic has killed about 7 million people worldwide, ravaging health care systems and economies. Dr. Atul Gawande, head of global health at the US Agency for International Development, spoke with The World's Carolyn Beeler about how pandemic recovery "will require as much focus and attention as it did when it first started."
When it comes to health care, do you get what you pay for? Dr. Atul Gawande wanted to examine costs -- and quality. Dr. Gawande is a surgeon and writer; his most recent book is 'Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance.'