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Effective Disease Prevention Doesn’t Have to Be a Drag

Mike Payne - in News & Insights

Healthcare expenditure in the U.S. in 2014 is forecasted to be $3.8 trillion. Despite this staggering sum, three in every four Americans will die prematurely from a chronic disease - conditions that are related to lifestyle, habit or circumstance. The plain…

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The Case for Quality

Justin Bellante - in Focused

Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) is one of the leading Five Star Quality rating systems. Health plans offering Medicare and Medicaid Services receive bonus payments according to their Star ratings, higher quality equals higher compensation.…

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Electronic Health Records – Thoughts Beyond “Meaningful Use”

Kevin Shrake - in News & Insights

Healthcare reform issues have frequently dominated the headlines over the past year.