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Evolution1 Expands Its Exchange Offerings

October 20, 2015
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PODCAST : Jeff Young, chairman and CEO of Evolution1 in Fargo, N.D., discusses how his company expanded its ability to deliver defined contribution solutions to a variety of insurance exchanges.  

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Sedalia Surgery Center is a Reminder of the Importance of ASCs

August 6, 2015
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Phyllis Fischer, Administrator Located in Sedalia, Mo., Sedalia Surgery Center is a fully accredited, fully equipped ambulatory surgery center that is highly valued by its local community. Once the community becomes aware of its services, that is. According to Phyllis Fischer, administrator, among the biggest challenges confronting ASCs is the unfamiliarity that not just patients […]

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WVUHS Develops Plan to Regionalize Services for Geographically Isolated Population

July 27, 2015
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Christopher C. Colenda, MD, MPH, President and Chief Executive Officer West Virginia United Health System (WVUHS) has a tough mission, particularly in today’s healthcare market: to serve a typically underserved population that is geographically dispersed. The not-for-profit health system is the second-largest employer in the state and serves north central and eastern West Virginia, mainly […]

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Home of the Innocents Fights to Save ABA Therapy Program

July 23, 2015
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Gordon Brown, president and chief executive officer of Home of the Innocents in Louisville, Ky., details the urgency and importance of finding funding for the organization’s ABA therapy program, which will be cut on July 30, 2015.      

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Ravenswood Family Health Center Finds Strong Partner in Community

July 22, 2015
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Luisa Buada, Chief Executive Officer by Patricia Chaney In the midst of the prosperous Silicon Valley is a smaller pocket of East Palo Alto where one community health center is making tremendous gains in providing care to patients most in need. Since it opened in 2001, Ravenswood Family Health Center has grown from a start-up […]

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Midwest City LTACH Weans Patients Off Ventilators Sooner

March 30, 2015
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Jason Farris, RN, BSN, chief nursing officer at Specialty Hospital of Midwest City in Midwest City, Okla., recounts the initiative that enabled his team to wean patients off ventilators more quickly, while improving their overall healthcare outcomes.  

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Wyoming Medical Neighborhoods Bring Population Health to Rural Regions

March 23, 2015
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Dr. Phyllis Sherard, chief strategy officer and vice president of population health at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyo.; Greg Ohbar, interim director for business development and analysis; and Dr. Judith Ohla, analytics director for Cheyenne’s population health division, explore the Wyoming Medical Neighborhoods Initiative, a three-year, $14.2-million grant dedicated to bringing population health […]

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PVI Advocates for the Patient, Insisting Their Voice be Heard

February 24, 2015
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Pat Mastors and Diane Stollenwerk, co-founders of the Patient Voice Institute, talk about the importance of advocating for patients and having their voices heard by those who are implementing far-reaching changes within the nation’s healthcare industry.  

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Empire Health Experiences Rapid Results from Two Initiatives

January 27, 2015
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Antony Chiang, president of Empire Health Foundation in Spokane, Wash., describes the rapid results his organization has seen from two initiatives: Dental Emergencies Needing Treatment (DENT) and the In-Person Assistance Network.  

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The West Clinic Forms Three-Way Partnership to Transform Cancer Care

December 11, 2014
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Erich Mounce, President and Chief Executive Officer, The West Clinic by Pete Fernbaugh Located in Memphis, Tenn., The West Clinic is a physician-owned, single-specialty oncology group that has forged a reputation as one of the United States’ foremost community oncology practices. Founded 30 years ago by local physician Dr. William H. West, The West Clinic […]

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