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Connecting Patients and Physicians through Technology

Posted by Emily Vachon on July 15, 2015

Have you ever used Skype® or FaceTime®? If so, you know just how close to a real conversation these video chats can be. People use video chat to keep in touch with family and friends – so why not use it to keep in touch with your...

Healthcare Tools, Care Delivery, Blue Shield of California, Access, The Power of Blue

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Transforming Healthcare Delivery: A Pathway to Affordable, High-Quality Care in America

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on June 1, 2015

Healthcare spending in the United States is $2.9 trillion per year, giving us the dubious distinction of having the most expensive healthcare system in the world. This spending strains the budgets of American families, businesses and taxpayers...

Payment Models, Affordable Care, Care Delivery, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Coordinated Care, Quality Outcomes

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Leading Critical Healthcare Reforms

Posted by Eric Lail and Elizabeth Casey on February 26, 2014

Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies pioneered the concept of health insurance for Americans, and our legacy of leading the way for the industry endures today. From the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid, to the creation of HMOs and PPOs,...

PCMH, Affordable Care, Care Delivery, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Quality Care, Coordinated Care, Quality Outcomes

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