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How Data and Quality Can Help Heal the Healthcare System

Posted by David Carmouche, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Sr. Vice President of External Operations, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana on November 11, 2014

When physicians take the Hippocratic Oath before they begin to practice medicine, they vow to treat patients with care. It is always the physician’s intention to comfort and heal patients, and, even better, prevent disease when...

Payment Models, Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Quality Outcomes, Data, Coordinated Care, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

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Leading the Way to a Healthier America

Posted by Paul Gerrard, Vice President, Strategic Communications, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on September 16, 2014

To fix America’s healthcare system, we need private sector leadership.

Understandably, the public sector’s role is often the primary focus when it comes to health reform. But even as the Affordable Care Act expands access to...

Safety, Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Quality Care, Quality Outcomes

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Sticker Shock: The Impact of Hidden Medical Costs

Posted by Ellen Chu, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina on August 12, 2014

Most consumers wouldn’t even think of shopping for a car, smartphone, appliances – you name it – without comparing prices and features online.

So why do people shop for their healthcare this way?

Comparing the...

Affordable Care, Cost Control, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

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Better Starts Mean Better Outcomes for South Carolina Babies

Posted by Elizabeth Hammond, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina on March 3, 2014

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield commitment to the health and wellness of the communities we serve extends beyond the health insurance policies that protect our members. Working to transform our health care system is a critical piece of the BCBS...

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Health, Quality Outcomes

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