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Report Finds Significant Cost Variations in Knee and Hip Replacement Procedures Across the U.S.

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on January 22, 2015

Today’s healthcare consumers have an increasing thirst for information that will empower them to make informed decisions about their care. The industry is in the midst of a transformation to meet the needs and expectations of...

Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Data

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How Independence is Using “Big Data” to Transform Healthcare

Posted by Daniel J. Hilferty, President and CEO, Independence Blue Cross on November 28, 2014

At Independence Blue Cross, we have a deep responsibility to enhance the health and wellness of our members, and that means doing everything possible to drive innovation and partner with other...

Independence Blue Cross, Healthcare Transformation, Data

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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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Big Data vs Big Disease

Posted by Eric Lail on June 3, 2013

There’s a new strategy for fighting disease and it is being led by an army of data. Data that tells the story of America’s health and helps drive innovations that make a difference in peoples’ lives. And there’s no more...

Data, Health, Healthcare Tools, Healthcare Transformation, Quality Outcomes

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