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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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Telehealth: Quality Care at Your Fingertips

Posted by John Jesser, Vice President, Provider Engagement Strategy, WellPoint on September 8, 2014

It’s late at night and your child woke up with a burning, itching eye – maybe pink eye? The local retail clinic and urgent care centers are closed. It’s not an emergency, so you don’t want to drive and wait at the ER....

Healthcare Tools, Healthcare Transformation, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Access

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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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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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