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Massachusetts AQC Model Shows Positive Results

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on December 10, 2014

The world of healthcare is a hotbed for innovation. Every day, leading minds from across the industry work to improve the quality of the system, whether that means developing new medical technologies and perfecting the treatment of severe...

Payment Models, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, Quality Care, Quality Outcomes

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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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BCBS Companies Spur Innovation in Care Quality

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on August 26, 2014

Imagine if your pill bottle played music to remind you it’s time for a dose, or that all hospital-acquired infections were eradicated. What if there was a machine-learning algorithm that could spot cases of undiagnosed...

Independence Blue Cross, Safety, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Quality Care, Quality Outcomes

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Helping Senior Citizens Manage Medication Safely

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on June 30, 2014

Medication is a powerful companion in our quest to lead healthy lives. It helps us fight and prevent disease, alleviates pain and swelling, lowers fevers and helps millions of people feel better and stay well every day.

Medication is a...

Safety, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Quality Care, The Power of Blue, Healthcare

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Improving Outcomes for Children with Asthma through Community-Based Programs

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on June 10, 2014

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 36,000 kids miss school and 27,000 adults miss work due to asthma every day. That’s a sizable...

BCBS IL, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, Quality Care, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, Quality Outcomes, BCBS TX, The Power of Blue

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