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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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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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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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Providers and Payers: Partners in Patient Safety

Posted by Marc Lichtenstein on December 17, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of patients are harmed while seeking treatment, and thousands die each year, from preventable medical errors.

And, unfortunately, according to

Safety, Quality Outcomes, Healthcare Transformation

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