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ACOs – Are You R.E.A.D.Y.?

ACOs – Are You R.E.A.D.Y.?

Eric M. Parmenter

Many hospitals,physician practices,and health systems are looking to emerging Accountable Care Organization (ACO) models as they evolve to the next generation of care delivery.

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Are You Doing Enough To Protect Your Employees from Workplace Burnout?

Are You Doing Enough To Protect Your Employees from Workplace Burnout?

Rona Lewis, CEO RonaCorp

There is no denying the popularity of wellness programs. Numerous studies from sources such as Harvard University to GlobalFit

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Top 10 Strategies to Get the Most Out of the Affordable Care Act in 2014

Top 10 Strategies to Get the Most Out of the Affordable Care Act in 2014

Henry Albrecht

When employees stay healthy, they do better work – and cost their companies less in health insurance payments, missed work and underperformance

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Bring Case Management into Local Communities to Improve Results

Bring Case Management into Local Communities to Improve Results

Hilary Lyon

Health care reform and changing market dynamics are driving strong interest in engaging patients at the local level of care to improve outcomes and optimize cost savings

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Next Up: Customer Experience

Next Up: Customer Experience

Lindsay Resnick, Chief Marketing Officer, KBM Group: Health Services

There’s a lot of moving parts ahead in 2014’s healthcare ecosystem: Obamacare 2.0, Paying for Quality, mHealth, Big Healthcare Data and Socialnomics

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Millennials and Healthcare Reform

Millennials and Healthcare Reform

Dave Keller

Whether you call it Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), one fact holds true: young Americans are slow to warm to the idea of purchasing individual major

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Planning for ERISA Health and Welfare Benefit Plan Operations in 2014

Planning for ERISA Health and Welfare Benefit Plan Operations in 2014

Leslye Laderman, JD, LLM and Kimberley Mitchell, JD

Now is the time for employers and plan sponsors to ask themselves questions about compliance issues to address in 2014.

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Breaking the Doctor-Patient Relationship Impasse-An Institutional Economics Approach To Reforming Medical Practice

Breaking the Doctor-Patient Relationship Impasse-An Institutional Economics Approach To Reforming Medical Practice

Prof. Karen Malone and Dr. Salinder Supri

A patient’s right to considerate and respectful care was enshrined in the American Hospital Association’s, “A Patient's Bill of Rights” in 1973

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My Take

My Take

Bobby Banyan

Recently, while attending a conference in Austin Texas I had opportunity to meet and listen to several guest speakers. One caught my attentionthe most

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Healthcare Reform: Does Finger Point at You?

Healthcare Reform: Does Finger Point at You?

Renée-Marie Stephano, J.D.

Healthcare Reform: Does Finger Point at You?

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More Isn’t Always Better: How Self Funded Plans Can Encourage Appropriate Utilization of Care

More Isn’t Always Better: How Self Funded Plans Can Encourage Appropriate Utilization of Care

Jennifer Schneider Chafen, MD, MS and Seth Cohen

The United States is using our healthcare system to death. Americans have access to a vast array of healthcare services

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Workforce Realignment in Response to the ACA

Workforce Realignment in Response to the ACA

James R. Napoli

Although there is nothing under the Patentient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, as amended (“ACA”) that requires an employer to sponsor a group health plan for its employees

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Private Exchanges & Defined Contribution Health Benefits to Reach Tipping Point in 2015

Private Exchanges  & Defined Contribution Health Benefits to Reach Tipping Point in 2015

HRM

A new survey reports high levels of familiarity and interest in exploring defined contribution health benefits and private healthcare exchanges

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Brokers, Consultants Must Be Able to Evaluate Private Exchanges

Brokers, Consultants Must Be Able to Evaluate Private Exchanges

Christopher E. Condeluci

The next generation of employee benefits consultants, as well as insurance agents and brokers, not only will have to understand how private health insurance exchanges work

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Historical Foundation of Universal Healthcare

Historical Foundation of Universal Healthcare

Rev. Gary W. Duncan, M.S., M.A., CSM/OCP

Almost two year ago, my business partner Daryl and I read The New Wellness Revolution by Paul Z. Pilzer and found the chapters on health insurance fascinating

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