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Using Strong Carrots and Sticks To Drive Health Care That Works

Brian Klepper Posted 5/09/13 on Medscape Connect’s Care & Cost Blog On a recent call with a large manufacturer, my company’s team expected to describe how we develop primary care medical homes that become platforms for managing comprehensive health care clinical and financial … Continue reading

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Walmart Moves Health Care Forward Again

Brian Klepper Posted 10/12/12 on Medscape Connect’s Care & Cost Blog Walmart’s sheer size makes almost any of their initiatives newsworthy. That said, despite being a lightning rod for criticism on employee benefits and health care, they have introduced initiatives with … Continue reading

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Posted in Analytics, Benefits, Brian Klepper, Consumerism, Health Care Cost, Market Dynamics, Medical Management, Physicians | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Baltimore Time is Pepsi Time

Paul Levy Posted 12/15/11 on Not Running a Hospital Andrea Walker from the Baltimore Sun reports: PepsiCo has signed a deal that allows employees and dependents across the nation to get certain surgeries at Johns Hopkins Hospital — a cutting-edge arrangement that could … Continue reading

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