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Data Dive Uncovers Socioeconomics Driving ER Visits, Readmissions

By diving deep into existing data, officials at John C. Lincoln Network accountable care organization (ACO) realized the primary cause of readmissions for a subset of patients wasn’t inaccessible primary care, but lack of food. Patients were going to the … finish reading Data Dive Uncovers Socioeconomics Driving ER Visits, Readmissions

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Marijuana Use May Increase Heart Complications in Young, Middle-Aged Adults

Marijuana may be bad for your heart health, and could even lead to death, especially among young to middle-aged adults, according to a French study reported in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Several serious cases of cardiovascular complications … finish reading Marijuana Use May Increase Heart Complications in Young, Middle-Aged Adults

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BCBS of Michigan Adds Record Number of Practices to Nation’s Largest PCMH Program

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) has designated a record number of Michigan physician practices across the state as patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) — a 28 percent increase over the number of PCMH practices designated in 2011. The 994 … finish reading BCBS of Michigan Adds Record Number of Practices to Nation’s Largest PCMH Program

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