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Informed and Engaged Patients Experience Better Care Results

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If there were a super-drug that could reduce the mortality rate for patients with heart disease by 76%, it would be considered the medical discovery of the century. While no such drug exists, a program called Collaborative Cardiac Care Service (CCCS) instituted by Kaiser Permanente in Colorado has achieved those astounding numbers and saved lives.

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How Big Is The Health Services Industry ?

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The health services industry touches the lives of nearly everyone in the United States. It encompasses hospital care, physician, dental, and clinical services, prescriptions drugs, medical devices, and nursing home and home health care. These sectors generate approximately $2.7 trillion annually and provide jobs for one out of every eight American workers. That’s around 16 […]

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