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Some Value-Based Models Ready to Scale, Says CMS

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, March 25, 2015

Speaking to an audience of national quality measurement experts, CMS’s chief medical officer spotlights projects that have bolstered both the pace of cost reduction and quality improvement efforts. 805 more words


“I’ll Take Herman Cain Over Ben Carson Any Day”

Ben Carson is starting to make me appreciate the political genius of Herman Cain.

Carson may be a brain surgeon, but unless you’re talking about neurosurgery, he has nothing to offer besides banality, sensationalism, and overall mindlessness. 487 more words

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Discussing War On Drugs: Watch President Obama Interview Creator Of His Favorite Show, The Wire’s David Simon

This is what dreams are made of.

President Barack Obama, who isn’t shy about his love for “one of the greatest, not just television shows, but pieces of art in the last couple of decades,” finally got the chance to sit down with… 184 more words

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San Francisco mayor bans publicly-funded travel to IN over new law

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (WISH) — New fallout from Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act is coming from around the country.

The mayor of San Francisco has now banned city employees to travel to Indiana for anything work-related, … 222 more words


Alicia Watkins Goes From Homeless Veteran To Student At Harvard University

In 2010, Alicia Watkins, a retired U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, shocked friends and family when she documented her travails as a homeless veteran on video for… 229 more words

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Air travel: Safe or dangerous?

John M.

Staff Writer

Every year, billions of people travel by airplanes. While airplanes may be quick and efficient in today’s globalized society, airplane crashes have become increasingly concerning in 2014. 785 more words

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