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For many years Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) has collected and published information on the patient experience of care in Massachusetts. The outputs have been revealing and very helpful for physician groups seeking to improve and for patients trying to identify the best places to receive care. But Medicaid (aka MassHealth) patients have never been included. Considering that Medicaid serves …

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4 Ways You’re Losing Patients Online

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You know you need a website to succeed in healthcare today. While some organizations rely heavily on word-of-mouth and doctor referrals, this won’t last forever. Today’s savvy patients are researching everything from dentists to radiologists to medical device manufacturers before they ever consider a product or service. Your website helps these patients find the right information to guide them to …

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California Leads on Getting to Universal Health Care |

Last week was a big week for health care in California, so here is a rundown of what happened and what it means! On Monday, Gavin Newsom was sworn in as the 40th Governor of California, and quickly announced his first actions on health care. Then on Thursday, Governor Newsom unveiled a state budget that put those actions into motion with first-in-the-nation investments to help …

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Governor Newsom’s First Budget Includes First-In-Nation Steps to Expand Medi-Cal, Lower Premiums for Californians |

Today Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his first budget, which includes first-in-the-nation investments for major expansions for California’s health care. The 2019-2020 budget proposes to expand Medi-Cal and to help middle-income Californians better afford premiums in Covered California and the individual insurance market. This budget takes first-of-the-nation steps to help Californians access health care and coverage, from removing exclusions in Medi-Cal …

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On Day One, Governor Newsom Takes Key Steps Towards Health Care To All Californians |

Health Consumer Groups Applaud Both Long-Term Vision for Health Care for all Californians, and the Governor’s Specific Steps to Help Californians Access & Afford Coverage This Year On his first day in office, Governor Newsom announces support for major expansions of health coverage and other key health reforms, including first-in-the-nation expansions: increasing affordability assistance post-ACA in the individual market to …

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The Democrats are braying I have long predicted (Goodbye Obamacare? More like hello single payer) that if the GOP succeeds in undermining the Affordable Care Act it could hasten the move toward single-payer. Well, the undermining has been reasonably successful. And I think 2019 will shape up as the year that formerly taboo proposals like single payer health insurance go …

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Medical Marketing Strategies: 10 to Try in 2019

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This year, we’re likely to see some dramatic changes in the world of healthcare. With private equity acquisitions on the rise, retailization in high demand, and some fierce competition, it’s time to start treating your healthcare organization like the business it is. Make 2019 the year you find what works for your medical marketing.  These 10 medical marketing strategies can …

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