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Google Wants to Helpout Your Health | By Kim Bellard, October 21, 2014

I suppose it was inevitable that I'd end up writing something about Google's interest in health, since recent posts have focused on efforts from Facebook and Amazon, as well as the general gold rush for health IT.  Fortunately Google has obliged me by introducing a neat health-related wrinkle on their Helpouts service...click to continue

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Mark B. McClellan, Ross White and S. Lawrence Kocot: Top Eight Medicare ACO Challenges

  1. Make technical adjustments to benchmarks and payments
  2. Transition to more person-based payments
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Source: Brooking Institute

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