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The High-Performance Network: A Clinician's Perspective
03.05.2018 Robert del Junco, MD, Vice President & Senior Medical Director, Affiliated Networks

In a recent post on this blog, my colleague, John Stites, talked about “value-based” care—the foundation of the St. Joseph Hoag Health High-Performance Network: “It’s all about driving for the best possible outcome per dollar spent while also ...

Teaching Diabetic Employees How to Fish
02.05.2018 Margaret Macias, Executive Director, Center for Health Promotion

"Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” — Chinese Proverb Learning to live with diabetes is like learning to fish—once you know the right way to do it, you’re set for life. Diabetes ...

Better Health Care at Lower Cost? You Need a High-Performance Network
01.22.2018 John Stites, Vice President, Affiliated Networks, St. Joseph Hoag Health

The U.S. health care system is undergoing a fundamental evolution. You may have heard about the shift from “volume to value” or moving from “fee-for-service” to “pay-for-performance.” These phrases all underscore the two key drivers of ...

Caring for Our Caregivers
01.15.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

St. Joseph Hoag Health offers its employees a wide variety of wellness programs, including exercise, nutrition education, stress management and more. Most are provided through our comprehensive Choose Well employee health programs. It’s our way of saying ...

Helping Employees Become Smarter Health Care Consumers
12.18.2017 Sheryl Correa, VP Total Compensation and Benefits

We hear a lot about “consumerism” in health care today—but what does it really mean? Most of your employees receive health care through company health insurance plans. And while they may be able to choose between a couple of different plans—including ...

Helping Employers Manage Health Benefit Costs
11.27.2017 Shelly Summers, Executive Director, Client Solutions

When pundits and think tanks speak of the need to “bend the cost curve” in health care, they are talking about reducing the overall cost of delivering health care in the U.S.—currently a staggering $3.2 trillion. But there’s another critical cost ...

Why Delivering the Right Care at the Right Time Effects Costs
07.10.2017 St. Joseph Hoag Health

We live in the age of rankings and top 10 lists. From the best graduate schools to the fastest-growing small businesses and most employee-friendly employers, the public increasingly relies on third-party rankings to choose between competing brands, businesses and service ...

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