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- From Ninth Graders to Health Care Elites: A Communications Lesson on the Power of Engagement
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- Accountable Health Care: The Silent Health Care Reform
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Tag Archives: Mike Leavitt
Health care is the only product or service we purchase without any idea of the price. Often, you don’t even know your portion of the price. This raises the question, “Why?” Can anyone imagine going into a restaurant and ordering a meal that had no price listed, or signing a contract to buy a car and then being told the price? It would never happen. But in health care, we not only tolerate such behavior, we are often reticent to even ask about prices.
Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 By Bill Pierce
At the opening session of the Microsoft Connected Health Conference, held this week in Chicago, former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen, current Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Services Bill Hazel and former HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt engaged in a discussion about the direction of health care reform. The session was moderated by Peter Neupert, corporate vice president of Microsoft Health Solutions Group.
Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2011 By Bill Pierce