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5 Ways to Stop Being a Passive Patient

Tags: healthcare, healthcare costs, healthcare expenses, healthcare reform, patient care, patient experience

There was a time when many people had long-term relationships with a family doctor – someone who knew them and their families well. Now, it's high time for patients to take an active role in their own healthcare. Here's how.

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As Your Medical Care Advances, Is There a Price?

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American medicine has made astonishing strides over the past 50 years. This doesn't come cheap, though. While healthcare cost much less 60 years ago, no one is calling for a return to 1950s medicine.

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Healthcare’s Finest Hour: Technology Drives Advances

Tags: Future of Healthcare, healthcare, healthcare costs, healthcare expenses, healthcare reform, medical innovations, patient experience

While it took us a while to get to this point, this new world of healthcare will be better for all of us. Patients, doctors, and the people who pay for healthcare services all will benefit.

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The Day of the Passive Patient Is Over

Tags: healthcare, healthcare costs, healthcare expenses, healthcare reform, patient-centered medical healthcare

Healthcare is a team sport. And you – the patient – are the No. 1 draft pick. It’s your body, your health, your life. Why shouldn’t you have a voice – and a strong one – in your own care?

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Medical Cost Control Is a Patriotic Duty

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As 2013 winds down, we’re all wondering: What will the government do for healthcare -- and what will healthcare do for the people of the United States.

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‘A Model of Where We Need to Go’

Tags: Future of Healthcare, healthcare costs, healthcare expenses, healthcare reform

Cleveland Clinic’s innovative, team-based approach to healthcare is lauded in a major New York Times editorial for being patient-friendly and improving the quality of care — all while cutting costs.

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Healthcare Costs and You

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When you hear about the staggering cost of healthcare, you may not think there’s much you can do about it. But Kathryn Teng, MD, says there is a lot you can do. Explore the commitment that you and your doctor make when you agree to focus together on your health.