Dr. Rhonda Medows, Providence St. Joseph Health's executive vice president of population health spoke with Catholic Health World about how the system is transforming to improve care quality and outcomes while managing costs for defined groups of people. She detailed how the Providence has revamped its approach to pinpoint the needs of specific populations and how to best address those needs.
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Our family of organizations
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Giving a voice to the vulnerable
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Medicaid Myth or Fact?
Test your knowledge of Medicaid. How much do you know about its role in the lives of your friends, neighbors and loved ones? Take our quiz and find out.
Study shows support for Medicaid
Americans overwhelmingly support Medicaid, according to a national study by Providence St. Joseph Health. The new study provides valuable insights as lawmakers consider the future of Medicaid.
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Medicaid Matters: Harold's story
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The Future of X: Health
In this podcast series, OZY paints a picture of health care in 2069. Health in 50 years won’t be based entirely on robots or advanced A.I., but rather on raw human connection.
TrinityKids Care: Layla's Story
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