Blue Shield of California opens its first retail location and joins a handful of health insurers across the country that have opened retail stores in recent years. The move is a response to changing market forces linked to a decline in employer-sponsored insurance benefits. >>>
Highmark, one of the nation’s largest Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliates, says physicians and hospitals in its Quality BLUE pay-for-performance initiatives consistently outperform providers who are not part of the program. The secret is “skin in the game” from hospitals. >>>
Healthcare learned from the nursing shortage how to retain and engage older workers. Now other industries could learn from healthcare HR how to cater to the needs of older workers and benefit from their experience. >>>
The nomination essays of nurses singled out by their peers for this year's HCPro Nursing Image Awards highlight education, mentoring, business acumen, and of course, leadership. >>>
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