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Insurer Invests in Patient Safety Effort

Insurer Anthem invests in hospital initiative to improve safety, cut costs

By Duke Helfand
January 20, 2010


California's largest health insurer is teaming with hospitals and doctors throughout the state to better share ways to improve patient safety and cut costs, leaders of the initiative said Tuesday.

Doctors, nurses and other health professionals at California hospitals will meet quarterly in person or over the Internet during the next three years to compare their practices and data for reducing medical problems such as hospital-borne infections...

Read More: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-medical-care20-2010jan20,0,84...

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