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Hoag launches new affordable care joint initiative

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach has undertaken a new coordinated care model in partnership with Blue Shield of California and Greater Newport Physicians. The three-year accountable care initiative aims to provide approximately 11,000 Blue Shield HMO policy members in Orange County with integrated, cost-efficient healthcare.   The program will launch on July 1 … Continued

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Executive Health

Managing Sick Leave and Presenteeism

Know Your Company’s Absentee Profile and the Most Promising Trends A company appreciates its dedicated employees – those who arrive early, leave late, proactive with projects, exceed expectations – but when a worker continues to work in the office when fighting off illness, he or she inadvertently lowers the bottom line of a business. Presenteeism … Continued

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Featured News

Richard Afable: Health insurance vs. getting care

February 17, 2012 By Richard Afable When Washington came up with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, it forgot one key component: The “care” part. This spring, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments about the constitutionality of the law’s individual mandate requiring people to be insured. The court will decide whether the government … Continued

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Executive Health

Is Stress Making You Sick?

Having a busy life can be very fulfilling, but can also be very stressful. Work, family, finances and health issues can all cause us to feel overwhelmed and stressed. For many people, living with stress is so common that it can become a way of life. But, did you know that being stressed can actually … Continued

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Heart & Vascular

Options for innovative arrhythmia treatment

Minimally invasive techniques continue to be a significant focus for both the patient and physician. The benefits of adopting these new procedures are many, but the most substantial is the ability to diagnose and treat conditions through small openings or veins. One specialty that has adopted minimally invasive techniques more aggressively is interventional cardiology, specifically … Continued

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Executive Health

Let's Do the Math

Why Your Company Needs a Health Risk and Management Model Health care is big business. The total new tax revenue from The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is expected to amount to $409.2 billion over the next 10 years1. Meanwhile companies and consumers alike face the enormous challenge of burgeoning health care costs … Continued

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Executive Health

Orange County's Health Leader Launches Hoag Executive Health

A Program Designed to Protect Your Business Health is in. From government to HR, prevention is the buzzword for 2012. Everyone knows healthier is better, and health starts with prevention. As an employer you also know the reality: prevention is not all that popular even with the members of your executive team. Lack of time, … Continued

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Executive Health

Introducing Hoag Executive Health

An Innovative Program to Improve the Health of Your Company You’ve heard the saying “Treat your body like a temple.” Since we put a price tag on just about everything in the world we live in, we must acknowledge that our body is without a doubt the most valuable asset we have. All commodities and … Continued

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Heart & Vascular

Hoag unveils new model for cardiac care

?· Opens “Hybrid” Cardiovascular Operating Room (CVOR) · Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart and Vascular Institute among select hospitals to use Edwards Lifesciences new heart valve · Named after Newport Beach couple who donated $2 million  In late 2011, Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute opened one of the world’s most advanced cardiac operating suites.   The Bob and Marjie … Continued

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Diabetes Center

Specialized diabetes care for pregnant women

Specialized Diabetes Care for Pregnant Women Hoag’s Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center provides support and education for women who have or develop diabetes while they are pregnant through the state- affiliated Sweet Success program. The goal of Sweet Success is to improve outcomes for women who have pregnancies affected by diabetes. The Sweet Success … Continued

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