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Willow Health Care in Driver’s Seat Cruising Down Road to Success

Imagine if you bought a brand new car, but you didn’t use any of the features. You never listened to the radio on long road trips. You didn’t switch on the AC in the summer or the heat in the winter. You didn’t use the power locks or windows. Now, imagine your healthcare organization has just made an investment in an electronic health record (EHR) system but isn’t using any of the features and functionality. That’s not the case with Willow…

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Returning to Person Centricity: Value-Based Care

I’m often asked by those in my network who are not vocationally tied to healthcare, what is all the noise about. First, those I serve with and for would likely agree there are easier things to do; but for many of us this is about social goodness, a system that works for all, the cause that drives us. It’s about evolving the model we find ourselves in right now. Early on, the focus of healthcare was solely on the person.…

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Becoming a Foster Parent: Are You Ready?

With hundreds of thousands of children of all ages in foster care, there’s huge need for more foster families. Perhaps you’ve thought about fostering before, but fear of the unknown has stopped you from going for it. There’s no doubt that fostering children is a special and fulfilling opportunity. It’s a chance to provide a child a safe, secure living environment and to positively shape and mold their life. The decision to foster is an important one that affects both you and the children you care for.…

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