BSW Quality Alliance a game changer for Texas health care

This is the first in a three-part series about Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance, a clinically integrated accountable care organization.  Part I: CLINICAL INTEGRATION There has been much written about the radical ways in which American health care is changing or will change, especially with health care reform and the introduction of accountable care organizations (ACOs) …





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8 ways to monitor your blood sugar and keep your sanity

More than 25 million children and adults in the United States are suffering from diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. With so many Americans dealing with this 24-7 disease, more and more people are learning to monitor their blood sugar. Keeping track of your blood glucose levels can be a daunting task. And although …





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Don’t Know Much About Diabetes? Study Shows You’re Not Alone.

According to the American Diabetes Association, there are many often held myths about diabetes. That makes knowing the facts about diabetes very important. Whether you are a person newly diagnosed with diabetes or knows someone who has diabetes, it’s important to dispel many of the myths and have a good, firm understanding of diabetes. Christopher Hudak, …





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Avoid These 9 Heartbreakers For a Healthier Heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, so it warrants a serious discussion around heart health and heart disease prevention. How healthy is your heart? These “heartbreakers” can be some of the worst heart habits, so avoid these for a healthier heart and healthier life! 1.  “Pigging out” Being overweight …





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