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24 Apr Our Costly Addiction to Health Care Jobs

Photo courtesy of The New York Times The health care industry has been a great friend to the U.S. economy. Its plentiful jobs helped lift the country out of the Great Recession, and thanks in part to the Affordable Care Act, it now employs one in...

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11 Apr A Fishy Tale of PR Training

When I lecture at local colleges and universities about the profession of public relations, I am often asked how I got into the business. As I share my stories of early PR experiences, there’s a look of surprise on the faces of students as I...

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04 Apr Public Trust and Public Relations

There is an expected level of transparency in America. It’s no secret that the digital age makes it much easier to access information - which is why the ‘trust factor’ is more important now than ever. This era marks a momentous time in history, where trust...

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28 Mar Website Created to Rate 10,000 Physicians in California

For the first time, major health insurance companies have come together to create a system to evaluate individual physicians in every market across the state of California. Created by the California Healthcare Performance Information System, Pacific Business Group on Health's partner, the website scores 10,000...

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23 Mar Now you can ‘rate your physician’

Now you can ‘rate your physician’ using a free, online resource – CAqualityratings.org. According to the California Healthcare Performance Information System (CHPI), the site measures how physicians and practice sites provide recommended medical tests and procedures for patients. President of California Chronic Care Coalition and CHPI...

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