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Treating Heart Failure on a $100 Budget

Costs of Care (Twitter: @CostsOfCare), where this post was originally published, is a Boston-based, non-profit organization that helps caregivers deflate medical bills and provide high value care. As part of the 2011 Costs of Care Essay Contest, more than 100 anecdotes were shared by patients and providers around the country that illustrate the role of cost-awareness [...]

State of Emergency

During a recent talk at the Families USA conference, the Reverend Edward Livingston led an animated discussion regarding his groundbreaking work with the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers and Camden Churches Organized for People. (This work became well-known through Atul Gawande’s piece in The New Yorker, “The Hot Spotters.”)  In the course of his talk, [...]