by Nicole Hutchison, PT, CSCS, Health Coach

Healthcare is as complex an industry as any and is becoming even more so. Given efforts to “fix” the healthcare system, working in the healthcare field has become even more complicated. We suffer from a lack of coordination, gaps in communication, and failure at attempts to tie cost to quality of outcomes. Part of the complexity of the healthcare system is the number of players with skin in the game… government, insurance and HMO’s, patients, physicians and caregivers, care centers and hospitals, and pharmaceutical/biotech/and medical supply companies.

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Julien’s Journal, the Dubuque area lifestyle magazine, is a monthly regional feature magazine for and about Dubuque and the tri-state region.


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