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Population Health Pays Off
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When Dallas-based Baylor Health Care System tapped Donna Rice, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE, to become president of its new Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute in 2008, the idea was to take a different approach to treating the chronic condition, led by someone with years of experience in the field. Rice, former president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, took the ball and ran.

Baylor, a system that includes 26 acute care hospitals, let Rice, despite her moving away from the system’s more conventional methods.