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11 Healthcare Buzzwords for 2015
HealthLeaders Media

As the fifth anniversary of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act nears, providers are continuing to adjust to dramatic changes in the way they deliver care and administer their business practices. The language used to describe these changes is also evolving. Some of it is borrowed from other industries, some of it is home-grown; all of it is in flux. This glossary of jargon was culled from chatter overheard at healthcare conferences, interviews with industry leaders, and the pages of medical journals.