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Payers Join the Healthcare Team
The Health Care Blog

Back when I was in medical training a decade ago, patient rounds were usually conducted by a group of physicians. We’d walk down the ward, visiting patients and scribbling notes as we went. If we were feeling particularly inclusive, we might bring nurses along. But that was as diverse as the care team got. Even the concept of a “care team” was only just starting to take hold on wards where highly complex patients were being cared for.