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From California Broker

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UnitedHealthcare announced it will offer a new Medicare Advantage plan in the Bay Area featuring Canopy Health care providers.

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From KRON4

Midwife services expanded at Zuckerberg San Francisco General

During this World Breastfeeding Week, midwife services are now available for more people treated at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital moving forward. Dr. Rebecca Jackson, Chief of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction, talks with KRONon about the expansion.

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From Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Valley Hospital turns around finances

Through a series of cost-cutting measures – including the controversial closure of its obstetrics department – Sonoma Valley Health Care District officials announced this week that Sonoma Valley Hospital is near the break-even point.

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From Kaiser Health News

How Might a Public Hospital's Ties to a Catholic Health Facility Affect Treatment?

As Catholic health care systems across the country expand, the University of California’s flagship San Francisco hospital has become the latest arena for an emotional debate: Should the famously progressive medical center increase its treatment space by joining forces with a Catholic-run system that restricts care according to religious doctrine?

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From San Francisco Business Times

Canopy Health picks its next CEO

Canopy Health has chosen longtime Aetna Health executive Mike Robinson to be its next CEO as the Bay Area medical alliance continues to expand its reach across the region.

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From Medical Dealer

People on the Move

Canopy Health of Emeryville, California has named Mike Robinson its new CEO.

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From North Bay Business Journal

Putting more health care focus on consumer experience

Economic analysts estimate that health care spending will likely grow at an annual rate of more than 5 percent over the next decade, leading more employers and insurance providers to shift costs to individual consumers.

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From California Broker

CONSUMER Demands Are Driving Change in Delivery

Previous generations had simple needs when interacting with the healthcare system. To book an appointment with their primary care physician, they’d pull out their calendar, pick up the phone, and call the office. They’d take whatever appointment was available, pencil it into their calendar, and wait. For after-hours care, they would either call their doctor and wait for a nurse to call back or make an expensive trip to the ER. While this system was straightforward, it was rarely personalized or consumer-centered.

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