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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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From The Daily Californian

Berkeley Outpatient Center to discuss accepting campus health insurance

The Berkeley Outpatient Center, a joint health facility from UCSF Health and John Muir Health that provides primary and preventive care, will meet in the next week to discuss whether the facility will accept UC Berkeley’s Student Health Insurance Plan, or SHIP, according to John Muir Health spokesperson Ben Drew.

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From KULR

Marin General Hospital & UCSF Health Form Strategic Alliance

Marin General Hospital (MGH) and UCSF Health have formed a strategic alliance to expand clinical collaborations in Marin County, with the goal of improving patient care and strengthening physician practices for the local community.

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