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Lurie Children’s Launches Healthy Communities

March 20, 2017

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago recently launched Healthy Communities, an initiative designed to maximize the positive impact the medical center and its partners have on child health in the community.
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Proposal Urges Stronger Focus on Social and Environmental Factors in Precision Medicine

March 08, 2017

When it comes to having good health or getting sick, a person’s genetic code is important. But so is a person’s zip code. These strong influences are all part of precision medicine, which includes analysis of an individual’s genes, environment and lifestyle to inform disease prevention and treatment.
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Study: Pediatric specialty physicians are more likely to be missing from provider networks in Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans than adult specialists

March 01, 2017

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was created to provide access to comprehensive and affordable healthcare in the U.S. Concerns have been raised about patient access under plans in the ACA because of limited or narrow physician networks. To date, no studies have examined the supply and geographic distribution of pediatric specialty physicians in these networks.
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