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Author Archives: Ralph de la Torre

Ralph de la Torre, M.D. is the CEO of Steward Health Care System.

The Steward System: Capitated Care

A state-of-the-art linear accelerator (left) and new imaging technology (right) at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center’s radiation oncology center enable physicians to deliver more customized cancer care. Based in Boston, Steward owns and operates 10 hospitals serving 85 communities in Massachusetts. The second-largest health system in New England after Partners HealthCare, Steward has an integrated, community-based model caring for more ...

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Why Wait for Healthcare Reform?

Finding the best healthcare plan for your company is no easy feat, but there are ways to tailor a plan to your needs, as well as pitfalls to avoid in navigating the healthcare marketplace.

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