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$5 Million Goes To UT Southwestern For Patient Care Innovation

Feb 18, 2014

Patient-centered care. If you aren’t already familiar with this catchphrase, you will be soon.

The Affordable Care Act created incentives for hospitals and doctors to put patients first, by creating patient-centered medical homes and rewarding preventative care.

The Obama administration is looking for more innovative ways to cut costs and keep patients healthy, and it’s just awarded UT Southwestern with $5 million to create a Center for Patient Centered Outcomes Research.

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