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Students in this concentration develop a strong understanding of the entire marketing process in business from research and product development to communications planning and measurement. This jump was accompanied by remarkable gains in economic freedom. How can we enable information-enabled government, the use of new technologies, and track the performance of these tools? The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) contains various provisions that support implementation of the medical home model including new payment policies, Medicaid demonstrations, and the creation of Accountable Care Organizations – which are similar to medical homes, on a larger scale.

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