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Most healthcare business innovators are contemplating how to succeed in today’s fast changing environment. Whether they are health systems preparing for greater risk, physicians anticipating a new payment world, or emerging companies hoping to develop 21st century interventions, health policy awareness and engagement is a strategic imperative to advancing business priorities. Why a business imperative? It may be hard to think about investing time and resources in the policy
During the days of the Roman Empire, a victorious general was often granted a Triumph where he would enter Rome with his legions of soldiers and the bounty and prisoners from his battles. The general’s face would be painted red to make him appear as Mars, the Roman god of war, and he would ride in a resplendent chariot pulled by beautiful horses. As he paraded through Rome and the crowds cheered him, a man stood behind him on the chariot and whispered in his ear, “Remember, y