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'So many reasons ... health care is as costly as it is today.'

By Dr. David C. Pate, News and Community
August 31, 2012

Lots of factors go into the costs of health care. St. Luke's is hard at work, and collaborating with partners, to find innovative ways to bend the cost curve. Watch this short video to learn more about some of the factors in the cost equation.

About The Author

David C. Pate, M.D., J.D., is president and CEO of St. Luke's Health System, based in Boise, Idaho. Dr. Pate joined the System in 2009. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center.