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This article describes MemorialCare Health System's (California) PLUC strategy (productivity, Lean, utilization management, care model redesign) focused on providing high-quality care, reducing waste, and keeping costs in line. The organization's strategy demonstrates three of the “10 New Rules for Radical Redesign in Health Care” developed by IHI Leadership Alliance members: standardize what makes sense; make it easy; and return the money.