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Joe Moore / Valley Public Radio

When Benjamin Franklin wrote that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" he had no idea he would be describing one of 2012's hottest trends in health care and investments, something known as social impact bonds. The details are complex, but the concept is based around a simple idea. "What we're really trying to do is demonstrate that there's a business case for prevention," says Rick Brush, founder and CEO of Collective Health. The company has selected Fresno's Clinica Sierra Vista...