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Priority Partners’ Kathy Just and patient Ashley Asilis outside Ashley’s Silver Spring home.

Top Priority
Steering families through the health-care maze, a cadre of case managers transcends traditional medical care for low-income families

On any given day, Ashley Asilis’ entourage numbers about 25. No, she’s not a movie star, though her striking features could open doors in Hollywood. Rather, that’s how many people it takes to keep the 5-year-old healthy.

Ashley was born with a metabolic disorder that causes seizures. By the time she was a year old, her weight had plummeted off the growth charts, and despite being on medication, she had daily seizures.

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Dome editor Bennett Swingle takes a final bow.
 
     
     
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