Business Strategy

3 Ways Health Insurers Can Prioritize Member Experience in 2021

January 19, 2021

An industry-wide shift toward consumerism and value-based care reflects modern consumers’ desire for transparency around their healthcare coverage. In order to meet these heightened expectations, insurers must adapt and identify new ways to educate, engage and support members who are taking ownership of their options.

Those Facing SDoH Should be a Priority in Receiving COVID Vaccine

January 15, 2021

Healthcare workers, residents of long-term care facilities, and many public leaders have been the first to receive a Covid-19 vaccine in the U.S., but it’s essential to consider disadvantaged communities for phase 2 of vaccine deployment.

Automation in Health Systems and how it can be a Solution per Amy Dirks Stevens of AVIA

December 04, 2020

MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Amy Dirks Stevens, EVP of Digital Strategy Performance and Practice Lead at AVIA health, for this week's episode of Tuning Into the C-Suite. The two talked about automation in health systems and how it can be a solution to challenges such as budget issues and creating more efficiency in the workplace. Also discussed were areas where health system leaders can begin to leverage artificial intelligence.

Why Physicians Should Be in the C-Suite of Healthcare Organizations. A Conversation with Radiology Partners' Anthony Gabriel, M.D., MBA

November 25, 2020

In this week’s episode, MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Anthony Gabriel, M.D., MBA, chief operating officer at Radiology Partners. Anthony shared the importance of health entities having physicians in the C-Suite, or executive levels in their health organizations, as Radiology Partners does. He and Briana also discussed what type of training a health professional needs to get to this level and some decisions he’s made as a health professional in the C-Suite.

Addressing Steps, Challenges Health Orgs Must Meet Toward CMS, ONC Interoperability Rules

November 11, 2020

MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Matthew Michela, President and CEO of Life Image, the world’s largest medical evidence and image exchange network. The two delved through the specific steps each type of healthcare organization - from health systems, payers and IT companies - must follow to comply to meet the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new interoperability and patient access rules.

Wolters Kluwer's Denise Basow Shares the Importance of Uniting Prescribers, Pharmacists at the Point of Care

October 07, 2020

In this week’s episode of Tuning Into the C-Suite, MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Denise Basow, president and CEO of Clinical Effectiveness at Wolters Kluwer. Briana and Basow discussed the importance of uniting prescribers and pharmacists at the point of care and how this form of care can create more efficient and effective operations within health systems.

Stand Firm: Lean Into Bias Training

October 05, 2020

Battling racial bias in the workplace. How implementing an inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility training initiative can lead to better results in racial disparities within healthcare and beyond.

Outsourcing: Healthcare’s ‘Out-of-the-Box’ Solution

October 04, 2020

In recent decades, many companies have adopted the maxim, “Do what you do best, and outsource the rest.” From the ability to focus on the core of their business to gaining outside expertise to boosting their quality of service, there are many reasons outsourcing may be appealing to an organization.

Interims Keep Health Orgs, Companies Moving Forward During Times of Crisis

October 02, 2020

Hiring an interim executive has long been thought of as a band-aid solution on the heels of an unexpected resignation or a way to give a potential new leader a trial run before committing. But with more businesses and health organizations taking on flexible staffing approaches combined with the ups and downs of the economy over the past 15 years, companies have realized the financial and strategic benefits of engaging an interim executive rather than seeking to make an immediate permanent hire.

7 Actions Every Health System CFO Needs to Consider

September 24, 2020

Health systems are struggling as a result of the reduced activity of elective procedures, the loss of health coverage for many employees, and the resultant drop in billings. According to this article, there are seven approaches recommended for immediate consideration to increase revenues and stanch losses.

7 Skills Healthcare Executives Need to Succeed

September 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has tested every healthcare executive’s ability to adjust — and adjust again. From mid-March through summer and now early fall, the ups and downs of the outbreak have occurred at a furious, unpredictable cadence.

Value-based care: Rethink, unclench, invite

September 18, 2020

Editorial piece by Managed Healthcare Executive's Editorial Advisory Board Member, Lili Brillstein. Brillstein is a nationally recognized expert on value-based care and the CEO of BCollaborative, a healthcare consulting company.