Business Strategy

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.

COVID-19 Imbalance

September 17, 2020

The pandemic has had dramatically different consequences for the finances of payers and providers.

Staying Ahead of Employee Burn-out

September 11, 2020

Workplace stress is an inevitable part of business, but when stress gets out of hand, it’s bad for business and the people who do the work.

Sebastian Seiguer, CEO of emocha Mobile Health, Discusses How Telehealth Services are Successfully Opening Schools and Managing Operations for Students, Staff

September 09, 2020

In this week’s episode of Tuning Into the C-Suite podcast, MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Sebastian Seiguer, CEO of emocha Mobile Health. The two talked about the key health challenges schools are facing as some are reopening across the country for the '20-'21 school year, how telehealth services like emocha are successfully using telehealth to open schools in a Return to Learn program, and paths forward for our nation’s largest school districts.

Closing the Gap on Preventive Care Could Reduce Lost Productivity for Employers

August 26, 2020

Integrated Benefits Institute study finds increased screenings for depression and detection of chronic conditions before symptoms present could have greatest impact on disability costs.

Jennifer Sheets, CEO of Interim HealthCare, Talks Future in Home Care, its Potential to Partner with Hospitals and More

August 26, 2020

In this week’s episode of Tuning Into the C-Suite, Briana Contreras of MHE chatted with CEO of Interim HealthCare, Jennifer Sheets. She and Jennifer discussed how COVID-19 has impacted the demand for home care, how hospitals can partner with the operation and how new pursuits in healthcare will affect home care in the future.

Is the Handshake a Thing of the Past?

August 24, 2020

Because COVID-19 has put the gesture in a different light, healthcare executives are coming up with other ways to greet people.

COVID-19 Makes Alternative Payment Models More Appealing

August 14, 2020

In this part one of two series, Senior Editor Peter Wehrwein and Associate Editor Briana Contreras chat with Keely Macmillan, senior vice president of policy and solutions management at Archway Health. The trio discusses the Value in Health Care Act of 2020, which would make some important changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Programs ACOs, the largest CMS ACO program.

How Physician-Led, In-Home Care Can Save Lives During the Pandemic and Beyond

August 13, 2020

Dr. Karen Vloedman shares her learnings that will help inform best practices to assist payers and provider groups when preparing for and navigating the CoVID-19 pandemic.

CVS Health's Dan Knecht Talks 'Path to Better Health' Survey, Telehealth & More

July 29, 2020

Briana Contreras speaks with Dan Knecht, Vice President of Clinical Product at CVS Health about telehealth, patient access, CVS minute clinics and Path to Better Health.

How Today’s Hospitals Need to Financially Prepare for a New Normal as a Result of COVID-19

July 28, 2020

Providers are under immense financial pressure because of COVID-19. More than ever, health systems, hospitals and physician practices are assuming the role of a bank, financing the cost of healthcare.

Opinion: The Future of Pharmacy Care Services, Post-Pandemic

July 27, 2020

Senior Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer for Optum Rx and member of the Managed Healthcare Executive® Editorial Advisory Board, David Calabrese, provides his commentary on the future of pharmacy care services after the coronavirus pandemic.

Fun and Games for Medication Adherence

July 24, 2020

Companies are using rewards and ‘gamification’ to encourage patients to take their pills as prescribed.

3 Ways Transcription Helps Healthcare Providers Increase Their Efficiency

July 23, 2020

Medical professionals are often strapped for time and they experience immense pressure to stay on top of paperwork while simultaneously having to see and treat patients. Add late nights on call and long shifts to the equation, and one can begin to comprehend the high-stress nature of the job.

Tackling Hunger—and Health Care Costs—by Moving Interventions Upstream

July 21, 2020

When Medicaid pays for food, it helps prevent chronic disease.

Why COVID-19 Has Put Records Management in the Spotlight for Healthcare Insurers

July 17, 2020

Although the importance of comprehensive records management programs is not a new phenomenon, over the last few months events surrounding COVID-19 have brought records management into increased focus.

Ben Kanter of Vocera Communications Talks PPE Shortage Solutions

July 15, 2020

In this week's episode of Tuning Into the C-Suite podcast, Briana Contreras of MHE speaks with Ben Kanter, MD, board-certified pulmonologist and chief medical information officer for Vocera Communications, not only about how critical it is for hospitals to have sufficient supplies of non-contaminated PPE for the safety of patients and healthcare workers, but also to discuss solutions of technology, collaboration and more that address the challenges of delivering patient care while wearing PPE.

Jim Beiermann, Danny Irland of Southwestern Health Resources Talk ACO, Next Gen. Programs (Pt. 2)

July 11, 2020

Jim Beiermann, CFO, and Danny Irland, senior vice president of network operations and chief network officer of Southwestern Health Resources discuss their focus of value-based care through ACO and Next Generation Programs within the company with Managed Healthcare Executive Senior Editor, Peter Wehrwein.

TRHC Expands Clinical Services to Include MA Enrolled High-Risk, Special Needs Patients

July 10, 2020

The healthcare tech company will assist health plans in meeting Care for Older Adults requirements.