Health Management

Research Shows Increase of Americans with Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure

September 14, 2020

The American Medical Association and American Heart Association reaffirm commitment to working together to equip physicians and all Americans, particularly communities of color, with resources to lower blood pressure rates across the country.

CareMount Medical President and CEO Scott Hayworth Talks Patient, Doctor Communication to Reduce Health Risks and Prevent Missed, Delayed Screenings

August 19, 2020

This week on Tuning Into The C-Suite Briana Contreras spoke with Dr. Scott Hayworth, president and CEO of New York-based CareMount Medical. In this interview, the two discussed the importance of patients staying in contact with their doctors for the sake of reducing public health risks and to discuss ongoing care options with them.

Tips for Keeping Health Workers Safe

July 24, 2020

Jagdish Khubchandani, a Health Science professor at Ball State University, provides tips and reminders to help keep one of the most vulnerable populations safe during the continuous battle of COVID-19.

Eric Levin talks PBMs and how Scripta is Tackling the Market's Challenges for Patients

July 22, 2020

MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with CEO of Scripta, Eric Levin. The two discussed the current state of the pharmacy benefit market and how the Scripta organization has been assisting its clients and their prescriptions prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and during.

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.

CT Scans for Diagnosing COVID-19? Not So Much.

June 23, 2020

Early studies from China suggested that CT scans of the lungs could be used to diagnose the disease. But as PCR tests became available, radiology groups said CT scans should be used more sparingly and in confirmed cases.

Flatiron Health's Bobby Green Outlines Cancer Clinical Trial to Understand Genomic Changes in Tumors (Pt. 4)

June 22, 2020

During the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2020 Annual Meeting, Flatiron Health, Foundation Medicine, and Genentech presented plans for the Prospective Clinico-Genomic study (PCG), a low-interventional pilot that will use a technology-enabled prospective data collection platform to simplify data collection for patients with lung cancer being treated through clinical trials. The idea is collect blood samples using Foundation Medicine’s liquid biopsy assay and analyze the results through Flatiron’s platform, to see if genomic changes can be detected over the course of cancer treatment. Bobby Green, MD, chief medical officer for Flatiron Health, spoke with Managed Healthcare Executive®.

4 Ways PBMs are Changing

June 22, 2020

Pharmacy benefit managers are taking steps to be more responsible for the total cost of care and to become more transparent, while adding technology tools to support patients, payers and physicians in a post-COVID-19 world.

What to Expect from CMS’ response to COVID-19

June 19, 2020

As the pandemic enters its fourth month in the U.S., the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (the Innovation Center) has announced several changes that, on the whole, increase flexibility for program participants.