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.