Industry Analysis

Amazon Continues to Step, Not Leap, Into Healthcare

April 13, 2021

A couple of years ago, there was a lot of chatter about the Amazonifcation of healthcare. Well, that hasn’t happened. But the company is breaking into a sector of the economy that accounts for almost 18% of the American gross domestic product. Perhaps healthcare’s journey of Amazonifcation has started but is going step by step.

Addressing Care, Costs Issues Among OBGYNs per Lenny Castiglione

April 07, 2021

Today's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite shares a conversation between Associate Editor of MHE, Briana Contreras, and CEO of Ob Hospitalist Group, Lenny Castiglione. The two talked about how and why hospitals and health systems are increasingly working with third party providers for obstetrics, as well as anesthesiology, nursing, and others to reduce costs and improve care for patients.

The Rise of the Chief Medical Officer Role

April 06, 2021

In this first video of a two-part video series, MHE spoke with Dr. Ami Parekh, chief medical officer of Grand Rounds. Ami discussed the rise of the chief medical officer role, how businesses can benefit from it and what it means for the future of the C-suite. She also explained why it is so essential for businesses to provide advice and clinical guidance to help best keep operations running safely.

Sheila Talton Adresses Diversity Issues in C-Suite Positions and What Can be Changed

April 05, 2021

In this first of three-part video interview series, MHE spoke with founder and CEO of Gray Matter Analytics. In the discussion, Sheila addressed the topic of how healthcare organizations are missing out by not actively expanding their efforts to seek out and fast track talented individuals across many minority populations, especially in the c-suite.

What's Taking Place in the Private Sector of Value-Based Payment? Francois de Brantes Explains

April 04, 2021

In this final video of a four-part video series, Signify Health senior vice president of Episodes of Care, François de Brantes, speaks with Managed Healthcare Executive about value-based care, the toxic incentives in healthcare, how the Direct Contracting Model differs from Medicare Advantage and more.

CMS' Direct Contracting Model - Is it Still One of the Value-Based Models Built on Fee for Service Chasis?

April 01, 2021

In this second of a four-part video series, Signify Health senior vice president of Episodes of Care, François de Brantes, speaks with Managed Healthcare Executive about value-based care, the toxic incentives in healthcare, how the Direct Contracting Model differs from Medicare Advantage and more.

The Toxicity in Fee for Service per Francois de Brantes

March 31, 2021

In this first of a four-part video series, Signify Health senior vice president of Episodes of Care, François de Brantes, speaks with Managed Healthcare Executive about value-based care, the toxic incentives in healthcare, how the Direct Contracting Model differs from Medicare Advantage and more.

Meet the Board: François de Brantes of Signify Health Talks the Direct Contracting Model, Value Based Care and Toxicity of Fee for Service

March 31, 2021

In this month's episode of the Meet the Board podcast series, MHE spoke with Signify Health's Senior Vice President of Episodes of Care, François de Brantes. In the discussion de Brantes touched on a few facts about himself, he shared the toxic incentives in healthcare, how the Direct Contracting Model differs from Medicare Advantage and more.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota on Forming an Equity Policy, According to Vayong Moua

March 29, 2021

In this final part of a two-part video series, Senior Editor Peter Wehrwein spoke with Vayong Moua, the Director of Racial and Health Equity Advocacy for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBSMN), about healthcare equity issues, how they relate to access issues, the political determinants of health and killing of George Floyd.