Industry Analysis

Patient, Physician use of Telemedicine According to Dr. Peter Alperin of Doximity and the 2020 State of Telemedicine Report

September 23, 2020

In this week's episode of Tuning, MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Dr. Peter Alperin, Vice President of Doximity and a physician in private practice in San Francisco. They discussed the recently released 2020 State of Telemedicine Report conducted by Doximity and how it reflects into the adoption of telemedicine among physicians and patients alike, how the report analyzed telemedicine’s usage since COVID-19 and its market potential beyond the pandemic.

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.

Healthcare goes retail

September 22, 2020

CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart are pushing ahead with ambitious plans for in-store clinics and doctor’s offices.

10 ways healthcare tech is helping combat COVID-19

September 21, 2020

A look at how technology is making a difference in the delivery of care during the pandemic.

The Idea of Value-Based Care Post-COVID-19

September 20, 2020

In this part three of three video series, CEO of VirtualHealth, Adam Sabloff, discusses how VirtualHealth has responded to the recent industry shifts caused by COVID-19 and what value-based care will look like in the last days of COVID-19.

How Tech, Upcoming Election Influence Future of Value-Based Care

September 19, 2020

In this part two of three video series, CEO of VirtualHealth, Adam Sabloff, discusses the role technology plays in providing a whole-person view as a component in value-based care and how the election will impact the future of this specific type of care.

How COVID-19 Impacts the Move Toward Value-Based Care

September 18, 2020

In this part one of three video series, CEO of VirtualHealth, Adam Sabloff, discusses the birth of the healthcare services institution, what it's offering to the industry and how value-based care, in particular, is transforming especially because of COVID-19.

How Has Patient Monitoring Changed Since COVID-19?

September 17, 2020

Beyond the toll the novel coronavirus has taken on our friends and loved ones, COVID-19 has brought to light how our healthcare system has been challenged in the face of a pandemic and a surging influx of patients.

COVID-19 Imbalance

September 17, 2020

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

The Transformation of Value-Based Care, its Future After COVID and the Election

September 16, 2020

In this week's episode of Tuning Into the C-Suite, MHE's Briana Contreras speaks with Adam Sabloff, CEO of VirtualHealth, about the current transformation of value-based care and what he thinks the future may look like for value-based care after COVID-19 and the presidential election.

The Lesser Known COVID-19 Supply Chain Issue: DME Shortages for At-Risk Patients

September 16, 2020

How health plans and providers can work together for better outcomes via a data-driven approach that streamlines the prescribing and procurement process.

Proposed Medicare Cuts Threaten Anesthesiology Practices Already Struggling Amid Pandemic

September 15, 2020

American Society of Anesthesiologists opposes drastic payment reduction for critical services.

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.

Georgetown’s Sabrina Corlette Says Reasons for Health Insurer Premium Relief Include Good PR, Lower MLR Rebates Later

September 02, 2020

This week on Tuning Into the C-Suite, Managed Healthcare Executive's Senior Editor, Peter Wehrwein, spoke with Georgetown's Sabrina Corlette, JD. The two discussed the possible motivations behind health insurer announcing premium credits and discounts in recent weeks and months after their profits (net income, for not-for-profits) swelled due to the drop-off in routine healthcare utilization.

2021 Health Insurance Rates Generally Flat, Even Decreasing

August 29, 2020

Georgetown’s Sabrina Corlette says the 2021 rates were calculated before the recent announcements about COVID-19 premium relief in this part two of two video series.

Amazon’s Quiet, Selective Forays into Healthcare

August 28, 2020

Whether the online giant has larger healthcare ambitions is unclear.

Electronic Prior Authorization is Catching on

August 27, 2020

But there are plenty of holdouts. Half of submissions are still done by phone or fax.

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.

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.

Urgent Care Fights For A Place In COVID-19 Response

August 21, 2020

Senior Editor Peter Wehrwein speaks with Lou Ellen Horwitz, CEO of th eUrgent Care Association, about how urgent care centers struggled to personal protective equipment and access to testing.