Industry Analysis

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.

Tobacco Control as a Model and Making Equity Analysis the Norm

March 26, 2021

In this first 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.

Does the U.S. Have a Shortage of Physicians?

February 22, 2021

For several years, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has presented data showing that the United States faces a shortage of physicians in almost every specialty. In June 2020, the association issued its sixth annual report on the shortage, predicting that in just over a decade, the U.S. healthcare system would face a shortage of between 54,100 and 139,000 physicians in primary and specialty care.

Meet the Board: Independence Blue Cross' Rodrigo Cerda Discusses What's Coming in Clinical Care, the Future of Virtual Care and More

February 17, 2021

In this latest episode of the Meet the Board series on Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast, Managed Healthcare Executive's Peter Wehrwein and Briana Contreras speak with Rodrigo Cerda, vice president of clinical care transformation at Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia. Rodrigo is a newer member of MHE's Editorial Advisory Board and in the discussion he shared a bit about himself such as what his personal goals were. The focus of the discussion highlighted a pipeline of clinical care and what's to come, as well as looking at virtual care.