Population Health


Addressing SDoH During, After COVID-19 per Manik Bhat of Healthify

December 09, 2020

Briana Contreras of MHE spoke with Manik Bhat, founder and CEO of Healthify – a company that works with managed care organizations to integrate social determinants of health (SDoH) into the healthcare ecosystem. Manik and Briana spoke about how the need to address SDoH has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began and what the importance of addressing these social and economic issues are during and after the pandemic. They also touched on how SDoH contribute to the spread of viral diseases, but worsen the issues for individuals already struggling.

How Health Plans can Manage Enrollment Systems During This Particular Enrollment Period with Aaron Fulner of Edifecs

November 04, 2020

In this episode, Briana Contreras of MHE spoke with Aaron Fulner, Senior Director of Edifecs, a global health IT company. The two had a conversation about open enrollment and how private and public insurance markets have been preparing or are now experiencing an influx of new enrollees due to approximately 12 million people losing access to employer coverage from job losses since February.

Time to Refocus on Population Health Strategies

October 02, 2020

As we continue to navigate the unknowns of the current pandemic, it appears we're still a long way off from living in a true post-COVID-19 era. Until then, improved health outcomes can still be realized through effective population health strategies, providing adequate financial resources that are available and encompassing all the determinants of health in communities, including social, behavioral and environmental factors.