The Improving Patient Access Podcast

 

Morehouse School of Medicine, CommonSpirit Health Tackle Healthcare Disparities in new Scholar Program

January 12, 2021

MHE's Peter Wehrwein talks with Lloyd Dean, CEO of CommonSpirit Health, and Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., FACOG, president of Morehouse School of Medicine, in this new episode of MHE Talks: Improving Patient Access podcast series. The three discuss the lack of Black physicians in the United States. Of the 22,000 medical school applicants in the U.S. every year, only 1,600 are Black. Dean and Rice created a program that seeks to cross barriers of healthcare and racial disparities by offering more opportunities for students of color in medical school programs.

Health Plans, PBMs Must Disclose Their Accumulators, Maximizer Programs for New Transparency Rules

December 22, 2020

MHE Senior Editor talks with John “Jack” S. Linehan, a lawyer at Epstein Becker Green, for this week's episode of MHE Talks: Improving Patient Access series. The two discuss copay accumulators and maximizers, as well as how states have moved to prohibit accumulators and maximizers as the federal government takes a hands-off approach.

MHE Talks: Improving Patient Access with Kevin Lewis of Community Health Options

December 08, 2020

MHE's Peter Wehrwein speaks with Kevin Lewis, president and CEO of Community Health Options in Maine. The two discussed how Community Health Options is improving patient access through telehealth and more services on Tuning Into The C-Suite's newest series MHE Talks: Improving Patient Access.

MHE Launches New Improving Patient Access Podcast

November 12, 2020

Starting this week, the editors of Managed Healthcare Executive® are launching a new, twice-a-month podcast about how those barriers can removed, lowered, or worked around so all patients get the healthcare they need.

How Lyft is Improving Access to Care for Millions of US Medicaid Recipients

August 20, 2020

Almost four million people miss their medical appointments every year due to a lack of reliable transportation. To address this challenge, Lyft has been working with healthcare organizations since 2016 to get patients in need to and from their medical appointments.