Meet the Board: HealthPartners' Kevin Ronneberg Talks Shift From In-Person to Remote Care in new Normal, HealthPartners and What he's Currently Reading

November 21, 2020

This week on Tuning into the C-Suite, listeners are tuning into the next feature of the Meet the Board Series where Managed Healthcare Executive Senior Editor Peter Wehrwein and Associate Editor Briana Contreras speak with MHE’s Board Member Kevin Ronneberg, M.D. Kevin is vice president and associate medical director for health initiatives at HealthPartners, an integrated, nonprofit provider and health insurance company located in Bloomington, Minnesota. During the conversation we got to learn more about Kevin, personally, and how he and his family are doing during the pandemic and his thoughts of the current issues healthcare is facing today.

Addressing Steps, Challenges Health Orgs Must Meet Toward CMS, ONC Interoperability Rules

November 11, 2020

MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Matthew Michela, President and CEO of Life Image, the world’s largest medical evidence and image exchange network. The two delved through the specific steps each type of healthcare organization - from health systems, payers and IT companies - must follow to comply to meet the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new interoperability and patient access rules.

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.

Meet the Board: Don Hall of DeltaSigma Talks Effects COVID has on Fee-for-Service, Value-Based Care, Health Disparities and More

October 28, 2020

In this episode of Tuning Into the C-Suite, listeners are tuning into our next feature of the Meet the Board series where MHE's Senior Editor, Peter Wehrwein, and Associate Editor, Briana Contreras, speak with Managed Healthcare Executive Editorial Advisory Board Member, Don Hall, who is principal of DeltaSigma LLC. DeltaSigma is a consulting practice specializing in strategic problem solving for managed care organizations. In addition to being a loyal member of our board since 2007, Don most recently served as president and CEO of a nonprofit, provider-sponsored health plan. In this conversation, you’ll learn a bit about Don, personally, such as what he's currently reading, and his thoughts about the current issues healthcare is facing today.

VisualDx's Art Papier, Nada Elbuluk Discuss How Health IT Can Reduce Cognitive Bias, Racial Disparities in Healthcare

October 21, 2020

This week, Briana Contreras of Managed Healthcare Executive spoke with Doctors Art Papier and Nada Elbuluk of VisualDx. Art is a practicing dermatologist and associate professor of dermatology and medical informatics at University of Rochester, as well as the CEO of VisualDx. Nada is also a dermatologist in Los Angeles and she is Director of Clinical Impact for VisualDx. The three discussed how providers can leverage health IT to reduce cognitive bias and racial disparities in healthcare.

Kate Ryder, CEO of Maven, Talks Role of Telemedicine in Pregnancy Care, How it Will Influence Patient Journey Post-COVID

October 14, 2020

In this week's episode of Tuning Into The C-Suite, MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Kate Ryder, CEO of Maven, which is the world’s largest virtual clinic for women’s and family health. In this discussion, they talked about the role of telemedicine in pregnancy care, how it impacts the prenatal model and how it will influence the patient journey post-coronavirus pandemic.

Wolters Kluwer's Denise Basow Shares the Importance of Uniting Prescribers, Pharmacists at the Point of Care

October 07, 2020

In this week’s episode of Tuning Into the C-Suite, MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Denise Basow, president and CEO of Clinical Effectiveness at Wolters Kluwer. Briana and Basow discussed the importance of uniting prescribers and pharmacists at the point of care and how this form of care can create more efficient and effective operations within health systems.

Meet the Board: Otis Brawley Talks Health, Racial Disparities, Cancer Screenings and More

September 30, 2020

This episode of Tuning Into The C-Suite welcomes our first of many episodes part of the new “Meet the Board” podcast series. Listeners will now hear from a member of Managed Healthcare Executive's Editorial Advisory Board once a month at the end of each month. The first guest featured is Physician and former Executive VP of the American Cancer Society, Otis Brawley. Brawley is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University.

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 Into The C-Suite, 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.

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.