Rick Bates of RxSense Talks Collab With Mark Cuban's Cost Plus Drugs, Direct-To-Consumer Business and More

February 02, 2023

In this month’s episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite, Managing Editor Peter Wehrwein talks with Rick Bates, MBA, president and CEO of RxSense. In his conversation with Wehrwein, Bates described RxSense as a “technology platform company that has expertise in the direct-to-consumer business.” He emphasized that RxSense is not a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) — but, rather, a company that supplies PBMs with technology, including some of the up-and-coming PBMs, such as EmsanaRx and Vivid Clear Rx. Bates and Wehrwein also discussed the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug and RxSense launching a standalone business intelligence product called Rx IQ.

What's on the Mind of Perry Cohen of The Pharmacy Group?

January 11, 2023

In this debut podcast series of What's on Your Mind podcast, Perry Cohen, Pharm.D., CEO of The Pharmacy Group, recently shared his thoughts on the current state of healthcare and especially the management of pharmacy costs. This new monthly series brings listeners into the minds of Managed Healthcare Executive's® Editorial Advisory Board members. Cohen has decades of experience in managed care and has been on the editorial advisory board since 1994.

The Merging Market Today in Healthcare, According to Chuck Salvo of ToneyKorf Partners

December 15, 2022

In this week's episode, Briana Contreras, an editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, spoke with Chuck Salvo managing director of ToneyKorf Partners. The pair touched on topics involving mergers between healthcare organizations, the question whether CEO's are being replaced and the importance of a board in a healthcare organization.

How to Save Medicare Home Healthcare Per Tim Ashe of WellSky

November 23, 2022

In this week's episode, Editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, Briana Contreras, had the pleasure of speaking with Chief Clinical Officer of WellSky, Tim Ashe, about the issue of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services cutting rates for Medicare home health. Tim addressed the solutions that are either underway or those that can potentially preserve access to these services.

Using the 'Pathway' Approach to Shorten the Time Between Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

November 16, 2022

In this episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite, Briana Contreras, editor with Managed Healthcare Executive spoke with Dr. Yuri Fesko, oncologist and vice president of Medical Affairs at Quest Diagnostics. In the conversation, Dr. Fesko addressed the ongoing issue of long gaps of times between receiving a diagnosis for a type of cancer and finally getting the treatment for it. Dr. Fesko shared the benefits a number of sectors receive when treating patients sooner and the steps to get there.

Doug Chaet of Value Evolutions Discusses Value-based Payment Models, Where They Stand and More

September 29, 2022

In this episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite, Managing Editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, Peter Wehrwein, speaks with President of Value Evolutions and MHE Editorial Advisory Board Member, Doug Chaet, FACHE, about value-based care's current standing, the status of select payment models like bundled and episodic, and more.

Jim Graham of Prime Therapeutics Discusses a Digital Transformation Management System in Healthcare

August 31, 2022

In this week's episode, MHE Editor Briana Contreras and Managing Editor Peter Wehrwein met with CIO of Prime Therapeutics, Jim Graham to discuss the process of an organization’s digital transformation from a traditional Pharmacy Benefit Manager to a complete data-driven drug management system. Graham addressed the risks an organization may come across to successfully transition to this system, but also mentioned the benefits to come.