Meet the Board: Ateev Mehrotra of Harvard Medical School Talks About Telehealth Issues, Price Transparency, His Latest Hobby and More

March 25, 2022

In this episode of the "Meet the Board" podcast series, Briana Contreras, Managed Healthcare Executive editor, speaks with Ateev Mehrotra, a member of the MHE editorial advisory board and a professor of healthcare policy and medicine at Harvard Medical School. Mehtrotra is also a hospitalist at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. In the discussion, Contreras gets to know Mehrotra more on a personal level and picks his brain on some of his research interests including telehealth, alternative payment models and price transparency.

Peter Durlach of Nuance Talks on How Artificial Intelligence Drives Value for Patients and Providers

March 16, 2022

In this week's episode, Briana Contreras, editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, spoke with Peter Durlach, chief strategy officer of Nuance. The two discussed how artificial intelligence drives value for patients and providers and how AI tools and solutions are helping health systems reach the quadruple aim of care.

Direct Contracting Between Healthcare Providers, Individuals at Hint Health, per COO Mark Nolan

March 09, 2022

Chief Operating Officer of Hint Health, Mark Nolan, discussed direct contracting in healthcare among his organization with Managing Editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, Peter Wehrwein, in this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast.

How Automation is Addressing Employee Burnout and Other Issues in Care, per Jason Warrelmann of UiPath

March 02, 2022

Briana Contreras, editor of Managed Healthcare Executive spoke with Jason Warrelmann, global director of Healthcare and Life Sciences at UiPath, in this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast. In the discussion Jason addressed the incline of automation in healthcare, why it's necessary for patients and providers and how other healthcare organizations can better overcome the challenges of adopting automation within their health system.

Luis Mosquera of Health Network One Addresses Alternative Payment Models Are the Key to Transitioning to Value-based Care

February 11, 2022

Briana Contreras, editor of Managed Healthcare Executive spoke with Luis Mosquera, CEO of Health Network One, a provider of specialty benefit management services for health insurers, in this week's episode. In this discussion, Luis and Briana talked about how value-driven decisions in a more value-based market can not only better manage costs for health plans, but create a plan of care to best meet patient’s needs. In order to do this, Luis strongly encouraged healthcare executives to experience alternative payment models and shared what payers should check off their list with a new model.

Rodrigo Cerda, M.D.., M.P.H., of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia Discusses New Role and the Latest on Value-based Care, SDOH and Covid-19

January 26, 2022

In this episode, Peter Wehrwein, managing editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, speaks with Dr. Rodrigo Cerda. Dr. Cerda has been recently promoted to the position of senior vice president of health services and chief medical officer of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia. He is also a member of Managed Healthcare Executive’s editorial advisory board. Peter and Dr. Cerda discuss his new role at the Independence Blue Cross, what it means to be a chief medical officer at an insurer these days, valued-based care, social determinants of health, and, of course, the pandemic.

Dr. Ian Tong of Included Health Addresses Racial Differences in Telehealth Use

January 13, 2022

Briana Contreras, editor of Managed healthcare Executive, spoke with Dr. Ian Tong, chief medical officer of Included Health in today’s episode. The two discussed telehealth use vs. in person care, and more specifically, the racial and ethnic differences in this use of care. They concluded the conversation with how telehealth use has continued to expose more benefits for all patients and for the industry through examples like improvements in reimbursement policies and in addressing health equity issues.

How Health Plans Can Better Meet the Needs of Caregivers, per Shara Cohen of Carallel

December 08, 2021

Briana Contreras, associate editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, spoke with Shara Cohen, CEO of Carallel, an organization built to support caregivers, in this week's podcast. Shara shared not only who caregivers are and the vital role they play in healthcare, but the challenges they face. She also discussed ways health plans can do better to meet the needs of today’s caregivers.

Ashok Roy, Chief Medical Officer of Caravan Health, Talks ACOs and Population Health

December 01, 2021

In this week's episode, Senior Editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, Peter Wehrwein, speaks with Chief Medical Officer of Caravan Health, Ashok Roy. The two dug into the approach of delivering quality care at Caravan, discussed ACOs in care and population health.