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Implementing a high-value strategy? Get ahead faster by referencing your state’s laws and regulations

March 13, 2018

A certain health care reform may succeed or fail based entirely on what state it’s implemented in. Why? Because many…

Listening In (With Permission): Farzad Mostashari shares why PCPs are set up to succeed as ACOs

March 12, 2018

Suzanne dials up Farzad Mostashari, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aledade, an innovative organization with the mission to support…

A rare glimpse into employers’ successes and failures

March 06, 2018

When Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced their joint health care initiative, the news sparked interest and speculation throughout…

Listening In (With Permission): Lauren Vela on how employers can cut wasteful drug spending if they ban together

March 05, 2018

Why is it so important that employers pay close attention to their formularies? Emily Roesing calls Lauren Vela, Senior Director…

Thirty percent of health care spending is wasteful, Smart Care California is doing something about it

February 27, 2018

One reason health care costs are so high is the exorbitant waste in our health care system. About one-third of…

Listening In (With Permission): Larry Levitt on employers’ role in health care coverage

February 26, 2018

Suzanne chats with Larry Levitt, Senior VP for Health Reform at the Kaiser Family Foundation, about employers’ role in health…

Do you think having health insurance makes you healthier?

February 20, 2018

Tricky question. As this Slate article explains, measuring the effect of providing insurance is difficult because those with insurance and those without may…

Listening In (With Permission): Jeff Rideout and team on standardizing quality measurement

February 19, 2018

Roz Murray, CPR’s Senior Project and Research Manager, called Jeff Rideout and his team, Lindsay Erickson and Ginamarie Gianandrea, to…

Health Care Cost Drivers: Cancer

February 13, 2018

You’re probably aware that the U.S. spends a lot on cancer, but do you know how much?  In 2014 roughly $88…

Listening In (With Permission): Michael Chernew on evaluating payment and delivery reforms

February 12, 2018

Suzanne is curious to learn from Michael Chernew, Health Economist and Professor at the Harvard Medical School, about employers’ role…

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