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Insights into Action: Empowering Consumers By Defining and Tracking Progress

June 12, 2023

In 2020, CPR started its work with the NY Health Foundation (NYHealth) to track the state’s progress toward creating an…

Innovative, bold, progressive: The latest public news from some of CPR’s membership

June 05, 2023

32BJ Health Fund | New York’s pricey hospitals draw pushback from labor Aon | U.S. Employers Eye Provider Networks Amid…

You too can be a health care Catalyst.

April 03, 2023

Imagine for a moment, a U.S. health care system that performs as well or better than its international peers, or…

CPR’s REFs Updated with Equity

March 30, 2023

At CPR, we have a saying: if you don’t have a REF, you can’t trust the scoreboard. That’s why CPR created…

Candace Shaffer on the purchasing strategies that saved Purdue University millions​

March 06, 2023

  Suzanne calls up Candace Shaffer, Senior Director, Benefits at Purdue University to discuss the benefits purchasing strategies that she…

Allison Sesso on the Crisis of Medical Debt

February 06, 2023

Andréa call Allison Sesso, President and CEO of RIP Medical Debt (RIP) to discuss the crisis of Medical Debt and…

Vikas Saini on The Lown Institute’s Hospital Index

January 31, 2023

Andréa calls Dr. Vikas Saini, President of the LOWN Institute to discuss their Hospital Index which measures a hospital’s social…

2023 Health Plan User Groups: No dog and pony shows allowed

January 23, 2023

Once upon a time, I used to work for a health plan (I won’t name it here, but it’s obvious…

Doug Aldeen takes a deep dive into Reference-based Pricing

January 23, 2023

Julianne calls up Doug Aldeen, ESQ an ERISA Healthcare Attorney and General Counsel to discuss the Reference-based Pricing (RBP) landscape,…

Sarah Hostetter on how market consolidation affects independent physician practices

January 13, 2023

Sarah Hostetter, Managing Director, Physician and Ambulatory Research at Advisory Board speaks with Suzanne about the landscape of physician practices.…

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