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Pregnant Black Couple

Want to improve maternity care? Embrace health equity

April 28, 2020

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and one of the greatest gifts the United States can give to mothers is…

Bob Galvin

Bob Galvin on what COVID-19 means for health care purchasers

April 28, 2020

Listen in as CPR’s Executive Director, Suzanne Delbanco, dials up Bob Galvin, MD, Operating Partner of Equity Healthcare and former…

Mental Health Toolkit Animated

If Tools Could Talk: Spotlight on the Evaluating Mental Health Solutions Toolkit

April 20, 2020

For the past three years, Suzanne Delbanco and other CPR staff have interviewed health care thought leaders as part of…

Marilyn Bartlett

Marilyn Bartlett on Montana’s “Medicare Plus” contracting strategy

March 31, 2020

Recorded on February 28, 2020. Listen in as Suzanne Delbanco speaks with Marilyn Bartlett, CPA, CMA, CFM, Senior Policy Fellow…

Michael Chernew

Michael Chernew on evaluating APMs in terms of sustainability

March 10, 2020

Suzanne calls Michael Chernew, PhD, director of the Healthcare Markets and Regulation (HMR) Lab in the Department of Health Care Policy at…

Scott Weingarten

Scott Weingarten on reducing low-value care with EHRs

March 03, 2020

Can Electronic Health Records (EHRs) help reduce unnecessary health care spending? Suzanne speaks with Scott Weingarten, MD, MPH, consultant to…

primary care strategy

Why many employers have primary care on their mind

March 02, 2020

Last year, Amazon/Berkshire Hathaway/ JP Morgan Chase’s Haven Healthcare made a splash across the health care industry, not only for the…

Christopher Koller

Christopher Koller on using insurance levers to bring down hospital prices

February 25, 2020

Suzanne Delbanco calls Christopher Koller, President of the Milbank Memorial Fund, to discuss top strategies for containing health care cost…

Blueprint for collective action

A Blueprint for Action

January 28, 2020

In the commercial market, health plans negotiate rates on behalf of health care purchasers; they use purchasers’ collective volume to…

Direct Contracting Mythbuster

Mythbuster: Direct contracting will never become a real trend.

January 14, 2020

The health care marketplace continues to evolve, as health care organizations consolidate and experiment with new value-oriented models. As these…

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