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Flu season decorative photo: physician administering a vaccine to a patient

‘Tis the Season For A Teachable Moment (on Price Variation)

November 16, 2020

Ryan Olmstead, Director of Member Services, on why flu season is a teachable moment in high-value health care purchasing. It’s…

Great Delivery System Shake-Up

The Great Delivery System Shake-Up

August 11, 2020

“What I see now is confusion, disorientation, uncertainty, and anxiety.  That creates an opportunity, but it doesn’t provide a direction.”…

Anna Sinaiko

Anna Sinaiko on lessons learned from 40 years of consumerism in health care

June 16, 2020

Listen in as Suzanne Delbanco chats with Anna Sinaiko, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of…

Consumer Shopping

We graded all 50 states on price transparency. What’s next?

May 19, 2020

Price transparency is one lever to ease the burden of rising costs, especially in today’s context where health care costs…

Zach Brown U Michigan

Zach Brown on the impact of accessible price transparency

May 11, 2020

Suzanne Delbanco chats with Zach Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan. Zach Brown used a…

Employers, does your high-value program need CPR?

June 21, 2019

Take a moment now to think of all your monthly memberships and subscriptions – we’re willing to bet there’s at…

health equity

Navigating benefit design for low-wage workers

June 11, 2019

There was a time when benefit design was straightforward, consisting of a flat $20 co-pay and insurance covered the rest.…

Kaveh Safavi

Kaveh Safavi on how health system complexity is a $5B problem

June 03, 2019

Listen in to Kaveh Safavi, MD, JD, Senior Managing Director, Head of Global Health Practice at Accenture, as he discusses…

Did You Know This Fundamental Bioethics Principle Can Shape Benefit Design?

December 10, 2018

“Act in such a way that you treat humanity, whether in your own person or in the person of any…

Frederick Isasi

Frederick Isasi on why health care is the #1 issue for families this November

October 09, 2018

Suzanne calls Frederick Isasi, Executive Director of Families USA, to understand the aspects of today’s health care insurance landscape that…

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