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CA Maternal Care Quality

California is changing the game on maternal care quality

July 01, 2019

California is leading the charge to defy the distressing maternal mortality trends nationwide. While nationally the rate of maternal deaths…

Rob Paczkowski

Google’s Rob Paczkowski on getting Googlers to high-value providers

April 15, 2019

Listen in as CPR’s Executive Director, Suzanne Delbanco, chats with Google’s Former Healthcare Delivery Benefits Manager, Rob Paczkowski. Just like…

primary care

Primary Care: An Amazonian-sized Effort

March 18, 2019

Like so many others in the industry, CPR staff are monitoring the buzz about Amazon/Berkshire Hathaway/ JP Morgan Chase’s Haven…

Lisa Woods

Lisa Woods on Walmart’s Center of Excellence strategy

February 04, 2019

Suzanne Delbanco calls up Lisa Woods, Senior Director of Health Care Benefits at Walmart Stores, Inc., to discuss Walmart’s efforts…

ICER pharmacy

ICER Pharmacy Reports: Three steps purchasers can take

January 22, 2019

Are you surprised to know that pharmacy costs are actually comparable to inpatient hospital spend? After all, pharmacy spend eats…

Emily Transue

Emily Transue on Washington State Health Care Authority’s shared decision making strategy

December 10, 2018

Suzanne Delbanco dials up Emily Transue, MD, Associate Medical Director for Clinical Quality and Care Transformation at the Washington State…

Andreas Mang on how a private equity firm tackles health care costs

April 09, 2018

CPR’s Director of Member Services, Ryan Olmstead, chats with Andreas Mang, Chief Operating and Innovation Officer at Equity Healthcare (EH).…

Employers need to share successes (and failures) with each other. Starting now.

March 06, 2018

Updated on October 21, 2019 No two employers are alike especially when it comes to health care purchasing. Benefits offerings…

California’s crusade against health care waste

February 27, 2018

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

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…

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