The Importance of Adding the Diabetes Prevention Program to Medicare
January 10, 2018 – 
Brenda Schmidt is CEO of Solera Health, an integrator that serves as the “back office” for both community-based and digital providers of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), an evidence-based program that has been shown to reduce incidence of people with prediabetes progressing to type 2 diabetes. In April, Medicare will take the historic step of launching the DPP for beneficiaries, and Solera has been at the forefront of helping providers navigate the policy and technical hurdles to serve clients who will take part in the DPP.
Rick Doubleday Discusses Bringing the Dexcom CGM to Medicare Beneficiaries
January 04, 2018 – 
Rick Doubleday is the executive vice president, and chief commercial officer at Dexcom. He is responsible for the sales, marketing and customer service functions. Previously, Doubleday led all sales and marketing functions for the company, driving the acceleration of worldwide awareness and adoption of Dexcom continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). Doubleday visited The American Journal of Managed Care® this fall to discuss bringing the Dexcom G5 to Medicare beneficiaries.
Dr Thomas C. Quinn Identifies Barriers to Preventing Spread of HIV
January 01, 2018 – 
The biggest barriers to stopping the transmission of HIV are both the large population of infected people not receiving treatment and the lack of pre-exposure prophylaxis for high-risk individuals, said Thomas C. Quinn, MD, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health.
Dr Amy Abernethy Discusses Community Oncologists' Role in Modernizing Evidence Generation
December 27, 2017 – 
Community oncologists have a major role in accelerating treatment development and providing them to patients, said Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD, the chief medical officer, chief scientific officer, and senior vice president of oncology at Flatiron Health.
Dr Bobby Green on How Flatiron Is Working to Improve Care Delivery
December 23, 2017 – 
Bobby Green, MD, MSCE, senior vice president of clinical oncology at Flatiron Health, discusses analyzing patient data to improve the overall care delivery and its challenges involved with being so early in the process.
Dr Todd Hobbs Discusses Identifying and Removing Barriers to Care for Obesity
December 21, 2017 – 
Although patients and physicians both recognize the need to discuss obesity, the lack of resources, time, and expertise often prevents physicians for offering care and patients from asking for it, explained Todd Hobbs, MD, Novo Nordisk’s vice president and chief medical officer.
Nat Turner on Using Data for New Payment Model Requirements
December 20, 2017 – 
Nat Turner, co-founder and CEO of Flatiron Health, discusses how oncologists use data to assist them in meeting the requirements in new payment models.
Diagnostic Testing to Identify PD-L1 Inhibitor Response in Lung Cancer
December 19, 2017 – 
Naiyer A. Rizvi, MD, director of thoracic oncology and immunotherapeutics at Columbia University Medical Center discusses using PD-L1 expression on a tumor to identify patient response to treatment.
Tesh Khullar on the Importance of Community Oncology Patients Being Involved in Clinical Trials
December 18, 2017 – 
Community oncologists face a challenge in getting patients into clinical trials, but new technology could help them get access to those trials, explained Tesh Khullar, senior vice president of provider solutions at Flatiron Health.
Dr Amy Abernethy on Improving Data Usage at the Point of Care
December 16, 2017 – 
Data needs to be more organized so it is more available and useful at the point of care, said Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD, the chief medical officer, chief scientific officer, and senior vice president of oncology at Flatiron Health.
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