Interviews

Dr James Hamrick Offers Advice for Providers Looking to Implement Patient Engagement Programs
November 25, 2019 – 
The biggest advice I would give to practices and care teams trying to really engage patients more is be innovative, explained James Hamrick, MD, senior medical director at Flatiron Health. 
Dr Alberto Ascherio Discusses Vitamin D and MS
November 25, 2019 – 
Alberto Ascherio, MD, DrPh, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and professor of medicine at the Harvard Medical School, discusses the role of vitamin D insufficiency in the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) and the optimal dose of vitamin D for patients with MS.
Dr John McMurray Explains the Heart Failure Benefits of Dapagliflozin in Patients With and Without Diabetes
November 23, 2019 – 
In patients with heart failure, both with and without diabetes, dapagliflozin was shown to provide identical efficacy and possibly beneficial effects on the heart, said John McMurray, MD, FRCP, FESC, professor of medical cardiology in the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences at the University of Glasgow.
Dr Richard Snyder Discusses the Role of Data in Value-Based Agreements
November 23, 2019 – 
Richard Snyder, MD, executive vice president of Facilitated Health Networks and chief medical officer at Independence Blue Cross, discusses the role of data exchange and analytics in value-based agreements.
Aliza Ben-Zacharia Describes the Cost-Related Barriers to Access for Patients With MS
November 22, 2019 – 
Cost-related barriers to access are a major problem for US patients with MS that will hopefully be addressed through innovations in medication affordability, said Aliza Ben-Zacharia, DNP, ANP, associate director at the Center for Nursing Research and Innovation at Mount Sinai.
Tracy Bahl Discusses OneOncology's Fundamental Priorities and Excitement for the Future
November 21, 2019 – 
The momentum that OneOncology has in the marketplace creates an exciting environment for those involved, and those seeking to become involved, in our organization, said Tracy Bahl, MBA, president and chief executive officer of OneOncology.
Carolyn Starrett on Streamlining Practice Operations to Alleviate Physician Burnout
November 21, 2019 – 
Our goal is really to try and make the software as invisible as possible so that it becomes intelligent and aids in decision making, explained Carolyn Starrett, senior vice president, Provider Solutions, Flatiron Health.
Robin Shah Outlines OneOncology's Use of Market-Research Information to Prioritize Value-Based Care
November 20, 2019 – 
Using market-research information builds comprehension of the communities OneOncology treats, which allows us to implement effective technologies for value-based care, said Robin Shah, chief commercial officer of OneOncology.
Dr Lee Schwartzberg: There's Still an Education Gap for Biosimilars
November 19, 2019 – 
Lee Schwartzberg, MD, FACP, executive director, West Cancer Center, discusses the importance of working with physicians to make sure they're comfortable prescribing biosimilars.
Dr Michael Kolodziej Weighs In on Paying for One-Time, Curative Therapies With High Price Tags
November 18, 2019 – 
Michael Kolodziej, MD, vice president and chief innovation officer at ADVI Health, Inc, on whether payers will get more comfortable paying for one-time, curative therapies with high price tags.
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