Interviews

Dr Ray Page Explains How Artificial Intelligence Programs Can Help Identify High-Risk Patients
April 09, 2019 – 
As clinicians learn how to manage patients most efficiently under a value-based care of delivery, they need to identify patients and risk-stratify those patients, said Ray Page, DO, PhD, president and director of research at The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
Dr Daniel Ontaneda Outlines 2 Approaches to Treating MS and the Trial to Identify the Best One
April 09, 2019 – 
There are 2 approaches for treating multiple sclerosis (MS) and the DELIVER-MS study is the first to see which approach works better, said Daniel Ontaneda, MD, a neurologist at the Cleveland Clinic.

 
Dave Fried Discusses Benefit Design and Rising Healthcare Costs
April 06, 2019 – 
Employees have seen their healthcare costs rise about as much as they can, and the employers have also taken on about as much burden as they can, so now they’re looking at things that they can do and strategies that they can take to make sure that they’re providing the right benefits to the right people, says Dave Fried, chief executive officer of Tricore Human Capital Management.
 
Dr Wayne Burton on the Impact of Workers With Migraine on Employers
April 05, 2019 – 
Wayne Burton, MD, former global corporate medical director for American Express discusses the impact that workers with migraine have on employers.
Abra Kelson Outlines How Early Intervention Strategies Can Benefit Patient Treatment
April 05, 2019 – 
Early intervention to identify social needs means issues get caught sooner and patients can avoid or minimize financial toxicity, said Abra Kelson, MSW, LSWA-IC, medical social work supervisor, Northwest Medical Specialties.
Dr Rhonda Voskuhl Discusses Financing Early Trials of MS Therapies
April 02, 2019 – 
The challenge with translating good science into treatments for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) is getting the funding to get the trials done, said Rhonda Voskuhl, MD, Jack H. Skirball chair of multiple sclerosis (MS) research, director of the MS program, and professor of neurology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
What Dr Janice Mehnert Would Recommend to a Patient Newly Diagnosed With Cancer
March 31, 2019 – 
For a patient newly diagnosed with cancer, it's important that they make sure they educate themselves on their disease and all of their options, explained Janice Mehnert, MD, Head of the Phase I Developmental Therapeutics Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
Dr Ian Frank on the Convenience, Benefits of Single-Tablet Regimens for HIV
March 30, 2019 – 
People living with HIV who are taking single-tablet regimens have better medication adherence and lower hospitalizations than those taking multi-tablet regimens, explained Ian Frank, MD, professor of medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 
Victor Murray Highlights the Difficulties of Treating Individuals With Complex Needs
March 28, 2019 – 
Traditional healthcare systems have not been in a position to effectively treat people with complex needs, said Victor Murray, director for care management initiatives at the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers.
Jessa Dunivan: Cohesiveness Is Vital to Maintaining a Successful Care Management Team
March 27, 2019 – 
Everyone at the practice is vital to the success of value-based care, which is really patient-centered care, said Jessa Dunivan, patient services manager, Northwest Medical Specialties.
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