Podcast

An Inside Look at Innovations by MJFF to Assist the Parkinson Community Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 26, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with Rachel Dolhun, MD, vice president of Medical Communications at The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research, about recent innovations by The Michael J. Fox Foundation to assist patients and families of patients with Parkinson disease in adjusting to this new normal.
Addressing Mental Health Amid COVID-19 Through Cognitive Behavioral Coaching
May 19, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with Connie Chen, MD, chief medical officer at Lyra Health, about a recent study examining the efficacy, in real-world circumstances, of a structured, cognitive behavioral coaching program delivered through video or telephone.
Looking at the Role of Public Programs, Public Service in the Midst of COVID-19 Crisis
May 11, 2020 – 
In this episode, we feature an interview with Sherry Glied, PhD, health economist and dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, who spoke with The American Journal of Managed Care® about the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid, as well as the vital role that public service leadership plays in navigating public health emergencies.
How Do Medicaid Beneficiaries Benefit From Complex Care Management?
March 24, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care cast, we speak with Farhad Modarai, DO, on a recent paper he co-wrote, entitled, "Impact of Complex Care Management on Spending and Utilization for High-Need, High Cost Medicaid Patients." The study can be found in the February issue of The American Journal of Managed Care®.
Opportunities to Address Female Veterans' Unique Healthcare Needs
March 20, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with the lead author of a recent study who explored gender differences in veterans’ healthcare after leaving the military.
Accelerating the Prior Authorization Process: How a 2-Day Rule Can Optimize Efficient Care
March 03, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with April Todd, senior vice president, CORE and Explorations for CAQH. We discuss CAQH CORE’s recent approval of a 2-day rule for health plans in requesting additional supporting information from providers and making final determinations on prior authorization requests.
Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Setbacks for Medicaid Work Rules and Other Health News
February 22, 2020 – 
Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast.
Why Are Benefits of Preventive Drug Lists Not Fully Realized for Patients With Asthma?
February 14, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with 2 authors of a recent study who researched how useful preventive drug lists are for patients with asthma and parents of children with asthma.  
Biomarker Testing in Advanced Colon Cancer: Why It's Still Lagging
January 24, 2020 – 
We speak with one of the authors of a recent study examining why overall biomarker testing rates remain poor for metastatic colorectal cancer.
Predicting Healthcare Utilization With Applied Machine Learning
January 16, 2020 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with John Showalter, MD, chief product officer at Jvion and an internal medicine physician, and Soy Chen, MS, director of data science at Jvion and part of their data science team. We discuss their research about using applied machine learning to predict healthcare utilization based on social determinants of health, appearing in the January 2019 Health IT issue of The American Journal of Managed Care®.
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