Podcast

Concerns of Healthcare Stakeholders in the Runup to 2020 Election
January 07, 2020 – 
On this episode of the podcast, we speak with Peter Bonis, MD, chief medical officer, Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health, which recently released the survey, Mending HealthCare in America 2020: Consumers & Cost.
What Are the Next Steps for Collaboration, Accountability in Oncology Care First?
December 24, 2019 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with Kashyap Patel, MD, the chief executive officer of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates—a leading OCM practice—and associate editor of Evidence-Based Oncology™ (EBO), as well as Tennessee Oncology’s Stephen M. Schleicher, MD, MBA, to discuss Oncology Care First.
Patients' Understanding of What Constitutes a Preventive Care Visit
December 13, 2019 – 
While efforts to abate surprise medical billing, such as the kind that come from out-of-network emergency department visits, are currently being debated in Washington, DC, the kind of billing discussed here occurs when patients struggle to understand the difference between preventive health services, which are covered at no cost under the Affordable Care Act, and billing for services at a doctor’s visit for an illness, condition, or injury.
KOL Corner: Amy Ellis Discusses Value-Based Cancer Rehab With Amanda Hodges
December 10, 2019 – 
Amy Ellis, director of quality and value-based care at Northwest Medical Specialties, and Amanda Hodges, director of implementation for ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation, who acts as a bridge between the oncology world and the rehabilitation world, discuss overcoming barriers in practices to help patients with cancer get the rehab care they need, how patients with cancer can benefit from rehab, and defining value.
A Frank Discussion About Implementing the OCM in Everyday Practice
December 04, 2019 – 
In today’s Managed Care Cast, we bring you portions of the panel discussion during the the last Institute for Value-Based Medicine® (IVBM®) event for 2019, where oncologists and others shared their thoughts, successes, and frustrations with the current Oncology Care Model, as well as the question and answer session.
Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Challenges of Rural Healthcare Delivery and Other Health News
December 01, 2019 – 
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.
Changing Outcomes for Pregnancy-Related Mortality for Vulnerable Women
November 26, 2019 – 
Women in the United States suffer from maternal mortality rates not seen elsewhere in developed countries, and nowhere is that more true than among patients served by Medicaid. Although it is a national epidemic, inadequate maternal care disproportionately affects minority women and the 43% of US births financed by Medicaid. On this episode, we speak with an executive vice president of Avia Health Innovation, which is trying to address this issue in conjunction with 30 healthcare systems.
Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Heart Disease Treatment and Other Health News
November 24, 2019 – 
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.
Analyzing Patient Safety in Outpatient Settings
November 19, 2019 – 
Healthcare is changing due to a combination of technological improvements and rising costs. For instance, more than half of surgical procedures now take place in an outpatient environment, but, as with many things in healthcare, there isn’t a lot of transparency. Today on Managed Care Cast, we speak with Michael Abrams, managing partner of Numerof & Associates, about what we know about patient safety in outpatient settings.
Preventing Chronic Disease in Employees With Early Detection
November 14, 2019 – 
Chronic disease affects most employees in the United States, and today, on World Diabetes Day, Managed Care Cast speaks with the lead author of a study about chronic disease that will appear in the November issue of The American Journal of Managed Care®. Author Maren S. Fragala, PhD, CSCS.D, talks about how employer-sponsored health screenings can help identifiy previously undiagnosed disease, enabling early detection and treatment, and help keep workers healthier.
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