Podcast

Examining Physician-Initiated Alternative Payment Models, a New Wave of Payment Reform
September 12, 2019 – 
To date, most alternative payment models (APMs) that have emerged in the shift toward value-based care have been initiated by payers and focused on primary care providers. However, there has recently been a new wave of payment reform in which providers, mostly specialists, are designing and implementing their own APMs in their practices. A study published in the September issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® analyzed some of these new payment models to gain insight into what providers are prioritizing in their APMs.
Rebuilding Trust in Healthcare With the ABIM Foundation
September 10, 2019 – 
Relationships in healthcare are important and trust is crucial to those relationships. However, it has been on the decline in the United States. We speak with the executive vice president of the ABIM Foundation and representatives from the 8 winning organizations of the foundation's Trust Practice Challenge about the programs they implemented to rebuild trust.
Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Opioid Prescribing Trends, and Other Health News
September 08, 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.
What's Gone Astray in American Healthcare and Pricing
September 03, 2019 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with the author of a new book that discusses the price and cost of American healthcare. Martin Makary, MD, MPH, a surgical oncologist and chief of the Johns Hopkins Islet Transplant Center, talked about what he found while writing The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care—and How to Fix It. Makary discusses spurious billing practices, overtreatment, and the opioid issue, as well as efforts by some providers and employers to reshape primary care.
Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Opioid Ruling and Settlement, and Other Health News
September 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.
Quantifying and Communicating the ROI of Addressing SDOH
August 27, 2019 – 
As advocates for addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) look to get buy in from stakeholders, there's a need for building evidence base to show that initiatives addressing these determinants work.
Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—BRCA Testing Recommendation and Other Health News
August 25, 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.
Costs, Quality, Access, and More: The Challenges of Providing Healthcare to Employees
August 20, 2019 – 
Business leaders discuss challenges of providing healthcare to employees and what has changed in the last few years.
Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Limiting Surprising Medical Bills and Other Health News
August 18, 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.
How Are Oncology Practices Communicating Value-Based Care to Employers and Patients?
August 13, 2019 – 
On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we’re bringing you a portion of a panel discussion about the Oncology Care Model, held in July 2019 during a meeting of The Institute for Value-Based Medicine® (IVBM), an initiative of The American Journal of Managed Care®. At IVBM events, we gather thought leaders to share best practices across medicine, pharmacy, and management in regional locations around the country. This podcast is taken from our meeting focusing on Innovation and Quality in Oncology Care.
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