Health System

Dr Milena Murray on the Importance of Using People-First Language With Patients Living With HIV

October 30th 2020, 6:00pm

Video

The patients must always come first, emphasized Milena Murray, PharmD, MSc, BCIDP, AAHIVP, associate professor at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, who practices at the Northwestern Medicine Infectious Disease Center in Chicago.

Defining Quality, Value in Cancer Care: What Employers Should Seek From Providers

October 28th 2020, 5:27pm

Article

A panel of key opinion leaders discuss how employers and self-funded companies should assess provider quality and value in cancer care at the 2020 Community Oncology Alliance Virtual Payer Exchange Summit.

Keeping Physicians Independent: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Dr Farzad Mostashari

October 27th 2020, 6:30pm

Podcast

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs in, speaks with Aledade co-founder, Farzad Mostashari, MD, about how his company is keeping physicians independent through value-based care.

Over Time, Health Care Costs Move to Forefront for All Patients

October 22nd 2020, 9:12pm

Podcast

2020 is the 25th anniversary of The American Journal of Managed Care® and the October’s issue of the journal features an interview with Dr Kavita Patel, a nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution and a primary care physician.

Succeeding in Value-Based Payment Requires Engaging Pharmacists From Health Plans and Systems

October 21st 2020, 9:51pm

Article

Pharmacists have an important role to play in the success of value-based payment models, according to panelists who discussed their health plan’s value initiatives at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Nexus 2020 meeting.

Diagnosing ARDS Earlier and the Development of ICU Delirium in Patients With ARDS

October 21st 2020, 4:37pm

Article

Abstracts presented at CHEST 2020 looked at improving diagnosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with machine learning and the development of intensive care unit delirium in hospitalized patients with ARDS.

Makary Calls for Price Reform, Transparency to Fulfill Patient-Centered Medical Heritage

October 20th 2020, 5:45pm

Article

Marty Makary, MD, MPH, kicked off the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Nexus 2020 meeting with a call to action around reducing overprescribing, increasing price transparency, and recapturing the public’s trust in the health care system.

AMCP Nexus to Start With Keynote From Surgeon, Transparency Advocate

October 19th 2020, 7:30pm

Article

Attendees at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Nexus 2020 meeting will hear a keynote from a surgeon who has become more visible over the past year and a half discussing what he says are “structural problems” behind the cost of US health care.

Addressing the Influence of Health Care Organizations on Physician Growth

October 18th 2020, 2:00pm

Video

Health care organizations can help spur growth among physicians through incorporating key experiences, such as out-of-expertise skill building and cross-functional projects, in their physician leadership development programs.

Inpatient-Outpatient Shared Electronic Health Records: Telemedicine and Laboratory Follow-up After Hospital Discharge

October 16th 2020, 1:00pm

Article

Using a seamlessly shared inpatient-outpatient electronic health record was associated with greater rates of postdischarge follow-up delivered through telemedicine or laboratory monitoring and without an in-person office visit.