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"Creating population health management strategies is going to take a concerted effort.  We need to understand the variety of populations we serve and how a health system can integrate into these communities."  -Paul G. alexander, MD MPH, executive vice president and chief health equity and transformation officer, RWJBarnabasHealth
"Creating population health management strategies is going to take a concerted effort.  We need to understand the variety of populations we serve and how a health system can integrate into these communities."  -Paul G. alexander, MD MPH, executive vice president and chief health equity and transformation officer, RWJBarnabasHealth
New Video Series Coming Soon in March- Unpacking Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease

ACCC AMCCBS 2024: On Location Interviews, Day 2

by Hayden E. Klein

Interviews with Katherine Meese, PhD, of University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Nadine Barrett, PhD, MS, MPH, of Wake Forest University, from day 2 of the Association of Cancer Care Centers 50th Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit (ACCC AMCCBS).

Spotlighting Efforts to Improve Care Equity, Research Access in MS

by Kyle Munz

Speakers at the Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis Forum 2024 focused their attention on avenues to improve research accessibility for investigators and care access for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Avenues to Improve Health Insurance

by Kyle Munz

Advocates for health insurance reform indicate the need to make system-wide, policy-level changes to improve patient outcomes, which include investing in improved access to care and lowering the burden of administrative costs.

INTERVIEWS

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Getting to Know Dr Fabiola Molina, Hospitalist

by Maggie L. Shaw

Fabiola Molina, MD, MHS, is a practicing hospitalist and assistant professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital. An immigrant from Mexico, her experiences straddling 2 worlds, while attempting to navigate with her family the complicated safety-net ...

Getting to Know Dr Shauna Downs, Public Health Nutritionist

by Maggie L. Shaw

Shauna Downs, PhD, MS, is an associate professor in the Department of Health Behavior, Society, and Policy at the Rutgers School of Public Health. A former figure skater, her research now focuses on interventions to promote healthy and sustainable food choices and exploring how o...

Part 2: Dr James Robinson on the Impact of 340B Programs and Drug Pricing Policies

by Maggie L. Shaw

In part 2 of our interview with Robinson, he addresses the potential for exacerbated health care disparities in the aftermath of hospital price markups and how insurance plan design often disadvantages the patients who most need expensive infusion therapies but cannot afford them...

VIDEO SERIES


Unpacking Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease Management: Exploring Strategies for Equitable Care

Nihar Desai, MD, MPH; Natalie Evans, MD, MS, FAHA; Seth S. Martin, MD, MHS, FACC, FASPC, FAHA; and Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC, FASPC, discuss disparities in cardiovascular disease management and their vision for more equitable care.

Unveiling Disparities, Fostering Awareness, and Building Inclusive Strategies in Diabetic Macular Edema Care

Joseph M. Coney MD, FACS, discusses key factors needed to address disparities in care among patients with diabetic macular edema, including the significance of community involvement and the role of provider self-reflection in facilitating fair and unbiased medical care.

Addressing Disparities in Women's Health Equity

A panel of experts discuss the current state of health equity in women's health, including representation of racial/ethnic groups in clinical trials, access to care, and disparities in care for specific disease states.

PODCASTS

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Navigating Health Literacy, Social Determinants, and Discrimination in National Health Plans

by Brooke McCormick

On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we're talking with the authors of a study published in the February 2024 issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® about their findings on how health plans can screen for health literacy, social determinants of health, and perceived heal...

Drs Raymond Thertulien, Joseph Mikhael on Racial Disparities in Multiple Myeloma Care Access

by Rose McNulty

In the wake of the 2023 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition, Raymond Thertulien, MD, PhD, of Novant Health, and Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FACP, chief medical officer of the International Myeloma Foundation, discussed health equity research highlight...

Oncology Onward: A Conversation With Thyme Care CEO and Cofounder Robin Shah

by Maggie L. Shaw

Robin Shah, CEO of Thyme Care, which he founded in 2020 with Bobby Green, MD, president and chief medical officer, joins hosts Emeline Aviki, MD, MBA, and Stephen Schleicher, MD, MBA, to discuss his evolution as an entrepreneur in oncology care innovation and his goal of positive...

PUBLICATIONS


Potential Inequities in Access to In-Person SHIP Counseling Services

by Melissa M. Garrido, PhD

The federal State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides counseling and education on Medicare coverage options. This article highlights potential inequities in in-person SHIP service access.

Health Inequities and SDOH Affect Primary Care Across Insurance Types

by Julia Bonavitacola

At an Institute for Value-Based Medicine® event held in Phoenix, Arizona, experts from Banner Health and Aetna discussed how health inequities and social determinants of health can affect primary care in patients with any type of insurance.

Screening for Health Literacy, Social Determinants, and Discrimination in Health Plans

by J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH

This study provides insight on the experiences of patients of a national health plan with 2 structural determinants of health—health care discrimination and health literacy—and how those interact with social determinants of health and patient demographics.

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