Insights in the Media

Payer+Provider experts regularly speak with the media about healthcare. Here are some insights we have shared:

Payer Issues

Healthcare Reform

Essential Benefits drive premiums up 47%. Managed Healthcare Executive. Lisa Samalonis.

Sequestration: 7 Experts Share Thoughts. Becker’s Hospital Review. Jim McLaughlin.

Health Reform in 2013: What’s Happened, What’s Left, & What it Means for Providers. Becker’s Hospital Review. Jim McLaughlin.

Checks come as surprise under ‘Obamacare’. CNN. William Hudson.

Small businesses fume, now seeing ‘Obamacare’ as unavoidable. The Christian Science Monitor. Mark Guarino.

The Impact of Obamacare on Senior Citizens. Home Health. Adam Powell.

Price Comparisons

How the Medical Bills Stack Up. dailyRx. Tara Haelle.

Growth of patient navigation companies could impact traditional healthcare business. Healthcare Payer News. Stephanie Bouchard.

6 Trends in an Era of Consumer-Driven Healthcare. Becker’s Hospital Review. Bob Spoerl.

Products

Making the most of that shiny new HSA. Reuters. Matt Stroud.

Provider Issues

Access to Care

More Delays for Women in Emergency Care. New York Times. Roni Caryn Rabin.

Women With Heart Ills Face Delays en Route to Hospitals. Washington Post. Jennifer LaRue Huget.

Women With Heart Attack Symptoms See Delays in Care. U.S. News and World Report. Amanda Gardner.

Gender Gap in Heart Care Extends to 911. WebMD. Salynn Boyles

Costs

Out of Network? Don’t Be Out a Lot of Money. Fox Business. Christina Couch.

Hospitals face food price increase in 2013. Healthcare Finance News. Rodney Moore.

Healthcare provider associations come together to highlight costly and unnecessary practices. dailyRx. Travis Hill.

Health Clinics are Helpful. dailyRx. Jessica Smith.

Steward Health Lost $14.6M in 2011. HealthLeaders Media. John Commins.

Health IT

3 Ways Telemedicine Can Help Alleviate the Physician Shortage. Becker’s Hospital Review. Heather Punke.

5 ways telemedicine is reducing the cost of healthcare. Healthcare Finance News. Steff Deschenes.

6 Valuable Outcomes Cloud Technologies Offer Hospitals. Becker’s Hospital Review. Kathleen Roney.

Telehealth Monitoring & Mobile Tech: Set Up for Success. FierceMobileHealthcare. Marla Durben-Hirsch.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Montefiore to Acquire Another Bankrupt Hospital. HealthLeaders Media. John Commins.

Highmark’s $1B Acquisition of West Penn Approved by PA HealthLeaders Media. John Commins.

Dean Health System to Join SSM. HealthLeaders Media. John Commins.

HCA, First Choice ER Form Alliance in Texas. HealthLeaders Media. John Commins.

Mayo Signs Deal with Shriners, Consolidates Two Hospitals. HealthLeaders Media. John Commins.

Who Wins in Cleveland Clinic, CHS Alliance? HealthLeaders Media. John Commins.

How $7.7B Baylor, Scott & White Deal Might Affect Healthcare Costs. HealthLeaders Media. John Commins.

Steward plans to buy Mercy, continues path toward ‘Big Med’. Healthcare Finance News. Stephanie Bouchard.

Health care reform encouraging hospital mergers. NBC News / Bucks County Courier Times. Crissa Shoemaker DeBree.

5 Best Practices for Cultural Changes Following a Transaction. Becker’s Hospital Review. Kathleen Roney.

Practice Management

High Pressure PEX: Transforming the patient experience when every second counts. Process Excellence Network. Sam Miranda.

Medical records costs greater portion of general services budget at top hospitals. Healthcare Finance News. Rodney Moore.

Overworked Doctors Cost Everyone. dailyRx. Sarah Wickline.

Texting Appointment Reminders. dailyRx. Sarah Wickline.

Healthcare: A patient in search of cure. Business Strategy Review. Nicos Savva.

The influence of fatigue on claim quality. KevinMD.com. Adam Powell.

5 Steps to Reducing Patient Non-Compliance in Surgery Centers. Becker’s ASC Review. Taryn Tawoda.

Payer & Provider Issues

Accountable Care Organizations & Value-Based Payment

Citing Cost Reductions, Highmark to Expand PCMH Initiative. HealthLeaders Media. John Commins.

Health care economist: Time studies could make ACO implementation tick. SearchHealthIT. Don Flucklinger.

ACO Contracts Make Healthcare Providers Accountable for Understanding Both Cost and Quality. Accountable Care News. Adam Powell.

How ASCs Can Become a Disruptive Force in the Healthcare Market: Q&A With Adam Powell of Payer+Provider Syndicate. Becker’s ASC Review. Laura Miller.

Wellness and Best Practices

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution to Lose Weight. Forbes. Adam Powell.

The Dollars for Dementia Add Up Fast. dailyRx. Tara Haelle.

Shorter Stays are Good News. dailyRx. Dana Baroni.

What Does Cancer Cost Employers? dailyRx. Sarah Wickline.

What is Depression Costing You? dailyRx. Kate Gose.

More Doctor Visits Good for Dialysis. dailyRx. Travis Hill.

Substance use disorders a heavy financial cost on the health care system. dailyRx. Sarah Wickline.

Weight Lost is Money Saved. dailyRx. Jessica Smith.

Pain is More Than Expensive. dailyRx. Sarah Wickline.

First and Secondhand Smoke is Deadly. dailyRx. Sarah Wickline.

Chinese Healthcare

The Changing Role of Pharmaceuticals in China and the United States. Fair Observer. Adam Powell.

China’s Healthcare System. China Law Blog. Damjan DeNoble.

Dr. Adam Powell on healthcare reforms in China and America. Asia Healthcare Blog. Damjan DeNoble.

Chinese and American Healthcare Systems: A Comparison. Fair Observer. Adam Powell.