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Blog Post January 10, 2020
Payers and Consumers: The Path Ahead
Healthcare payers have a long history of thinking of themselves as fiduciary entities.  This self-image is changing by necessity, as consumers become incr…
Blog Post November 13, 2019
Key Takeaways from HLTH
Last week over 6,000 attendees primarily in the healthcare space descended on Las Vegas for the second annual HLTH show. It’s safe to say that HLTH is here to …
Blog Post October 29, 2019
Scary Tales from the HealthEdge Crypt
Halloween is just a few days away and with the candy and costumes also come creepy scary stories. Healthcare can be a scary thing to navigate, and it doesn’t h…
Blog Post October 01, 2019
Three Key Takeaways from AHIP’s National Conference
Last week in Washington D.C. payer executives, industry leaders and government officials from across the country representing Medicare, Medicaid and Duals line…
Blog Post September 17, 2019
Three Key Takeaways from HCEG Annual Forum
Three Key Takeaways from HCEG Annual Forum Last week in Boston, Massachusetts, health plan leaders, providers and solution vendors from across the country g…
Blog Post August 27, 2019
Interns: A Win-Win for the Modern Workplace
The purpose and function of traditional internships has been redefined over the last decade. Unpaid internships are becoming less common; only 43.7% of unp…
Blog Post August 19, 2019
Are SDOH the New Medicare, MA Market Opportunity?
Blog Post August 01, 2019
Survey Says: The Sky’s the Limit for Medicare & Medicare Advantage Growth
Blog Post July 02, 2019
With Liberty & Health For All
It’s the 4th of July. Time for hot dogs, burgers and beers with friends and family. And fireworks. Don’t forget fireworks. Between the cholesterol, inebria…
Blog Post June 27, 2019
AHIP Institute Takeaways
Blog Post May 02, 2019
Calling all Innovative Health Plan Leaders
The challenges in U.S. healthcare are considerable. Improve patient outcomes, reduce costs and bridge the great divide between payers and providers. Meeting th…
Blog Post March 21, 2019
Value-Based: Are Payers and Providers on the Same Page?
The right care at the right time — with payments based not on volume but on value, improved patient outcomes and lower cost. Value-based healthcare just makes …