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Managed Care Cast: A Podcast From The American Journal of Managed Care provides insights from faculty at meetings, features in-depth reports, and offers a new format in which to consume the media offered on AJMC.com.

Managed Care Cast: A Podcast From The American Journal of Managed Care provides insights from faculty at meetings, features in-depth reports, and offers a new format in which to consume the media offered on AJMC.com.
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Managed Care Cast: A Podcast From The American Journal of Managed Care provides insights from faculty at meetings, features in-depth reports, and offers a new format in which to consume the media offered on AJMC.com.

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English


Episodes

This Week in Managed Care—Modifiable Risk Factors of Cancer and Other Health News

4/20/2019
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included a study demonstrating that diabetes drug canagliflozin cuts the risk of renal failure and death; the FDA approving the first targeted therapy for metastatic bladder cancer; approximately half of all cancer deaths are attributable to modifiable risk factors. Read more about the...

Duration:00:06:40

Understanding the Impact of Inappropriate Opioid Prescribing Practices

4/18/2019
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Understanding the Impact of Inappropriate Opioid Prescribing Practices by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:11:20

Healthcare Needs More Chief Wellness Officers to Address Burnout and Its Impact

4/16/2019
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As the prevalence of burnout among healthcare providers has increased over the last few years, it has raised attention to the issue. Burnout includes overwhelming exhaustion, feelings of cynicism and detachment from the job, and a sense of ineffectiveness and a lack of accomplishment. Among physicians, common drivers include excessive workloads, clerical burdens, organizational structures, and leadership culture. Greater attention to the issue, and the impact it can have on patient outcomes,...

Duration:00:17:45

This Week in Managed Care—CDC Clarifies Opioid Guidelines and Other Health News

4/14/2019
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included CDC clarifying its opioid guidelines for chronic pain; pharmacy benefit managers testifying before a Senate committee; Sanofi expanding its insulin savings program starting in June. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Oncologists, Hematologists Welcome CDC Clarification on...

Duration:00:05:29

Understanding Problems With CMS' Diabetes Test Strip Bidding Program

4/9/2019
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As a former chief operating officer for a national diabetes supply, education, and support company, Tom Milam created programs for people with diabetes that served more than 100,000 members nationwide. His experience also includes a federal appointment providing advisory service to Medicare. His extensive experience and knowledge within the diabetes space allows Tom to offer us an expert view of CMS’ Competitive Bidding Program.

Duration:00:18:00

This Week in Managed Care—Judges Strike Down Trump Health Initiatives and Other Health News

4/6/2019
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included courts rejecting multiple health initiatives from the Trump administration; Congress heard more about rising insulin prices; a new agreement seeks standards for reporting social determinants of health. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Federal Judge Strikes Down Medicaid...

Duration:00:06:49

MyPath, an App That Uses AI to Guide Patients' Cancer Journeys

4/2/2019
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Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt, the executive director of the Institute for People and Technology and a professor in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology discusses an app she and her team developed called MyPath that uses artificial intelligence to help guide a patient’s cancer journey.

Duration:00:14:51

This Week in Managed Care—DOJ Sides With Ruling Striking Down ACA and Other Health News

3/30/2019
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included the Department of Justice siding with a federal judge in striking down the Affordable Care Act; FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, calling for stricter oversight of electronic health records; and a study finding that healthy eating in Medicare and Medicaid is cost effective. Read...

Duration:00:05:43

Heard at ACCC: Addressing Challenges With Cancer Care Delivery With Tom Gallo and Dr Ali McBride

3/28/2019
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In this week’s bonus podcast, we have a conversation from the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) 45th Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit, which was held March 21-22 in Washington, DC. The meeting marked the end of Tom Gallo’s year as president and the beginning of the yearlong presidency of Ali McBride, PharmD. At the meeting, Gallo and McBride sat down to discuss how ACCC’s members feel about the state of cancer delivery, as well as recent trends that were...

Duration:00:16:47

Addressing Loneliness to Improve the Health of Older Adults

3/26/2019
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The presence of loneliness among older patients is significant and has gained the attention of healthcare stakeholders, with some warning that it could become and epidemic. Growing research has pointed to loneliness as a risk factor for adverse health outcomes, and stakeholders around the coutnry have taken on the challenge of addressing the issue. In 2017, CareMore Health introduced their Togetherness Program to focus on these patients’ psychological, social, and physical health. During...

Duration:00:21:56

This Week in Managed Care—Cardiovascular Prevention Guidelines and Other Health News

3/23/2019
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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. This week, the top managed care news included new primary prevention guidelines that could increase the use of some diabetes drugs; the FDA expanded criteria for which patients can take part in clinical trials; a summit on value-based insurance design showed the need for tough conversations with stakeholders. Read more about the...

Duration:00:06:05

Ensuring Access to Generic Medications

3/19/2019
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Ensuring Access to Generic Medications by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:29:41

This Week in Managed Care—2020 White House Budget and Other Health News

3/16/2019
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included the 2020 budget plan proposing a mix of healthcare spending cuts and increases; the FDA approving the first immunotherapy regimen for breast cancer; and researchers uncovering how sodium glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors work. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Proposed...

Duration:00:04:35

Understanding Barriers to Accessing Specialty Care Under Medicaid Expansion

3/15/2019
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Duration:00:18:30

Impact of Government Policies and Proposals on Community Oncologists

3/12/2019
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The federal government has been releasing a number of policies and proposals that will affect care delivery and are aimed at rising costs of care and prescription drugs. Ted Okon, executive director of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), sat down with Managed Care Cast to discuss a number of policies affecting COA’s members, including proposals around chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapies, pharmacy benefit managers, and the Oncology Care Model. Read more about the stories in this...

Duration:00:22:40

This Week in Managed Care—FDA's Gottlieb Resigns and Other Health News

3/9/2019
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included Scott Gottlieb, MD, resigning as FDA commissioner; Eli Lilly offering a discounted version of Humalog; another study dispels the myths around autism and the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Dr Scott Gottlieb to Resign as FDA...

Duration:00:05:40

Realigning Accountability to Improve Population Healthcare Delivery Under MIPS

3/5/2019
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Duration:00:19:34

This Week in Managed Care—Pharma Execs Testifies Before Congress and Other Health News

3/2/2019
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included pharmaceutical executives appearing before a Senate drug pricing hearing; HHS finalizing a Title X rule change; and an analysis that found travel and wait times for healthcare services come with a high price. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Senate Committee Discusses...

Duration:00:05:53

Improving Oncology Practices With Value Based Care

2/26/2019
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Improving Oncology Practices With Value Based Care by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:23:54

This Week in Managed Care—CAR T Therapy Coverage and Other Health News

2/23/2019
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Every week, The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) recaps the top managed care news of the week, and you can now listen to it on our podcast, Managed Care Cast. This week, the top managed care news included CMS' proposal to cover chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy; a study faulting the FDA’s handling of fentanyl oversight; and breast surgeons calling for genetic testing for all patients with breast cancer. Read more about the stories in this podcast: CMS Proposes That Patients...

Duration:00:05:28