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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

The Case for Virtual Healthcare: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Sean Duffy of Omada Health

2/20/2018
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In healthcare, digital care and telemedicine efforts are mostly viewed as an add-on to US healthcare, but that mindset should be flipped, argued Sean Duffy, CEO of Omada Health, in a piece written for The New England Journal of Medicine, titled “In-Person Healthcare as Option B.” Duffy and Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, discuss the future of virtual visits, making decisions about when virtual visits are more appropriate than in-person visits, payment for virtual care, and more.

Duration:00:18:19

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Rising Healthcare Spending and Other Health News

2/17/2018
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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 stories included a report from CMS that found healthcare spending will rise 5.5% over the next 8 years; the budget deal passed by Congress included a number of provisions with long-term health impact; a study found eating a low-carb could help reverse type 2 diabetes. Read more about the stories in...

Duration:00:05:41

Discussing the Ethics of Hospital Markups With Dr Martin Makary

2/15/2018
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In a new letter published in the February issue of The American Journal of Managed Care, Martin Makary, MD, a professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins University, and his coauthors assessed price markup variation by hospital and by oncology specialty to better understand the financial hardships patients can face when charges for the same service vary widely across hospitals.

Duration:00:22:02

Shaking Up the Business of Healthcare: Dr Patricia Salber Interview Dr Rita Numerof

2/12/2018
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The United States healthcare system is about to undergo some changes. The proposed cross-sector merger between CVS Health and Aetna created some waves and it was followed by an even bigger surprise: the partnership between Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway to create a new healthcare company. Rita Numerof, PhD, the co-founder and president of Numerof & Associates, and Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs In, discuss the changes and the underlying factors that have...

Duration:00:19:15

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Cancer Survival Rates and Other Health News

2/10/2018
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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 managedcare stories included Indiana being approved as the second state to implement work requirements in Medicaid; research found 5-year survival rates for cancer are increasing; coverage from the American Society of Clinical Oncology's 2018 Genitourinary Symposium. Read more about the stories in this podcast:...

Duration:00:04:06

Cancer Mortality Statistics and Disparities in the US: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Dr Otis Brawley

2/5/2018
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There has been some good news regarding cancer: a decline in the death rate and in new cancer diagnoses for men. However, the latest findings also highlight what still needs to be worked on, according to Otis W. Brawley, MD, MACP, FASCO, FACE, chief medical and scientific officer for the American Cancer Society. In the latest Managed Care Cast, Brawley and Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs In, discuss the decline in cancer rates for men, concerns with vaping, weighing the...

Duration:00:20:46

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—State of the Union and Other Health News

2/2/2018
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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 President Donald Trump vowing to lower drug prices during his State of the Union address; 3 corporate giants joined forces on healthcare; and CAR T-cell therapy was named the cancer advance of the year. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Trump Targets Drug Prices, Right-to-Try...

Duration:00:05:05

Using Health IT to Increase Medication Adherence and Enhance Precision Medicine

1/30/2018
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Using Health IT to Increase Medication Adherence and Enhance Precision Medicine by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:22:11

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Senate Confirms Azar and Other Health News

1/26/2018
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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 Senate confirming Alex Azar as the new HHS Secretary; a report found that healthcare prices rose in 2016; the accountable care organization movement continued to expand. Read more about the stories in this podcast: Senate Confirms Alex Azar as HHS Secretary:...

Duration:00:05:58

The State of Biosimilars in the United States: Center for Biosimilars Peer Exchange

1/23/2018
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The introduction of biosimilars to the US market has led to an unprecedented amount of uncertainty as stakeholders try to understand the implications of their arrival. In the following Peer Exchange discussion from the Center for Biosimilars, held in September 2017, industry experts discuss regulation, policy, and litigation issues in the world of biosimilars. The Center for Biosimilars, a sister site of The American Journal of Managed Care, serves as an online resource that brings...

Duration:01:11:59

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Kentucky's Medicaid Work Requirement and Other Health News

1/19/2018
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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 in managed care, the top stories included the announcement that Kentucky is the first state approved to require patients work to receive Medicaid benefits; FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, reveals a new program to improve clinical trial transparency; research finds the worst cases of attention-deficit/hyperactivity...

Duration:00:05:54

The Electronic Health Record Landscape: An Interview With Dr Jacob Reider

1/18/2018
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The Electronic Health Record Landscape: An Interview With Dr Jacob Reider by Managed Care Cast

Duration:00:22:59

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—New Voluntary Payment Model and Other Health News

1/12/2018
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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 stories included CMS unveiling a new voluntary bundled payment model; coverage from the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, including immunotherapy's impact on HIV treatment and biosimilars; and news that 2 key diabetes devices will be covered by Medicare. Read more about the stories in this podcast: CMS...

Duration:00:05:38

Professionalism and Happiness in Medicine: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Dr Richard Baron

1/12/2018
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Healthcare could be improved if policy makers, leaders, and administrators thought more about the role of medical professionalism and the intrinsic motivations of physicians, said Richard J. Baron, MD, MACP, president and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation, during an interview with Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weigns In. During their discussion, Baron and Salber touched upon professional, social justice in healthcare, burnout in medicine, and...

Duration:00:33:20

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—How Healthcare Spending Has Changed and Other Health News

1/5/2018
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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 stories included an analysis of how healthcare spending has changed in the United States; a study finds people willing to try e-cigarettes smoke less and are more likely to quit; and a new cholesterol test that doesn't require fasting gives more accurate results. Read more about the stories in this...

Duration:00:04:20

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Caring for Complex Populations and Other Health News

12/29/2017
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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 stories included a road map to develop state-level programs to care for complex populations; the Physician-focused Payment Technical Advisory Committee backed 2 new alternative payment models; a new cancer gene profiling test may open doors to new targeted therapies. Read more about the stories in...

Duration:00:05:35

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—Individual Mandate Eliminated and Other Health News

12/23/2017
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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 stories included the elimination of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate; a new gene therapy for inherited vision loss that could cost $1 million; and a study found that social isolation can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. Read more about the stories in this podcast: What We're Reading:...

Duration:00:04:56

The Role of Oncologists in Moving to Value-Based Care: Torrie Fields Interviews Dr Michael Kolodziej

12/21/2017
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Are cancer drug costs a problem? Of course, and oncologists can do more to impact them, said Dr. Michael Kolodziej, who was the keynote speaker at The American Journal of Managed Care’s annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® (PCOC®) meeting, which was held in November in Philadelphia. Dr Kolodziej is the current vice president and chief innovation officer at ADVI. Prior to his current position, he worked for Flatiron Health and spent 3 years at Aetna. In this interview, recorded at the end...

Duration:00:28:15

Podcast: This Week in Managed Care—CAR T Treatments and Other Health News

12/16/2017
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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 coverage from the 59th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition; recommendations on the use of diabetes drugs with cardiovascular indications; and a new study found that despite changes in insurance plans to give consumers more clout, unnecessary medical spending...

Duration:00:04:52

Five Years of Reducing Overuse of Medical Services With Choosing Wisely

12/13/2017
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Overuse of medical services has been a costly issue in US healthcare for decades. Now in its fifth year, the Choosing Wisely initiative from ABIM Foundation seeks to increase conversations between physicians and patients to help them make wise decisions about appropriate care and reduce the use of low-value services. Learn more about Choosing Wisely: http://www.choosingwisely.org/ Choosing Wisely Brings Lots of Energy, but No Growth in Awareness:...

Duration:00:26:59

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