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What They're Watching: Paul Ciechanowski

Kylie Walsh | Jun 22, 2017 | Oregon

What They're Watching: Ralph Prows

Kylie Walsh | Jun 21, 2017 | Oregon

What They're Watching: Beth Johnson

Kylie Walsh | Jun 21, 2017 | Alaska

Beth Johnson, senior vice president at Premera Blue Cross, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss building trust with providers. We have been spending a lot of time really investing in our provider relationships and trying to bridge that gap of trust and working together.  there's...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Hon. Ed Hernandez

Kylie Walsh | Jun 14, 2017 | California

California state Senator Ed Hernandez joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss transparency in healthcare costs. Well, first of all, we're gonna reintroduce 1010, whatever the new bill number is, just to make sure that we continue the conversation. We'd like to get it across the...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Byron Mickle

Kylie Walsh | Jun 14, 2017 | California

Byron Mickle, senior vice president of Navitus Health Solutions, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss transparency in pharmaceutical costs. Obviously working for a company that manages pharmacy as a benefit, we're interested in how much further the envelope's going to be pushed around transparency in...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Jack Ijams

Kylie Walsh | Jun 14, 2017 | California

Jack Ijams, program manager at 3M Health Information Systems, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to talk about measuring data in healthcare. For us it’s about data. And when we move from a volume-based payment system to a value-based payment system, data is the gasoline in the...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Jim Tehan

Kylie Walsh | Jun 14, 2017 | California

Jim Tehan, regional director of Providence Health & Services, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss the social determinants of health. For me what I'm looking at and the area that I'm involved in is community benefit, and it's got a lot of change that is...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Kristen Slater

Kylie Walsh | Jun 14, 2017 | California

Kristen Slater, Southern California state director at Beacon Health Options, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss access to behavioral health. I think our organization has some larger things that we're looking at across the country and then some specific to the State of California, larger,...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Ramona Ramadas

Kylie Walsh | Jun 14, 2017 | Washington

Ramona Ramadas, director of Cope Health Solutions, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss the social determinants of health. I've been participating in supporting labor work in New York State, a little bit in Texas, and a little bit in California. And it's been really interesting...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Brian Myers

Kylie Walsh | Jun 14, 2017 | Washington

Brian Myers, senior director of rural health & capacity building at Empire Health Foundation, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss rural health initiatives. We’re doing a lot right now with our rural health initiatives, focused on older adults, seniors and elders in rural communities, and...[ Read More ]