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Column: How a 100-year-old commitment drives future economic growth

| Aug 15, 2017 | Oregon, Washington

Long-term economic development depends on a steadfast commitment rooted in investments in innovation, infrastructure and community. As a 100-year-old homegrown company, Cambia Health Solutions learned what it takes to persevere in a turbulent industry while upholding our mission to deliver person-centric health care in an economically sustainable way. The success...[ Read More ]

Column: What Makes American Health Care Different?

| Aug 14, 2017 | Federal

This series titled "Column: US Healthcare System" is sponsored content from our partners at Axene Health Partners.  AHP offers highly specialized health care actuarial and consulting services across a number of states.  We have curated this content because we think it adds value to the work our readers are engaged in. ...[ Read More ]

Column: International Healthcare Systems

| Aug 7, 2017 | Federal

This series titled "Column: US Healthcare System" is sponsored content from our partners at Axene Health Partners.  AHP offers highly specialized health care actuarial and consulting services across a number of states.  We have curated this content because we think it adds value to the work our readers are engaged in. ...[ Read More ]

Senator Green: Improve Obamacare, don’t repeal it

| Jul 18, 2017 | Hawaii

Hawaii has long been a health care leader. In 1974 the landmark Prepaid Healthcare Act was passed by the Hawaii Legislature enabled us to insure most of our citizens by mandating that any working individual (more than 20 hours per week) received employer-sponsored health insurance. Since that time, Hawaii has...[ Read More ]

In Qliance's Wake: Lessons for DPC

| Jul 5, 2017 | Washington

Last month, DJ Wilson reflected on the announced closure of Qliance with general conclusions about the healthcare industry. However, some of his comments about primary care were inaccurate as they relate to the current market. One of the major issues regarding the Qliance experience is that the reasons for their...[ Read More ]

Guest column: Independence and free market under attack in Texas

| Mar 23, 2017 | Texas

Editor's note: Dr. de Moor contacted us after our recent coverage of the freestanding ER issue in the Texas legislature. We invited her to submit a column to provide additional perspective from freestanding ER practitioners. State of Reform strives to be a neutral venue -- both at our conferences and our...[ Read More ]

Looking beyond medical claims data to understand the social determinants of health

| Aug 25, 2016

Ralph Perfetto, Chief Analytics Officer at Eliza Corporation, joins State of Reform's Executive Outlook to talk about how our health systems rely too much on medical claims data to understand the health habits of their population. He proposes that it is time for leaders to be more innovative in their...[ Read More ]

Executive Outlook: Rhonda Medows, M.D., on expanding the reach of meaningful use data

| May 3, 2016 | California, Oregon, Washington

Rhonda Medows, M.D., and executive vice president of Population Health for Providence Health & Services joins State of Reform’s Executive Outlook guest column. The not-for-profit Catholic health care organization has 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, a health plan and more than 83,000 employees across five states – Alaska, California, Montana,...[ Read More ]

Executive Outlook: Becky Hultberg on the questions that arise as Alaska implements SB 74

| Apr 18, 2016 | Alaska

Becky Hultberg, President & CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA), joins State of Reform to talk about next steps for SB 74, the omnibus health care reform bill. Hultberg considers the sections of this bill that may raise questions for agencies and providers as they...[ Read More ]

Executive Outlook: Stephen Rose & Barbra Nault on complying with Alaska's Medicaid False Claims Act

, | Apr 18, 2016 | Alaska

Stephen Rose, Managing Partner of Hall, Render, Killian, Health & Lyman, P.C. Seattle area office and Barbra Nault, Managing Partner of its Anchorage Office join State of Reform to talk about the changes that providers will experience with the implementation of Alaska’s historic Medicaid Reform bill SB 74.  Rose and...[ Read More ]