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TMC survey shows physician shortage not as bad as previously predicted

Emily Viles | Nov 13, 2019 | Texas

The Texas Medical Center recently released their 2019 national survey from physicians and consumers. The survey provides insight into the public’s attitude about a number of hot button issues in health care.  The most recent survey, now in its 5th year, focuses on topics like the cost of health care,...[ Read More ]

One- third of reproductive age women have health conditions that may complicate pregnancy

| Nov 12, 2019 | Utah

One in three women of reproductive age have at least one chronic condition that could compromise their health or lead to adverse outcomes during pregnancy, according to University of Utah Health scientists. Yet few of these women are using the most effective forms of contraception to prevent unplanned pregnancies. The researchers say...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Billy Wynne, Wynne Health Group

Emily Viles | Nov 12, 2019 | Colorado

One thing that I've been working on is trying to evaluate the difference between having multiple carriers participate in the state coverage option program which is what the state proposed, versus having just one carrier offer one plan in each of the different metal tiers or you know actuarial value...[ Read More ]

October HEDIS report shows results variable by domain

Emily Viles | Nov 12, 2019 | Colorado

The most recent HEDIS report from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing shows that Colorado Medicaid’s weighted averages indicate low program performance statewide compared to national standards.  HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) is a set of standardized performance measures designed to ensure that purchasers and...[ Read More ]

University of Utah Health witnesses number of changes before the new year

Emily Viles | Nov 8, 2019 | Utah

This week the University of Utah Health revealed a number of new changes related both to faculty administration, and new programs that will ultimately become part of the university’s overall transformation.  Earlier this week the Huntsman family granted the largest monetary gift in the University’s history. The historic $150 million...[ Read More ]

2019 Colorado State of Reform Conference: What You Missed

Emily Viles | Nov 8, 2019 | Colorado

Last week we hosted our 2019 Colorado State of Reform Health Policy Conference with over 250 attendees from across the silos of heath care to cover some of the most complex issues in health care policy and reform. Check out what you missed, and hopefully we’ll see you next year!