Upcoming Conference
Northern California, April 26, 2018

5 Things Texas: House hearing on reform, Nora Belcher, health disparities by county

| Apr 5, 2018 | Texas

We have 5 Things We're Watching in Texas health care teed up for you this issue, with lots of independent, original content.  Altogether, we have curated 17 links for you, connecting the dots across policy and market activity, providing what we think is a unique perspective on health care in...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Dave Underriner, Haley Hsieh, Health Disparities

| Apr 4, 2018 | Hawaii

Our January 2019 event seems like it is so far away, and it is!  But we're beginning our planning for the annual event now.  We host our Convening Panel meeting in September.  But, if you're interested in helping to shape the conversation, drop us a note.  We're always looking for smart voices...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Healthcare consolidation, Scott Sukow, Health disparities

| Apr 3, 2018 | California

We are looking forward to hosting about 400 of you later this month at the 2018 Northern California State of Reform Health Policy Conference.  It's coming up quick, so be sure to get registered before the opportunity slips your mind! Now onto 5 Things We're Watching in California health care in April....[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Caitlin Safford, MultiCare & PSW, People on the move

| Mar 27, 2018 | Washington

We have lots of independent reporting, analysis and coverage for you in this newsletter for Washington State, content that is free and which you won't find anywhere else. We now have 28,000 subscribers to our Washington State newsletter, part of about 155,000 subscribers nationwide across all of our markets. We're...[ Read More ]

Five possible explanations for MultiCare's investment in PSW

| Mar 27, 2018 | Washington

MultiCare's recent "minority membership investment" in Physicians of Southwest Washington (PSW) continues MultiCare's march of expansion. This follows its major acquisition in Spokane of the two CHS hospitals there, Deaconess and Valley, along with the Rockwood Clinic. PSW is one of the two remaining IPAs of significance following the managed...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Steve Wigginton, David Panush, Care4All

| Mar 22, 2018 | California

Next week we release our Detailed Agenda with a list of almost 70 speakers lined up for our annual event in Sacramento. Until then, however, we've highlighted a few interesting sessions you'll see next week among the 5 Things We're Watching this week in California health care and health policy....[ Read More ]