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What They're Watching: Richard Popiel

Kylie Walsh | Jan 19, 2018 | Washington

What They're Watching: Trahan Whitten

Kylie Walsh | Jan 19, 2018 | California

What They're Watching: Stephen Rose

Emily Boerger | Jan 8, 2018 | Washington

Stephen Rose, Managing Partner at Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to talk about provider reactions in times of uncertainty. "Traditionally, health care providers, when you have uncertainty, especially the type of uncertainty we have now with respect to funding mechanisms...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Kevin Barry

Kylie Walsh | Dec 20, 2017 | Alaska

Kevin Barry, CEO of the Alaska Surgery Center, joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss reducing costs for surgeries. I think the biggest thing for us is what they’re doing with the state employees. Are they going to allow access to everybody to provide the care...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Shawn West, MD

Kylie Walsh | Dec 14, 2017 | Alaska

Dr. Shawn West, Medical Director at Premera Blue Cross, joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to talk about achieving the quadruple aim. I would say for me being a physician and working at a health plan, really finding some of the ways that we can accomplish the...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Philip Greenhill

Kylie Walsh | Dec 11, 2017 | Oregon

Philip Greenhill, the CEO of Western Oregon Advanced Health joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to talk about coordinated care organizations. Our challenges were to try to break down the past silos that we all envision breaking down when the CCOs started. The guidance came from our...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Laurel Lee

Kylie Walsh | Dec 8, 2017 | Washington

Laurel Lee, Vice President of Member and Community Engagement at Molina Healthcare of Washington, joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss building upon existing systems during the Medicaid Demonstration. Molina's doing a lot of work, first in Southwest, because that was the early adopter region, partnering...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Dr. Kelley Withy

Kylie Walsh | Nov 30, 2017 | Hawaii

Dr. Kelley Withy, Director of the Hawaii/Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to talk about finding solutions for healthcare providers. We have quality metrics but one thing, for example one thing I heard is...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Lani Todd

Kylie Walsh | Nov 28, 2017 | Washington

Lani Jodd, JD, the Legislative and Policy Director for SEIU 775, joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss the future of Medicaid. The Affordable Care Act is huge for our members, but I think the fact that the ACA repeal was actually just a giant strike...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Bill Popp

Kylie Walsh | Nov 9, 2017 | Alaska

Bill Popp, President and CEO of the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss Alaska's fiscal crisis and its impact on healthcare. We haven’t seen a lot of traction on policy issues or on innovation in healthcare, other than in the Native...[ Read More ]