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Q&A: Dr. Paul Sherman, Chief Medical Officer at CHPW

Emily Boerger | Feb 24, 2020 | Washington

Dr. Paul Sherman is the Chief Medical Officer at Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW), the only not-for-profit Medicaid managed care plan in the state. In his role, Sherman is charged with providing direction and oversight over CHPW’s work to deliver accessible managed care services across Washington communities.  We recently...[ Read More ]

The technological and legal imperative of consent management interfaces

Michael Goldberg | Nov 19, 2019 | California

Among the substantive changes in health care being driven by health technology is the use of consent management interfaces.  Consent management interfaces typically refer to patient-facing technology, such as apps, that allows patients to provide informed consent for doctors and health facilities to share their health data.  “It’s actually opening...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Jacquie Owens, Amerigroup Washington, Inc.

Emily Boerger | Nov 11, 2019 | Washington

Jacquie Owens is the Regional Vice President of Provider Solutions at Amerigroup Washington, Inc. She joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss creative value-based purchasing agreements.     “We're taking the approach of investing in our providers’ initiatives. So, we're listening to what is important to...[ Read More ]

Report calls for "paradigm shift" in how Medi-Cal eligible children receive care

Emily Boerger | Oct 11, 2019 | California

A paper from the First 5 Center for Children’s Policy proposes a “paradigm shift” in how the state delivers and finances care for Medi-Cal eligible infants and toddlers. Rather than focusing on delivering individual services, the First 5 Center recommends a “Whole-Family Wellness Hub-and Spoke Model” to meet the needs of...[ Read More ]

Molina Healthcare of Washington Launches $3 Million Community Innovation Fund

| Sep 24, 2019 | Washington

Molina Healthcare of Washington today announced the launch of the Molina Community Innovation Fund (the Molina Fund), a program that will invest up to $3 million in Washington community-based organizations over three years. The Molina Fund will be dedicated to supporting innovative programs and pilots to lower access barriers, close...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Scott Suckow, American Liver Foundation

Emily Boerger | Sep 19, 2019 | California

Scott Suckow is the Executive Director of the American Liver Foundation, Pacific Coast Division. He joins us in this edition of “What They’re Watching” to discuss incorporating single organ care into whole person care. “Getting the message out about an organ -- or something very narrow or specific -- is...[ Read More ]