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Oct 6, 2022

I saw a Tweet from Farzad Mostashari, MD, the other day; and I’m gonna rewrite it in the context of today’s show:

This is why we can’t have nice things! As soon as someone comes up with something that might accomplish some good things when done in moderation and with good intent, it gets exploited for revenue...


Sep 29, 2022

I was at the PanAgora Pharma Customer Experience (CX) Summit earlier this summer. Let me tell you one of my big takeaways. Many at pharma companies who are trying to convince their organizations of the need to be provider- and/or patient-centric are having a tough go of it. Heard that coming from every direction. Seems...


Sep 22, 2022

It’s been said that healthcare in this country will not be transformed because of some incremental government policy, nor will this industry transform because of some tech company who techs the crap out of healthcare.

It’s been said that the only way the healthcare industry in this country is going to fundamentally...


Sep 15, 2022

This show with AJ Loiacono is different than others you may have heard with him because in this healthcare podcast, we are not talking about PBMs (pharmacy benefit managers). We’re talking about brokers and EBCs (employee benefit consultants).

So, say I’m a self-insured employer. Here’s the big question: Is my...


Sep 8, 2022

Okay, so … telehealth for Medicare patients. Currently, there’s payment parity, meaning a clinician gets paid the same amount for a Medicare patient visit regardless of whether that patient comes in the office or has a telehealth encounter. Right? Or did that end already? And if it didn’t end, how much longer will...