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Governor Mike Leavitt, former U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services will Testify Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Salt Lake City, June 22, 2020—Tomorrow, Governor Michael O. Leavitt, former U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services (HHS), will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP). The hearing is titled “COVID-19: Lessons Learned to Prepare for the Next Pandemic.” Governor Leavitt will share insights from his time as […]Read More >
Accountable Care Organizations Are Increasingly Led by Physician Groups Rather Than Hospital Systems
The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) released an article entitled “Accountable Care Organizations Are Increasingly Led by Physician Groups Rather Than Hospital Systems.” This article outlines the shift in accountable care organization (ACO) market leadership as physician group organizations have begun to lead the majority of new ACOs.Read More >
New Analysis Explores Ways for Accountable Care Organizations to Reduce Costs Through Less Expensive Drugs for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
A continuously monitored short-term outlook on where the next potential outbreak may occur is critical for successful strategic response.Read More >
ACOs and Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD): Practice Patterns Impact Savings
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) attempt to lower the cost of health care for a defined population while improving the quality of care that population receives. Reducing the total cost of care requires ACOs to implement both payment reform and delivery reform—changing payment models to align incentives for high-value care and shifting treatment to use resources […]Read More >
How COVID-19 Could Affect the Election and Health Care in 2021
Leavitt Partners hosted a webinar on April 7, 2020, discussing the implications of COVID-19 on the November elections. Governor Mike Leavitt, Vince Ventimiglia, Brett Graham, and Jen Colamonico shared their thoughts on the political and economic implications of this pandemic. To view the recorded webinar, click here. Pandemics are a biological fact, a part of […]Read More >
Blog Post – Peaking COVID: When Will the Country See a Decrease in Cases?
Written by Robert Richards, Ph.D. and David Muhlestein, Ph.D., JD The global COVID-19 pandemic is the largest public health crisis in generations. Life as we know it, from macroeconomic conditions all the way down to personal daily life, has been impacted significantly (to put it lightly). As the pandemic has now been with us for […]Read More >
Peaking COVID: When Will the Country See a Decrease in Cases?
The global COVID-19 pandemic is the largest public health crisis in generations. In the United States, COVID-19 has been confirmed in almost 966,000 individuals as of April 26, claiming at least 53,000 lives according to data from Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The policy response to this crisis has been to shut down major […]Read More >
Social Distancing vs. COVID-19: Are We Flattening the Curve?
Written by Robert Richards, Ph.D., Ben Gong, and David Muhlestein, Ph.D., JD The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused the U.S. and many other countries to put their economies on pause in an effort to slow the spread of the disease. The social distancing policies in place in many locations have dramatically altered our daily lives […]Read More >