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Peaking COVID: When Will the Country See a Decrease in Cases?

April 29th, 2020

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 […]

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Social Distancing vs. COVID-19: Are We Flattening the Curve?

April 17th, 2020

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 […]

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Evidence Shows Current Efforts are Flattening the Curve for Coronavirus: The Impact Varies Significantly Among States

April 17th, 2020

The coronavirus and its accompanying disease COVID-19 has had the fastest, most significant impact on the global community in generations, impacting the physical, emotional, and financial health of the world. Based on the exponential spread of the virus, early models predicted a rapid growth of COVID-19 cases, ultimately overwhelming the health care system and leading […]

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End the Uncertainty for Those at the Front Line of Coronavirus Crisis Response

April 13th, 2020

Written by Governor Mike Leavitt, Founder; Chair, Board of Managers, at Leavitt Partners As the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) prepares to start disbursing funds from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, as appropriated by Congress in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, it is critical that […]

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MelisRXScripts Episode 3: “The Right Place at the Right Time” with Susan Winckler

March 3rd, 2020

Susan Winckler was interviewed by Dr. Melissa Corrigan for her MelisRxScripts podcast episode 3: “The Right Place at the Right Time,” where Susan discussed her mentors and leadership lessons, as well as the value of diverse teams. Listen to the episode here. 

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Leavitt Partners Welcomes Sara Singleton to the Firm

February 25th, 2020

Salt Lake City, February 25, 2020 –Leavitt Partners is pleased to announce and welcome Sara Singleton as a principal based in Washington, D.C. Sara will act as an advisor to the National Alliance to impact the Social Determinants of Health (NASDOH), in addition to advising clients throughout the health care sector on federal health care […]

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How Are ACOs Prioritizing Palliative Care And Other Serious Illness Strategies?

January 7th, 2020

David Muhlestein assisted in authoring a Health Affairs blog entitled “How Are ACOs Prioritizing Palliative Care And Other Serious Illness Strategies?” which features the Leavitt Partners 2018 ACO Survey. Article here.

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Top healthcare leaders who worked for Trump, Obama, and Bush share the biggest healthcare developments of the 2010s

December 20th, 2019

Governor Leavitt was cited in a Business Insider article entitled “Top healthcare leaders who worked for Trump, Obama, and Bush share the biggest healthcare developments of the 2010s.” Article here.

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