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Future Frame Series on LinkedIn Live

September 18th, 2020

OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW AND SUCCEED IN THE EVOLVING HEALTHCARE LANDSCAPE The Leavitt Partners Future Frame Series seeks to make sense of the uncertainty that the healthcare industry faces to determine which direction it may be heading and how to prepare accordingly. We will provide a holistic view of the market, economic, healthcare system, and political […]

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Torch Insight acquired by Milliman, expanding industry’s leading portfolio of SaaS health market intelligence solutions

August 18th, 2020

Salt Lake City, August 18, 2020—Today Leavitt Partners announced the acquisition of Torch Insight® by Milliman, Inc. This acquisition will combine Torch Insight’s powerful market-centered data and analytics with MedInsight, Milliman’s flagship healthcare analytics ecosystem. Torch Insight brings Milliman decades of healthcare policy expertise and healthcare analytic experience backed by Leavitt Partners – recognized experts […]

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Accountable Care Organizations Are Increasingly Led by Physician Groups Rather Than Hospital Systems

May 14th, 2020

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.

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New Analysis Explores Ways for Accountable Care Organizations to Reduce Costs Through Less Expensive Drugs for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

May 12th, 2020

A continuously monitored short-term outlook on where the next potential outbreak may occur is critical for successful strategic response.

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ACOs and Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD): Practice Patterns Impact Savings

May 12th, 2020

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 […]

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How COVID-19 Could Affect the Election and Health Care in 2021

May 4th, 2020

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 […]

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

April 29th, 2020

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 […]

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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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