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Recording of Discussion 3: Economic Recovery

October 22nd, 2020

Andrew Croshaw, Sierra Smith, and Bert Zimmerli, EVP & CFO for Intermountain Healthcare, discussed the economic impacts of the pandemic on health systems and healthcare investment strategies. They also discussed their perspectives on what an economic recovery might look like. A recording of the discussion can be found below. Follow our company LinkedIn page to […]

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Access to New Cures & Innovative Care for Medicaid Patients

October 20th, 2020

Cell and gene therapies (CGTs) are some of the most promising and exciting medical advancements taking place today. Some existing CGTs treat previously untreatable rare diseases, and there are hundreds of CGTs in clinical development to treat various types of cancer, hemophilia, sickle cell and other blood disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, and numerous rare conditions. The […]

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Recording of Discussion 2: The Pandemic’s Overall Impact to Healthcare

October 8th, 2020

Andrew Croshaw, Ian Morrison, and Jennifer Colamonico discussed how COVID-19 will impact the healthcare system going forward. They discussed realistic expectations for a return to “normalcy” and how a vaccine could impact the spread of COVID-19, the economy, and politics. A recording of the discussion can be found below. Follow our company LinkedIn page to join the […]

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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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