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A Uniquely American Health System

August 16th, 2018

As the United States continues to move toward a value-based health care system, significant challenges slow down our progress. Political pressure exists from all sides, incentives have yet to be appropriately aligned, and the pressing need to change stakeholder behavior remains a time-sensitive imperative. Solving these challenges requires going beyond admiring the challenges to implementing […]

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Health Care Markets: What Matters and Why

July 30th, 2018

Many factors, including rising health care costs, the transition to value-based payments, and technological innovations, are causing the health care landscape to change rapidly. Health care entities seeking to understand geographic market-level changes or to expand into new markets not only encounter an increasingly complex environment, but also must contend with the unique dynamics of […]

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Leavitt Partners Releases “Health Care Markets: What Matters and Why” White Paper

July 30th, 2018

Salt Lake City, July 30, 2018 –Today, Leavitt Partners released “Health Care Markets: What Matters and Why,” a white paper that provides a framework for health care entities to make evidence-based decisions on when, where, and how to start, expand, or invest their business. Amidst a rapidly changing health care environment, a health care market […]

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Leavitt Partners to Present Research at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

June 22nd, 2018

Salt Lake City, June 22, 2018 — Leavitt Partners is pleased to announce that the firm will present 12 research posters at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting in Seattle, WA June 24-26, 2018. The Annual Research Meeting (ARM) is the premier forum for health services research, with a program designed specifically for health services researchers, […]

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Can Big Companies Put a Lid on Health Care Costs?

June 15th, 2018

David Muhlestein provided insights into employers opening campus clinics and an entire medical plan. David noted that in order for companies to take such an approach, they need employees located in one area and a health care partner that is committed to improving patient health. “For starters, companies need thousands of employees in one place, […]

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Promoting Diabetes Prevention for Federal Employees

June 4th, 2018

For the second year in a row, Leavitt Partners presented on diabetes prevention at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) annual carrier conference. The presentation was made on behalf of the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) and alongside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT). OPM’s Federal […]

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The Role on SDOH: Moving From Theory to Practice

April 10th, 2018

The Role on Social Determinants of Health: Moving From Theory to Practice. View the recorded webinar.

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Medicare Advantage Premiums Higher in Markets with Concentrated Health Plans

November 15th, 2017

As health care costs continue to consume an increasingly large share of the federal budget and impact Americans’ personal finances, it is important to understand the various drivers of those costs.

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