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Recording of Discussion 6: COVID-19 Vaccines

December 4th, 2020

Andrew Croshaw, Anne Marie Polak, and Chase Titensor discussed at a high-level, the COVID-19 vaccine development and distribution process. With submissions from both Pfizer and Moderna under consideration at the FDA, can we be hopeful that a vaccine on the horizon signals a return to “normal”? A recording of the discussion can be found below. […]

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Evaluating CMMI’s Latest Opportunity for Rural Payment & Delivery Transformation

November 18th, 2020

In August 2020, CMMI announced its latest rural initiative, the Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) model, a voluntary opportunity for rural communities to test care transformation supported by value-based payment reform. The CHART model includes two participation tracks, the Community Transformation Track and the ACO Transformation Track, which will offer upfront investments, predictable […]

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RECORDING – Political Checkpoint Webinar: 2020 Election Results and the Road Ahead

November 10th, 2020

On November 10, Leavitt Partners hosted a biannual Political Checkpoint Webinar to share our perspective on the election results, implications for healthcare, and the road ahead to 2021. Insights included: Election Results: What we know, what we don’t know, perspectives on what has changed Health Care Impact: What lessons should we take from the results The Road […]

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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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