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Access to New Cures & Innovative Care for Medicaid Patients
October 20, 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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Is COVID-19 the “Telehealth Moment”?
August 31, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant, ongoing challenges for organizations across the health care system. One unique challenge has been the need to provide ongoing primary and specialty care to patients who cannot physically visit a health care provider location, whether a physician’s office, clinic, or hospital. Health care providers have been forced to react […]

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COVID Hotspots
June 25, 2020

One way to monitor an infectious disease like COVID-19 is to look for “hotspots,” or places where growth of active cases are creating challenges relative to other regions. A hotspotting exercise allows policymakers, industry leaders, and other key stakeholders to quickly assess where to deploy resources. In this paper, we discuss some of the nuances […]

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Governor Leavitt’s Recommendations on How to Better Prepare for Pandemics
June 23, 2020

On June 23, 2020, Governor Michael O. Leavitt, former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) in a hearing titled, “COVID-19: Lessons Learned to Prepare for the Next Pandemic.” HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) released a white paper titled “Preparing […]

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We Cannot Predict, but We Can Prepare: How Employers Can Approach their COVID-19 Strategies
June 2, 2020

By Emilie Ebert and Alan Hanson As areas in the United States ease restrictions, and as more industries resume operations, many business owners are wary of how they could be impacted by future outbreaks of COVID-19. For many, restarting the economy is a relief. However, the threat of disruption from flare-ups in COVID-19 transmission have […]

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Understanding the Coronavirus & Situational Characteristics: A Framework for Individuals and Businesses for Mitigating Risk
May 26, 2020

As state and local leaders announce plans for reopening, Americans are venturing out of various levels of isolation to participate in the economy, as workers and consumers. Federal and local governments, public health entities (including the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control), business associations, and others are issuing guidelines to […]

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Monitoring COVID-19: Near-Term Projections and Strategic Responses – Leavitt Partners Webinar
May 20, 2020

As the U.S. begins to re-open on a localized level from precautions taken during this pandemic, forward-looking data is vital to our recovery. A constantly updated three-week outlook on where the next potential outbreak may occur is critical to for successful strategic response. Whether predicting where personal protective equipment (PPE) will be most needed, trying […]

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Unleashing The Value Of Person-Centric Data – Leavitt Partners Webinar
May 14, 2020

THE STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITIES RELATED TO THE CMS AND ONC INTEROPERABILITY RULES Health care data exchange has been a priority for policy makers and health care leaders, culminating with the recent release of two finalized rules that will fundamentally change how health care data is shared. The COVID-19 crisis has also revealed the challenges associated with […]

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