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COVID Hotspots

June 22nd, 2020

Today, Leavitt Partners released “COVID-19 Hotspots,” a white paper that informs policymakers, industry leaders, and other key stakeholders to quickly assess where to deploy resources during the ongoing pandemic, and the accompanying, free tool that provides a daily updated map of where COVID-19 hotspots are forming in the United States. The authors discuss the nuances that come into play in hotspotting and present some data provided by the Torch Insight® COVID-19 Burden Index tool.

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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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Former Utah Governor and U.S. HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt Highlights the Need to Continuously Monitor a Three-Week Outlook on Where the Next Potential Outbreak May Occur

May 6th, 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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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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Social Distancing vs. COVID-19: Are We Flattening the Curve?

April 17th, 2020

Written by Robert Richards, Ph.D., Ben Gong, and David Muhlestein, Ph.D., JD The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused the U.S. and many other countries to put their economies on pause in an effort to slow the spread of the disease. The social distancing policies in place in many locations have dramatically altered our daily lives […]

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End the Uncertainty for Those at the Front Line of Coronavirus Crisis Response

April 13th, 2020

Written by Governor Mike Leavitt, Founder; Chair, Board of Managers, at Leavitt Partners As the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) prepares to start disbursing funds from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, as appropriated by Congress in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, it is critical that […]

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Leavitt Partners Insight Launches New Tool to Help Hospitals Rapidly Identify Resources and Capacity-Increasing Interventions to Enhance Their Operational Response to COVID-19

April 13th, 2020

Leavitt Partners Insight (LPI), provider of Torch Insight™, launched the COVID-19 Burden Index to track and measure the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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