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COVID-19: The Lightning Rod is a Strategy Centered on Value

March 18th, 2020

Written by Bo Nemelka, Principal, and Brett Graham, Chief Strategy Officer, at Leavitt Partners The Lightning Rod is a Strategy Centered on Value A lightning rod is a metal rod placed on top of a building which is connected to the ground below to protect the building from being damaged by lightning strikes. When (not […]

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Torch Insight Launches a Unique Value-Based Centered Platform

March 5th, 2020

Torch Insight, a Leavitt Partners Company, launched three new modules within its health market analytics platform Torch Insight, to help health care stakeholders identify high-value provider networks, analyze clinical performance, and understand the intricate value-based arrangements in U.S. health care markets.

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A MobiHealthNews reader’s guide to HIMSS20

February 7th, 2020

The “MobiHealthNews reader’s guide to HIMSS20” highlighted Ryan Howells of the CARIN Alliance as the keynote speaker in the Consumerization of Health Forum at HIMSS. Read the full article here.

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JPM’20 – Much Ado About Nothing

February 6th, 2020

Governor Leavitt and senior Leavitt Partners leaders were highlighted for the policy of health care briefing they hosted at the J.P. Morgan Conference in a Chilmark Research article entitled “JPM’20 – Much Ado About Nothing”. Read the full article here.

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Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier for you to see your health history

February 4th, 2020

Ryan Howells was interviewed by CNBC in “Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier for you to see your health history,” which recapped a meeting including the CARIN Alliance and tech giants such as Google, Apple, and Microsoft. Read the full article here.

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Fewer ACOs signed up for MSSP—but more are taking on downside risk

January 15th, 2020

David Muhlestein was quoted in an Advisory Board article entitled “CMS: Fewer ACOs signed up for MSSP—but more are taking on downside risk,” providing insight on MSSP participation and overall ACO participation trends. Article here.

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Number of Medicare ACOs stays flat, but risk-taking increases

January 14th, 2020

David Muhlestein was quoted in an HFMA article entitled “Number of Medicare ACOs stays flat, but risk-taking increases,” providing insight on MSSP participation. Article here.

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Next Generation ACO model hasn’t saved money, study finds

January 14th, 2020

David Muhlestein was quoted in a Modern Healthcare article entitled “Next Generation ACO model hasn’t saved money, study finds,” providing insight into the new “Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model Evaluation“. Article here.

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