The 2015 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit: All About Alignment, Networking and Learning for the Leadership at Curant Health

Curant Health thrives by improving medication adherence – and thus the lives and outcomes – for patients suffering from chronic conditions. For more than 15 years patients under Curant’s care get better. One proof point: The number HIV patients on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) participating in our medication therapy management program whose viral loads… read more

The end of the sustainable growth rate shuffle

Out with fee-for-service; welcome value-based healthcare! Early next week, the U.S. Senate is expected to address House Resolution 2 (H.R.2), the long awaited “doc fix” law designed to bring about the end of the sustainable growth rate (SGR) – the broken formula that determines at what rate physicians are compensated for services provided to Medicare… read more

Want to reduce healthcare costs? Align pharma manufacturers, PBMs and pharmacists

Three of the most heavily invested players in the pharmaceutical industry are at odds. Pharmaceutical manufacturers have to recoup R&D costs and demonstrate accountability to their leadership and shareholders. PBMs are responsible for driving down costs for their plan sponsors. Frequently, this is achieved by hard negotiations with manufacturers. Pharmacists, the healthcare providers best positioned… read more

From Volume to Healthcare Value: A three-part checklist

How should Medicare providers and ACOs prepare for the shift from fee-for-service to value-based pay? Under a new proposal from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the shift away from fee-for-service to value-based pay in the public healthcare realm is at last becoming real. According to an HHS press release issued January 26,… read more

2015 – The year that all healthcare stakeholders are compensated on delivering patient value

  The healthcare headline I’d most like to see This is the one big healthcare headline I would like to see make the news this year.    And I can think of no better way to align all healthcare stakeholders than to eliminate once and for all the widely despised, unenforceable, underfunded Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate… read more

What I learned at the 2015 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

What is the “healthcare business?” More importantly, what ISN’T? I had an epiphany while at the J.P. Morgan 33rd Annual Healthcare Conference last month in San Francisco. The vast majority of the CEOs presenting and the companies they serve and represent are truly in the “Healthcare Business.” The epiphany I had was simply that Curant Health… read more

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