Tag Archives: Care Innovation Summit

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

Basic science, clinical data, and the personal desires of the patient

Despite spending $150B a year on cancer diagnosis and treatment in the United States, the statistics are bleak: 85% of lung cancer patients die within a year and 15% of new cancer diagnoses are incorrect. In trying to learn where … Continue reading

Case Studies in Primary Care Innovation

Dr. Lonny Reisman, Chief Medical Officer, for Aetna described how Aetna is leveraging HIT solutions to facilitate improved care delivery. Their acquisition of Medicity has allowed them to create an health information exchange to power functionality needed to create ACOs, … Continue reading

“Transformation driven by a tide of grassroots innovation mojo has already begun”

Rick Gilfillan Director of CMS Innovation Center opened his speech with the declaration, “its a wonderful time to be in health care and to be a health care innovator.” He defined innovators broadly, calling on all business people, investors, entrepreneurs, … Continue reading

Welcomes & Intros at the Care Innovations Summit

Don Casey, Chief Executive Officer of West Wireless Health Institute, Susan Dentzer, Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs and Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services welcomed an audience of more than 2,000 live and live-stream attendees. Rapid … Continue reading