De-Risking Alternative Payment Models for Healthcare Providers
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De-Risking Alternative Payment Models for Healthcare Providers

“Skin-in-the-Game” Doesn’t Have to be Scary When I entered the field of medicine, the goal was clear; to make patients ‘better.” As I trained through the years and developed a strong in illness prevention- how did these patients get here in the first place- things became fairly crystal clear. The US healthcare system was brilliantly…

Cold, Flu, or COVID?
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Cold, Flu, or COVID?

– Cough! Cough! Sneeze! –  “Stay away from me… You better get tested for COVID!” “No, don’t worry. That sounds like a cold!” “Are you sure it’s not bronchitis?” “You know, it’s October – it  could be the flu!” Here we go again: Our annual battle with the sniffles that pops up in the Fall…

A CFO and CHRO’s Guide to Self-Funded Insurance Programs
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A CFO and CHRO’s Guide to Self-Funded Insurance Programs

All group medical benefit plans fall into one of two categories: fully insured or self-funded. Under a fully insured health benefit plan, an insurance company assumes the financial risk of loss in exchange for a fixed premium paid to the insurance company by the employer. With a fully-insured health plan, the employer pays a certain…

How Digital Health Can Improve Patient Retention
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How Digital Health Can Improve Patient Retention

Interview with Dr. Kevin Spencer, President and CEO of Premier Family Physicians Digital health, telemedicine, and telehealth have received a lot of attention in the past year and more, as many hospital systems and primary care practices adapted to needing to see patients quickly and safely, minimizing the chance of exposure to COVID-19 by addressing…

Vaccine Booster Questions Answered: Interview with Dr. Suneet Singh
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Vaccine Booster Questions Answered: Interview with Dr. Suneet Singh

KRLD News | PODCAST with host John Liddle Federal health officials announced this week that a third COVID-19 booster shot will be distributed widely by the end of September to the 155 million+ people in the U.S. who have been fully vaccinated with the two-shot regimen. It’s another step in fighting the virus. And with…

CareHive Origin Story
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CareHive Origin Story

CareHive is an evolutionary story two decades in the making. It is the relentless pursuit of digital healthcare innovation, converging with best-in-class customer experience. At its core, CareHive starts with its visionaries. Dr. Ronald Dixon is a pioneer and innovator in the health tech industry. Throughout his career, he has viewed healthcare with laser focus…

Employer Resource and COVID-19 Vaccination Guide
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Employer Resource and COVID-19 Vaccination Guide

Medical experts say that the COVID-19 vaccination is a critical step to a return to normal. New cases are on the rise nationally, driven by Delta variant, summer socializing, lifting of restrictions and unvaccinated individuals. “While the COVID-19 vaccines are widely available in the U.S., as of July 2021 just 49% of Americans over the…

Strep or Mono? Identify and Treat Common Sore Throat Causes

Strep or Mono? Identify and Treat Common Sore Throat Causes

Oh drats – is that a scratchy throat? As cold season approaches, it’s good to know the signs of common illnesses, including strep throat. Strep throat is responsible for roughly 30% of sore throats in kids. Strep throat can be very contagious so its especially important to know the signs and symptoms as well as when to seek medical help.

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) and Kidney Stones

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) and Kidney Stones

Life comes at you fast. One minute, you’re not even thinking about a basic bodily function and the next – it’s the only thing on your mind. Problems or pain with urination can be alarming, but thankfully can be treated quickly with proper intervention. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are so common that one out of every two women will experience a UTI in their lifetime, and women are 60 times more likely to get them than men.