HOSPITAL & PROVIDER STRATEGY Genetic testing raises difficult questions for payers September 15, 2016 By Tracey Walker A new database helps payers understand which genetic tests are available, which genes they test for, and which tests would be appropriate to use to inform patient management. Four factors driving provider-sponsored health plan growth September 12, 2016 By Jonathan Rickert Market forces are converging, giving momentum to provider-sponsored health plans. CMS grants docs reprieve from MACRA implementation September 12, 2016 By Tracey Walker Here’s how you can take advantage of this breathing room. Five ways you can help fight the opioid epidemic The opioid crisis in the U.S. is a multidimensional problem requiring a multistakeholder solution. What does MACRA mean for you? Key takeaways August 31, 2016 By Manan Shah, Akash Jha CMS’ Quality Payment Program (QPP) introduced in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) has created a seismic effect across provider organizations. Thirteen healthcare apps to watch August 31, 2016 By Tracey Walker Managed Healthcare Executive asked industry experts to share their favorite mobile apps for healthcare. Here’s 13 of their top picks. Top 4 pharmacy trends healthcare executives should watch August 27, 2016 By Karen Appold Managed Healthcare Executive conducted its first-ever managed care pharmacy survey during the second quarter of 2016 in partnership with Access Market Intelligence. Here’s a look at some of the key findings, with experts weighing in on the results. CMS releases first CJR bundled payment results: What to know August 22, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate CMS just released the first Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) data feed. Find out what the preliminary results show. CMS bundled payments expand to cardiac care August 19, 2016 By Tracey Walker CMS expands bundle payment programs by adding cardiac care. Here’s how you can contribute to providers’ success. Five leadership traits necessary for physician executives August 17, 2016 By Paul DeChant MD Here is a list of critical concepts physician leaders must master—and instill in others—in order to thrive.