Here are a few popular articles we published in September. Thanks for reading.
Top 5 Health Evolution articles in September:
In a year where primary care practices are simply trying to survive the financial fallout of the pandemic, VillageMD received a three-year, $1 billion investment from Walgreens to expand primary care services to as many as 700 clinics across 30+ markets in the country. Tim Barry, VillageMD’s CEO, and Clive Fields, MD, its CMO, discussed the changing landscape.
CareCentrix CEO John Driscoll, Cambia Consumer Health Solutions President & Chief Medical Officer Cheryl Pegus, MD, Highmark President Deborah Rice-Johnson, and SCAN Group CEO Sachin Jain, MD, recently discussed the steps payers and providers need to take to drive meaningful and impactful change to care delivery models.
Health care chief executives and other leaders reflect on the need to continue Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy by advancing diversity and equity, purposefully encouraging others to pursue leadership positions and building a foundation for women to succeed.
In an interview with Health Evolution, Baxter explained that a human challenge consists of administering the candidate vaccine to 400-500 people then exposing them to COVID-19 and monitoring them closely. But would moving forward with such a trial be worth the risk? “Yes, and I would volunteer. I absolutely would,” Baxter said.
With COVID-19 ravaging the health system, CEOs say the problem of consumer engagement must become a critical area of focus. On a recent Executive Briefing webcast, five executives from leading organizations shared strategies for engaging consumers during COVID-19.