Health Evolution’s Top 5 articles in September

Gabriel Perna | October 5, 2020

Here are a few popular articles we published in September. Thanks for reading.  

Top 5 Health Evolution articles in September:  

VillageMD’s CEO Tim Barry: “Our health care system is failing the citizens of the U.S.” 

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.  

The future of care delivery: Managing the entire patient 

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.  

Women CEOs: Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspires us to advance equity 

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.  

The case for a COVID-19 human challenge: An interview with VBI Vaccines CEO Jeff Baxter 

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.  

Health care leaders share consumer engagement strategies for COVID and beyond 

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. 

About the Author

Gabriel Perna, Senior Manager, Digital Content

Gabriel Perna is the Senior Manager of Digital Content at Health Evolution. He brings 10+ years of experience in covering the intersection of health care and business. Previously, he was at Chief Executive, Physicians Practice and Healthcare Informatics. You can reach him via email or on Twitter at @GabrielSPerna