“Health System Breaks the Patient Language Barrier: Providence invests in video interpreting company to improve patient care” by Ezra Mehlman. Read More
Spurred by the migration to new payment methodologies and a rapidly evolving competitive landscape, many managed care companies have launched venture and innovation programs. This article provides a high-level evaluation of the universe of model options accessible to payers who are interested in such programs. Read More
Ezra Mehlman, HEP Vice President, authored the article “Launching a Payer Venture and Innovation Group: Options and Trade-Offs” in The American Journal of Managed Care. Read More
Applied Pathways LLC today announced that healthcare industry veteran Steve Lefar has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer and will join its Board of Directors. Founder and current CEO John Feldman will continue in an operating role as Chairman of the Board.
Michael J. Dowling is President and Chief Executive Officer of Northwell Health (formerly the North Shore-LIJ Health System). With 21 hospitals, more than 450 outpatient physician practices and a full complement of long-term care services, Northwell Health is one of the nation’s largest health systems, with nearly $8 billion in annual revenue. Michael served in New York State government for 12 years, including seven years as state director of Health, Education and Human Services and deputy secretary to the governor. He was also commissioner of the New York State Department of Social Services. Earlier this month, Mr. Dowling spoke to the audience of the HEP Annual Meeting about issues affecting large hospital systems, the healthcare industry in general, and the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. Read More
The reports of primary care’s death have been greatly exaggerated. My very conservative estimate is that there has been a recent infusion of over $1.2 billion in venture investment into organizations squarely focused on reviving primary care. Read more of this article by Dave Chase. Read More
As health systems begin to explore opportunities to move into the realm of venture capital, they can benefit from the lessons learned from corporations and other health systems that have experience with such a strategy. Read more.