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EP427: How Do Digital Health Vendors Deliver Patient Outcomes and Experiences? With Rik Renard
February 22, 2024
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36:2349.97 MB

EP427: How Do Digital Health Vendors Deliver Patient Outcomes and Experiences? With Rik Renard

For a full transcript of this episode, click here . Hey, Relentless Health Value Tribe, thanks so much for being here this week. I gotta say, I really appreciate all of you who write and tell me that you kick off your Thursdays by listening to this show every week. You just pop open your app an...

Encore! EP379: How Much Money, Really, Are Employee Benefit Consultants and/or Brokers Making From Plan Sponsors? With AJ Loiacono
February 15, 202435:1348.35 MB

Encore! EP379: How Much Money, Really, Are Employee Benefit Consultants and/or Brokers Making From Plan Sponsors? With AJ Loiacono

For a full transcript of this episode, click here . Here on Relentless Health Value, we have done a bunch of shows lately on how some weird PBM (pharmacy benefit manager) and pharmacy goings-on impact plan members, patients, and also independent pharmacies. During the conversation with Benjamin J...

EP426: Cost Containment Versus Value-based Drug Purchasing, With Nina Lathia, RPh, MSc, PhD
February 08, 2024
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33:2630.6 MB

EP426: Cost Containment Versus Value-based Drug Purchasing, With Nina Lathia, RPh, MSc, PhD

For a full transcript of this episode, click here . Here’s something Randy Vogenberg, PhD, wrote the other day; and I made some light edits: Research has documented the unintended impacts of poor pharmacy benefit strategy. Examples include increasing costs of care, bankruptcies, and member ...

EP425: Three Ways for “Regular” Clinical Practices to Take Cash When It’s Cheaper for a Patient Than Using Their Insurance, With Marshall Allen
February 01, 2024
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39:2036 MB

EP425: Three Ways for “Regular” Clinical Practices to Take Cash When It’s Cheaper for a Patient Than Using Their Insurance, With Marshall Allen

For a full transcript of this episode, click here . This show today is for physicians or other clinicians or providers who are still taking insurance—those who are going about their day being pretty normal ... but at the same time, they’re noticing one and/or two things potentially go...

INBW39: The Narcissism of Small Differences Is a Really Must-Know Concept When Attempting to Fix the Healthcare Industry
January 25, 202419:0926.3 MB

INBW39: The Narcissism of Small Differences Is a Really Must-Know Concept When Attempting to Fix the Healthcare Industry

For a full transcript of this episode, click here . This inbetweenisode is me geeking out, so if that’s not your thing, you’ve been warned. There’s a term I’d like to encourage anyone interested to look up. It’s the narcissism of small differences . It explains a l...

EP424: Five Things for Hospital System Execs to Get Real About in 2024, With Peter Hayes
January 18, 2024
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45:0741.3 MB

EP424: Five Things for Hospital System Execs to Get Real About in 2024, With Peter Hayes

For a full transcript of this episode, click here . Here’s a quote from Ann M. Richardson, MBA . She wrote it on LinkedIn, and I love it: Quiet the noise that doesn’t add value. Surround yourself with intelligent and respectful people who can deliver endless opportunities. Celeb...

EP423: Maximizers and the “the Drugs Aren’t Covered” Schemes Employers Use to Save Money (or Not) on Pharmacy Benefits, With Joey Dizenhouse
January 11, 2024
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44:1760.81 MB

EP423: Maximizers and the “the Drugs Aren’t Covered” Schemes Employers Use to Save Money (or Not) on Pharmacy Benefits, With Joey Dizenhouse

For a full transcript of this episode, click here . For a deep dive into the way back backstory here, listen to the show with Dea Belazi, PharmD, MPH. That’s episode 293 , and it’s entitled “Game Theory Gone Wild,” because gone wild is what has happened with pharma manufac...

EP422: Some Indie Pharmacy Upshots That Surprised Me—and I Thought I Was Pretty in the Know, With Benjamin Jolley, PharmD
January 04, 2024
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36:4350.42 MB

EP422: Some Indie Pharmacy Upshots That Surprised Me—and I Thought I Was Pretty in the Know, With Benjamin Jolley, PharmD

For a full transcript of this episode, click here . Listen to this show as either a follow-on or a prequel to the shows with Mark Cuban and Ferrin Williams, PharmD, MBA ( EP418 ) and Ge Bai, PhD, CPA ( EP420 ). And if you’re interested in this “what’s going on in the world of PB...

Encore! EP392: When Patient Journeys Don’t Fit in the EHR, With Emily Kagan Trenchard
December 28, 202330:4828.19 MB

Encore! EP392: When Patient Journeys Don’t Fit in the EHR, With Emily Kagan Trenchard

For a full transcript of this episode, click here . I thought I would encore this show after coming back from the 2023 NODE Conference held in the Microsoft building in New York City, which I always enjoy. NODE stands for Network of Digital Evidence. Why is evidence so important? Here’s t...