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A Netflix Model for Hep C

A Netflix Model for Hep C

We’re keeping a close eye on the ingenious “Netflix model” two states are launching to pay for hepatitis C drugs. It certainly has some implications for how a Smart Health Market might approach rising drug spend. Earlier this year, Louisiana and Washington...

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No More Disruption, PLEASE!

No More Disruption, PLEASE!

Think everyone in healthcare embraces the idea of disruption? Think again. A recent article in the Harvard Business Review addresses this reality head on. Physicians in particular are fatigued from the endless changes disrupting their work lives and ability to...

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All In or Kind-of-In: Which Will it be for New CEO of Amazon-JP Morgan-Berkshire Hathaway NewCo?

All In or Kind-of-In: Which Will it be for New CEO of Amazon-JP Morgan-Berkshire Hathaway NewCo?

By now, you are likely aware that the as-of-yet-unnamed healthcare NewCo, created by Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway, has hired Atul Gawande, MD as its CEO. Dr. Gawande is pretty well known in healthcare circles, as a celebrated surgeon, Harvard Medical...

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