VOLUME 4 ISSUE 5: Sally Rodriguez, Chief of Staff and Director of Products, Health Care Cost Institute, Discusses Healthcare Costs Data and the Effects of COVID-19

Dear Colleagues, In this issue, I had the chance to speak with Sally Rodriguez, Chief of Staff and Director of Products, Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) an independent, non-profit research institute. In this interview, Rodriguez details how employers can leverage data to keep costs down and how coronavirus has caused people

Spotlight Interview: Sally Rodriguez, Chief of Staff and Director of Products, Health Care Cost Institute

About Sally Rodriguez Ms. Rodriguez oversees HCCI’s research and product portfolios to create impactful offerings in support of its mission. Prior to joining HCCI, Ms. Rodriguez served in a variety of healthcare research, consulting and product development roles, most recently leading product development for Avalere Health and previously conducting research with

Industry News: Volume 4 Issue 5

INDUSTRY NEWS  The Black American Amputation Epidemic by Lizzie Presser propublica.org -It was a Friday evening in the hospital after a particularly grueling week when Dr. Foluso Fakorede, the only cardiologist in Bolivar County, Mississippi, walked into Room 336. Henry Dotstry lay on a cot, his gray curls puffed on a pillow. Fakorede

Volume 10, Issue 21: Simon Estcourt, Managing Director, Aposave, Discusses Providing Medications to Patients Without Commercial Access

Dear Colleagues, Medical Travel Today is excited to bring you an interview with Simon Estcourt, Managing Director, Aposave, a part of the Abacus Medicine Group, a Danish company that focuses on providing access to commercially available products throughout Europe that typically works with wholesalers. In this interview, Estcourt discusses the impact

Spotlight Interview: Simon Estcourt, Managing Director, Aposave

About Simon Estcourt With over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and pharma/healthcare services industries Simon joined Aposave in November 2018. Starting as a graduate at Servier, Simon moved quickly into management positions before joining Quintiles in global operations.  He worked with many of the leading pharmaceutical manufacturers and pioneered the development

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 21

INDUSTRY NEWS Solutions from Around the World: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation During COVID-19 By Melinda K. Abrams, Reginald D. Williams II, Roosa Tikkanen, Tanya Shah, and Matt Pantell Commonwealthfund.org - As Americans heed the advice of public health and government officials to remain physically distanced from neighbors, friends, and relatives to fight the

VOLUME 4 ISSUE 4: Liz Mariner-Ford, Senior Vice President, Risk Strategies Company, Discusses International Footprint and Leadership role at SIIA

Dear Colleagues, In this issue, I had the chance to speak with Liz Mariner-Ford, Senior Vice President, Risk Strategies Company, a national insurance brokerage and risk management advisory firm offering sophisticated risk control and insurance placement advice. In this interview, Mariner-Ford details the impact COVID-19 has had on conferences across the

Industry News: Volume 4 Issue 4

INDUSTRY NEWS  Trump announces a formal freeze on WHO funding, pending an investigation By NICHOLAS FLORKO statnews.com – President Donald Trump formally announced Tuesday that the United States will freeze funding to the World Health Organization, pending a formal investigation into the global health agency and its coronavirus response. In prepared remarks, Trump accused the

Volume 10, Issue 20: Steve Kelly, Co-Founder & CEO, ELAP Services Discusses Healthcare Solutions to Reduce Insurance Costs for Self-funded Employers

Dear Colleagues, Medical Travel Today is excited to bring you an interview with Steve Kelly, Co-Founder & CEO, ELAP Services, a company that partners with employers who seek to reduce their healthcare costs. Kelly discusses how to take self-funded health plans to the next level with ELAP Service’s referenced-based pricing solution