Volume 3 Issue 21: Jonathan Slotkin, MD, FAANS, Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Geisinger-Walmart COE Continues Discussion on Centers of Excellence: Employer Selection and International Hospitals

Dear Colleagues, We welcome back Jonathan Slotkin, MD, FAANS, Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Geisinger-Walmart COE Program, as he continues his conversation with us on centers of excellence, this time focusing on how employers select a Center of Excellence and the role international hospitals play. This issue also brings you

SPOTLIGHT Follow-up Interview: Jonathan Slotkin, MD, FAANS, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Geisinger-Walmart COE Program (Part 2 of 2)

About Jonathan Slotkin, MD, FAANS Jonathan R. Slotkin, MD, FAANS is Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Geisinger. He is also the Director of Spinal Surgery for Geisinger Health's Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Slotkin has developed key strategies and solutions to drive digital provider and patient engagement, including the use of mobile device and bring your

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 21

PRESS RELEASE: Bumrungrad International Hospital Launches Medication Tourism: Patients Access Quality Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Specialized Treatment at Lower Cost Visit www.bumrungrad.com/usa to get details about exciting medication tourism opportunities in Thailand July 16, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. & BANGKOK – July 16, 2019 – With the introduction of a Medication

Volume 3 Issue 20: Rick Louie, Principle, Hospital Pricing Specialists, LLC discusses hospital data analytics and bundled pricing

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, you will meet Rick Louie, Principle, Hospital Pricing Specialists, LLC, which is a boutique data analytics company that benchmarks hospital prices for hospital CFOs and strategic pricing consultants. Louie explains how he addressed the need for specialized data in hospitals to create boardroom-level reports and analytics for the C-suite at

SPOTLIGHT: Rick Louie, Principle, Hospital Pricing Specialists, LLC

About Rick Louie Over 25 years of experience with hospital benchmarking and operations improvement, with emphasis on hospital pricing. Co-founded Market Insights -- a healthcare informatics firm, including software development and database management. SVP of Business Intelligence at Health Data Insights, a Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor (“RAC”) contractor for Region D (17 States & 3 Territories). Management

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 20

PRESS RELEASE: Turn-Key Health Bolsters AI, Machine Learning and Mobile Engagement, Welcomes Clinician, Academician and Thought Leader Stanford Professor C. Jason Wang, MD, PhD, to Advisory Board June 11, 2019 02:00 PM EST – PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Turn-Key Health (TKH), an Enclara Healthcare company, serving health plans, provider organizations and their members who experience a serious or

Volume 3 Issue 19: Reid Rasmussen, Co-founder & CEO, freshbenies discusses new practical tools to control healthcare

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, you will meet Reid Rasmussen, Co-founder and CEO, freshbenies which increases access to care and allows customers to save hundreds to thousands with telehealth, doctors online, advocacy, Rx savings and more Rasmussen grew concerned about the out-of-pocket costs that he was seeing on medical plans being installed

SPOTLIGHT: Reid Rasmussen, Co-founder and CEO, freshbenies

About Reid Rasmussen  Passionate speaker. Strategist. Innovator. Writer. 28-year healthcare veteran. Free-market health reform advocate. Co-Founder & CEO of freshbenies – a 3-timer on Inc5000’s fast growing company list. Coffee addict. Born a Canadian – and now a proud American! About freshbenies freshbenies gives you practical tools to control your healthcare (and more)

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 19

PRESS RELEASE: AscellaHealth Acknowledges National Arthritis Awareness Month, Enables Health Plans and Employers to Lower Cost, Improve Outcomes with Specialty Pharmacy Solutions May is time to learn the facts, understand the condition and know help is available May 23, 2019 09:00 AM EST – BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In recognition of May as National Arthritis

Volume 3 Issue 18: Ryan Coplon, Co-founder and President, HealthWallet explains mobile solution for payer and employer groups

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, you will meet Ryan Coplon, Co-founder, HealthWallet which is a mobile solution working to consolidate convenience and transparency, offering employers the most comprehensive cost containment and concierge mobile healthcare tools currently available on the market today. According to Coplon, the HealthWallet app contains four pieces of functionality: