VOLUME 3 ISSUE 23: Lawrence Thompson & Stephen Manzelli, co-founders, Inventavis Discuss the Development of Association Health Plans Regulations and Services

Dear Colleagues, In this issue, we talk with Lawrence Thompson & Stephen Manzelli, co-founders, Inventavis, serving a wide range of customers through innovative, expert strategic guidance on a variety of business elements including new customer markets, programs, services and products for the Health plan vertical. In this exclusive interview, Thompson and Manzelli discuss the development of

Spotlight Interview: Lawrence Thompson & Stephen Manzelli, co-founders, Inventavis

About Lawrence Thompson With 40 years of success in the benefit industry, Mr. Thompson provides guidance and expertise for every engagement. His knowledge of administration, technology, compliance, plan design, reinsurance and the market make him a critical resource for our clients. Mr. Thompson has worked for major insurance carriers, the Blues, TPA’s and technology companies.

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 23

Tennessee releases proposal to convert federal Medicaid dollars into block grant by Robert King fiercehealthcare.com – Tennessee released its proposal to the federal government to become the first state to convert Medicaid funding into a block grant. The state’s Department of Finance and Administration said in a notice Tuesday it intends to file an amendment to its Medicaid program

Volume 3 Issue 22: Katelyn O’Shaughnessy, Founder & CEO, Doctours Discusses Finding Medical Treatment Abroad with Transparent Pricing

Dear Colleagues, In this issue, we talk with Katelyn O’Shaughnessy, Founder & CEO, Doctours, to discuss how easy it can be on a patient’s mind and wallet to travel abroad for a medical procedure. O’Shaughnessy also discusses her interest in Bumrungrad International Hospital in Thailand. This issue also brings you news on the

Spotlight Interview: Katelyn O’Shaughnessy, Founder & CEO, Doctours

About Katelyn O’Shaughnessy Katelyn O’Shaughnessy is an award-winning travel agent and entrepreneur who created travel companies, TripScope and Doctours. Featured on Forbes’ 2016 30 Under 30 list, Katelyn O’Shaughnessy is the CEO & Founder of the medical tourism company, Doctours. Driven by the current climate of the U.S. healthcare system, Katelyn has utilized her expertise in

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 22

PRESS RELEASE: First Annual Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation Awards Honor Excellence in Health, Education and Economic Empowerment For more details and to apply for the Ignite Innovation Award or Oldham Family Thought Leadership Award visit https://www.thoughtfoundation.org/overview-tli-foundation-awards MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inaugurating a national annual program to recognize and honor individuals, companies and organizations that exemplify innovation and excellence to improve or transform health, advance

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