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 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 4 ISSUE 3: James Millaway, CEO, The Zero Card, Discusses How Employers Can Save Up to 50% on Episodic Care

Dear Colleagues, In this issue, I had the chance to speak with James Millaway, CEO, The Zero Card, the unified solution for the Member-First Healthcare Economy. In this interview, Millaway discusses how The Zero Card keeps healthcare free for employees – putting the “zero” in its name. This issue also brings you news on

Spotlight Interview: James Millaway, CEO, The Zero Card

About James Millaway: Jim Millaway is a co-founder and CEO at The Zero Card, Inc. He has an extensive background in employer-sponsored health coverage with a career spanning positions at the largest integrated health system in Oklahoma, a regional HMO carrier, and as a partner in a large, independent brokerage and

Industry News: Volume 4 Issue 3

By 2060, a quarter of U.S. residents will be over age 65 By MIKE SCHNEIDER Apnews.com - By 2060, almost a quarter of all U.S. residents will be over age 65, and life expectancy will reach an all-time high of 85 years, according to new reports the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday. The growth in life

VOLUME 4 ISSUE 2: Jonathan Wiesen, MD, CMO, MediOrbis, LLC Discusses the Growing Impact of Telehealth and Chronic Disease Management

Dear Colleagues, In this issue, I had the chance to speak with Jonathan Wiesen, MD, CMO, MediOrbis, LLC, a multi-specialty telemedicine and telehealth company that is shattering the barriers of traditional medicine and extending the reach of specialized clinical care and chronic disease management (CDM) to its global customer base. In