Is there real value in value-based care?

Introduction Over the past few months, I’ve talked to various healthcare influencers about the meaning and implementation of Value-Based Care (VBC), primarily doctors. To get a full-bodied perspective, we thought it best to now bring some external, yet experienced points-of-view, from ‘healthcare outsiders.’ That’s why today’s blog, our second in a planned series of three… Continue reading Is there real value in value-based care?

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A SPECIAL, NEW YEAR INVESTIGATIVE BLOG: Making Sense of Population Health, Precision Medicine & Value-Based Care with Mount Sinai’s
Dr. Arshad Rahim

Introduction For our first blog of 2022, we begin our 3-part series on value-based care and its intersection points with other healthcare strategies and with the healthcare ecosystem, at large. American healthcare faces increasing challenges, including insufficient and inequitable access to care and coverage, the instability of publicly-funded programs, a dated infrastructure, and lagging use… Continue reading A SPECIAL, NEW YEAR INVESTIGATIVE BLOG: Making Sense of Population Health, Precision Medicine & Value-Based Care with Mount Sinai’s
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An “Inside Look” at Precision Medicine, Cardiovascular & Kidney Disease: We Get It Straight from Bayer’s,
Dr. Amit Sharma

Introduction Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is highly correlative with cardiovascular risk, demonstrated in the form of coronary artery disease, heart failure, or sudden cardiac death. Cardiovascular events are higher in patients with early CKD compared with the general population, and more so with patients who are in its advanced stages. Cardiovascular complications are actually the… Continue reading An “Inside Look” at Precision Medicine, Cardiovascular & Kidney Disease: We Get It Straight from Bayer’s,
Dr. Amit Sharma

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A “How To” Playbook for Disrupting Kidney Care: Our Live Chat with the National Kidney Foundation’s Chief Medical Officer

Introduction Americans spent $3.6 trillion dollars on healthcare in 2018. Medical spending as a percentage of US GDP was near 18% in that same year.1 And within that larger healthcare picture, kidney disease looms large, with incomplete diagnosis, insufficient risk stratification, ineffective treatment implementation, poor health outcomes and a high price tag for patients, employers… Continue reading A “How To” Playbook for Disrupting Kidney Care: Our Live Chat with the National Kidney Foundation’s Chief Medical Officer

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Are Kidney-Focused Clinical Studies Finally Hitting Their Groove? The Trials to Watch & Why

Introduction Historically, there have not been many promising or positive clinical trials for kidney health. In recent years, kidney health has become an area of focus with therapeutic trials that are exploring the potential detection, prevention and treatment of kidney disease. Recently, I discussed kidney clinical studies with a clear expert on the topic,  Katherine… Continue reading Are Kidney-Focused Clinical Studies Finally Hitting Their Groove? The Trials to Watch & Why

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3 Ways We’re Translating Lessons Learned in Cancer to Help Fix the Kidney Care Model

3 Ways We’re Translating Lessons Learned in Cancer to Help Fix the Kidney Care Model By Elise Wilfinger 7.27.21 “That’s why I joined forces with James (James McCullough, CEO & Board Member), Michael (Michael Donovan, Chief Medical Officer), Fergus (Fergus Fleming, Chief Technology Officer) and leading nephrologists (Steve Coca, Girish Nadkarni). And why we’ve been… Continue reading 3 Ways We’re Translating Lessons Learned in Cancer to Help Fix the Kidney Care Model

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6 Tipping Point Innovations in Kidney Care: A Leading Expert Shares His POV

6 Tipping Point Innovations in Kidney Care: A Leading Expert Shares His POV By Elise Wilfinger 6.29.21 tip·ping point noun def: the point at which an idea crosses a certain threshold and gains significant momentum. Introduction Improvements in the standard of care for kidney disease have been relatively slow. That said, certain critical advancements in… Continue reading 6 Tipping Point Innovations in Kidney Care: A Leading Expert Shares His POV

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