Paul Snyder

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Reduce hospital waste and supply chain costs with a “packaging exam.”

April 19, 2016 | Print | Email<p>An inside-out approach to sourcing hospital supplies - starting with clinical input on design and going straight to the …

Remedies for the Unintended Consequences of the ACA

<b>FACT: THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA)</b> succeeded in increasing the number of insured Americans.<p>According to the National Center for Health Statistics, …

PCSK9 inhibitor benefits patients with statin intolerance

Statin intolerance does exist and a PCSK9 inhibitor can lower cholesterol in these patients, according to a study published online in <i>JAMA</i> and …

Four ways to a better patient healthcare experience

The definition of a successful patient journey has evolved since the initial transition to value-based care. The focus on greater healthcare value, a …

Top ways you can impact drug spending

The continuous increase in medication spending, especially spending related to specialty drug costs, has been well-documented and appropriately …

Martin Shkreli

Top metrics for evaluating hospital medical supply global sourcing programs

January 22, 2016 | Print | Email<p>As hospital purchasing executives and CFOs continue to try to squeeze costs out of the system while maintaining …

The Best and Worst Consequences of Rising Specialty Drug Costs

<b>THE METEORIC RISE IN THE COST</b> of specialty drugs has been well-documented and appropriately lambasted, at least in some circumstances. According to a …

The best-kept, value-based secret is in your hospital supplies

How one $1.62 billion healthcare network uses global sourcing to simultaneously improve quality and wring costs out of its purchasing program and …

Manufacturing

Are your prior auth provisions stifling medication adherence?

At its simplest, the top three factors impacting medication spending are the massive increases in number and cost of specialty medications, the …

Your secret value-based weapon for improving patient engagement and access to care

February 29, 2016 | Print | Email<p>Population health has always seemed like a unicorn to me. Every day I witness exactly what is required to positively …

3 Things Missing From J.P. Morgan 2016

Now that the dust has settled, and more than a few wrap-ups have already been published, I submit for your consideration the top three things absent …

Three Things More “Presidential” Than Simply Hammering Drug Manufacturers on Price

<b>A CASE COULD BE MADE</b> that, overall, health care has not been a focal point of the respective political parties’ presidential nominee debates or …

Watch list 2016: Top therapeutic areas

This year, many new medications and treatments emerged to improve the management and prognoses of patients suffering from serious illnesses. But …

Future Perfect Podcast: Curant Health's Prescription For Growth

Smyrna-based Curant Health has been designated one of America's fastest growing companies for the last three years by Inc. Magazine. That's pretty …

Global Center for Medical Innovation and T3 Labs

CW Hall and Diana Keough host Tif Wilson of Global Center for Medical Innovation and Andrew Stevenson of T3 Labs talking medical device innovation in …

Where Hillary & Co. have it wrong. Three reasons biopharmaceutical manufacturers are not the bogeymen many believe them to be.

Biopharmaceutical manufacturers have been taking it on the chin lately as prices continue to skyrocket. The battery continues as candidates vying for …

Top 4 things you need to know about the state of HIV treatment

While Gilead works on a “cure,” here are four things managed care executives need to know about the current state of HIV treatment

Medicine

Three tools for successful risk-based pharma negotiations

The days of biopharmaceutical manufacturers and payers operating in isolation are over. Trapped in the firestorm of prior authorizations, …

Top ways to tap value from specialty drugs for chronic care

DunhamIn the midst of the shift from fee-for-service to value based healthcare, pharmaceutical manufacturers continue churning out high-priced …

Biopharmaceutical Manufacturers Look for Proven Results in Network Partners

In the current landscape of specialty drugs for chronic care, including PCSK9 inhibitors topping $1,000 per month for life, what are the key factors …

How the SGR repeal will impact managed care

President Barack Obama signed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) into law in April, and with its passage, repealed the highly …

5 Unique Ways to Maximize an Investor Pitch | Inc.com

The investment industry shelled out $47.3 billion to startups in 2014, reaching levels approaching the height of the dot.com bubble. With this growth of available money, pitch competitions are plentiful and smart startups are lining up to tell their story.<p>You've landed an opportunity to pitch at a …

Venture Capital

Five ways to improve patient medication adherence

O'ConnorOut of $213 billion in avoidable annual healthcare costs, $105 billion is due to medication nonadherence, according to a recent IMS Health …

Review: Patagonia Stealth Hip Pack

As I wrote in last year’s review of Simms’ latest generation headwaters full day pack, I’m always in search of better, more comfortable ways to haul …

Four ways clinical pharmacists can improve managed care

O'ConnorPharmacists are at last becoming recognized as frontline healthcare defenders for the chronically-ill, elderly, and high-risk patient …

3 Healthcare PR Trends and Coverage Areas to Watch. - Content Marketing, Public Relations, Technology PR

Leading the healthcare PR and marketing practice at Write2Market requires a vigilant eye on media outlets like Medcity News, HealthLeaders Media and …

A new era in specialty pharmacy

Specialty medication approvals continue to outpace those of traditional medications each year, and with the approval of the first biosimilar this …

LaunchTN's 36|86 puts focus on Southeast entrepreneurs

When Launch Tennessee and PandoDaily split last year after a one-year partnership on the Southland startup conference, attendees wondered, could …