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Numerof Interviewed on Departure of Haven COO

May 17, 2019

Managing Partner Michael Abrams spoke with Modern Healthcare about the recent departure of Haven’s COO, Jack Stoddard, and its implications on the joint-venture. Abrams shared that it shouldn’t be a major stumbling block for Haven. The Haven partners are pursuing opportunities that are most closely aligned with their strategic capabilities.…

Numerof Interviewed on Surprise Medical Bills

May 10, 2019

President Dr. Rita Numerof spoke with CBS News on surprise medical billing and ideas being proposed by Congress to eliminate surprise bills. Critics of current laws say they don’t prevent providers from billing the consumers directly and new legislation is needed to protect patients. Read the full story at cbsnews.com.…

Numerof Interviewed on Medicare Spending

April 22, 2019

Managing Partner Michael Abrams spoke with reporters at Modern Healthcare and FierceHealthcare about the newly released report from the Social Security and Medicare boards of trustees and why it should be of concern to hospitals. The writing is on the wall that healthcare providers need to figure out how to…

Numerof Interviewed on Population Health Survey Report

April 10, 2019

Managing Partner Michael Abrams spoke with AJMC on the results of the fourth annual State of Population Health survey. Michael and reporter Wallace Stephens took a deep-dive into the report and discussed why population health management progress has stalled. Population health management represents a different business model, a different way…

Numerof Published in AJMC on Market-Based Models

April 10, 2019

Rising consumerism, new competition, and payment models designed to keep patients out of acute care are forcing hospital-centric enterprises to rethink their delivery models.If they don’t, technology innovators and deep pocketed consumer-centric companies like Amazon and Walmart will become patients’ providers of choice. Michael Abrams’ and Rita Numerof’s article for…

Numerof Interviewed on Statewide ACOs

March 27, 2019

Managing Partner Michael Abrams talked with Healthcare Dive about the implementation of state-wide ACOs in some areas of the nation. At the end of the day, success or failure is based on success in managing the quality of care. Read the full story at healthcaredive.com