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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  

Numerof Interviewed on Centene’s Acquisition of WellCare Health Plans

March 27, 2019

Dr. Rita Numerof spoke with MedCity News about Centene’s acquisition of WellCare Health Plans and the impact of consolidation within the payer industry. Centene’s decision to acquire WellCare reflects a common belief among horizontally merging healthcare organizations that size is protective. However, payers must realize this is not the case.…

National Media Coverage of Numerof’s Population Health Survey

March 26, 2019

Population health management has become a national topic of conversation, but to date little effort has been devoted to tracking the actual progress that’s been made toward this new model of care. Now in its fourth year, Numerof’s State of Population Health survey provides an in-depth, national look at the…

Numerof Presents at the 19th Annual Population Health Colloquium

March 20, 2019

Dr. Rita Numerof participated in a discussion with the Health Leaders panel at the 19th Population Health Colloquium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The panel was moderated by Dr. David Nash, Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health, and recapped the dominant themes of the conference and what to expect in the future…

Numerof Published by AJMC on Hospital Megamergers

March 15, 2019

In February, Dallas-based health systems Baylor Scott & White and Memorial Hermann decided to call off a proposed merger, claiming they were “capable of achieving [their] visions for the future without merging at this time.” In her article for AJMC, As Business and Payment Models Evolve, Nimbleness Trumps Scale, Dr.…

Numerof Interviewed on Insurers’ Strategic Affiliation

March 12, 2019

Managing Partner Michael Abrams talked with MedCity News about the strategic affiliation between Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Cambia Health Solutions. Michael noted that BCBS of NC will gain access to Cambia’s technology and experience and Cambia will gain scale where technology can be applied. The skill…