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Charles Saunders, MD: Aetna’s Senior Ecosystem Engineer on ACOs, and their Derivatives

Posted on February 25, 2013 by in ACOs

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH On the broadcast I chat with Charles Saunders MD, CEO of Emerging Businesses at Aetna. Dr. Saunder’s seat in the house of healthcare innovation is a unique perch and his tenure in the business brings both depth and breadth to fundamental questions we face as a collective industry. A fountain […]

HiMSS 2013 Accountable Care Organization RoundUp: Monday March 3rd

Posted on February 23, 2013 by in ACOs

Himss 13 LFTF Masthead

  We’re only 8 days out from the HiMSS bash in the ‘big easy’ aka ‘NOLA’. We’ve been so engaged in planning the Health Innovation Broadcast Consortium aka @HIBCtv coverage it’s been a challenge to stay on top and share the more worthwhile developments in the ACO space. So lets detail some of the events that […]

From Cowboys to Pitcrews: Atul Gawande at Health Datapalooza 2012

Posted on February 19, 2013 by in ACOs

  [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAp_lieYydU?rel=0] Since he authored ‘The [healthcare] Cost Conundrum‘ piece some three years ago, positing the question of who will emerge as the ‘anchor tenant’ business model in healthcare, I’ve been ‘waving’ at Atul Gawande via social media including Twitter and blog. When I saw that he was facilitating a breakout session at ‘Health Datapalooza‘ aka […]