Addressing Health Equity and Driving Innovation Through Population Health

October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Featured, Industry News|Tags: , , , |

In a panel discussion at the 70th Annual Roy A. Bowers Pharmaceutical Conference, speakers talked about advancing health equity at the population health level. The moderator, Ethan Halm, MD, MPH, MBA, spoke about the gap in research in population health and how decent years have seen a growing interest in social determinants of health and their impact on health outcomes. Doing so will require advanced data analytics to help develop population-level interventions.

The Path to Improving Health Equity

September 26th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Industry News|Tags: , , , |

The COVID-19 pandemic laid bare the health disparities in the US and abroad. Many healthcare stakeholders want to advance health equity, but lack the full scope of the situation or how to address it. In a new article on Biopharma Dive, Dr. Hansa Bhargava of Medscape Education and  Dr. John Whyte of WebMD talked with Medscape about carving a path to increased health equity for all.

State Governments Search for Ways to Improve Health Outcomes for Incarcerated People

September 19th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Industry News|Tags: , , , |

People incarcerated in the US prison system are guaranteed healthcare by federal law and often qualify for Medicaid, but regularly receive substandard care and have significantly worse health outcomes than the general population. To address the issues of substance use and mental illness that over half of formerly incarcerated people face, the US Department of Health and Human Services (CMS) issued a guidance to states on providing pre-release care.

Cityblock Health Raises $400 Million in Megaround

September 9th, 2022|Categories: Featured, HEOR Feature, Industry News|Tags: , , , |

Cityblock Health has raised $400 million in its latest funding round. This brings the value of the startup to a whopping $5.7 billion. The company focuses on delivering care to patients in marginalized groups, aiming to provide care for 10 million patients by the end of the decade. Two key parts of the company’s strategy is integrating community support into care plans and connecting members with resources and specialized providers.

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