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Rob Paczkowski

Google’s Rob Paczkowski on getting Googlers to high-value providers

April 15, 2019

Listen in as CPR’s Executive Director, Suzanne Delbanco, chats with Google’s Healthcare Delivery Benefits Manager, Rob Paczkowski. Just like the…

social determinants of health

How Sidewalks Can Affect Your Health Care Costs

April 07, 2019

Our neighborhoods, houses, schools, jobs, income, social lives, modes of transportation, and even our broader built and natural environments. Once…

Inspiration abroad

Stuck in a rut? Take a global view of health care reform.

March 26, 2019

We are not alone in our quest to reform the health care system nationally toward better outcomes and cost efficiency.…

Jeffrey Davis

Jeffrey Davis on genetic testing in Silicon Valley

March 25, 2019

Suzanne Delbanco chats with Jeffrey Davis, MD, MPH, Senior Health Management Consultant with Willis Towers Watson, about a rapidly expanding…

primary care

Primary Care: An Amazonian-sized Effort

March 18, 2019

Like so many others in the industry, CPR staff are monitoring the buzz about Amazon/Berkshire Hathaway/ JP Morgan Chase’s Haven…

George Schwartz

George Schwartz on the Benefits of Palliative Care for Patients and Caregivers

March 04, 2019

Lea Tessitore calls up George Schwartz to learn more about how palliative care positively impacted his and his late wife…

Using Policy Levers to Drive Change: A Last Resort?

February 26, 2019

Let’s face it. Something has got to give. While employers and health care purchasers have long tried to implement market-based…

nutrition management

Extending Value-Oriented Payment into the Kitchen

February 25, 2019

Nutrition interventions are gaining steam in health care world, and high-profile announcements from Lyft and BCBS at HIMSS19 are just…

opioid epidemic

Combatting the Opioid Epidemic in Your Workplace

February 19, 2019

Each day in the United States, over 130 people die from overdosing on opioids. Opioid misuse and addiction have gained…

Pharmacy Prices

Tired of Déjà Vu? The Quest to Reduce Pharmacy Prices

February 12, 2019

When it comes to pharmaceutical prices, some things are certain. First, drug prices, especially for specialty pharmacy, are too high.…

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