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Lawmakers Have a Drug Pricing Solution Right in Front of Them

October 4, 2021

As Congress continues to deliberate on drug pricing proposals that many would call extreme, even radical – empowering the federal government to set prices instead of having prices negotiated in … Continued


Addressing Children’s Behavioral Health Through School Telehealth Programs

August 25, 2021

Children are the future, however what does the future hold for our children? The CDC estimates that as many as one out of five children experience a mental disorder in … Continued


Investing in Non-Traditional Access to Care

May 25, 2021

Even before COVID-19, our healthcare system was evolving to expand remote and in-home care.  The pandemic has underscored the importance of providing quality care to people where they are. Leading … Continued


Merck for Mothers Continues to Advance Maternal Health Equity

April 30, 2021

In a nation where Black women are disproportionately impacted by maternal mortality; Merck for Mothers has committed to understanding women’s experiences in order to improve the quality of maternity care. … Continued


An Innovative Approach in Minnesota to Close the Gap Between Mental Health Needs and Treatment

February 25, 2021

It has always been important to improve access to treatment for mental health and substance use disorders.  Now it’s imperative. Even before the arrival of COVID-19, national numbers raised serious … Continued


On the Precipice of a Major Stride in Healthcare Progress

August 13, 2020

It actually seems elementary when you think about it.  To deliver the best possible and most cost-efficient care to patients, particularly those with complex chronic conditions, it is essential for … Continued


The Meaning of Personalized Healthcare

July 10, 2020

Personalized medicine is one of the very popular buzzphrases in healthcare, but not everyone has a complete understanding of what personalized healthcare means for patients, the healthcare system and the … Continued


Nonessential Care Is Essential

June 15, 2020

An op-ed appeared in the New York Times entitled, “How Many More Will Die From Fear of the Coronavirus?”  Written by Cleveland Clinic chief executive and president Dr. Tomislav Mihaljevic … Continued


Hello – It’s Your Healthcare Provider With an Important Message About Your Health

May 29, 2020

By Bill Lucia (Mr. Lucia is chairman, president and CEO of HMS, a leading healthcare technology and analytics company and a Healthcare Leadership Council member) Nobody wants to have their … Continued


Addressing the Bacterial Infection Threat That Can Complicate Covid-19 Cases

March 31, 2020

Dr. Julie Gerberding, former head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and today an executive vice president of an important home care company, merck for strategic communications, global … Continued