HITS2019Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC)Podcast

Environmental Infection Control with Sodexo at HITS 2019

This episode is part of our in-depth coverage of the Healthcare Infection Transmission Systems (HITS) Consortium 2019 conference in Buffalo, NY that took place August 6-8th.  Check out all our shows from HITS 2019. The costs and human impact of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are well known and have been well documented on this show. And as

HITS2019Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC)Podcast

The Behavioral Side of Infection Prevention with Sanjay Saint at HITS 2019

This episode is part of our in-depth coverage of the Healthcare Infection Transmission Systems (HITS) Consortium 2019 conference in Buffalo, NY that took place August 6-8th.  Usually, we know what we need to do. But doing it is hard and we struggle. This is true for individuals. It’s true for organizations. And it’s true in healthcare,

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Pay for Success in Social Innovation w/ Ruth Ann Norton

The evidence is clear. Addressing the social determinants of health can dramatically improve health outcomes and reduce spending in healthcare, social services, education, criminal justice, and more. The problem is that not all interventions can be isolated and measured, and the value is not always realized by the entity that pays the bill. This creates

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Driving Down Pharmacy Spending w/ David Henka

Pharmacy Benefits Managers, better known as PBMs, are your classic middle-men. First, they buy medications from pharma manufacturers. Then they bundle those medications into formularies and sell that service to employers, plan sponsors and health plans. The problem is, there’s no transparency into how much PBMs pay for the drugs, and there’s a complex rebate

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The Medicaid Transformation Project with David Smith – Part 2

Missed part 1? Check it out here: The Medicaid Transformation Project with David Smith – Part 1. The Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP) is a national effort to transform healthcare and address related social needs for the most vulnerable. Throughout this two-year mission, health systems will implement innovative solutions that address challenges like behavioral health and

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The Medicaid Transformation Project with David Smith – Part 1

The Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP) is a national effort to transform healthcare and address related social needs for the most vulnerable. Throughout this two-year mission, health systems will implement innovative solutions that address challenges like behavioral health and substance use disorder. MTP aims to create long-term systemic impact over the next 10 years with the