Dr. Galvin is interviewed by Noam Levey for Milbank Memorial Fund and discusses the role that the government and large private employers can play in suppressing hospital prices.
Dr. Galvin discusses how and why large private sector companies are taking on healthcare.
Dr. Galvin’s recent publication regarding the private sector’s efforts to address and improve the existing inefficient healthcare structure. Will Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, J.P. Morgan Chase, Walmart, CVS, and others succeed?
Dr. Galvin’s recent publication regarding the importance of CEO leadership and oversight of a company’s health care costs.
Dr. Galvin was recently interviewed by Anna Wilde Mathews, the healthcare correspondent for the Wall Street, Journal regarding his opinion on North Carolina’s efforts to reshape its employee healthcare program. North Carolina’s intention is to change from a fee-for-service model to reimbursing at Medicare-negotiated rates. The article is accessible via the link below.
Each year, U.S. health care becomes less affordable. We cannot solve this spending crisis without substantial changes in the way care is delivered. In this article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Galvin discusses the impact of alternative payment models (APMs).
Andreas Mang consulted on future impact of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan’s disruptive healthcare venture
E-commerce giant Amazon is partnering with JPMorgan Chase and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to take a bite out of employer healthcare spending.
Dr. Galvin and Troy Brennan, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of CVS Caremark, recently published a blog in Health Affairs outlining their view on the leverage employers have in the drug market.
Dr. Galvin presented on the financial future of physician income to Force Therapeutics in October 2016. Dr. Galvin believes the industry will continue to migrate away from fee-for-service toward bundled payments and reimbursement for outcomes.
In September 2016, Andreas Mang, Chief Operating Officer of Equity Healthcare, presented to the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s Network Executive Council on Equity Healthcare’s population health model, the role of provider and performance networks in evolving benefit design, and linking payment reform and provider models to benefit design.
Providers and health plans are developing accountable care organizations (ACOs), patient-centered medical homes, and other health care delivery systems that require new forms of payment to deliver higher value care. CPR pioneered a market assessment to provide stakeholders with a systematic method for evaluating the characteristics of their market and how those characteristics interact and […]
Nashville Health Care Council Hosts Discussion with Dr. Robert Galvin, Blackstone, and Senator Bill Frist, M.D.
On March 4, 2016, the Nashville Health Care Council hosted Robert Galvin, M.D., CEO, Equity Healthcare, and operating partner of Blackstone, for a discussion on employer-driven changes to the healthcare market. The discussion was moderated by Senator Bill Frist, M.D.
Dr. Galvin’s article in the New England Journal of Medicine.
In February 2016, Dr. Galvin presented on Employers and National Payment Reform at the National Payment Innovation Summit in Memphis, TN.
Dr. Galvin’s 2015 article in the Harvard Business Review on Specialty Drug costs.
Dr. Galvin’s 2014 article in the Harvard Business Review on Specialty Drug pricing.
“It is increasingly apparent that employers approach to wellness needs a fresh approach. The current model is based on a series of assumptions which have all proven to be incorrect: first, that the majority of costs are due to a set of conditions brought about by lifestyle choices; second, that if people complete a health risk appraisal (HRA) and then work with a 1-800 health coach they will change lifestyle behaviors, become healthier; third, that using financial incentives to increase participation will result in better outcomes; and fourth, that the lowering of medical costs will be greater than the spending on the wellness programs. A final assumption is that this approach to well-being will be a satisfier for employees and a tool for recruitment and retention.”
Employers have significant influence on the healthcare system through their sponsorship of health benefits for more than 150 million Americans. Dr. Galvin gives his take on the direction of employer-sponsored health insurance after the debut of exchanges.
Dr. Galvin discusses with Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News the Affordable Care Act and how it is changing the way companies of all sizes purchase health insurance.
“A beginner’s guide to Hyperbolic Discounting, Intertemporal choice, Prospect Theory and a bunch of other fancy words.”