Community

Building mutually-beneficial partnerships between payers and community-based organizations

The sustainable route to building a more integrated healthcare ecosystem is through partnerships. But for these collaborations to be successful, communication and clear financial incentives need to be aligned between payers and community-based organizations. 

ViewPoints Interview: Marc Meachem Shares Insight on the ViiV’s 2021 Commitment to the Community

In an interview with PharmaShots, Marc Meachem, Head of US External Affairs at ViiV Healthcare shared his views on the company’s approach towards the community. He also shed light on the grants and funding received for the betterment of HIV patients. Shots: ViiV Healthcare is doubling its community investments in 2021 with the goal of …

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Member of COVID R&D Alliance Report the First Patient Enrollment in COMMUNITY Study

Shots: Amgen, UCB, and Takeda reported that the first patient has been enrolled in the COMMUNITY trial. The study will test whether Amgen’s Otezla, Takeda’s lanadelumab, and UCB’s zilucoplan can reduce the severity of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients by moderating the immune system’s response to the disease The focus of the trial is to identify …

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A “bald-faced lie” on LinkedIn followed by revisionist history of CMMI at HLTH panel

HLTH aimed to reflect on the success of the decade-old Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) by a panel discussion with its directors. Except the first director was never included while his successor tried claiming the mantle of the “inaugural director” riling former colleagues eager to set the record straight.

Can Community Be a Medicine?

By ARAS TOKER Analysis on peer accountability focused community building efforts in making lifestyle changes through digital therapeutic programs Before we jump ahead to the medicine piece, what the heck does a community even mean? In the past, communities were more likely associated with a group of people living in the same physical location such as a …

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