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Care Advantage CEO on Caring for Anthem’s ‘Sickest and Frailest’ Members

Care Advantage has worked to solidify its place in the home-based care space over the past three decades. Now, its latest mission puts value-based care square in its crosshairs. Care Advantage offers a variety of services to patients across Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Delaware. The Richmond, Virginia-based company cared for roughly 12,000 patients last …

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Biotech Insight podcast: Overcoming planning challenges in oncology

The first episode of Kantar Health’s new Biotech Insight podcast takes aim at the planning and forecasting challenges that biotechnology companies face, with a particular focus on oncology. Joining Dominic Tyer for this instalment of Biotech Insight are Prithu Somani, senior manager of forecasting and business analytics at Genmab, and Kantar Health’s vice president of …

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Vertex’s Nicola Massey: the pharmaphorum podcast

In the latest episode of the podcast Dominic Tyer speaks with Nicola Massey, who’s Vertex’s senior country manager in the UK and Ireland. Having joined the biopharmaceutical company only fairly recently, they discuss her career path to Vertex, and also what it was like to join virtually – something that’s Increasingly common for many people …

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naviHealth CMO: Home Health Partnerships Critical to Successful Care Transitions

The Brentwood, Tennessee-based naviHealth helps patients receive care where they can best be treated. Over its history as a convener, it has traditionally helped payers and providers with the coordination of care in facility-based settings. Now, it’s shifting with the health care world to help more patients receive care in the home. Recently acquired by …

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Organicell on regenerative medicine: the pharmaphorum podcast

In the latest episode of the podcast Dominic Tyer speaks with Dr Maria Ines ‘Mari’ Mitrani, chief science officer at the clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company Organicell Regenerative Medicine. They looked at the development of regenerative medicine and where Organicell hopes to add to that field. Then, with the company pivoting to try and help tackle Covid, they …

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Disrupt Podcast #47: Dr. Jay LaBine of naviHealth

For this episode of Disrupt, Home Health Care News sat down with naviHealth’s CMO, Dr. Jay LaBine, to chat about the role a convener plays in delivering more care into the home. Brentwood, Tennessee-based naviHealth is a large clinical services organization that works with payers and providers to deliver care in facility-based settings and in …

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Disrupt Podcast #46: Bill Dombi of NAHC

The 46th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! This June, U.S. lawmakers unveiled a massive new bill to fund home- and community-based services, while the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed home health payment rule for 2022 - complete with national expansion plans for the Home Health Value-Based …

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Addus Chief Strategy Officer: Workforce Shortage Remains ‘Biggest Challenge in All of HCBS’

While Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) has long been known as a personal care giant, it’s increasingly expanding in the more clinical home-based care arenas. It’s doing so, too, while going after more value-based payment arrangements, Chief Strategy Officer Darby Anderson recently told Home Health Care News. As a company, the Frisco, Texas-based Addus delivers …

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Pharma’s post-COVID prospects: the pharmaphorum podcast

In this latest podcast, pharmaphorum spoke to Andrew Meade, life sciences lead UK and Ireland at Accenture, about the trends that emerged in this year’s Q1 results season. Meade talked about the prospects for the industry as the UK and other economies beginning to recover from the devastating pandemic. He discussed how COVID vaccines have …

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Disrupt Podcast #45: Darby Anderson of Addus HomeCare Corporation

The 45th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) is one of the largest personal care services providers in the U.S., with growing footprints in both the hospice and home health spaces as well. Today, the home-based care provider delivers its services to about 44,000 consumers through 208 locations …

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How American Advantage Home Care Grew Its Client Base by 1000% in 2 Years

Cleamon Moorer Jr. is not a home health lifer, nor is he what you’d call a health care veteran. But he’s thriving in the space nonetheless. After taking over the relatively small American Advantage Home Care in 2019, he strategized to differentiate the agency from its peers. The Dearborn, Michigan-based provider has expanded its client …

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Disrupt Podcast #44: Clem Moorer, Jr. of American Advantage Home Care

The 44th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! American Advantage Home Care is a small but rapidly growing home health provider located in one of Michigan’s most diverse cities. Founded more than a decade ago, the company was purchased by Cleamon Moorer, Jr., in 2019. Since taking over as president and CEO, Moorer …

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Galapagos UK’s Michael Smyth on RNA-based tech: the pharmaphorum podcast

Episode 35 of the pharmaphorum podcast hears from Michael Smyth about Galapagos UK and joining the company as medical director just as COVID-19 hit. With RNA-based technology hitting the headlines in recent months due to its use in Covid vaccines, he also discusses the version of it that Galapagos uses and how it can produce …

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Disrupt Podcast #43: David Grabowski of Harvard Medical School

The 43rd episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! Several post-acute care policy leaders have entered the national spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic, but perhaps none more than David Grabowski, a professor of health care policy at Harvard Medical School. In recent months, Grabowski has repeatedly addressed the need to rethink long-term care in …

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Big data and cell therapy development: the pharmaphorum podcast

In the latest episode of the podcast pharmaphorum’s website editor Catherine Longworth speaks with Dr Darrin Disley, who’s the CEO of Mogrify. The UK biotechnology company is aiming to transform the development of cell therapies using a systematic direct cell conversion & maintenance platform powered by big-data. Darrin discusses the story behind Mogrify’s technology and his …

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Long-Term Care Expert David Grabowski: Home-Based Care Versus Nursing Homes Is a ‘False Dichotomy’

Long-term care providers have always had to stay on top of ever-changing shifts in trends, policies and regulations. The COVID-19 emergency has only made this task even more important. In today’s fast-paced environment, Harvard Medical School professor David Grabowski has turned into a major voice. Since last year, Grabowski has applied his expertise to a …

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The meaning of digital innovation: the pharmaphorum podcast

This instalment of the podcast considers the meaning of digital innovation, both in pharma and outside the industry, and features digital transformation leader Edwin Erckens. Even though he is currently working in the HR services sector, Edwin started his career at P&G, moved to Heineken, then held regional and global executive IT and digital roles …

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Contessa Exploring New Service Lines, Solidifying Position at the Center of Hospital-at-Home Shift

After once occupying a niche space in the health care sector, the hospital-at-home model has gained significant traction. In November, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) even announced its “Acute Hospital Care At Home” wavier program. Under the initiative, eligible hospitals can receive newfound flexibilities around providing hospital-level care for patients in …

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Disrupt Podcast #42: Mark Montoney of Contessa Health

The 42nd episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! For this episode of Disrupt, Home Health Care News sat down with Contessa Health’s senior medical advisor, Mark Montoney, to chat about the booming hospital-at-home model in the United States. Nashville, Tennessee-based Contessa helps health systems provide hospital-level care in the home through its Home …

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New ways to treat COVID: the pharmaphorum podcast

In episode 31 of the pharmaphorum podcast, Deep Dive editor George Underwood speaks to RedHill biopharma’s chief business officer Guy Goldberg about the potential for new COVID-19 therapeutics to help fight the pandemic and treat patients in the years to come. Prior to joining RedHill, Guy served as senior vice president of business operations at …

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The Alderley Park Discovery Podcast: The journey to accessing science funding and investment

Episode 3 of the Alderley Park Discovery Podcast covers how to successfully access life science funding and investment, highlighting a range of ways companies can attract investors. In this instalment, Dominic Tyer is joined by Kinomica CEO Jane Theaker, BioCity investment director Claire Brown, Redx Pharma CEO Lisa Anson and Dr Kath Mackay, managing director at Bruntwood …

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Roche on COVID-19 healthcare and testing: the pharmaphorum podcast

For episode 30 I spoke with Dr Ashton Harper, who’s head of medical affairs in the UK and Ireland at Roche Diagnostics, about the pressure COVID-19 has put on healthcare systems. A former NHS doctor, he noted how stressful and draining some days can be when working at healthcare’s frontline – even in normal times, …

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Home Care Workers Vie for Access as US Surpasses 64M COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

Although the overall infection rate is dropping as vaccine efforts ramp up, the U.S. is nearing the grim milestone of half a million COVID-19 deaths. Florida alone has reported more than 30,000 resident deaths linked to the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, according to state data. And similar to other parts of the …

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Disrupt Podcast #41: Bobby Lolley of Home Care Association of Florida

Across the country, home health, hospice and home care workers continue to struggle when it comes to COVID-19 vaccine access. Nowhere is that challenge more evident than in Florida, industry insiders note.  In our latest episode of Disrupt, Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF) Executive Director Bobby Lolley sits down with Home Health Care News to provide an …

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Richard Francis on his Purespring plans: the pharmaphorum podcast

In this episode of the pharmaphorum podcast, our news editor Richard Staines talks to Richard Francis, who took over as CEO of gene therapy company Purespring Therapeutics earlier this month. Francis was previously CEO of Sandoz, Novartis’ generics and biosimilars division, where he led the development of biosimilars and also sat on the Swiss pharma …

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CareCentrix CEO: Don’t Bet Against ‘the Empire’ of Institutional Health Care Providers

The U.S. health care system has rapidly accelerated away from hospitals, nursing homes and brick-and-mortar facilities over the past year. As a result, more attention and resources have been given to home-based care organizations, a trend that will likely continue in 2021. But that isn’t entirely guaranteed, according to CareCentrix CEO John Driscoll. Hospitals and …

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AstraZeneca on diversity: the pharmaphorum podcast

The theme for episode 28 of the pharmaphorum podcast is diversity and inclusion in pharma, ably addressed by AstraZeneca’s Rebekah Martin. Serving as senior vice president of reward and inclusion at AstraZeneca, Rebekah discussed how the pharmaceutical industry approaches the promotion of diversity. In an episode that was recorded in December 2020, she also talked …

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Disrupt Podcast #40: John Driscoll of CareCentrix

The 40th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! For this episode of Disrupt, Home Health Care News sat down with CareCentrix CEO John Driscoll to talk about emerging health care trends and his company’s plans for 2021. Originally founded in 1996 by major home health provider Gentiva, CareCentrix is a national at-home care …

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The Alderley Park Discovery Podcast: Life science skills, staffing and support

Episode two of the Alderley Park Discovery Podcast covers access to skills in the life sciences sector, with a focus on support for aspiring scientists and UK staffing trends. In this instalment Dominic Tyer’s guests on the podcast are Sai Life Sciences’ head of global R&D Dean Edney, Joynes & Hunt’s managing director Steve Joynes …

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How CommonSpirit Health at Home Launched a 27-Market Telehealth Program in 2 Weeks

For the home health industry, 2020 was the year agencies unquestionably embraced telehealth. Amid the COVID-19 emergency, virtual visits have become a key tool utilized in the delivery of care. One company, CommonSpirit Health at Home, has long recognized the value of telehealth. Prior to the COVID-19 emergency, CommonSpirit Health at Home had plans to …

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J&J and medical device innovation: the pharmaphorum podcast

In episode 27 of the pharmaphorum podcast I’m joined by Erin McEachren, who’s EU regional vice president at J&J Surgical Vision. She talks about her priorities at J&J – having joined the company six months ago, the current state of the medical devices sector and some of the trends she’s keeping a close eye on. …

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Tay-Sachs and rare disease registries – the Health Heroes podcast

Episode four of Kantar Health’s Health Heroes podcast tackles pharma’s rare disease challenges, the role of patient registries and hears a moving story about the rare genetic disorder Tay-Sachs disease. Joining me for this instalment of Health Heroes are Geneviève Bonnélye-Fesnien, global head of real-world evidence, research and consulting at Kantar Health, and Dan Lewi, …

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Disrupt Podcast #39: Trisha Crissman of CommonSpirit Health at Home

The 39th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! Formerly CHI Health at Home, CommonSpirit Health at Home is a Milford, Ohio-based health care organization that provides home care, home infusion, home respiratory care, hospice and medical transportation services. As with most home health providers, COVID-19 has become the “new normal” for CommonSpirit. Throughout …

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Disrupt Podcast #38: Mark McPherson and Ruth Martynowicz of Trinity Health at Home

The 38th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! Trinity Health at Home currently ranks as one of the largest home health providers in the country. It’ll be even bigger next year, thanks to an ongoing consolidation strategy to combine its national and regional locations. Home health veteran Mark McPherson leads Trinity Health at …

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24 Hour Home Care’s Ryan Iwamoto: ‘We Wanted to Be the Trader Joe’s of Home Care’

Ryan Iwamoto co-founded 24 Hour Home Care 12 years ago, right in the middle of the country’s last major recession. Now, Iwamoto and his company find themselves operating through another economic downturn, with this one caused by the COVID-19 crisis. Los Angeles-based 24 Hour Home Care is an independent, non-medical home care provider with 20 …

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Disrupt Podcast #37: Ryan Iwamoto of 24 Hour Home Care

The 37th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! In 2008 — amid the last recession — Ryan Iwamoto and his co-founders started Los Angeles-based 24 Hour Home Care with $160,000 total of investment cash from family and friends. The company is now one of the largest privately owned home care companies in the …

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GSK and eosinophil research: the pharmaphorum podcast

GlaxoSmithKline’s Nucala (mepolizumab) last month became the first and only biologic treatment approved in the US for Hypereosinophilic Syndrome (HES). It’s part of the company’s focus on eosinophil-driven diseases, and ahead of that regulatory milestone I spoke with Tiffany Robinson-Smith, global medical affairs lead for biologics at GSK, about eosinophils and why they’re an important …

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Wildfires, COVID-19 and PDGM: Growing a Home Health Business During Moments of Crisis

Home health agencies are used to operating during moments of crisis. That’s especially true for California-based Medical Home Care Professionals, which has had to overcome several over the past few years. In 2018, for example, Medical Home Care Professionals operated during the historic Carr Fire that devastated nearly 230,000 acres across California’s Shasta and Trinity …

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Disrupt Podcast #36: Elaine Flores of Medical Home Care Professionals

The 36th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! Headquartered in Northern California, Medical Home Care Professionals is a small home health agency that has had to overcome big challenges over the past few years. In 2018, Medical Home Care Professionals had to operate through the historic Carr Fire. Right after that, it had …

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Alnylam, gene-silencing and biotech in 2020: the pharmaphorum podcast

Alnylam’s Brendan Martin joined the pharmaphorum podcast for episode 23 to talk about his company’s work in gene-silencing and how it could offer a route to target the current coronavirus pandemic. Brendan joined Alnylam in 2016 as one of the company’s first Europe-based employees and has helped to build and establish a presence in the …

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Disrupt Podcast #35: Dr. Clive Fields of VillageMD

The 35th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! In 2013, co-founder and CMO Dr. Clive Fields helped launch primary care provider VillageMD as a 13-physician practice. Seven years later, VillageMD has grown to a 2,500-physician practice — one with an innovative care model partly shaped around the home. As one of its leaders, …

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[Podcast] How Cleveland Clinic Helps Employers Create a Safer Workplace During COVID-19

Dr. Jim Merlino, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Cleveland Clinic Despite having entered the US eight months ago, COVID-19 remains a topic enshrouded in confusion, conflicting information, hyperbole, and even conspiracy theories. Everyone, informed or not, seems to have an opinion about the coronavirus pandemic. Fortunately, health systems, hospitals, and medical providers are  uniquely qualified to …

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Telehealth and COVID-19: Overcoming New Challenges for Providers and Payers

Telehealth has quickly transformed the healthcare industry. Rather than scheduling an appointment, waiting up to a few weeks, and going to a doctor’s office or another healthcare facility, we can now access many types of care from the convenience of our smartphones.  However, telehealth has also brought in its own set of new challenges that …

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Novartis, company culture and COVID-19: the pharmaphorum podcast

Novartis’ Steven Baert joined the pharmaphorum podcast for episode 22 to discuss how COVID-19 will change the face of company culture, now and in the future. We also looked at how Novartis’ own operations had to change in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the considerable challenges that presented him as its chief people and …

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Hospice Honors winner shares insights into using CAHPS to elevate patient care (podcast)

Listen to MatrixCare’s lastest podcast with HEALTHCAREfirst’s Navin Gupta who speaks with Cathy Conway, CEO of Hospice of Santa Cruz County. Find out how her team leverages CAHPS data to increase efficiencies and achieve the highest level of patient care. With a focus on the people they serve, hear how those changes helped them win …

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Disrupt Podcast #34: Ken Albert, CEO and President of Androscoggin

The 34th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available!  Founded in 1966, Androscoggin Home Healthcare + Hospice is the largest independent, nonprofit provider of home health and hospice services in the state of Maine. On top of those core services, Androscoggin also offers palliative care, transitional care, virtual care and more. At the helm of Androscoggin …

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Androscoggin CEO Ken Albert: COVID-19 Has Caused a Complete Shift in Our Operational Paradigm

Founded in 1966, Androscoggin Home Healthcare+Hospice is the largest, nonprofit provider of home health and hospice services in the state of Maine. In recent years, Androscoggin has also expanded into palliative care, transitional care and more, according to CEO and President Ken Albert. The provider has long been bullish on telehealth, too, signing its first …

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[Podcast] How to Adjust Your Creative Strategies In Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Dana Callow, Executive Creative Director, Healthcare Success COVID-19 has been a life-changing event for us all. It’s the kind of event that has lasting effects on people that we can’t even truly see just yet. We’ve thrust an entire population into a cycle of grief that is ubiquitous but unique to every person. How will …

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