Population Health: Effective strategies for managing complex medical conditions
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Saving Lives, Saving Dollars: Heart Failure Remote Monitoring
5.8 million Americans live with heart failure, and the number is projected to jump by 46 percent to approximately 8 million by 2030.1,2,3,4
Among older adults, heart failure is one of the most prevalent and costly diseases.1 A recent study examining the impact of remote patient monitoring among Medicare Advantage members offers new hope for prolonging life and improving financial results. Is your heart failure program structured properly?
Ethan M. Berke, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Population Health Solutions Vice President of Clinical Innovation, Optum
Karisa K. Fehrmann, BA, MA, Product Specialist, Remote Patient Monitoring, Optum
Jessica Navratil-Strawn, MBA, MS Associate Director of Health Care Economics, Health Care Analytics, Optum
The 5 Cost Drivers of Diabetes and What It Means for Health Plans
Health plans are seeing an increasing percentage of their health care dollars flow to people with diabetes.
At the simplest level we know why: The number of people with diabetes is increasing, and the cost to treat them is growing on a per capita basis. However, to get a more complete picture of this cost equation, we need to examine the cost drivers behind these two factors.
David Beshara, Product Director, Pharmacy Care Services, Optum
Bonnie Hui-Callahan, PharmD, CDE, Clinical Product Manager, Clinical Engagement Team, OptumRx
Uncover Savings: Infertility and Newborn Costs
Families delaying pregnancy are on the rise, driving the need for fertility support.
Currently, 17 percent of women in the United States are utilizing some type of infertility treatment and those treatments can result in higher newborn costs. Designing a benefit plan is challenging. Gain an understanding of the trends in treatments, the cost drivers associated and considerations for putting an effective plan in place.
Linda Genen, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Women’s Health, Optum
Dawn M. LeBarron, Vice President, Women’s Health, Optum
Reina Davis, Director, Women’s Health, Optum
Specialized Care Management Programs for Renal Disease: How They Make a Difference
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease have relatively low prevalence but extremely high costs per member.
Specialized kidney care programs can make a significant impact by focusing on individuals with very high cost.
Wade Bannister, PhD, Director of Health Care Economics, Optum