Tag Archives: Innovation

The Anthem-Cigna Merger: A Post-Mortem

Now that the court has ruled, providers can exhale, but they should not breathe too easily, and the impact of the merger on future innovation is perhaps more concerning.

September 5, 2017

Improving Older Adults’ Health: Creating Solutions With—Not For—Them

Why not take the time to ask older adults and caregivers about their everyday experiences and memorable moments to gain better insight into their needs? In this how-to post, a foundation describes its Aging by Design initiative.

August 29, 2017

Foundation Blogs Round-Up: Orlando, Flint, High-Deductible Health Plans, and More

This round-up also includes posts on global health (immunizations in Africa), improving physicians' waiting rooms, and certain foundations' reporting of what they have funded.

June 15, 2016

Tomorrow’s Health Affairs Global Health Forum: Reminder

Join us tomorrow, Tuesday June 14, for a Health Affairs global health forum covering patient safety, cancer care, universal health coverage, and innovation. Follow live tweets @Health_Affairs and join the conversation with #globalhealth.

June 13, 2016

Health Affairs Forum: Global Health

Join us Tuesday, June 14 for a global health forum covering patient safety, cancer care, universal health coverage, and innovation. Follow live tweets with #globalhealth.

June 1, 2016

State Licensing And Reimbursement Barriers To Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration: Lessons From New Jersey

The Nicholson Foundation saw a need to address barriers to integration of care in New Jersey.

April 7, 2016

Patients Must Be Part Of Defining Quality And Increasing Value

It is important to give patients a voice and put them at the center of the clinical research process. Read about PatientsLikeMe, which has received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,

March 1, 2016

New Health Care Symposium: No Evidence That Insurance Market Consolidation Leads To Greater Innovation

Much has been written about how health insurance mergers raise premiums and reduce prices paid to providers. But little has been said about the impact of consolidation on insurance innovation. The bottom line: there is no evidence of greater product innovation in more concentrated insurance markets.

February 24, 2016

Patients Are The Sun: The Imperative For Consumer Engagement In Transforming Health Care

A new center aiming to advance the role of consumers in transformation of the health care system has launched.

February 11, 2016

Ten Most-Read GrantWatch Posts Of 2015

The most popular GrantWatch posts among our readers in 2015 were on a variety of subjects including health care for older people, behavioral health, Medicaid, social determinants of health, long-term care, data, and price transparency.

January 27, 2016