Health Information Technology and Patient Engagement – Making it Work for Consumers and Providers
In this podcast, the NextGen® Advisors discuss the role of Health Information Technology (HIT) in supporting patient engagement. Recently, NextGen Healthcare commissioned Xtelligent Healthcare Media to conduct a survey of leaders of ambulatory care provider organizations on this subject. Listen to this episode to hear the Advisors reflect on the survey results and discuss priorities for advancing patient engagement.
12 Oct 2021
Reflections on a Pandemic Milestone
Recently, the U.S. passed a grim milestone with deaths of Americans from COVID-19 surpassing American deaths from the Spanish flu, the deadly influenza pandemic that spanned about 2 years from 1918. In today’s podcast, the NextGen Advisors reflect on this milestone and the impact that vaccines have had on the course of the pandemic. The conversation sheds light on the underlying reasons for vaccine hesitancy and the special consideration for pediatric vaccines.
28 Sep 2021
Patient Adherence in the Era of COVID-19
Lack of adherence to a treatment regimen is estimated to cause approximately 125,000 annual deaths and cost the U.S. healthcare system between $100-289 billion per year. In this episode of the NextGen® Advisors podcast, we explore the many factors associated with non-adherence as well as strategies providers may consider to address this challenge.
3 Aug 2021
FDA Approves Alzheimer’s Treatment, Controversy Ensues
Alzheimer’s disease affects 6.2 million Americans each year so the recent approval by the FDA of Biogen’s drug Aduhelm was met with hope by many patients and their advocates. The approval process used by the FDA, the efficacy data compiled to date, and the expected annual cost of the drug have created a swirl of controversy around the decision. In this episode of the NextGen Advisors podcast, Graham Brown and Dr. Betty Rabinowitz discuss the drug’s approval and the concerns, hopes and implications it has raised.
20 Jul 2021
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A closer look at the SARS-COV-2 Delta variant
In this episode, the NextGen® Advisors explore the unique characteristics of the SARS-COV2 Delta variant and the reasons that it is posing a challenge to health officials across the world.
9 Jul 2021
How Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers are Leading the Integration of Whole Person Care
Ambulatory practices continue to advance the integration of physical and mental health services. In this episode, NextGen® Advisors Graham Brown and Dr. Marty Lustick speak with NextGen Healthcare’s government affairs Advisor, Chris Emper to discuss the important role played by Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers and detail recently announced $3B in grant programs from Health and Human Services to advance the integration of these programs at the community level.
25 Jun 2021
The Reintegration of Mind and Body through Whole Person Care
In the wake of the pandemic that impacted the emotional and physical health of both those infected with COVID-19 and those who have so far escaped infection, the concept of whole person care seems to be gaining new momentum. Over the next few months, the NextGen® Advisors will be publishing several articles on this topic. Listen to their discussion of whole person care from historical, clinical and policy perspectives.
18 Jun 2021
The Untapped Value of Adjudicated Claims Analytics
There is growing interest in the use of multi-sourced data analytics to support practice’s success in value-based contracts, particularly the use of adjudicated insurance claims. Analysis of adjudicated claims allows practices to gain cost and utilization insights essential for reducing the cost of care while enhancing its quality. This week’s guest, Jamie Hayslip, senior director for population health solutions with NextGen Healthcare, shares his deep knowledge of adjudicated claims analytics as part of a comprehensive population health strategy.
21 May 2021
Does the COVID-19 Pandemic Help Us See the Future of Vision Services?
In this podcast, NextGen® Advisor, Dr. Marty Lustick speaks with Charles Smith, CEO of Comprehensive Eyecare Partners. They discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on ophthalmology and its allied fields, what they’ve learned in the past year, and what it means for the future of vision services.
14 May 2021
Poll Results Confirm Patients' Demand for Telehealth and Online Healthcare Solutions
Recently, NextGen Healthcare commissioned Harris Poll to conduct a survey of 2,055 adults ages 18 and older in order to understand the impact COVID-19 has had on the ways they received their healthcare and communicated with providers, as well as to gain insights into their experiences and preferences related to telehealth and online healthcare tools. This Advisors podcast is devoted to reviewing the findings and possible implications of the survey results.
30 Apr 2021