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  • Take Your Medicine, Tap Your Phone And Collect A Prize

    Can an app have a positive effect on medication adherence? Will offering rewards to those who correctly take their prescriptions persuade others to follow suit?

    This article covers a company that is trying to do just that.
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  • Guest viewpoint: Preferred pharmacy plans limit choices for seniors

    A bedrock principle of a free market economy is consumer choice. Businesses compete against each other to attract consumers to buy their products and services.

    Unfortunately, some businesses, in a quest for greater profits, employ tactics to subvert consumer choice and distort the competitive landscape. That is occurring now to seniors in Medicare “preferred pharmacy” prescription drug plans
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  • Catching Up With...

    Have you ever wondered how NEHI got started? Have you thought about why policy research is important, and NEHI’s contribution to the policy arena? Then read this interview with NEHI CEO Wendy Everett, ScD, in Healthcare Innovation News. Wendy is the featured subject of the “Catching Up With…” feature in the October issue.
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  • NEHI Announces the Nick Littlefield Health Policy Fellowship

    NEHI (Network for Excellence in Health Innovation) has announced its first named fellowship: The Nick Littlefield Health Policy Fellowship. Named in honor of Nick Littlefield, the Fellowship was announced October 8 by Board Chair John Fallon, MD, at NEHI’s annual Innovators in Health Awards gala in Boston.
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  • FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg Among Three National Figures To Receive NEHI’S Innovators in Health Awards

    NEHI (Network for Excellence in Health Innovation) announced today the recipients of its 2014 Innovators in Health award. The awards recognize individuals whose work reflects the spirit of NEHI and embraces the mission of improving the quality of health care and reducing costs for patients and their families. They are to be awarded at a dinner ceremony on October 8 in Boston. This year’s honorees are:
     Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, for her lifetime of achievements in meeting public health challenges and ensuring the health and safety of the American public
     Rebecca Onie, Co-Founder and CEO, Health Leads, for her pioneering work to incorporate social needs such as food and housing into the healthcare delivery system
     James Park, Co-Founder and CEO, Fitbit, for making public health a priority in his entrepreneurship by marrying fitness to technology to reach millions of people through innovative products
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  • Experts See Bundled Payments as an Opportunity, But Highlight the Need for a Multi-Sector Approach

    Use of bundled payments in the U.S. health care system is likely to expand over the next several years as Medicare, commercial insurers, and large employers push the bundling of health care services into new fields, according to experts gathered here last week.
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  • NEWSFLASH: Check Out NEHI's Blog Published Today in Health Affairs Blog

    In Case You Missed It.... "Bundled Payments: Do They Put Innovation At Risk?"

    As stakeholders across the country wrestle with curbing costs and standardizing care, bundled payment has emerged as a promising tool. The model, which requires a single payment for a group of related health care services, has proven itself within clearly-defined procedures and now many are looking to take the model to scale in other costly disease areas, including oncology and chronic disease.

    But at what risk? Bundled payments are here to stay but there is serious concern that without appropriate quality safeguards in place, arrangements may inhibit medical advancement and the adoption of innovative therapies.
  • NEWSFLASH- Check Out NEHI's Article Published Today in Health Affairs

    In Case You Missed It...Read NEHI President Wendy Everett's article in this special issue of Health Affairs, "Connected Health: A Review of Technologies and Strategies to Improve Patient Care with Telemedicine and Telehealth".
  • January 2014

    January 2014 newsletter includes information on NEHI's upcoming events and new members.

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