Posted on October 23, 2014Drug store news
The U.S. healthcare system must address the problem of patients not picking up newly-prescribed medicines if national goals for improved health and reduced costs of medical care will be realized, according to a NEHI white paper issued Thursday.
Posted on October 23, 2014Pharmacy Times
The U.S. health care system must address the problem of patients not picking up newly-prescribed medicines if national goals for improved health and reduced costs of medical care will be realized, according to a NEHI white paper issued today.
Posted on October 17, 2014WNKU - NPR Cincinnati
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.
Posted on October 14, 2014Mass Live
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
Posted on October 14, 2014Healthcare Innovation News
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.
Posted on October 7, 2014Drug Store News
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.
Posted on September 4, 2014The Boston Globe
The nation’s big pharmacy chains are transforming their businesses beyond just selling drugs and health products to providing health services — and even coordinating care with doctors and hospitals. NEHI's research on medication adherence is referenced.
Posted on August 26, 2014Pharmacy Times
Panelists, including Tom Hubbard, NEHI Vice President of Policy Research, at National Association of Chain Drug Stores forum discuss how community pharmacists are well-positioned for the new value-driven model of health care.
Posted on June 27, 2014Boston Business Journal
Massachusetts may have received several high marks on the fourth annual Healthy People/Healthy Economy Coalition report card, but the good grades could not overshadow two D’s and an F.
Issued by Healthy People/Healthy Economy, a joint venture founded by The Boston Foundation and the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, the annual report has tracked progress in a number of health and wellness topics since 2011, with the aim of impacting health policy and improving the health of Massachusetts’ residents.
Posted on June 9, 2014iHearatRadio, ReachMD Channel, Public Radio Exchange, Pacifica Radio Network
Wendy Everett, ScD, NEHI CEO, is the featured interview on Conversations on Health Care® radio program that reaches thousands nationwide. The show is about the opportunities for reform and innovation in the health care system. In addition to health care headlines, the centerpiece of each show is a feature story and conversation with an innovator in the delivery of care from around the globe.