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Exploring the current events, critical issues, challenges, and trends in healthcare, with a focus on achieving the Quadruple Aim: enhancing patient experience, improving population health, reducing costs, and improving the work life of health care providers and staff. Featuring interviews with leading experts on healthcare operations, leadership, clinical protocols, and policies, so that we can gain valuable Healthcare Insights.
 
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Are Staffing Shortages Increasing Adverse Events? In March, The Advisory Board reported on the Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for 2022 according to ECRI, a 60-year-old nonprofit committed to the safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of healthcare. ECRI publishes an annual report on safety concerns and this year, number one on their list is “Staf…
 
The Unintended Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Drug Prices Recently, we attended the Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association’s annual meeting in Boston, where we presented research our team did on the effect of Medicaid Expansion on the price of drugs. We were curious about the impact of Medicaid Expansion on the price of drugs, which is one of th…
 
Hospital Flash Report: January was Devastating for Finances In February, Kaufman Hall published their Hospital Flash report that showed hospital finances in major distress mode, following the end of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or, CARES Act, funding. They reported that in January the median change in operating margin with…
 
Genetic Testing Errors Negatively Impact Therapeutic Decision Making In this episode, we continue our discussion with Meagan Farmer and Danielle Bonadies as we discuss how the Top Errors in Genetic Testing may be negatively affecting therapeutic decision making. We also discuss ways that life science companies may be able to appropriately support t…
 
Top Errors in Genetic Testing Negatively Impact Therapeutic Decision Making In today's episode we take a look at some of the significant challenges and errors we are seeing in the use of genetic and genomic testing, as they become mainstreamed into our clinical treatment protocols. Today we highlight the Top Errors in Genetic Testing and how these …
 
The Battle over Site-of-Care In this episode, my good friend and colleague, Ellen Feinstein, and I continue our debrief of the December Oncology Thought Leader’s panel meeting. Today, we focus on how our panel member’s are handling their battles over Site-of-Care, also some of their thoughts on care redesign, as well as looking at care coordination…
 
Critical Issues Facing Academic Cancer Centers A few weeks ago, we hosted our December meetings of the Oncology Thought Leaders Network, a part of TKG’s Networks of Excellence, where we discussed many of the critical issues in cancer center administration and care delivery. In this episode, we debrief our Thought Leader's discussion on the top issu…
 
Genetic Testing – Leveraging Results to Identify Patients for New Therapies Today’s guest is Danielle Bonadies, a master’s trained genetic counselor and the Director of Genetics for My Gene Counsel. Danielle co-authored a poster presentation at the annual conference of the National Society of Genetic Counselors in September. The study highlighted t…
 
Genetic Testing – Managing Updates to Medical Management and Risk Profiling Today’s guest is Danielle Bonadies, a master’s trained genetic counselor and the Director of Genetics for My Gene Counsel. Danielle co-authored a poster presentation at the annual conference of the National Society of Genetic Counselors in September. The study highlighted t…
 
Melissa Childress, COO, Seidman Cancer Center - People & Process Driven Innovation In this episode of TKG’s Healthcare Insights, we will be highlighting the findings from our Oncology Thought Leaders meeting discussion on People and Process Driven Innovations coming out of the COVID pandemic, and exploring some of these issues in a little more deta…
 
PART 2- Understanding the Complexities U.S. Drug Price Contracting There has been a ton of talk about the need for “transparent pricing,” as well as controlling the cost of drugs in the US. There seems to be a lot of finger pointing going on and it often looks like the providers and the manufacturers are taking a lot of the heat…!? Our special gues…
 
PART 1 - Understanding the Complexities of US Drug Price Contracting There has been a ton of talk about the need for “transparent pricing,” as well as controlling the cost of drugs in the US. There seems to be a lot of finger pointing going on and it often looks like the providers and the manufacturers are taking a lot of the heat…!? Our special gu…
 
Part 2 - Technology Driven Innovations in Cancer Care; Amy Porter-Tacoronte, Duke Health In this episode of TKG’s Healthcare Insights, we continue our discussion, highlighting the findings from our Oncology Thought Leaders meeting discussion on Technology Driven Innovations coming out of the COVID pandemic, and exploring some of these issues in a l…
 
Part 1 - Technology Driven Innovations in Cancer Care; Amy Porter-Tacoronte, Duke Health In this episode of TKG’s Healthcare Insights, we highlight the findings from our Oncology Thought Leaders meeting discussion on Technology Driven Innovations coming out of the COVID pandemic, and exploring some of these issues in a little more detail. Our speci…
 
Advancing Patient-Centered Care – Part 2 Each summer, The Kinetix Group brings in several student interns, to explore the critical issues in healthcare, and learn alongside the TKG team. In this episode of TKG’s Healthcare Insights, we will be highlighting the findings from three of our summer intern’s research projects, focused on “Adopting Patien…
 
Advancing Patient-Centered Care – Part 1 Each summer, The Kinetix Group brings in several student interns, to explore the critical issues in healthcare, and learn alongside the TKG team. In this episode of TKG’s Healthcare Insights, we will be highlighting the findings from three of our summer intern’s research projects, focused on “Adopting Patien…
 
Oncology Thought Leaders Meeting Debrief – PART 3 A few weeks ago, we hosted our quarterly meeting of the Oncology Thought Leaders network, a part of TKG’s Networks of Excellence, where we discussed three critical issues in cancer center administration and care delivery. This is part 3 of a 3 Part discussion with our good friend, colleague, and Tho…
 
Oncology Thought Leaders Meeting Debrief – PART 2 A few weeks ago, we hosted our quarterly meeting of the Oncology Thought Leaders network, a part of TKG’s Networks of Excellence, where we discussed three critical issues in cancer center administration and care delivery. This is part 2 of a 3 Part discussion with our good friend, colleague, and Tho…
 
Oncology Thought Leaders Meeting Debrief – PART 1 A few weeks ago, we hosted our quarterly meeting of the Oncology Thought Leaders network, a part of TKG’s Networks of Excellence, where we discussed three critical issues in cancer center administration and care delivery. In this episode of TKG’s Healthcare Insights, we highlight the findings from o…
 
Supporting Precision Medicine with Genetic Testing PART 2: Exploring the Gaps in Patient Care In this episode, our guest, Meagan Farmer, a Master’s Trained Genetic Counselor, discusses several key gaps in patient care, including how well patients understand what they are consenting to when getting a test, the need for long term review of changes in…
 
Supporting Precision Medicine with Genetic Testing PART 1: Understanding the Complexities of Genetic Testing In this episode, we take a look at the challenges of managing complex cancer diagnoses and treatments with the help of genetic and genomic testing. Meagan Farmer is a Master's trained Genetic Counselor and provides an overview of the differe…
 
Cardio-Oncology: Addressing Cardio-Toxicities from Cancer Treatment Cancer treatments have improved significantly over the last 40 years, with much improved outcomes for 5-year survival. In 1975, a cancer diagnosis came with a projected overall 5-year survival rate of less than a 50%. Today, the overall five-year survival rate is close to 70%, and …
 
Part 2 of 3 - A Look at the Literature In today's episode, we continue a 3 part series, exploring how increasing financial toxicity in cancer care is impacting patients’ adherence to self-administered oral medications. Part 2 explores some of the literature that describes the financial impact of a cancer diagnosis on an individual and their family.…
 
Part 1 of 3 - The Burden of Treatment In today's episode, we begin a 3 part series, exploring how increasing financial toxicity in cancer care is impacting patients’ adherence to self-administered oral medications. Part one defines the term Financial Toxicity and describes the "Total Burden of Treatment" as first reported by Carl May. A transcript …
 
Part 2 - Dr. Marty Heslin talks about the New Normal for cancer care Dr. Marty Heslin is the new Cancer Center Director for the University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute in Mobile, Alabama. He is a Surgical Oncologist, and has spent the last 25 years at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, where he most recently served…
 
Part 1 - Dr. Marty Heslin talks about the New Normal for cancer care Dr. Marty Heslin is the new Cancer Center Director for the University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute in Mobile, Alabama. He is a Surgical Oncologist, and has spent the last 25 years at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, where he most recently served…
 
Part 2 - Examining the Implications of Clinical Pathways on the Oncology Marketplace In Part 1 of this conversation, Ron talked about the increasing use of clinical treatment pathways by payers and providers to influence formulary decision making. In Part 2, we continue this discussion with Ron sharing his insights coming from their firm’s syndicat…
 
Part 1 - Examining the Implications of Clinical Pathways on the Oncology Marketplace In this episode, we start a two-part discussion with Ron Schleif, co-founder and Principle of Oncology Reimbursement Management, a consulting and research services firm that helps life sciences companies determine whether their oncology products are positioned for …
 
Unlocking the Secrets for Success in CIN's, ACO's, and Value Based Care Initiatives. In this episode, we interview one of The Kinetix Group’s business partners, Marc Miller, President and Managing Partner of Health Strategies, LLC, a firm that specializes in supporting Clinically Integrated Networks (CINs), Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), an…
 
Challenges Facing State Medicaid Programs Our special guest today is Dr. Len Fromer, Executive Medical Director for the The Kinetix Group. Dr. Fromer is a Family Physician who has done a lot of work with many state Medicaid programs, helping build infrastructure to support delivering higher quality health care to the most vulnerable populations. Dr…
 
Understanding Oral Parity Legislation In today's episode, we explore state and federal Oral Parity Legislation. The Oral Parity legislation initiatives attempt to address the substantial out-of-pocket costs that patients are facing when their insurance covers medications under their pharmacy benefit plan as opposed to their major medical benefits. …
 
Moving the Needle on Patient Satisfaction without Adding to Provider Burnout In today's episode, we explore patient experience, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the impact that is having on providers and clinical teams. Our research on patient satisfaction, interestingly, revealed that many clinical teams don’t understand what patients …
 
Growth of Technology and its Impact on the Cost of Business - Key Findings Cohosts Warren Smedley, Neal Peyser, and Sarah Pugh review and discuss key findings from TKG's December 8, 2020 Health System Executive Advisory Board on Health System Performance. The highest priority issue identified by our panel was the explosive growth of technology with…
 
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