Off the Chart with Medical Economics features lively and informative conversations with health care experts, opinion leaders, and practicing physicians, about the challenges facing medical practices today.
The growing role of remote patient monitoring devices
Josh Claman, the CEO of Rimidi, discusses how remote monitoring devices can provide doctors with important patient health data while also creating a new revenue stream for practices.
Finding financing for medical practices
Where can a practice go when it needs to borrow money to expand? How should it decide whether to buy or lease a new piece of equipment? What are the pros and cons of venture capital? We explore these and other practice financing
questions with Julianne Andrews, MBA, CFP, co-founder of Atlanta Financial Associates.
What happens if the Affordable Care Act is overturned?—Part 2
On November 10 the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. What would it mean for health care if the Court overturns the law? In the second of two episodes addressing that question, Jacqueline Fincher, MD, discusses the impact from her perspective as a practicing internist and president of the American College of Physicians.
What happens if the Affordable Care Act is overturned?—part 1
On November 10 the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. What would it mean for health care if the Court overturns the law? In the first of two Off the Chart episodes addressing that question, Christine Eibner, Ph.D., an analyst with the Rand Corp. discusses the health policy implications of ending the ACA.
Will the COVID-19 pandemic change primary care?
Former CMS Administrator and FDA Commissioner Mark McClellan outlines his vision for primary care medicine in a post-COVID world.
Addressing the challenge of the underinsured
According to a recent survey, more than 40% of working-age Americans, including many with employer-sponsored health insurance, can't afford the care they need. These "underinsured" represent a growing challenge for health care policymakers, insurance companies and providers.
In this episode of Off the Chart with Medical Economics, Dr. Sara Collins, vice president of The Commonwealth Fund and lead author of the study, discusses the roots of underinsurance and what can be done to address it.