This Week in Accountable Care with Aetna Strategist Charles Saunders MD

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH On the broadcast I chat with Charles Saunders MD, CEO of Emerging Businesses at Aetna. Dr. Saunder’s seat in the house of healthcare innovation is a unique perch and his tenure in the business brings both depth and breadth to fundamental questions we face as a collective industry. A fountain …

HiMSS 2013 Accountable Care Organization RoundUp: Monday March 3rd

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH We’re only 8 days out from the HiMSS bash in the ‘big easy’ aka ‘NOLA’. We’ve been so engaged in planning the Health Innovation Broadcast Consortium aka @HIBCtv coverage it’s been a challenge to stay on top and share the more worthwhile developments in the ACO space. So lets detail some …

[Re-post] The ‘Medical Aggregators’: Are We Entering Round Deux?

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH [Originally written by @2healthguru on June 1, 2010 at 11:00 AM] First a little historical context: For those with a healthcare ‘event horizon’ slightly more seasoned than the current health reform ‘conversation’, you might remember the initial round of aggregation in medicine lead by disruptive nameplates such as MedPartners (now …