Episodes

May 8, 2020

Pricing Patient Lives

Health economist Dr. Paul C. Langley explains the faults in ICER’s price calculations. Dr. Bob discusses his antibody test for CO…

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May 1, 2020

Last in Line: Chronic Illness

Many patients with chronic illnesses have had their treatments delayed or postponed as healthcare shifts its focus to COVID-19. L…

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April 24, 2020

Restoring the Patient Voice

Restaurant menus list their prices. So why not hospitals? Unfortunately, patients usually don’t know the cost of their procedure …

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April 17, 2020

How to Avoid Drug Shortages

COVID-19 has brought global attention to the fragility of the medical supply chain. For those with chronic illnesses, drug shorta…

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April 10, 2020

New COVID-19 Treatments

Medical supply chains that transport medications for chronically ill patients are at risk of shutting down due to COVID-19. And f…

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April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Epicenters

As coronavirus continues to spread across New York City, other virus hot spots are emerging across the country, including Detroit…

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March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Treatments

Both the federal and state governments have begun turning to the private sector for solutions to supply tests, masks, and other n…

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March 20, 2020

COVID-19 and Supplies

Fears of shortages of critical health supplies like hospital gowns, masks and drugs are a big topic on every media channel. Publi…

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March 13, 2020

Coronavirus and Chronic Disease

What does coronavirus spread across the country mean for the 10 million Americans who are immuno-deficient? While COVID-19 poses …

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March 6, 2020

Biosimilars: What You Need to Know

Price: one the of largest barriers to medical treatment and accessible medicine. As many patients struggle to afford the high pri…

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Feb. 28, 2020

How Insurers Double Dip with Copay Accumulators

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services are about to put a rule in place that allows insurers and pharmacy benefit managers …

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