Tag Archives: need

Intermountain spinoff Castell CEO: Providers need nudge en route to value-based care

Salt Lake City-based Intermountain is spinning off a company to focus on helping other providers hasten their movement toward pay-for-performance models. Dubbed Castell, it will be helmed by the health system’s chief operating officer of community-based care, Rajesh Shrestha. Shrestha, who came to Intermountain from Cigna, spoke to Healthcare Dive about how the spinoff can generate revenue,… Read More »

Need an audiologist but can’t travel? Telehealth may be an option

Imagine that you have put off hearing aids because you don’t live near an audiologist. But your primary care doctor now has audiology equipment in her office. She tells you that you could have your hearing tested via computer equipment that connects to an audiologist hundreds of miles away. To pick up your hearing aids, or make adjustments,… Read More »

What we learned from John Singleton: Why Black men need to get serious about their health

Getty Images When the news broke in April that filmmaker John Singleton had died from a stroke, at only 51 years old, fans and colleagues were shocked by the untimely and completely unexpected loss. In the wake of this tragedy, we’ve since found out that a number of other celebrated Black men are dying from… Read More »