Emad Rizk, MD

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Emad Rizk, MD

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The price of innovation: 3 steps for managing specialty drug costs

Health plans can help control the cost of specialty drugs by communicating with providers about appropriate treatments, integrating coordination of pharmacy and medical benefits and implementing fixed-price models.

Emad Rizk, MD December 2, 2019

The CFO’s role in driving value in healthcare through informed collaboration

Hospital and health system finance executives should promote clinical, economic and administrative alignment between their organizations and health plans as a necessary step necessary for achieving success under value-based payment contracts.

Emad Rizk, MD August 2, 2019

Payer-provider partnerships focused on improving palliative care in California

Payers and providers in California partnered to significantly improve capacity for services and reduce emergency department visits, thereby improving outcomes.

Emad Rizk, MD August 1, 2019

Payer-provider clinical alignment in Vermont

In Vermont, payer-provider collaboration has led to improved access to primary care, reduced deaths from suicide and drug overdose, decreased ratesof chronic disease and improved chronic disease management.

Emad Rizk, MD August 1, 2019

The price of precision medicine: 3 ways for health plans to manage genetic-testing costs

With spending on genetic testing expected to grow significantly, health plans can use three steps to get a handle on costs.

Emad Rizk, MD August 1, 2019

How health plans can achieve next-level cost efficiencies using artificial intelligence and analytics

Health plans can transform their cost structures by implementing predictive analytics and artificial-intelligence processes.

Emad Rizk, MD May 15, 2019