Yesterday we saw another example of payers and pharmaceutical manufacturers collaborating in new ways. The bug of creating new partnerships seems to be catching on as the different healthcare stakeholders realize that each of them are holding different pieces of the healthcare puzzle, and that they can really solve it only by putting them together in joint efforts.
And on the provider-payer side there is also a lot more love (http://payer-strategies.blogspot.com/2011/10/love-is-in-air-take-aways-from-ahip.html).
He is Managing Principal, Healthcare Insurers and Payers at ZS Associates.
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