McGohan Brabender Side Affects: Disrupting Health Care

McGohan Brabender Side Affects: Disrupting Health Care

Side Affects Producer Kenzie McEvily, joined by her guest hosts, spotlights invited industry experts to discuss their best practices that disrupt the norm of health care, leadership, and business. Side Affects: A podcast that prompts you, as an employer, to think differently about the needs of your people and your company. We encourage you to take action by taking a deep look into benefit strategies that will transform your workforce engagement, i.e., diversity, compliance, mental health, and modern reporting. Kenzie and her guests bring these subjects and more to light to better health and productivity. Tune in and learn more!

Episodes

February 7, 2024 23 mins
In today's episode of Side Affects, hosts Kenzie McEvily and Dave Homan tackle one of the most sought-after topics in pharmacy: pricing. Joined by MB's Director of Pharmacy Solutions, Dr. Jeff, they explore the fundamentals of drug pricing and the transformative impact of transparency on the industry, albeit with added complexity. You’ll learn the origins of generic drugs and unravel the components comprising the cost of specialty ...
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Dr. Jeff Eichholz, MB's Director of Pharmacy Solutions, reunites with producer Kenzie McEvily and co-host Dave Homan for the third chapter of our enlightening 4-part Pharmacy podcast series. In this episode, our focus turns to Pharmacy Benefit Managers, or PBMs. Dr. Jeff navigates the intricacies of selecting a PBM or vendor and provides invaluable insights into the Request for Proposal (RFP) process. From uncovering crucial detail...
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In this episode of Side Affects, our mission is to set the groundwork of pharmacy basics for listeners. Our guest, MB’s Director of Pharmacy Solutions, Dr. Jeff Eichholz does just that with his diverse expertise. Together with producer, Kenzie McEvily and co-host, Dave Homan, Dr. Jeff delves into critical topics such as PBM management, drug adherence, the evolving role of pharmacists and essential clinical programs for organization...
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In this episode of Side Affects, Producer, Kenzie McEvily and Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan sit down with Dr. Jeff Eichholz, MB's Director of Pharmacy Solutions. With over two decades of pharmacy experience spanning retail, PBM, and consulting, Dr. Jeff provides invaluable insights into the complexities of our topic. Tune in as we delve into the latest buzz surrounding the diabetes and weight loss medication, Ozempic. We tak...
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Join Side Affects Producer Kenzie McEvily, as she returns from maternity leave and hosts the first podcast of 2024. In this episode, Kenzie discusses a topic close to her heart and relevant to many: the challenges and joys of pregnancy, navigating maternity leave, and exploring postpartum resources. She is joined by her colleagues, HR Generalist, Erin Woessner and Population Health Manager, Tiffany Kuck, who bring their insights ...
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Join #SideAffects Producer, Kenzie McEvily and co-host, Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan as they continue the series about Re-Imagining Open Enrollment Meetings and Communication. Dave’s job is to find simple solutions to complex benefits problems. With over 30 years as a thought leader, he is considered a subject matter expert on employee engagement and communication. In this episode, listeners will learn how to create and pr...
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Welcome to our newest series on #SideAffects: Re-Imagining Open Enrollment Meetings & Communication. Our goal: make OE meetings fun! Okay, maybe fun isn’t the right word… let’s say informational, stress-free and perhaps, enjoyable. MB Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan has been in the health benefits world for over 25 years with intense research in the past few about employee benefit communication strategies. Sadly, open enrollmen...
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Join #SideAffects Producer, Kenzie McEvily and co-host, Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan as they discuss artificial intelligence and how HR professionals can use it to save time, improve efficiency and enhance a job candidate's interview experience. It’s 2023 and personalization is key! From your tennis-shoes to your food order to your job offer letter, personalization can create a competitive advantage for organizations. Techno...
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Side Affects Producer, Kenzie McEvily and Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan welcome Director of Account Management and 100+ Segment Lead of All Markets for MB, Beth Bailey to the show to discuss an emerging HR topic, Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Accounts, also known as ICHRAs. Between 2020 and 2022, ICHRA adoption doubled across all 50 states. In this episode, you'll learn the basics of this health plan, what organiza...
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Join Side Affects Producer, Kenzie McEvily and Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Homan as they discuss how recruiting has changed in the past five years. HR professionals are navigating new waters of virtual interviews, advanced technology, artificial intelligence and ghosting. How can they make sure they’re targeting the right candidates and guaranteeing that they will actually show up for their interview? In this episode, HR and bene...
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Co-hosts, Kenzie McEvily and Dave Homan welcome McGohan Brabender Shareholder and Consultant, Matt McAlpine to touch on a specialized industry - military contractors. In this episode, we unveil the world of defense contractors and the extraordinary employee benefits they offer. From top-tier healthcare plans to generous retirement packages, these employers have created a work environment that goes above and beyond. Join us as we ...
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Join co-hosts, Kenzie McEvily and Dave Homan as they take on part three of the Adulting and Insurance series with special guest, University of Cincinnati junior, Maura Homan. In this episode, you will get inside the brain of a college student when managing the task of filling a prescription from start to finish. Learn how Maura does it and what decisions have led her to knowing the perfect formula to get the right meds at the right...
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Are you ready to take your healthcare journey to the next level? Join us on this episode of Side Affects as we explore four "choose your own adventure" scenarios that will help you become more active in your healthcare decisions. From researching health issues to finding a doctor who meets your needs, this episode will help you empower yourself to prioritize your health. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to take control of y...
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It’s time to rethink the future of recruiting. Join us as we discuss the unique challenges and opportunities that come from attracting and retaining talent from different generations in the workforce, including Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z. Our hosts, Dave, and Kenzie, share their insight into building a diverse workplace that appeals to the younger generation of employees. This is a must-listen episode if you are an...
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Adulting and Insurance - Part II | If you are 26, coming off your parent's health plan, or a first-time enrollee, LISTEN UP. This episode of “Side Affects” dives into the health insurance world and provides insight into what options are available when choosing your health plan.
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Adulting and Insurance - Part I | Healthcare management has changed significantly, and what used to work for one generation may not be working for another. College students, listen up! This episode of “Side Affects” discusses how to navigate the healthcare process during those “adulting” years of life. Join hosts Dave Homan and Kenzie McEvily as they cover what you need to know when it comes time to use your health insurance and wh...
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Life is unpredictable, and anticipating when to use your employee benefits can be stressful, but being prepared with these end-of-year maintenance tips can help alleviate that stress. This episode of “Side Affects” contains important information on how to get the most out of your benefits before the new year begins. Join hosts Dave Homan and Kenzie McEvily as they cover the three things you need to know about your FSA, HSA and pres...
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On this episode of “Side Affects,” co-hosts Kenzie McEvily and Dave Homan sit down with special guest Tiffany Kuck to discuss mental health services in the post-pandemic work environment. As McGohan Brabender’s Population Health Manager, Tiffany explains that the topic of mental health can be overwhelming for some employers; however, if they continue to support their employees with their mental health needs and simplify the options...
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On this episode of “Side Affects,” Producer, Kenzie McEvily and Director of Strategy and Innovation, David Homan wrap up the findings of the member journey research and discuss why employees no longer want the standard benefits package. Dave shares the issues members face when interacting with their benefits program and provides easy solutions employers can do to turn a "stressor" into a "delighter." Understanding this new member ...
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On this episode of “Side Affects,” McGohan Brabender’s Strategy and Innovation team continues to discuss the driving force behind why “The New Member Journey” research is essential in understanding trends in benefits planning. Our host Kenzie is joined again by Dave Homan, Director of Strategy and Innovation, to dissect the findings of this research and better understand why these trends are changing. Part 3 of this series highligh...
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