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March 27, 2024 51 mins

At least 80% of healthcare spend is influenced by our habits, environment and approach to caring for ourselves. Employers invest over $51 billion each year in vendors to empower individuals in making informed choices and alleviating strain on the healthcare system. Unraveling the genuine needs of the population proves to be an intimidating task, and addressing those needs presents an even greater challenge. Join us as we spotlight ...

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The utilization of GLP-1s has skyrocketed since entering the market. Tune into this latest podcast of The Pulse to discover how you can effectively implement GLP-1 medications while improving the health of your population and lowering the financial impact.

This episode includes guest speakers:

Denise Fields
PharmD, Population Health Pharmacist

Robin Rankin, RPh
AVP, Clinical Pharmacy, AEC-RX, An Alera Group...

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July 26, 2023 47 mins

The threat of higher cost cases looms as new therapies are brought to market.  Certainly, there are advances in healthcare that everyone wants to enjoy. Employers need to make sure their monies are not wasted so they can afford to support their people.

  • What can and should employers do to protect their budgets?
  • Did you know that many carriers pay for catastrophic care as a percentage of billed charges?
  • Who is auditing to make sure ...
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One specialty medication can change the performance of a plan. Employers and Advisors are always trying to solve for if a medication should be limited to the PBM or the health plan and then if on the health plan we find significant differences between delivery of those medications. Unfortunately, the answers to solve this are not a one size fits all. Join us as we explore how to evaluate your solution and provide examples of some s...

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March 29, 2023 42 mins

Most people choose their providers based off a recommendation from friends or other providers. Every person wants to make sure they are utilizing a top provider, but the definition of quality varies by every oversite strategy. In this podcast we will explore the components to consider related to quality, and how access to that information should help support your health plan. We will debate different prospectives related to quality...

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January 18, 2023 58 mins

Research shows that only 1 in 5 people are successful in maintaining their resolutions, creating sustainable improved performance, or maintaining significant weight loss.  Join us as a panel of experts explore why these attempts fail and how employers can support long-term success.

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November 30, 2022 54 mins

Obesity related medications are supposed to have the largest impact on pharmacy spend next year. Taking a pill to control weight sounds too good to be true. Listen in as 3 healthcare providers debate, educate and create some best solutions to drive improved weight management.

What you will learn from this session:

  • Understand the financial and disease burden influence correlated with obesity
  • Understand how the new medicat...
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