Author: Michael Solomon

Beyond the Hype: Real Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Medication Management – Part 1

By Michael Solomon, PhD, MBA, Practice Lead, eCare Management With billions of dollars flowing into artificial intelligence (AI) technology for healthcare, it’s no surprise that AI is rising to the …

Part 2: Combining Health Insurers and Pharmacy Benefit Managers: Bringing Down the Information Silos

By Michael Solomon, PhD, MBA, Practice Lead, eCare Management The unprecedented restructuring of the U.S. payer market continues, with three more announcements of payers moving to vertically integrate with pharmacy …

Combining Health Insurers and Pharmacy Benefit Managers: Bringing Down the Information Silos

By Michael Solomon, PhD, MBA Big moves by market-leading commercial payers signal sweeping transformative change is underway for health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). This change has the potential …

Using Real-World Data to Power Population Health Analytics

Insights for Life Sciences Companies As the quality of payers’ data on their members’ health outcomes gets better with each passing day, achieving measurable quality targets is increasingly becoming the basis for …

Why Pharmaceutical Companies Need to Invest in Population Health Management

Investing in population health management programs (PHMs) is becoming increasingly important for pharmaceutical manufacturers. Amidst the uncertainty of health reform, we can still count on payers pushing ahead in their efforts to contract with …

A Practical Approach to Implementing a Population Health Management Program

By Michael Solomon Whenever I engage in discussion with health care executives or clinicians about strategies and programs for population health management (PHM), we have to step back and invest …

Are your IT strategies for engaging patients working?

By Michael Solomon, PhD, MBA, Practice Lead, eCare Management Everyone is talking about ways to engage patients in their healthcare. Payers, providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and HIT vendors are making major investments …