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Workplace Wellness Programs and the Coronavirus Pandemic


If you think starting a workplace wellness program would be a good way to help your company recover from the COVID-19 outbreak, I’ve got a coronavirus vaccine I’d like to …

Workplace Wellness Programs and the Coronavirus Pandemic

4sight Friday | Grading Drug Companies’ Pandemic Response | Surviving COVID-19 Margin Pressures | An ACO Coincidence


Read 05/22/2020 Edition here. Curated by David Burda, 4sight Health’s news editor and columnist. Columns here. Find 4sight Health and industry opinions and news on market-based change, all with the 4sight …

Podcast: 4sight Friday Roundup, 05/22/2020


Big Pharma on COVID-19’s Center Stage David Burda interviews David Johnson and Gary Bisbee about the week’s biggest news around market-based change.  David Johnson is CEO of 4sight Health. Gary …

Webinar Replay – “Uncertainty, Margin Pressure and Disruption: Forward-Looking Crisis Management During COVID-19”


Are you worried about the financial pressures inflicted on health systems due to COVID-19? Watch the replay of 4sight Health’s free webinar by clicking the link below: “Uncertainty, Margin Pressure …

Uncertainty, Margin Pressure and Disruption: Forward-Looking Crisis Management During COVID-19, 4sight health, healthcare

4sight Friday | Health System COVID-19 Recovery | Outbreak Remakes Retail Pharmacies | Pandemic Medication Adherence


Read 05/15/2020 Edition here. Curated by David Burda, 4sight Health’s news editor and columnist. Columns here. Find 4sight Health and industry opinions and news on market-based change, all with the 4sight …

Podcast: 4sight Friday Roundup, 05/15/2020


COVID-19 Remaking Retail Pharmacies David Burda interviews David Johnson and Gary Bisbee about the week’s biggest news around market-based change.  David Johnson is CEO of 4sight Health. Gary Bisbee is …

Free Webinar – “Uncertainty, Margin Pressure and Disruption: Forward-Looking Crisis Management During COVID-19”


Join us a for a live, free webinar to discuss margin pressure before, during and after COVID-19. Thursday, May 21, 2020 11AM – 11:30 AM CST We will spend 20 …

Uncertainty, Margin Pressure and Disruption: Forward-Looking Crisis Management During COVID-19, 4sight health, healthcare

Forward-Looking Crisis Management for COVID-19 Recovery


Key Takeaways: Strategic partnerships, reconfiguring routine care, increasing productivity and effective revenue management are value-based strategies that help enhance competitiveness and ensure long-term market relevance. Combined with increased costs for …

Forward-Looking Crisis Management for COVID-19 Recovery, 4sight Health, Healthcare

Pandemics and Your Medication Adherence


If you suffer from asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, better known as COPD, why would you not take your medication as prescribed? You take it, you can breathe, you …

Pandemics and Your Medication Adherence, COVID-19, Consumerism, Economics, Outcomes, Healthcare, Health

4sight Friday | COVID-19 Forces Digital Transformation | Outbreak Knocks Down More Regs | Why We Need a Federal HIE


Read 05/08/2020 Edition here. Curated by David Burda, 4sight Health’s news editor and columnist. Columns here. Find 4sight Health and industry opinions and news on market-based change, all with the 4sight …

Podcast: 4sight Friday Roundup, 05/08/2020


More Healthcare Regs Fall to COVID-19 David Burda interviews David Johnson and Gary Bisbee about the week’s biggest news around market-based change.  David Johnson is CEO of 4sight Health. Gary …

Better Data. Better Outcomes. Moving Toward a National Health Information Exchange


Key Takeaway: A national Health Information Exchange (HIE) will be an invaluable tool for federal, state and local public health officials fighting to protect Americans from the COVID-19 and future …

Life Has Changed and So Must We


Our world has changed fundamentally from the impact of two events. The first, acute and most noxious, is COVID-19. The second, enduring and most beneficial, is the digital age. COVID-19 …

Podcast: 4sight Friday Roundup, 05/01/2020


Which Way Will COVID-19 Move the Needle on Healthcare Spending and the Uninsured? David Burda interviews David Johnson and Gary Bisbee about the week’s biggest news around market-based change.  David …

4sight Friday | What COVID-19 Is Doing to Medical Practices | Coronavirus and Healthcare Spending | Healthcare’s COVID-19 Echo Chamber


Read 05/01/2020 Edition here. Curated by David Burda, 4sight Health’s news editor and columnist. Columns here. Find 4sight Health and industry opinions and news on market-based change, all with the 4sight …

Healthcare’s COVID-19 Echo Chamber


What consumers think of the healthcare system in the U.S. and what the system thinks of itself are two very different things. The COVID-19 outbreak has exposed just how deep …

How COVID-19 Is Accelerating the Death and Rebirth of Medical Practices


The COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. has turned everyone’s world upside down. In healthcare, no one has had their world turned upside down more than doctors and their medical practices. …

4sight Health COVID Coverage


Check out commentaries, news, opinions, articles and podcasts about COVID from the 4sight Health team. Click HERE. Topics include: The death and rebirth of medical practices by David Burda. Published …

Podcast: 4sight Friday Roundup, 04/24/2020


David Burda interviews David Johnson and Gary Bisbee about the week’s biggest news around market-based change. David Johnson is CEO of 4sight Health. Gary Bisbee is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman …

4sight Friday | Don’t Be Woodrow Wilson | Predictive Analytics Combat COVID-19 | How Sick Will Medical Practices Get?


Read 04/24/2020 Edition here. Curated by David Burda, 4sight Health’s news editor and columnist. Columns here. Find 4sight Health and industry opinions and news on market-based change, all with the 4sight …

Then and Now: What Woodrow Wilson’s 1918 Pandemic Failure Can Teach Us Today


Key Takeaways: There are eerie parallels between the 1918 and current viral pandemics. Woodrow Wilson’s decision to pursue the war irrespective of the pandemic accelerated the disease spread and increased …

Consumers Tell the Health System What They Think of Its COVID-19 Response


You know what I think about health system’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., and you know what our 4sight Health contributors think about it. But what do …

Health Tech to the Rescue: Combatting COVID-19 with Virtual Care and Predictive Analytics


With stunning swiftness, COVID-19 knocked America’s healthcare delivery system to its knees. A month into the crisis, normal hospital operations are in upheaval. Avoiding in-person care has become the norm …

4sight Friday | Playing Defense Against COVID-19 | About That Accreditation Survey | Lasting Coronavirus Lessons


Read 04/17/2020 Edition here. Curated by David Burda, 4sight Health’s news editor and columnist. Columns here. Find 4sight Health and industry opinions and news on market-based change, all with the 4sight …

Podcast: 4sight Friday Roundup, 04/17/2020


David Burda interviews David Johnson and Gary Bisbee about the week’s biggest news around market-based change.  David Johnson is CEO of 4sight Health. Gary Bisbee is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman …

Differential Susceptibility of Individuals and Communities to COVID-19


COVID-19 strikes with alarming inconsistency. Most recover quickly while others die. The disease devastates some communities and spares others. Understanding why and how COVID-19 preys on some and not others …

Podcast: 4sight Friday Roundup, 04/10/2020


David Burda interviews David Johnson and Gary Bisbee about the week’s biggest news around market-based change.  David Johnson is CEO of 4sight Health. Gary Bisbee is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman …

4sight Friday | Reconfigure Routine Care Now | The FDA and COVID-19 | A Digital Health Distraction


Read 04/10/2020 Edition here. Curated by David Burda, 4sight Health’s news editor and columnist. Columns here. Find 4sight Health and industry opinions and news on market-based change, all with the …

The FDA’s Vast, Uncontrolled, COVID-19 Science Experiment


Add the Food and Drug Administration to the lengthening list of federal agencies abandoning best scientific practices as it caters to the ill-informed whims of the president of the United …

4sight Friday | COVID-19 Kills Healthcare Regulations | Tone Deaf GPOs | The Post Coronavirus Health System


Read 04/03/2020 here. Curated by David Burda, 4sight Health’s news editor and columnist. Columns here. Find 4sight Health and industry opinions and news on market-based change, all with the 4sight …

Tone-Deaf GPOs Brag About Savings While Healthcare Workers Scramble for Supplies


Sometimes, it’s better just not to say anything.   If you know anything about the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., you know that the healthcare supply chain here has been a …

4sight Friday: Weekly News Impacting Market-Based Change, Curated by Dave Burda


4sight Friday is a weekly email newsletter of opinions, insights and news we see impacting market-based change – either negatively or positively. A complementary podcast, 4sight Friday Round Up, launched …

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Dulling the Point of All Those Healthcare Regulations


So, it took a deadly pandemic to expose how utterly useless most healthcare regulations are in ensuring that patients get the best possible care at the lowest possible cost when …

4sight Friday | Pandemic Prep 101 | Healthcare CFOs Go Viral | Chatting Up COVID-19


Read 03/27/2020 Edition here. Curated by David Burda, 4sight Health’s news editor and columnist. Columns here. Find 4sight Health and industry opinions and news on market-based change, all with the …

Pandemic Preparedness 101: Creating Appropriate Surge Capacity


In 2014, Israel opened a parking garage that can be turned transformer-like into a 2,000-bed hospital. The architects hired by the Rambam Medical Center in Haifa designed the walls of …

COVID-19 Will Test the Ability of Healthcare CFOs to Manage Financial Risk


Chief financial officers around the world are scrambling to figure out how to manage the short-term economic impact and the long-term economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on their companies …

4sight Friday | Life With COVID-19 | Hospitals at the Margins | Coronavirus Competency


Read 03/20/2020 Edition here. Curated by David Burda, 4sight Health’s news editor and columnist. Columns here. Find 4sight Health and industry opinions and news on market-based change, all with the …

Adjusting to Life with Spreading Covid-19: Stay Safe and Be Productive


Covid-19 is stressing American society and us all in fundamental ways. The obvious and most important impact is the potential loss of life, particularly for the frail elderly and medically …