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Want the lowest-net-cost drugs? Change your thinking on disruption

When your organization asks for a lowest-net-cost formulary, what you’re really saying is, “I want the deepest contractual discounts aligned with my formulary without disruption.” See this article as it originally appeared in MedCity News    It might seem like a lowest-net-cost formulary would be made up of clinically equivalent agents with the lowest overall cost. …

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6 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Solve the Problem of Medical Debt

Healthcare companies that address this issue head-on will be the leaders of the industry in the future. See the original article published for Entrepreneur. Medical debt is the leading cause of bankruptcy in the US and currently affects almost a third of working Americans. Limited in options and filled with desperation, a quarter-million Americans launch campaigns on GoFundMe or solicit …

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Where Budding Entrepreneurs Get Stuck — and How to Become Free and Amplified

See the original article published for Real Leaders. Most professionals have at least one concrete idea about how their industry could work better. The world is full of imperfect systems — the American healthcare system is clearly one of them — and the people who work in them day in and day out for years begin to …

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Goodroot CRO Michelle Frank Featured on Healthcare Americana

https://vimeo.com/585501753 DRUG AFFORDABILITY IS A REAL PROBLEM Freedom Healthworks CEO & Co-founder, Christopher Habig interviews Goodroot Chief Revenue Officer Michelle Frank on his podcast, Healthcare Americana. They discuss healthcare and the current drug pricing landscape and its impact on consumers. Michelle shares the mission of Goodroot and our affiliate companies and our pursuit of reinventing healthcare …

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Warren Buffett Tried to Kill the ‘Tapeworm’ of Healthcare Costs But Couldn’t Do It. Maybe Entrepreneurs Can.

See this article as it originally appeared in Entrepreneur. Warren Buffett recently described the American healthcare system as a “tapeworm in the American economy.” Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase and Amazon formed Haven to disrupt the healthcare industry — which is 17 percent of GDP — and, as Buffett put it, “the tapeworm won.” One might assume that since three of …

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CoeoRx Launches To Give Employer Groups Pharmacy Benefit Choice, Leverage and Savings

COLLINSVILLE, CT – CoeoRx recently launched to provide small- and mid-sized employer groups with the access to customized pharmacy benefits that lower healthcare costs while still providing the highest quality care for their employees. The company’s unique approach brings choice, leverage and savings previously unavailable to small organizations navigating the complex world of pharmacy benefit …

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WNPR and Mike Waterbury on Rising Healthcare Costs and Goodroot’s Solutions

WNPR Connecticut Public Radio recently interviewed Goodroot CEO Mike Waterbury during “All Things Considered” about our mission to lower healthcare costs. In his last question of the interview, host John Henry Smith asks about the $30 billion in healthcare waste spending that Goodroot has committed to eliminate from the system by 2025. This speaks to …

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CFO Thought Leader Podcast Features Goodroot CFO Jim Harper

The latest episode of the CFO Thought Leader podcast by Forbes columnist and author Jack Sweeney kicks off with this extremely accurate description of Goodroot: “According to CFO Jim Harper, the best way to transform the current healthcare system is to replace its connective tissue …” In this detailed interview, Goodroot CFO Jim Harper shows …

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New Price Transparency Rule Underscores Key Healthcare System Challenges

In January, a new Hospital Price Transparency Final Rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) went into effect requiring all hospitals to make public a list of their standard charges for items and services. Overwhelmed with the pandemic, and faced with financial penalties for each day of non-compliance, many hospitals simply posted …

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