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Below are some of Dr. Amol Navathe's available media features. All listings are hyperlinked to direct interested readers, website viewers, and/or listeners to the appropriate outlet.

CMMI's pause on direct contracting a turning point for value-based care
Posted on: May, 2021
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In this Modern Healthcare article by Michael Brady, Dr. Amol Navathe comments on the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation's decision to temporarily halt applications for the Global and Professional Direct Contracting Model and the potential impact on the future of value-based care.

The Next Decade of Value-Based Payment: Insights, Recommendations, and Future Promise
Posted on: March, 2021
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Top experts from Penn LDI and the Healthcare Transformation Institute (HTI) discuss the first decade of alternative payment model (APM) experiments and their recommendations for the next 10 years of APM development. Dr. Amol Navathe details barriers to APM participation as well as noting the lack of APM efforts focused on health equity. 


Rural Health Association Podcast: Payment Inequities: Episode 48
Posted on: December, 2020
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In this podcast, Dr. Amol Navathe discusses his recent New York Times Opinion, the need for payment reform, and how the current system enables problems. Hosted by the Virginia Rural Health Association.

Global Budgeting Brings Financial Stability, Care Redesign To Hospitals
Posted on: December, 2020
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In this Modern Healthcare article, Dr. Amol Navathe offers some of the reasons global budgets have not produced anticipated savings and provides examples of how global budgets can improve financial stability for some providers.

Bacon Podcast: Innovating Primary Care Payment: Episode 20
Posted on: December, 2020 | Medicare Payment Model
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Dr. Amol Navathe discusses Primary Care First, a new Medicare program that uses a population-based payment model, in episode 20 (November 2020) of the BACON Podcast hosted by the MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization. The podcast is also available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Stitcher - search for "mainehealth" on any of those platforms.

Webinar: Emerging Trends in Telemedicine
Posted on: November, 2020
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This webinar (December 7th, 2020, 11:00 AM EST) will highlight: recent growth trends in global telemedicine research; critical success factors and strategies for increasing telehealth uptake; the state of clinical standards for the practice of telemedicine; and the impact of the regulatory environment. Panelists include Amol S. Navathe, MD, PhD; Heather Ross, MD, MHSc, FRCP (C), FACC, FCCS; and Robin Ohannessian, MD, MPH. Register in Advance.

'Internal Competitiveness' of Docs Spurs Improvement
Posted on: November, 2020
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Nick Mulcahy of Medscape's Medical News interviewed Dr. Amol Navathe about a recent study of the effect of a peer comparison email intervention on oncology performance and outcomes recently published in JAMA Network Open in October 2020. According to Dr. Navathe, the results of the study represent a "meaningful" change in clinical practice. 




With MA Growing, Time to Make Some Comparisons
Posted on: October, 2020

Researchers compare beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease in a Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan sponsored by CareMore to patients in traditional Medicare, explains Amol Navathe, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, in this first of two part video series.

Dr. Amol Navathe on The ACO Show
Posted on: April, 2020
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The ACO Show explores the transformation to value-based healthcare with Josh Israel MD (@DrJIsrael) and Joe Shonkwiler MD, MBA (@JoeShonkwiler). On this episode (69), "Behavioral Economics and Health Care System Reform," Dr. Amol Navathe (@AmolNavathe), physician and health economist, speaks with Joe (@JoeShonkwiler). Dr. Navathe serves as the Co-Director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, a commissioner of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission…