Our Spotlight on Action podcast series highlights LAN stakeholders’ work on the ground to affect positive change in the nation’s healthcare system. Through leading alternative payment model (APM) adoption, to addressing systemic disparities in both access and quality of care, LAN stakeholders are passionate about improving the healthcare system for everyone.

These are their stories from the front line of healthcare transformation.

Spotlight on Action Episodes

EPISODE 3: Healthcare Resiliency – Lessons from the Front Lines

PART 2: Emily Brower, Trinity Health 

Emily shares how Trinity Health is responding to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of considering health equity in care delivery, and how APMs can support resiliency during public health emergencies. 

PART 1: Will Shrank, Humana

Will shares how Humana is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, eliminating barriers to telehealth, and how healthcare is evolving to address equity, access, and inclusion.

EPISODE 2: Meeting Patients Where They Are: A Community-Based Approach to Overcoming Health Barriers,
Featuring Dr. Andrea Gelzer and Karen Dale, AmeriHealth Caritas

Host Jeff Goldman, Director of the LAN through the MITRE-operated Health FFRDC, interviews Dr. Andrea Gelzer, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for AmeriHealth Caritas, and Karen Dale, Market President of AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia. In this episode, they share how their organization is responding to issues of equity and access while promoting value-based payment initiatives to improve outcomes.

EPISODE 1: Aligning Healthcare Value with the Nation’s Values,
Featuring Frederick Isasi, Families USA  

Host Aparna Higgins, LAN Senior Advisor and a Senior Policy Fellow at the Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy, interviews Frederick Isasi, Executive Director at Families USA, one of the nation’s leading nonpartisan nonprofit healthcare advocacy organizations. In this episode, Aparna and Frederick take a deep dive into health equity and discuss creating solutions to reduce disparities in the U.S. healthcare system through APMs and value-based payments.