THS Analysis: Advancing American Kidney Health program

THS Analysis: Advancing American Kidney Health program On Wednesday, July 10 President Trump signed an executive order creating the Advancing American Kidney Health program. The order seeks to reduce the number of Americans developing end-stage renal disease (ESRD) by 25 percent by 2030 and have 80 percent of new ESRD patients either receiving dialysis at

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Analysis: Trump administration unveils plan to allow drug importation from Canada

On Wednesday, HHS and the FDA released a plan to lay the foundation to import certain low-cost drugs from Canada. Insulin, biological drugs, controlled substances, and intravenous drugs would not be included. According to HHS Secretary Alex Azar, who alluded to working on a proposal with President Trump just a day earlier, the plan represents

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Analysis: Trump administration unveils plan to allow drug importation from Canada

On Wednesday, HHS and the FDA released a plan to lay the foundation to import certain low-cost drugs from Canada. Insulin, biological drugs, controlled substances, and intravenous drugs would not be included. According to HHS Secretary Alex Azar, who alluded to working on a proposal with President Trump just a day earlier, the plan represents

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THS Brief: CMMI Primary Care Initiative

THS Brief: CMMI Primary Care Initiative Press release here; fact sheet here HHS and CMS have launched a set of new payment models, dubbed the Primary Cares Initiative, that aim to transform primary care through value-based options. The new models will also test financial risk and performance-based payments for primary care practitioners and clinicians.   The initiative,

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Greg Williams joins THS as First Managing Director

Greg Williams, Addiction System and Policy Expert, and Award-Winning Storyteller, Joins David Smith at Third Horizon Strategies as Managing Director Chicago, IL, April 10, 2019 – Third Horizon Strategies (THS) is proud to announce that Greg Williams, former Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Facing Addiction with NCADD, has joined the firm as a managing

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Health care council “State of Chicago Health Care”

October 9, 2018 – Ahead of its two-year anniversary, the Health Care Council of Chicago (HC3), a collaborative of Chicago’s nationally-recognized health care industry players that drives solutions to the city’s most important health-related issues, has released its second annual report on the state of the Chicago health care industry. The report reaffirms that Chicago’s

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