COVID-19: Lessons Learned So Far

COVID-19: Lessons Learned So Far

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to grow and stay at home orders are extended, it is clear that this crisis has not yet reached its peak in the U.S. While there is still much to be learned about the virus and how to treat, contain and prevent it, there are...
COVID-19 Update: Sustaining Employer Health Strategies

COVID-19 Update: Sustaining Employer Health Strategies

These are truly unprecedented times. COVID-19 has overwhelmed hospitals and resulted in astounding state-wide lockdowns that have crippled entire cities. In the face of these challenging circumstances, Applied Health Analytics would like to extend sincere appreciation...
Retailers Continue Push Into Primary Care

Retailers Continue Push Into Primary Care

A previous blog post discussed how insurers were venturing into the primary care space by opening their own clinics, most notably the partnership between CVS Health and Aetna to operate MinuteClinics. Now retailers are the latest to jump into the market with Wal-Mart...
Insurer-Owned Clinics Are On the Rise

Insurer-Owned Clinics Are On the Rise

Another big change is taking place in the healthcare market as health insurers open their own primary care clinics, as described in a recent article in The Wall Street Journal. The move allows for some of the nation’s largest health insurers to take control of both...