Tammy Worth

Worth is healthcare editor and a contributing writer.
HIV-Prevention Drug Correlates with Income Gap
Health+Benefits HIV-Prevention Drug Correlates with Income Gap
Q&A with Conor Lennon, Associate Professor of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic ...
December 1, 2022
Insurer Tackles Wellness Through Public Health Lens
Health+Benefits Insurer Tackles Wellness Through Public Health Lens
Q&A with Sanjiv Shah, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, MetroPlusHealth
November 1, 2022
In Search of Mental Health Equity
Health+Benefits In Search of Mental Health Equity
In a first round of checks to determine mental health parity in insurance plans,...
November 1, 2022
Price Transparency Can Open Doors for Patients and Employers
Health+Benefits Price Transparency Can Open Doors for Patients and Employers
Q&A with Marcus Dorstel, VP, Operations, Turquoise Health
September 29, 2022
Are Free Health Plans an Emerging Trend?
Health+Benefits Are Free Health Plans an Emerging Trend?
Q&A with Tracy Watts, Senior Partner, Mercer
September 1, 2022
Identifying and Reducing Health Disparities
Health+Benefits Identifying and Reducing Health Disparities
Q&A with Robert Andrews, CEO, Health Transformation Alliance
July 19, 2022
Headed for Catastrophe
EBLF Headed for Catastrophe
Multimillion-dollar health claims are on the rise due in part to specialty drugs...
May 31, 2022
No Going Back
EBLF No Going Back
Strategic investments and record health tech funding numbers show just how embed...
May 31, 2022
Taking Care of Your Talent
Health+Benefits Taking Care of Your Talent
Q&A with Tom Finn, Co-Founder and CEO, LeggUP
May 18, 2022
Healthcare Data Transparency Gets Boost from Acquisition
Health+Benefits Healthcare Data Transparency Gets Boost from Acquisition
Q&A with Bill Kampine, Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Healthcare Blueb...
May 1, 2022
Revenge Travel Prompts New Employee Benefit
Health+Benefits Revenge Travel Prompts New Employee Benefit
Q&A with Steve Paraboschi, CEO, International Medical Group, and Prashanth Gangu...
April 1, 2022
Health Premium Surcharges: Effective Stick or Miniscule Mover?
Health+Benefits Health Premium Surcharges: Effective Stick or Miniscule Mover?
Q&A with Jill Van Den Bos, Principal and Actuary, and Shelley Moss, Actuary, at ...
February 28, 2022
Digitized, Personalized: Today’s Financial Wellness
Health+Benefits Digitized, Personalized: Today’s Financial Wellness
Q&A with Rebecca Liebman, Co-Founder and CEO of LearnLux
January 18, 2022
Lessons Learned
Health+Benefits Lessons Learned
The healthcare industry underwent systemic changes during the height of the pand...
November 30, 2021
Disability as Relief for COVID Long-Haulers
Health+Benefits Disability as Relief for COVID Long-Haulers
Q&A with John Shaw, Benefits Account Executive, Risk Strategies
November 30, 2021
How Are Hospitals Complying with Price Transparency?
Health+Benefits How Are Hospitals Complying with Price Transparency?
Q&A with Heather Kawamoto, Vice President of Product Strategy at Waystar
November 1, 2021
Virtual First
Health+Benefits Virtual First
Q&A with Carrie Kincaid, VP, Individual Markets, Priority Health, and Paul Barto...
October 1, 2021
Going Direct: Primary Care, Subscription Style
Health+Benefits Going Direct: Primary Care, Subscription Style
Q&A with Brian Forrest, M.D., Founder and CEO of Access Healthcare Direct
August 31, 2021
Rewriting the Social Contract
Health+Benefits Rewriting the Social Contract
Employers are preparing to bring workers back. But workers have their own ideas ...
July 20, 2021
Sitting in the Middle
Health+Benefits Sitting in the Middle
Q&A with Becky Patel, CEO, AmWINS Connect
July 20, 2021
Your Employee Caregivers Are Struggling
Health+Benefits Your Employee Caregivers Are Struggling
Q&A with Yanela Frias, President, Prudential Retirement
June 1, 2021
Providers Ripe for M&A?
Health+Benefits Providers Ripe for M&A?
Q&A with Rod Cruickshank, CEO, The Partners Group; Karl Olson, VP, Professional ...
May 2, 2021
The Fourth Pillar of the Benefits Stack
Health+Benefits The Fourth Pillar of the Benefits Stack
Q&A with Alyson Watson, CEO and Founder, Modern Health, and Brad Lande-Shannon, ...
March 31, 2021
Wellness Bleeding You Dry?
Health+Benefits Wellness Bleeding You Dry?
The wellness industry is unproven but not without opportunity.
March 31, 2021
Evaluating the Data on Digital Health
Health+Benefits Evaluating the Data on Digital Health
Q&A with Adam Cohen, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Medicin...
February 28, 2021
The Compounding Business
Health+Benefits The Compounding Business
Q&A with Tara Thompson, Pharmacist and Vice President of Clinical Services at In...
January 19, 2021
Compounding Cost Savings
Health+Benefits Compounding Cost Savings
Q&A with Dhaval Bhanusali, MD, Dermatologist and Founder of Skin Medicinals
January 19, 2021
Financial Focus on Nitty-Gritty
Health+Benefits Financial Focus on Nitty-Gritty
Q&A with Lisa Greenwald, CEO, Greenwald Research, and Paul Fronstin, Director of...
November 30, 2020
Racism and Health
Health+Benefits Racism and Health
How COVID-19 hurled the issue to the fore.
November 1, 2020
Driving Efficiency in Virtual Care
Health+Benefits Driving Efficiency in Virtual Care
Q&A with Jonathan Pearce, CEO, Zipnosis
October 20, 2020
The Search for Low-Cost, High-Quality Providers
Health+Benefits The Search for Low-Cost, High-Quality Providers
Q&A with Jami Doucette, President of Premise Health, and Bill Kampine, Co-Founde...
September 24, 2020
Beyond COBRA: What Can Employers Offer?
Health+Benefits Beyond COBRA: What Can Employers Offer?
Q&A with Sherri Bockhorst, SVP of Product Strategy and Innovation at Businessolv...
August 25, 2020
Surgery Savings
Health+Benefits Surgery Savings
Q&A with Brand Newland, CEO and Co-Founder of Goldfinch Health
July 9, 2020
Test, Test, and Test Again
Health+Benefits Test, Test, and Test Again
Q&A with Ge Bai, Associate Professor of Accounting at Johns Hopkins Carey Busine...
May 31, 2020
The Crisis Inside
EBLF The Crisis Inside
Mental health issues may be hard to see, but now more than ever they need employ...
May 20, 2020
Parsing the Drug Supply Chain
Health+Benefits Parsing the Drug Supply Chain
Q&A with Eric Levin, CEO of Scripta Insights
April 27, 2020
The Power of the Payer
Health+Benefits The Power of the Payer
Experts say now’s the time for employers to use their leverage to fight mega-m...
April 1, 2020
Good PT Is Great Rx
Health+Benefits Good PT Is Great Rx
Q&A with Mary O’Donoghue, Chief Clinical and Product Officer, MedRisk
March 26, 2020
PBGH Drug Formulary Study
Health+Benefits PBGH Drug Formulary Study
Q&A with Lauren Vela, Senior Director of Member Value, Pacific Business Group on...
March 1, 2020
Telemedicine’s Triple Risk
EBLF Telemedicine’s Triple Risk
Q&A with Jennifer Schoenthal, Miscellaneous Medical Underwriter, Beazley
January 16, 2020
What Supplemental Benefits Look Like for Anthem, Humana, and UHC
Health+Benefits What Supplemental Benefits Look Like for Anthem, Humana, and UHC
Q&A with Martin Esquivel, vice president of Medicare product management, Anthem;...
November 26, 2019
Medicare Advantage Takes Holistic Approach
Health+Benefits Medicare Advantage Takes Holistic Approach
Q&A with Mark Kriscunas, leader of business operations and finance, and Peter Ph...
November 26, 2019
Hiding in Plain Sight
Health+Benefits Hiding in Plain Sight
Social determinants are finally being identified as major contributing factors t...
November 1, 2019
Lost in Translation
Health+Benefits Lost in Translation
Q&A with Melissa Burkhart, President, Futuro Sólido USA
October 29, 2019
Q&A with Julie Evarts of EHD Insurance
Health+Benefits Q&A with Julie Evarts of EHD Insurance
Wellness is becoming more focused on treating the whole person. Here's why welln...
October 1, 2019
Can Pet Choice Predict Health Risk?
Health+Benefits Can Pet Choice Predict Health Risk?
Q&A with Kurt Waltenbaugh, CEO & Co-Founder, Carrot Health
August 15, 2019
Your Customers Are Changing
Health+Benefits Your Customers Are Changing
Telemedicine is healthcare’s answer for the on-demand world.
July 23, 2019
Intelligent Advisor
Health+Benefits Intelligent Advisor
Q&A with Amanda Lannert, CEO of Jellyvision
July 12, 2019
It’s Personal
Health+Benefits It’s Personal
Can insurers and PBMs harness their combined data to truly know the patient bett...
May 24, 2019
Health Intelligence
Health+Benefits Health Intelligence
Q&A with Jonathan Gandolf, Director of Marketing at Springbuk
May 23, 2019
Prescription Back-Door Discounts
Health+Benefits Prescription Back-Door Discounts
Q&A with Steve Wojcik, VP, National Business Group on Health; Caleb Alexander, c...
April 19, 2019
Comcast Invests in Major Market Need
Health+Benefits Comcast Invests in Major Market Need
Q&A with Callum King, Co-founder and President, Brightside
March 27, 2019
The Doctor Is In
Health+Benefits The Doctor Is In
A community-based education program trains barbers as health advocates, reaching...
March 1, 2019
Genetic Benefit
Health+Benefits Genetic Benefit
Q&A with Nick Bellanca, EVP of sales and business development for Wamberg Genomi...
March 1, 2019
Health Negotiator
Health+Benefits Health Negotiator
Q&A with Marilyn Bartlett, Special Projects Coordinator for the State of Montana...
January 22, 2019
Too Costly to Ignore
Health+Benefits Too Costly to Ignore
Q&A with Darcy Gruttadaro, director of the Center for Workplace Mental Health, a...
November 30, 2018
Bloodlines
Health+Benefits Bloodlines
The majority of healthcare spend goes toward a small minority of patients. How c...
October 31, 2018
Money Well Spent
Health+Benefits Money Well Spent
Q&A with Shane Wolverton, SVP of corporate development for Quantros
October 31, 2018
Build Pricing Transparency App-titude
Health+Benefits Build Pricing Transparency App-titude
Q&A with Mark Galvin, CEO of MyMedicalShopper
September 27, 2018
Medical Model
Health+Benefits Medical Model
Q&A with Don Vaughn, a postdoctoral fellow at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuro...
August 30, 2018
Food Focus
Health+Benefits Food Focus
Q&A with Seth Berkowitz, assistant professor of medicine at the University of No...
July 18, 2018
Vendor Madness
Health+Benefits Vendor Madness
Design-build is changing the benefits industry, but how do you choose from the e...
May 23, 2018
One Size Fits One
Health+Benefits One Size Fits One
Q&A with Kim Buckey, Vice President of Client Services, DirectPath
May 22, 2018
Cutting Drug Prices—German Style
Health+Benefits Cutting Drug Prices—German Style
Q&A with Elizabeth Seeley, adjunct lecturer on health policy and management at t...
April 30, 2018
Streamlining Drugs
Health+Benefits Streamlining Drugs
How You Can Cut the Cost of Prescription Meds
April 30, 2018
Digital Therapy
Health+Benefits Digital Therapy
Q&A with Rob Guigley, VP of Sales and Health Plans, Omada Health
March 28, 2018
Global Budgets: Testing Ground
Health+Benefits Global Budgets: Testing Ground
Q&A with Jesse Pines, M.D., GW Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Resea...
February 28, 2018
Inside ACOs
Health+Benefits Inside ACOs
Q&A with The Leavitt Partners’ chief development officer, David Smith, on acco...
January 24, 2018
Double Vision
Health+Benefits Double Vision
In theory, ACOs promise great value, but how do they fare in practice?
January 23, 2018