Biography for Gienna Shaw
Gienna Shaw, editor-in-chief of FierceHealthcare, FierceHealthIT and their related publications, has been a reporter and editor for more than 20 years. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she was a senior editor for HealthLeaders Media, covering the business of healthcare, including health IT and clinical technology, social media, healthcare marketing and patient experience. She is also the author of three non-fiction books—two on hospital, health system and physician practice advertising and one on Celtic mythology. Gienna lives near the ocean just north of Boston, where her dog, a beagle-sheltie mix, enjoys tilting at seagulls. Her interests include photography, mixed media, reading and chocolate. Reach Gienna at [email protected]. Follow her on Twitter @Gienna or connect with her on LinkedIn.
Articles by Gienna Shaw
As part of a broader effort to stem losses from Affordable Care Act plans, insurer Highmark, Inc. will cut physician reimbursement rates for those plans by 4.5 percent starting in April.
Andrea Willis, M.D., chief medical officer of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, writes about the benefits of a patient-centered medical home in a column for The Tennessean.
Insurers and providers are putting more emphasis on wellness and preventive care--including smoking cessation programs--in an effort to control costly chronic conditions, such as heart disease.
Boston-based Neighborhood Health Plan, best known for managing the care of low-income Medicaid patients, is accelerating a push into the crowded large-employer market.
Newly released emails reveal that economist Jonathan Gruber worked more closely than previously known with the White House and top federal officials to shape the law.
Health insurer Anthem was the country's top Medicaid insurer as of the first quarter of 2015, according to a forthcoming market intelligence report. Two California plans had the most Medicaid enrollees.
Despite stepping down from his role of U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Todd Parks' Healthcare.gov woes are not over yet.
When the Supreme Court announced it would hear the case of King v. Burwell, which challenges the legality of federal insurance subsidies, reaction to the news was mixed. Arguments ranged from "this could change everything" to "this is not big deal."
Health IT tools and more transparent relationships with providers are among the best practices that can help health insurance companies improve health management programs, according to a new report by IDC Health Insights.