Modern Healthcare Staff
Managing Editor / Chicago
Matthew Weinstock assigns, edits and directs coverage for Modern Healthcare. He joined Modern Healthcare in 2017 as the managing editor. Previously, he was director of communications and publication relations for the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. Prior to that, he spent 12 years as an editor at Hospitals & Health Networks. He’s won numerous national and regional journalism awards, including the prestigious McAllister Editorial Fellowship in 2013. He began his reporting career in the late 1990s in Washington, D.C., covering Congress and federal regulatory agencies. He has a bachelor's degree in English and political science from the University of Wisconsin.
Leaders at Modern Healthcare’s Transformation Summit in Austin, Texas, offered insight into how their organizations have pursued working with industry outsiders, despite the fact healthcare often works at glacial speeds compared to other sectors.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan, and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Director Adam Boehler are just a few of the D.C. heavyweights lined up to speak at the American Hospital Association's annual membership meeting.
Blue Shield of California continues to experiment with different payment models and is helping bring telehealth services to fire-ravaged parts of the state. But CEO Paul Markovich says the industry must do more to address the underlying issue of affordability.