Presentations

Introductory Video
This video highlights an introduction to Columbia Healthcare Analytics, Inc. and its external review program by its founder, Dr. David Jadwin.

George Lundberg
June 25, 2012: George Lundberg, MD, Editor-at-Large, MedPage Today speaks out on “A Better Way to Do Utilization Review”. Dr. Lundberg was Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).  During his 17-year tenure, JAMA’s scientific impact factor rose to its highest level, exceeded only by the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, and Annals of Internal Medicine, among general medical journals. He questions the effectiveness of utilization review as currently practiced in the United States and comments about CHA’s approach.

AOA/Better Blood Use
May 9, 2013: External review applied to blood management can lead to an immediate reduction in hospital blood use, clearly teaching physicians how not to use blood and how best to use blood. This presentation will demonstrate the application of external review as a service (ERaaS™). The speaker is David Jadwin, DO, founder, chief medical officer and CEO of Columbia Healthcare Analytics, Inc. The moderator is Paul LaCasse, president and CEO of BotsHealth Care and chair of the American Osteopathic Association’s Bureau of Hospitals.