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The Power of Payer Partnerships In Behavioral Health with Solome Tibebu, founder and CEO of Behavioral Health Tech

The Power of Payer Partnerships In Behavioral Health with Solome Tibebu, founder and CEO of Behavioral Health Tech

The demand for mental health and substance use services is growing, requiring more clinicians and alternative support roles like coaches and peers. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Solome Tibebu, founder and CEO of Behavioral Health Tech, discusses the importance of payer partnerships with digital health innovators in behavioral health. She emphasizes the need for collaboration to ensure members are directed to the right services, particularly for specialized conditions like eating disorders and OCD, while also highlighting the role of technology, health equity, and innovation in expanding access to mental health, substance use, and IDD care. Solome underscores the success of pioneering plans like NovaWell in reaching underserved populations, including young people and people of color, but notes the ongoing challenges with payment codes and reimbursement. She also stresses the need for more clinicians to meet the rising demand for mental health services and suggests that coaches and peers can help fill this gap, though many payers are not yet reimbursing for these roles. Tune in and learn how collaboration and innovation are shaping the future of behavioral health! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Follow and connect with Solome Tibebu on LinkedIn. Learn more about Behavioral Health Tech on their LinkedIn and website. Subscribe to the Behavioral Health Tech newsletter here. Book a ticket to the Annual Behavioral Health Conference here.

The Power of Payer Partnerships In Behavioral Health with Solome Tibebu, founder and CEO of Behavioral Health Tech

The demand for mental health and substance use services is growing, requiring more clinicians and alternative support roles like coaches and peers. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Solome Tibebu, founder and CEO of Behavioral Health Tech, discusses the importance of payer partnerships with digital health innovators in behavioral health. She emphasizes the need for collaboration to ensure members are directed to the right services, particularly for specialized conditions like eating disorders and OCD, while also highlighting the role of technology, health equity, and innovation in expanding access to mental health, substance use, and IDD care. Solome underscores the success of pioneering plans like NovaWell in reaching underserved populations, including young people and people of color, but notes the ongoing challenges with payment codes and reimbursement. She also stresses the need for more clinicians to meet the rising demand for mental health services and suggests that coaches and peers can help fill this gap, though many payers are not yet reimbursing for these roles. Tune in and learn how collaboration and innovation are shaping the future of behavioral health! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Follow and connect with Solome Tibebu on LinkedIn. Learn more about Behavioral Health Tech on their LinkedIn and website. Subscribe to the Behavioral Health Tech newsletter here. Book a ticket to the Annual Behavioral Health Conference here.

Empowering Employers as Changemakers: Transforming Healthcare Through Direct Partnerships with Nick Stefanizzi, CEO of Northwell Direct

Empowering Employers as Changemakers: Transforming Healthcare Through Direct Partnerships with Nick Stefanizzi, CEO of Northwell Direct

How can integrated delivery systems leverage emerging technologies like data analytics, AI, and machine learning without losing the human touch in patient-provider relationships? In this groundbreaking episode, Nick Stefanizzi explores how employers can drive healthcare system change, emphasizing data analytics, AI, and maintaining human touch in patient care. He highlights employers' pivotal role in healthcare transformation through data-driven strategies and innovative partnerships with providers, reshaping health plans to enhance care access, quality, and affordability. Join us as we uncover the untapped potential of employer-led initiatives and their ability to reshape the future of healthcare delivery! Resources: Connect with and follow Nick Stefanizzi on LinkedIn.  Learn more about Northwell Health on their LinkedIn and website. Check out healthcare-specific sources of information mentioned by Nick Stefanizzi, like Modern Healthcare, Becker’s Hospital Review, Fierce Healthcare, SIIA, and Dr. Eric Bricker’s LinkedIn.

Empowering Employers as Changemakers: Transforming Healthcare Through Direct Partnerships with Nick Stefanizzi, CEO of Northwell Direct

How can integrated delivery systems leverage emerging technologies like data analytics, AI, and machine learning without losing the human touch in patient-provider relationships? In this groundbreaking episode, Nick Stefanizzi explores how employers can drive healthcare system change, emphasizing data analytics, AI, and maintaining human touch in patient care. He highlights employers' pivotal role in healthcare transformation through data-driven strategies and innovative partnerships with providers, reshaping health plans to enhance care access, quality, and affordability. Join us as we uncover the untapped potential of employer-led initiatives and their ability to reshape the future of healthcare delivery! Resources: Connect with and follow Nick Stefanizzi on LinkedIn.  Learn more about Northwell Health on their LinkedIn and website. Check out healthcare-specific sources of information mentioned by Nick Stefanizzi, like Modern Healthcare, Becker’s Hospital Review, Fierce Healthcare, SIIA, and Dr. Eric Bricker’s LinkedIn.

Discover the Future of Dentistry with Innovative AI Technology with Dr. Miguel Stanley, dentist and director of the White Clinic in Lisbon, and CEO and founder of Missing Link AI

Discover the Future of Dentistry with Innovative AI Technology with Dr. Miguel Stanley, dentist and director of the White Clinic in Lisbon, and CEO and founder of Missing Link AI

No chronic inflammation in the body is the foundation of longevity. In this episode, Dr. Miguel Stanley discusses the critical connection between dentistry and overall health, stressing the need for better communication between doctors and dentists, integrating medical and dental records, and understanding the systemic impact of oral health. Highlighting his innovative approach to interdisciplinary dental practices and Missing Link AI's ability to identify hidden dental diseases through X-ray scans, he shares his mission to revolutionize dentistry with a focus on patient well-being and advanced diagnostics. Tune in and learn why bridging the gap between medicine and dentistry can improve patient outcomes by addressing systemic health issues related to oral health! Resources: Connect with and follow Dr. Miguel Stanley on LinkedIn and Instagram. Visit Dr. Stanley’s website! Follow the White Clinic on LinkedIn and discover their website! Follow Missing Link AI on LinkedIn and visit their website! Watch the entire episode on YouTube and get more details at Think Oral Health.

Discover the Future of Dentistry with Innovative AI Technology with Dr. Miguel Stanley, dentist and director of the White Clinic in Lisbon, and CEO and founder of Missing Link AI

No chronic inflammation in the body is the foundation of longevity. In this episode, Dr. Miguel Stanley discusses the critical connection between dentistry and overall health, stressing the need for better communication between doctors and dentists, integrating medical and dental records, and understanding the systemic impact of oral health. Highlighting his innovative approach to interdisciplinary dental practices and Missing Link AI's ability to identify hidden dental diseases through X-ray scans, he shares his mission to revolutionize dentistry with a focus on patient well-being and advanced diagnostics. Tune in and learn why bridging the gap between medicine and dentistry can improve patient outcomes by addressing systemic health issues related to oral health! Resources: Connect with and follow Dr. Miguel Stanley on LinkedIn and Instagram. Visit Dr. Stanley’s website! Follow the White Clinic on LinkedIn and discover their website! Follow Missing Link AI on LinkedIn and visit their website! Watch the entire episode on YouTube and get more details at Think Oral Health.

Reducing Administrative Waste in Healthcare Systems with Eric Demers, CEO of Madaket Health

Reducing Administrative Waste in Healthcare Systems with Eric Demers, CEO of Madaket Health

Synchronizing provider data between health organizations and insurance companies ensures accurate information and reduces costs. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Eric Demers, CEO of Madaket Health, discusses his company’s role in benefitting patients through reducing administrative waste and enhancing efficiencies for providers and payers. By streamlining and automating functions, Madaket Health helps synchronize provider data between health organizations and insurance companies, ensuring accurate information flow and reducing costs. Eric stresses the importance of accurate provider data managed by organizations like insurance companies, which supports initiatives like the No Surprises Act and enhances provider network management, member satisfaction, and quality. He highlights the challenges of misinformation in healthcare and the need for accurate directories, emphasizing that improving provider directories can enhance quality, reduce costs, and increase revenues. He also explains that using platforms like Madaket Health can prevent revenue loss and create business opportunities. Tune in and learn how to navigate the complexities of the healthcare industry and improve your organization's operations! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Eric Demers on LinkedIn. Learn more about Madaket Health on their LinkedIn and website. Listen to Eric’s previous episode on our podcast here.

Reducing Administrative Waste in Healthcare Systems with Eric Demers, CEO of Madaket Health

Synchronizing provider data between health organizations and insurance companies ensures accurate information and reduces costs. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Eric Demers, CEO of Madaket Health, discusses his company’s role in benefitting patients through reducing administrative waste and enhancing efficiencies for providers and payers. By streamlining and automating functions, Madaket Health helps synchronize provider data between health organizations and insurance companies, ensuring accurate information flow and reducing costs. Eric stresses the importance of accurate provider data managed by organizations like insurance companies, which supports initiatives like the No Surprises Act and enhances provider network management, member satisfaction, and quality. He highlights the challenges of misinformation in healthcare and the need for accurate directories, emphasizing that improving provider directories can enhance quality, reduce costs, and increase revenues. He also explains that using platforms like Madaket Health can prevent revenue loss and create business opportunities. Tune in and learn how to navigate the complexities of the healthcare industry and improve your organization's operations! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Eric Demers on LinkedIn. Learn more about Madaket Health on their LinkedIn and website. Listen to Eric’s previous episode on our podcast here.

Improving Accessibility And Transparency In Home-Based Services with Ashish Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of Dina Care

Improving Accessibility And Transparency In Home-Based Services with Ashish Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of Dina Care

Care delivery is shifting towards home and community settings to improve accessibility and reliability. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Ashish Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of Dina Care, centers the discussion on the shift in care delivery to the home and community, focusing on improving accessibility, reliability, and transparency. Ashish highlights organizing care logistics for services like skilled nursing and physical therapy at home and emphasizes the need for health plans and providers to improve access to essential services suitable for home and community delivery. He discusses the benefits of Dina's technology in quickly confirming requests and establishing strong connectivity, reducing friction, and enhancing well-being, especially for Medicare Advantage members, while also addressing health equity challenges and the value of nonmedical benefits. Additionally, he emphasizes the importance of collaboration among providers, payers, solution providers, and vendors, mentioning how Dina Care’s platform ensures members get the necessary services, positively impacting outcomes Tune in and learn how home-based care is transforming healthcare and why collaboration among providers, payers, solution providers, and vendors is essential for this initiative’s success. Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Ashish Shah on LinkedIn. Learn more about Dina Care on their LinkedIn, X, and website.

Improving Accessibility And Transparency In Home-Based Services with Ashish Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of Dina Care

Care delivery is shifting towards home and community settings to improve accessibility and reliability. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Ashish Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of Dina Care, centers the discussion on the shift in care delivery to the home and community, focusing on improving accessibility, reliability, and transparency. Ashish highlights organizing care logistics for services like skilled nursing and physical therapy at home and emphasizes the need for health plans and providers to improve access to essential services suitable for home and community delivery. He discusses the benefits of Dina's technology in quickly confirming requests and establishing strong connectivity, reducing friction, and enhancing well-being, especially for Medicare Advantage members, while also addressing health equity challenges and the value of nonmedical benefits. Additionally, he emphasizes the importance of collaboration among providers, payers, solution providers, and vendors, mentioning how Dina Care’s platform ensures members get the necessary services, positively impacting outcomes Tune in and learn how home-based care is transforming healthcare and why collaboration among providers, payers, solution providers, and vendors is essential for this initiative’s success. Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Ashish Shah on LinkedIn. Learn more about Dina Care on their LinkedIn, X, and website.

Building Relationships For Better Healthcare Outcomes with Tanya Little, Chief Commercial Officer of Vitality Group

Building Relationships For Better Healthcare Outcomes with Tanya Little, Chief Commercial Officer of Vitality Group

Organizations like Vitality Group are driving momentum for change and innovation in the healthcare system in a unique way. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Tanya Little, Chief Commercial Officer of Vitality Group, explains how the company combines behavioral science, actuarial science, technology, and incentives to help healthcare payers engage their members. Vitality operates as a risk bearer and insurer in South Africa and the UK, partnering with insurers in 38 other markets and serving 35 million members. Tanya highlights the challenges in the healthcare system, such as lack of collaboration and rising costs, and discusses innovations like GLP-1s and AI, emphasizing the importance of engagement in healthcare to drive quality, close care gaps, and build relationships with members. She also advocates for a village-like approach to establish principles and expectations for payers, urging the audience to consider their own behavioral biases and engage more meaningfully in their health.  Tune in and learn about the power of engagement in transforming healthcare outcomes and reducing costs! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect and follow Tanya Little on LinkedIn. Learn more about Vitality Group on their LinkedIn and website. Listen to Stephen Mitchley’s, CSO of Vitality Group, interview on our podcast here.

Building Relationships For Better Healthcare Outcomes with Tanya Little, Chief Commercial Officer of Vitality Group

Organizations like Vitality Group are driving momentum for change and innovation in the healthcare system in a unique way. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Tanya Little, Chief Commercial Officer of Vitality Group, explains how the company combines behavioral science, actuarial science, technology, and incentives to help healthcare payers engage their members. Vitality operates as a risk bearer and insurer in South Africa and the UK, partnering with insurers in 38 other markets and serving 35 million members. Tanya highlights the challenges in the healthcare system, such as lack of collaboration and rising costs, and discusses innovations like GLP-1s and AI, emphasizing the importance of engagement in healthcare to drive quality, close care gaps, and build relationships with members. She also advocates for a village-like approach to establish principles and expectations for payers, urging the audience to consider their own behavioral biases and engage more meaningfully in their health.  Tune in and learn about the power of engagement in transforming healthcare outcomes and reducing costs! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect and follow Tanya Little on LinkedIn. Learn more about Vitality Group on their LinkedIn and website. Listen to Stephen Mitchley’s, CSO of Vitality Group, interview on our podcast here.

Creating a Culture of Entrepreneurship in Dentistry with Dr. Jason Auerbach, founder of Riverside Oral Surgery, and founder and Co-CEO of MAX-SSM

Creating a Culture of Entrepreneurship in Dentistry with Dr. Jason Auerbach, founder of Riverside Oral Surgery, and founder and Co-CEO of MAX-SSM

Expanding dental practices with a focus on specialty care can create high-quality patient experiences and scalable business models. In this episode, Dr. Jason Auerbach, Founder of Riverside Oral Surgery, and founder and Co-CEO of MAX-SSM, discusses expanding his business to 22 locations with a focus on high-level specialty care and a hospitality-based approach, emphasizing comprehensive oral health care, patient education, and reducing future care needs. He underscores integrating technology and expertise to improve dental care equality alongside the importance of a brilliant team, care coordination, and setting a compelling vision, purpose, and values to attract and retain talented individuals.  Tune in and learn about the transformative strategies shaping the future of oral health care! Resources: Connect with and follow Dr. Jason Auerbach on LinkedIn and Instagram. Follow Riverside Oral Surgery on LinkedIn and Instagram and discover their website! Learn more about MAX Surgical Specialty Management on their LinkedIn and website. Check out the Glo Good Foundation on their Instagram and website! Watch the entire episode on YouTube and get more details at Think Oral Health.

Creating a Culture of Entrepreneurship in Dentistry with Dr. Jason Auerbach, founder of Riverside Oral Surgery, and founder and Co-CEO of MAX-SSM

Expanding dental practices with a focus on specialty care can create high-quality patient experiences and scalable business models. In this episode, Dr. Jason Auerbach, Founder of Riverside Oral Surgery, and founder and Co-CEO of MAX-SSM, discusses expanding his business to 22 locations with a focus on high-level specialty care and a hospitality-based approach, emphasizing comprehensive oral health care, patient education, and reducing future care needs. He underscores integrating technology and expertise to improve dental care equality alongside the importance of a brilliant team, care coordination, and setting a compelling vision, purpose, and values to attract and retain talented individuals.  Tune in and learn about the transformative strategies shaping the future of oral health care! Resources: Connect with and follow Dr. Jason Auerbach on LinkedIn and Instagram. Follow Riverside Oral Surgery on LinkedIn and Instagram and discover their website! Learn more about MAX Surgical Specialty Management on their LinkedIn and website. Check out the Glo Good Foundation on their Instagram and website! Watch the entire episode on YouTube and get more details at Think Oral Health.

Achieving Advanced Fertility Care Through Innovation with Dr. Eduardo Hariton, VP of Strategic Initiatives and Managing Director of Innovation Fund at US Fertility

Achieving Advanced Fertility Care Through Innovation with Dr. Eduardo Hariton, VP of Strategic Initiatives and Managing Director of Innovation Fund at US Fertility

The future of IVF will focus on making clinics more patient-friendly and accessible, especially for those who can't afford it or live far away. In this episode, Dr. Eduardo Hariton discusses how his dual training in medicine and business has shaped his innovative approach to enhancing patient engagement, efficiency, and cost reduction in fertility care through technology like AI. He also addresses challenges in IVF accessibility, patient education, task automation, and outcome measurement for improved patient-centric care. Tune in and learn how innovative approaches and technology can transform healthcare delivery, particularly in fertility care! Resources: Connect and follow Dr. Eduardo Hariton on LinkedIn. Follow US Fertility on LinkedIn. Discover US Fertility’s Website! About Memora Health: Memora Health, the leading intelligent care enablement platform, helps clinicians focus on top-of-license practice while proactively engaging patients along complex care journeys. Memora partners with leading health systems, health plans, and digital health companies to transform the care delivery process for care teams and patients. The company’s platform digitizes and automates high-touch clinical workflows, supercharging care teams by intelligently triaging patient-reported concerns and data to appropriate care team members and providing patients with proactive, two-way communication and support.

Achieving Advanced Fertility Care Through Innovation with Dr. Eduardo Hariton, VP of Strategic Initiatives and Managing Director of Innovation Fund at US Fertility

The future of IVF will focus on making clinics more patient-friendly and accessible, especially for those who can't afford it or live far away. In this episode, Dr. Eduardo Hariton discusses how his dual training in medicine and business has shaped his innovative approach to enhancing patient engagement, efficiency, and cost reduction in fertility care through technology like AI. He also addresses challenges in IVF accessibility, patient education, task automation, and outcome measurement for improved patient-centric care. Tune in and learn how innovative approaches and technology can transform healthcare delivery, particularly in fertility care! Resources: Connect and follow Dr. Eduardo Hariton on LinkedIn. Follow US Fertility on LinkedIn. Discover US Fertility’s Website! About Memora Health: Memora Health, the leading intelligent care enablement platform, helps clinicians focus on top-of-license practice while proactively engaging patients along complex care journeys. Memora partners with leading health systems, health plans, and digital health companies to transform the care delivery process for care teams and patients. The company’s platform digitizes and automates high-touch clinical workflows, supercharging care teams by intelligently triaging patient-reported concerns and data to appropriate care team members and providing patients with proactive, two-way communication and support.

The Growing Focus On Behavioral Health with Kye Gardner, Executive Director of Corporate Operations and Development at Alera Health

The Growing Focus On Behavioral Health with Kye Gardner, Executive Director of Corporate Operations and Development at Alera Health

Educating oneself about behavioral health and connecting mind, body, and spirit are essential for overall well-being. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Kye Gardner, Executive Director of Corporate Operations and Development at Alera Health, talks about the importance of integrating behavioral health into primary care. They explain how Alera Health focuses on population health management, specifically targeting behavioral health to prevent future issues and improve patient outcomes and discuss the role of clinically integrated networks in streamlining care and supporting both patients and providers. Kye touches on the significance of value-based reimbursement models in the behavioral health space, emphasizing the need for early diagnosis and appropriate care. They also note the growing importance of behavioral health in healthcare discussions, highlighting the need for kindness and understanding in addressing these challenges. Tune in and learn how behavioral health is being integrated into primary care, the impact of value-based reimbursement, and the importance of kindness in healthcare! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Kye Gardner on LinkedIn. Learn more about Alera Health on their LinkedIn and website. Discover more about Alera Health’s partner, OPEN MINDS, on their website.

The Growing Focus On Behavioral Health with Kye Gardner, Executive Director of Corporate Operations and Development at Alera Health

Educating oneself about behavioral health and connecting mind, body, and spirit are essential for overall well-being. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Kye Gardner, Executive Director of Corporate Operations and Development at Alera Health, talks about the importance of integrating behavioral health into primary care. They explain how Alera Health focuses on population health management, specifically targeting behavioral health to prevent future issues and improve patient outcomes and discuss the role of clinically integrated networks in streamlining care and supporting both patients and providers. Kye touches on the significance of value-based reimbursement models in the behavioral health space, emphasizing the need for early diagnosis and appropriate care. They also note the growing importance of behavioral health in healthcare discussions, highlighting the need for kindness and understanding in addressing these challenges. Tune in and learn how behavioral health is being integrated into primary care, the impact of value-based reimbursement, and the importance of kindness in healthcare! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Kye Gardner on LinkedIn. Learn more about Alera Health on their LinkedIn and website. Discover more about Alera Health’s partner, OPEN MINDS, on their website.

Digital Tools For Better Mental Health And Resilience with Deryk Van Brunt, CEO and co-founder of CredibleMind,

Digital Tools For Better Mental Health And Resilience with Deryk Van Brunt, CEO and co-founder of CredibleMind,

Clinician burnout is a significant issue, with 25% of nurses and physicians expected to leave the profession due to stress and lack of appreciation. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Deryk Van Brunt, a therapist, CEO, and co-founder of CredibleMind, discusses the national mental health crisis and how technology can improve population health. He introduces CredibleMind's digital mental health platform, which offers evidence-based self-care, screening tools, and a new approach to mental health by partnering with payers, providers, universities, and organizations to enhance well-being, with a strong focus on happiness and resilience. Addressing the mental health industry's challenges, Deryk highlights the importance of reducing stigma, increasing engagement, and leveraging AI to make targeted mental health recommendations while advocating for evidence-based self-care for the entire population. He also notes the critical issue of clinician burnout and the shortage of behavioral health therapists, calling for a shift from reactive to proactive mental health care using technology to create positive impacts.  Tune in and learn how CredibleMind is reshaping mental health care! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect and follow Deryk Van Brunt on LinkedIn. Learn more about CredibleMind on their LinkedIn and website.

Digital Tools For Better Mental Health And Resilience with Deryk Van Brunt, CEO and co-founder of CredibleMind,

Clinician burnout is a significant issue, with 25% of nurses and physicians expected to leave the profession due to stress and lack of appreciation. In this episode of the AHIP 2024 series, Deryk Van Brunt, a therapist, CEO, and co-founder of CredibleMind, discusses the national mental health crisis and how technology can improve population health. He introduces CredibleMind's digital mental health platform, which offers evidence-based self-care, screening tools, and a new approach to mental health by partnering with payers, providers, universities, and organizations to enhance well-being, with a strong focus on happiness and resilience. Addressing the mental health industry's challenges, Deryk highlights the importance of reducing stigma, increasing engagement, and leveraging AI to make targeted mental health recommendations while advocating for evidence-based self-care for the entire population. He also notes the critical issue of clinician burnout and the shortage of behavioral health therapists, calling for a shift from reactive to proactive mental health care using technology to create positive impacts.  Tune in and learn how CredibleMind is reshaping mental health care! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect and follow Deryk Van Brunt on LinkedIn. Learn more about CredibleMind on their LinkedIn and website.

The Secrets To Improving Patient Access To High-Cost Medications with Julia Regan, co-founder and CEO of RxLightning

The Secrets To Improving Patient Access To High-Cost Medications with Julia Regan, co-founder and CEO of RxLightning

Specialty medications are costly and complex to obtain and make up over 50% of the drug spend in the US. In this episode, Julia Regan, co-founder and CEO of RxLightning, explains why she created a digital platform that helps patients access high-cost, complex drugs faster and more efficiently. RxLightning's platform supports over 1600 medications, working seamlessly with provider platforms and EHR systems to reduce prescription wait times from weeks to days, ensuring top-quality patient care through a more cohesive experience. Throughout this interview with Saul Marquez, Julia underscores how the company has grown to include 1200 organizations that use its services, leveraging white-labeling to increase adoption. She also emphasizes how, despite financial constraints and the need to balance revenue with value, RxLightning has made significant strides in digitizing prescription processes, ensuring data protection, and improving patient outcomes.  Tune in and learn how RxLightning is transforming the specialty medication landscape and making prescriptions at lightning speed! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect and follow Julia Regan on LinkedIn. Learn more about RxLighting on their LinkedIn and website.

The Secrets To Improving Patient Access To High-Cost Medications with Julia Regan, co-founder and CEO of RxLightning

Specialty medications are costly and complex to obtain and make up over 50% of the drug spend in the US. In this episode, Julia Regan, co-founder and CEO of RxLightning, explains why she created a digital platform that helps patients access high-cost, complex drugs faster and more efficiently. RxLightning's platform supports over 1600 medications, working seamlessly with provider platforms and EHR systems to reduce prescription wait times from weeks to days, ensuring top-quality patient care through a more cohesive experience. Throughout this interview with Saul Marquez, Julia underscores how the company has grown to include 1200 organizations that use its services, leveraging white-labeling to increase adoption. She also emphasizes how, despite financial constraints and the need to balance revenue with value, RxLightning has made significant strides in digitizing prescription processes, ensuring data protection, and improving patient outcomes.  Tune in and learn how RxLightning is transforming the specialty medication landscape and making prescriptions at lightning speed! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect and follow Julia Regan on LinkedIn. Learn more about RxLighting on their LinkedIn and website.

ACS CARES Invites You to End Cancer for Everyone with Dr. Bonny Morris, Senior Director for Patient Navigation at the American Cancer Society (ACS)

ACS CARES Invites You to End Cancer for Everyone with Dr. Bonny Morris, Senior Director for Patient Navigation at the American Cancer Society (ACS)

The American Cancer Society excels by smoothly combining research, patient support, and advocacy worldwide, focusing on the needs of people at risk or diagnosed with cancer, as well as their caregivers and families. In this episode, Dr. Bonny Morris, Senior Director for Patient Navigation at the American Cancer Society (ACS), shares her personal journey from a rural background to her role in healthcare innovation. Bonny emphasizes the disparities in cancer care in underserved areas and explains how ACS is addressing those disparities by combining research, patient support, and advocacy on a national and global scale. The focus shifts to the ACS CARES app, a groundbreaking initiative aiming to personalize cancer care support by providing users with a digital platform to navigate cancer information and connect with trained specialists 24/7. Dr. Morris extends an invitation for collaboration, stressing the importance of conversations to optimize cancer care delivery.  Tune in, learn, and become a part of the movement to shape a brighter and more compassionate future in cancer care! Resources: Connect with and follow Bonny Morris on LinkedIn. Follow the American Cancer Society on LinkedIn and visit their website. Learn more about the ACS CARES App here. Download the ACS CARES App on the App Store here or on the Google Play Store here.

ACS CARES Invites You to End Cancer for Everyone with Dr. Bonny Morris, Senior Director for Patient Navigation at the American Cancer Society (ACS)

The American Cancer Society excels by smoothly combining research, patient support, and advocacy worldwide, focusing on the needs of people at risk or diagnosed with cancer, as well as their caregivers and families. In this episode, Dr. Bonny Morris, Senior Director for Patient Navigation at the American Cancer Society (ACS), shares her personal journey from a rural background to her role in healthcare innovation. Bonny emphasizes the disparities in cancer care in underserved areas and explains how ACS is addressing those disparities by combining research, patient support, and advocacy on a national and global scale. The focus shifts to the ACS CARES app, a groundbreaking initiative aiming to personalize cancer care support by providing users with a digital platform to navigate cancer information and connect with trained specialists 24/7. Dr. Morris extends an invitation for collaboration, stressing the importance of conversations to optimize cancer care delivery.  Tune in, learn, and become a part of the movement to shape a brighter and more compassionate future in cancer care! Resources: Connect with and follow Bonny Morris on LinkedIn. Follow the American Cancer Society on LinkedIn and visit their website. Learn more about the ACS CARES App here. Download the ACS CARES App on the App Store here or on the Google Play Store here.

Discover How Psychedelics Are Revolutionizing Mental Health Treatment with Niko Skievaski, co-founder and CEO of Althea

Discover How Psychedelics Are Revolutionizing Mental Health Treatment with Niko Skievaski, co-founder and CEO of Althea

Psychedelics can help individuals navigate significant life challenges and gain new perspectives. In this episode, Niko Skievaski, co-founder and CEO of Althea, discusses the transformative potential of psychedelics in mental health. Niko explains the growing evidence that psychedelics can offer better outcomes than traditional psychiatric treatments for conditions like PTSD, depression, and addiction. Throughout this interview with Saul Marquez, he talks about the resurgence of research at top institutions, the development of new software to support regulatory compliance and practice management, and the bipartisan support for psychedelic programs. Niko also shares personal stories on psychedelics and societal issues like AI, climate change, and political unrest, while highlighting an entrepreneur's journey in health tech and the need for a more inclusive and effective approach to mental health. Tune in and learn about the future of psychedelics in healthcare and the innovative efforts to integrate these treatments into mainstream medicine! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect and follow Niko Skievaski on LinkedIn. Learn more about Althea on their LinkedIn and website. Listen to Niko’s previous interview on our podcast here.

Discover How Psychedelics Are Revolutionizing Mental Health Treatment with Niko Skievaski, co-founder and CEO of Althea

Psychedelics can help individuals navigate significant life challenges and gain new perspectives. In this episode, Niko Skievaski, co-founder and CEO of Althea, discusses the transformative potential of psychedelics in mental health. Niko explains the growing evidence that psychedelics can offer better outcomes than traditional psychiatric treatments for conditions like PTSD, depression, and addiction. Throughout this interview with Saul Marquez, he talks about the resurgence of research at top institutions, the development of new software to support regulatory compliance and practice management, and the bipartisan support for psychedelic programs. Niko also shares personal stories on psychedelics and societal issues like AI, climate change, and political unrest, while highlighting an entrepreneur's journey in health tech and the need for a more inclusive and effective approach to mental health. Tune in and learn about the future of psychedelics in healthcare and the innovative efforts to integrate these treatments into mainstream medicine! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect and follow Niko Skievaski on LinkedIn. Learn more about Althea on their LinkedIn and website. Listen to Niko’s previous interview on our podcast here.

Driving Lasting Change in Dentistry: The Intrapreneurial Culture of Henry Schein with Stanley Bergman, Chairman and CEO of Henry Schein

Driving Lasting Change in Dentistry: The Intrapreneurial Culture of Henry Schein with Stanley Bergman, Chairman and CEO of Henry Schein

Breakthroughs in healthcare technology over the past ten years are painting a promising picture for the future of medicine. In this episode, Stanley Bergman, Chairman and CEO of Henry Schein, shares his leadership journey and highlights the transformative power of healthcare technology, particularly in dentistry. He emphasizes collaboration, trust, and patient access, advocating for a future where dentistry and medicine work together to improve overall health through prevention and education. Tune in and learn about the evolving landscape of healthcare and dentistry, the role of technology, and the importance of collaborative efforts to improve health outcomes. Resources: Connect with and follow Stanley Bergman on LinkedIn. Follow the Henry Schein company on LinkedIn and discover their website! Watch the entire episode on YouTube and get more details at Think Oral Health.

Driving Lasting Change in Dentistry: The Intrapreneurial Culture of Henry Schein with Stanley Bergman, Chairman and CEO of Henry Schein

Breakthroughs in healthcare technology over the past ten years are painting a promising picture for the future of medicine. In this episode, Stanley Bergman, Chairman and CEO of Henry Schein, shares his leadership journey and highlights the transformative power of healthcare technology, particularly in dentistry. He emphasizes collaboration, trust, and patient access, advocating for a future where dentistry and medicine work together to improve overall health through prevention and education. Tune in and learn about the evolving landscape of healthcare and dentistry, the role of technology, and the importance of collaborative efforts to improve health outcomes. Resources: Connect with and follow Stanley Bergman on LinkedIn. Follow the Henry Schein company on LinkedIn and discover their website! Watch the entire episode on YouTube and get more details at Think Oral Health.

 Empowering PAs: Expanding Roles and Opportunities in Healthcare with Brittany Strelow, President of the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants

Empowering PAs: Expanding Roles and Opportunities in Healthcare with Brittany Strelow, President of the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants

Being told 'no' can motivate one to think differently and discover new paths In this episode, Brittany Strelow offers a unique perspective on PAs' evolving roles and their vital contribution to filling healthcare gaps, particularly in primary care and rural settings. She discusses the exciting potential of emerging trends such as telehealth, artificial intelligence, and hospital-at-home models to revolutionize patient care and shares invaluable insights from her extensive academic work and advocacy efforts in legislation into the future of healthcare and the endless possibilities for PAs to make a significant impact. Stay tuned and learn how PAs are addressing health disparities, pioneering new care models, and driving innovation in healthcare. Resources: Connect with and follow Brittany Strelow on LinkedIn. Learn more about the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA) on LinkedIn and the website. Check out the Journal of the American Academy of PAs (JAAPA) website!

Empowering PAs: Expanding Roles and Opportunities in Healthcare with Brittany Strelow, President of the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants

Being told 'no' can motivate one to think differently and discover new paths In this episode, Brittany Strelow offers a unique perspective on PAs' evolving roles and their vital contribution to filling healthcare gaps, particularly in primary care and rural settings. She discusses the exciting potential of emerging trends such as telehealth, artificial intelligence, and hospital-at-home models to revolutionize patient care and shares invaluable insights from her extensive academic work and advocacy efforts in legislation into the future of healthcare and the endless possibilities for PAs to make a significant impact. Stay tuned and learn how PAs are addressing health disparities, pioneering new care models, and driving innovation in healthcare. Resources: Connect with and follow Brittany Strelow on LinkedIn. Learn more about the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA) on LinkedIn and the website. Check out the Journal of the American Academy of PAs (JAAPA) website!

Preventing Diabetes: A New Approach Through Telehealth with Laurence Girard, the CEO and founder of Fruit Street Health

Preventing Diabetes: A New Approach Through Telehealth with Laurence Girard, the CEO and founder of Fruit Street Health

One in three U.S. adults are pre-diabetic, yet 80% remain unaware of their condition. In this episode, Laurence Girard, the CEO and founder of Fruit Street Health, shares his journey as a healthcare entrepreneur, raising over $33 million in equity financing and delivering the CDC's Diabetes Prevention Program via telehealth. Initially offering telemedicine software for dietitians, Fruit Street pivoted to diabetes prevention based on advice from a Fitbit executive, resulting in a program that reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by over 58% and is more effective than metformin. Despite facing a setback from a competing distributor, Fruit Street’s program, which includes live group video chats with dietitians, food tracking, and partnerships with LabCorp and Modified Health, has received Medicare funding and a grant from the American Diabetes Association. Laurence emphasizes the importance of good science, patient experience, and prevention in healthcare and encourages providers and payers to support CDC-recognized diabetes prevention programs to reverse prediabetes. Tune in and learn how Fruit Street is making strides in diabetes prevention and public health! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect and follow Laurence Girard on LinkedIn. Learn more about Fruit Street on their LinkedIn and website.

Preventing Diabetes: A New Approach Through Telehealth with Laurence Girard, the CEO and founder of Fruit Street Health

One in three U.S. adults are pre-diabetic, yet 80% remain unaware of their condition. In this episode, Laurence Girard, the CEO and founder of Fruit Street Health, shares his journey as a healthcare entrepreneur, raising over $33 million in equity financing and delivering the CDC's Diabetes Prevention Program via telehealth. Initially offering telemedicine software for dietitians, Fruit Street pivoted to diabetes prevention based on advice from a Fitbit executive, resulting in a program that reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by over 58% and is more effective than metformin. Despite facing a setback from a competing distributor, Fruit Street’s program, which includes live group video chats with dietitians, food tracking, and partnerships with LabCorp and Modified Health, has received Medicare funding and a grant from the American Diabetes Association. Laurence emphasizes the importance of good science, patient experience, and prevention in healthcare and encourages providers and payers to support CDC-recognized diabetes prevention programs to reverse prediabetes. Tune in and learn how Fruit Street is making strides in diabetes prevention and public health! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect and follow Laurence Girard on LinkedIn. Learn more about Fruit Street on their LinkedIn and website.

Overcoming Addiction Through Emotional Awareness and Healthy Choices with Dr. Andrew Seefeld,  Addiction Specialist, & Medical Director, Emergency Department at Speare Memorial Hospital

Overcoming Addiction Through Emotional Awareness and Healthy Choices with Dr. Andrew Seefeld, Addiction Specialist, & Medical Director, Emergency Department at Speare Memorial Hospital

Emotional sobriety means recognizing and transforming negative thought patterns, requiring a willingness to sit with and understand your emotions. In this insightful episode, Dr. Andrew Seefeld, Addiction Specialist, & Medical Director, Emergency Department at Speare Memorial Hospital, shares his personal journey of overcoming emotional and physical struggles through emotional sobriety, a concept focused on transforming negative thought patterns that lead to destructive behaviors. Dr. Seefeld explains that while emotions are automatic, feelings are conscious reflections that can be managed, and by addressing negative thought patterns, he has transformed his life and helped others through his work and the free app, myLifeLink. He emphasizes choosing healthy behaviors and his mission to help others achieve emotional sobriety, sharing his shift from emergency medicine to addiction medicine to educate and support those struggling with addiction and mental health issues. Tune in and learn how emotional sobriety can transform your life and help you break free from negative thought patterns and behaviors! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Andrew Seefeld on LinkedIn and X. Learn more about myLifeLink on their LinkedIn and website. Download the myLifeLink app on the App Store and Google Play.

Overcoming Addiction Through Emotional Awareness and Healthy Choices with Dr. Andrew Seefeld, Addiction Specialist, & Medical Director, Emergency Department at Speare Memorial Hospital

Emotional sobriety means recognizing and transforming negative thought patterns, requiring a willingness to sit with and understand your emotions. In this insightful episode, Dr. Andrew Seefeld, Addiction Specialist, & Medical Director, Emergency Department at Speare Memorial Hospital, shares his personal journey of overcoming emotional and physical struggles through emotional sobriety, a concept focused on transforming negative thought patterns that lead to destructive behaviors. Dr. Seefeld explains that while emotions are automatic, feelings are conscious reflections that can be managed, and by addressing negative thought patterns, he has transformed his life and helped others through his work and the free app, myLifeLink. He emphasizes choosing healthy behaviors and his mission to help others achieve emotional sobriety, sharing his shift from emergency medicine to addiction medicine to educate and support those struggling with addiction and mental health issues. Tune in and learn how emotional sobriety can transform your life and help you break free from negative thought patterns and behaviors! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Andrew Seefeld on LinkedIn and X. Learn more about myLifeLink on their LinkedIn and website. Download the myLifeLink app on the App Store and Google Play.

Closing Gaps in Cancer Care with Harlan Levine, President of Health Innovation and Policy at City of Hope

Closing Gaps in Cancer Care with Harlan Levine, President of Health Innovation and Policy at City of Hope

The future of health equity is within reach, and it's inspiring to see organizations like City of Hope driving change in the healthcare ecosystem. In this episode, Harlan Levine, President of Health Innovation and Policy at City of Hope, delves into the critical topic of health equity and access to optimal cancer care. Harlan shares insights into healthcare innovation, the value the City of Hope adds to health systems and patients, and the barriers to accessing optimal cancer care, particularly as they relate to health equity. Harlan also discusses potential solutions for eliminating these barriers and paints a compelling picture of the ideal future of health equity. He shares a focus on patient-centered care, collaboration, and innovation, reshaping the healthcare landscape to ensure equitable access to life-saving therapies.  Tune in to gain valuable insights and inspiration from Dr. Harlan Levine's vision for the future of healthcare. Resources: Connect with and follow Harlan on LinkedIn. Follow City of Hope on LinkedIn. Visit the City of Hope website here.

Closing Gaps in Cancer Care with Harlan Levine, President of Health Innovation and Policy at City of Hope

The future of health equity is within reach, and it's inspiring to see organizations like City of Hope driving change in the healthcare ecosystem. In this episode, Harlan Levine, President of Health Innovation and Policy at City of Hope, delves into the critical topic of health equity and access to optimal cancer care. Harlan shares insights into healthcare innovation, the value the City of Hope adds to health systems and patients, and the barriers to accessing optimal cancer care, particularly as they relate to health equity. Harlan also discusses potential solutions for eliminating these barriers and paints a compelling picture of the ideal future of health equity. He shares a focus on patient-centered care, collaboration, and innovation, reshaping the healthcare landscape to ensure equitable access to life-saving therapies.  Tune in to gain valuable insights and inspiration from Dr. Harlan Levine's vision for the future of healthcare. Resources: Connect with and follow Harlan on LinkedIn. Follow City of Hope on LinkedIn. Visit the City of Hope website here.

Real-Time Data: Transforming Healthcare Systems with Matt Seefeld, founder of myLifeLink and Executive Vice President of MedEvolve

Real-Time Data: Transforming Healthcare Systems with Matt Seefeld, founder of myLifeLink and Executive Vice President of MedEvolve

The future of healthcare demands a business-like approach with a focus on real-time data and decision-making processes. In this episode, Matt Seefeld, founder of myLifeLink and Executive Vice President of MedEvolve, underscores the significance of effective intelligence in navigating the healthcare sector's complexities, emphasizing the need to prioritize clinical outcomes over financial gains. Matt delves into the challenges facing health systems in terms of profitability and accountability, highlighting the importance of real-time data and task tracking for enhanced efficiency, while advocating for embracing innovative solutions within an antiquated health industry to drive positive change. Furthermore, he candidly shares his personal journey with addiction, underscoring the importance of community support and emotional sobriety, aiming to provide a platform through myLifeLink for individuals to connect, heal, and support one another on their recovery journeys. Matt also encourages listeners to seize opportunities for growth and innovation in healthcare revenue cycles and beyond, reflecting on the significance of actions and outcomes in achieving success.  Tune in and learn how to navigate the evolving healthcare landscape and contribute to positive change in the industry! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Matt Seefeld on LinkedIn. Discover more about MedEvolve on their LinkedIn and website. Listen to Matt’s previous interview on our podcast here. Learn more about myLifeLink on their LinkedIn and website. Download the myLifeLink app on the App Store and Google Play.

Real-Time Data: Transforming Healthcare Systems with Matt Seefeld, founder of myLifeLink and Executive Vice President of MedEvolve

The future of healthcare demands a business-like approach with a focus on real-time data and decision-making processes. In this episode, Matt Seefeld, founder of myLifeLink and Executive Vice President of MedEvolve, underscores the significance of effective intelligence in navigating the healthcare sector's complexities, emphasizing the need to prioritize clinical outcomes over financial gains. Matt delves into the challenges facing health systems in terms of profitability and accountability, highlighting the importance of real-time data and task tracking for enhanced efficiency, while advocating for embracing innovative solutions within an antiquated health industry to drive positive change. Furthermore, he candidly shares his personal journey with addiction, underscoring the importance of community support and emotional sobriety, aiming to provide a platform through myLifeLink for individuals to connect, heal, and support one another on their recovery journeys. Matt also encourages listeners to seize opportunities for growth and innovation in healthcare revenue cycles and beyond, reflecting on the significance of actions and outcomes in achieving success.  Tune in and learn how to navigate the evolving healthcare landscape and contribute to positive change in the industry! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Matt Seefeld on LinkedIn. Discover more about MedEvolve on their LinkedIn and website. Listen to Matt’s previous interview on our podcast here. Learn more about myLifeLink on their LinkedIn and website. Download the myLifeLink app on the App Store and Google Play.

Advancing Clinical Workflows With Responsible Healthcare AI with Dr. Graham Walker, Co-director of Advanced Development for Permanente Medical Group and ED physician at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center

Advancing Clinical Workflows With Responsible Healthcare AI with Dr. Graham Walker, Co-director of Advanced Development for Permanente Medical Group and ED physician at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center

Envision a platform with the most trusted medical reference for clinical decision tools and content, trusted by millions of clinicians globally. In this episode, Dr. Graham Walker discusses his passion for responsible AI in healthcare and his involvement in crafting the Physicians’ Charter for Responsible AI. He also uncovers how he balances his clinical practice with his tech innovations and what drives him to enhance patient care through technology continually.  Don't miss this engaging discussion packed with insights on the intersection of medicine and technology! Resources: Connect and follow Graham Walker on LinkedIn. Follow The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. on LinkedIn. Discover The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. Website! Visit the Physicians’ Charter for Responsible AI here! Explore the MDCalc website!

Advancing Clinical Workflows With Responsible Healthcare AI with Dr. Graham Walker, Co-director of Advanced Development for Permanente Medical Group and ED physician at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center

Envision a platform with the most trusted medical reference for clinical decision tools and content, trusted by millions of clinicians globally. In this episode, Dr. Graham Walker discusses his passion for responsible AI in healthcare and his involvement in crafting the Physicians’ Charter for Responsible AI. He also uncovers how he balances his clinical practice with his tech innovations and what drives him to enhance patient care through technology continually.  Don't miss this engaging discussion packed with insights on the intersection of medicine and technology! Resources: Connect and follow Graham Walker on LinkedIn. Follow The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. on LinkedIn. Discover The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. Website! Visit the Physicians’ Charter for Responsible AI here! Explore the MDCalc website!

Uncovering the Vulnerabilities of Healthcare Supply Chains with Dr. Pearce McCarty, Co-founder of DOCSI

Uncovering the Vulnerabilities of Healthcare Supply Chains with Dr. Pearce McCarty, Co-founder of DOCSI

Healthcare supply chains faced vulnerabilities exposed by COVID-19, prompting a need for digital optimization. In this episode, Dr. Pearce McCarty, a seasoned orthopedic surgeon and co-founder of DOCSI, explains how the company’s digital tools optimize surgical supply chains and enhance operational efficiency in healthcare settings. He emphasizes how the platform engages with physicians by leveraging machine learning algorithms to identify opportunities for improvement as well as the importance of addressing supply chain vulnerabilities, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The DOCSI platform ingests utilization data, cost data, and case volumes to create individualized dashboards for surgeons, who can then make informed decisions to reduce clinical variation and enhance cost-effectiveness. Dr. McCarty emphasizes the potential for collaboration with medical device companies to drive contract compliance and product development, highlighting the importance of engaging physicians in decision-making to bend the cost curve of healthcare, while underscoring the need to create a culture of fiscal stewardship and improve healthcare efficiency. Tune in and learn how DOCSI is revolutionizing healthcare supply chains for a more affordable and accessible future! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Pearce McCarty on LinkedIn. Discover more about DOCSI on their LinkedIn and website.

Uncovering the Vulnerabilities of Healthcare Supply Chains with Dr. Pearce McCarty, Co-founder of DOCSI

Healthcare supply chains faced vulnerabilities exposed by COVID-19, prompting a need for digital optimization. In this episode, Dr. Pearce McCarty, a seasoned orthopedic surgeon and co-founder of DOCSI, explains how the company’s digital tools optimize surgical supply chains and enhance operational efficiency in healthcare settings. He emphasizes how the platform engages with physicians by leveraging machine learning algorithms to identify opportunities for improvement as well as the importance of addressing supply chain vulnerabilities, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The DOCSI platform ingests utilization data, cost data, and case volumes to create individualized dashboards for surgeons, who can then make informed decisions to reduce clinical variation and enhance cost-effectiveness. Dr. McCarty emphasizes the potential for collaboration with medical device companies to drive contract compliance and product development, highlighting the importance of engaging physicians in decision-making to bend the cost curve of healthcare, while underscoring the need to create a culture of fiscal stewardship and improve healthcare efficiency. Tune in and learn how DOCSI is revolutionizing healthcare supply chains for a more affordable and accessible future! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Pearce McCarty on LinkedIn. Discover more about DOCSI on their LinkedIn and website.

The Power of Generative AI in Healthcare with Dr. Robert Pearl, the former CEO of Kaiser Permanente

The Power of Generative AI in Healthcare with Dr. Robert Pearl, the former CEO of Kaiser Permanente

Generative AI has the potential to revolutionize healthcare by empowering patients and clinicians with knowledge and expertise. In this episode, Saul Marquez welcomes Dr. Robert Pearl, the former CEO of Kaiser Permanente, known for his extensive experience and leadership in the medical field, to discuss his latest book, "ChatGPT, MD: How AI-Empowered Patients and Doctors Can Take Back Control of American Medicine." Dr. Pearl shares insights into the inspiration behind his book, driven by the need for transformative change in healthcare, and explores the evolution of generative AI, distinguishing it from other forms of artificial intelligence. Through compelling examples and thoughtful analysis, he delves into the practical applications of generative AI in healthcare delivery and emphasizes the importance of leadership in navigating the challenges and opportunities presented by AI in healthcare. Addressing concerns around privacy, security, and job displacement, Dr. Pearl also advocates for proactive engagement and collaboration to harness the full potential of this technology. Tune in and learn how generative AI can shape the future of medicine for the better! Resources:  Interviews and Podcasts: Watch the entire interview here. Listen to Dr. Pearl’s previous interview on our podcast here. Browse Dr. Pearl’s Fixing Healthcare podcast episodes here. Learn more about Dr. Pearl’s podcast, Medicine: The Truth, here. Social Media and Website: Connect and follow Dr. Pearl on LinkedIn and Twitter. Discover more about Dr. Pearl on his Website. Subscribe to Dr. Pearl’s newsletter here. Read Dr. Pearl’s articles on Forbes here. Books: Dr. Pearl’s newest book, ChatGPT, MD, here. Dr. Pearl’s book, Mistreated, here. Dr. Pearl’s book, Uncaring, here.

The Power of Generative AI in Healthcare with Dr. Robert Pearl, the former CEO of Kaiser Permanente

Generative AI has the potential to revolutionize healthcare by empowering patients and clinicians with knowledge and expertise. In this episode, Saul Marquez welcomes Dr. Robert Pearl, the former CEO of Kaiser Permanente, known for his extensive experience and leadership in the medical field, to discuss his latest book, "ChatGPT, MD: How AI-Empowered Patients and Doctors Can Take Back Control of American Medicine." Dr. Pearl shares insights into the inspiration behind his book, driven by the need for transformative change in healthcare, and explores the evolution of generative AI, distinguishing it from other forms of artificial intelligence. Through compelling examples and thoughtful analysis, he delves into the practical applications of generative AI in healthcare delivery and emphasizes the importance of leadership in navigating the challenges and opportunities presented by AI in healthcare. Addressing concerns around privacy, security, and job displacement, Dr. Pearl also advocates for proactive engagement and collaboration to harness the full potential of this technology. Tune in and learn how generative AI can shape the future of medicine for the better! Resources:  Interviews and Podcasts: Watch the entire interview here. Listen to Dr. Pearl’s previous interview on our podcast here. Browse Dr. Pearl’s Fixing Healthcare podcast episodes here. Learn more about Dr. Pearl’s podcast, Medicine: The Truth, here. Social Media and Website: Connect and follow Dr. Pearl on LinkedIn and Twitter. Discover more about Dr. Pearl on his Website. Subscribe to Dr. Pearl’s newsletter here. Read Dr. Pearl’s articles on Forbes here. Books: Dr. Pearl’s newest book, ChatGPT, MD, here. Dr. Pearl’s book, Mistreated, here. Dr. Pearl’s book, Uncaring, here.

The Power of Educational Software In Revolutionizing MSK Care with Donovan Campbell, CEO of MedBridge

The Power of Educational Software In Revolutionizing MSK Care with Donovan Campbell, CEO of MedBridge

Leveraging digital solutions can revolutionize musculoskeletal care, enhancing patient outcomes and improving accessibility. In this episode, Donovan Campbell, CEO of MedBridge, explains how his team is focused on revolutionizing musculoskeletal care through innovative digital solutions. MedBridge underwent a gradual evolution from providing educational software for therapists to their current focus on expanding access to high-quality MSK care through their pathways platform. Throughout this conversation, Donovan delves into MedBridge's approach of integrating digital care seamlessly into existing clinical ecosystems, enabling both synchronous and asynchronous care delivery. He also highlights the importance of addressing the growing demand for musculoskeletal care and emphasizes the need for healthcare systems to proactively strategize and create additional capacity to meet this demand effectively. Tune in and learn how innovative digital platforms like MedBridge are transforming healthcare delivery, improving outcomes, and enhancing patient experiences! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Follow and connect with Donovan Campbell on LinkedIn. Learn more about MedBridge on their LinkedIn and website.

The Power of Educational Software In Revolutionizing MSK Care with Donovan Campbell, CEO of MedBridge

Leveraging digital solutions can revolutionize musculoskeletal care, enhancing patient outcomes and improving accessibility. In this episode, Donovan Campbell, CEO of MedBridge, explains how his team is focused on revolutionizing musculoskeletal care through innovative digital solutions. MedBridge underwent a gradual evolution from providing educational software for therapists to their current focus on expanding access to high-quality MSK care through their pathways platform. Throughout this conversation, Donovan delves into MedBridge's approach of integrating digital care seamlessly into existing clinical ecosystems, enabling both synchronous and asynchronous care delivery. He also highlights the importance of addressing the growing demand for musculoskeletal care and emphasizes the need for healthcare systems to proactively strategize and create additional capacity to meet this demand effectively. Tune in and learn how innovative digital platforms like MedBridge are transforming healthcare delivery, improving outcomes, and enhancing patient experiences! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Follow and connect with Donovan Campbell on LinkedIn. Learn more about MedBridge on their LinkedIn and website.

Microsoft's Collaboration with Healthcare Leaders for Trustworthy AI with Dr. David Rhew from Microsoft, along with Marcella Dalrymple and Dr. Michael Pencina from Duke Health

Microsoft's Collaboration with Healthcare Leaders for Trustworthy AI with Dr. David Rhew from Microsoft, along with Marcella Dalrymple and Dr. Michael Pencina from Duke Health

AI's potential to revolutionize healthcare requires a focus on responsible and trustworthy implementation. In this episode, Dr. David Rhew from Microsoft, along with Marcella Dalrymple and Dr. Michael Pencina from Duke Health, discuss the collaboration between Microsoft and Duke Health to explore the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. Dr. Rhew emphasizes the importance of responsible and trustworthy AI, acknowledging its limitations and the need for operationalizing key principles. Dr. Pencina outlines four principles for trustworthy AI: prioritizing the human person, defining AI use cases, anticipating consequences, and establishing governance. Marcella Dalrymple, with her community perspective, highlights the necessity of addressing public uncertainty and mistrust regarding AI development. The partnership aims to form a Center of Excellence for trustworthy AI, focusing on collaborative efforts to align with ethical values and engage the community bidirectionally. The guests stress the importance of a robust governance system, automation for efficiency, and continuous monitoring to ensure AI's intended impact. Tune in and learn how this collaboration strives to revolutionize healthcare responsibly through AI! Resources: Connect with and follow David Rhew on LinkedIn. Follow Microsoft on LinkedIn and visit their website. Connect with and follow Marcella Dalrymple on LinkedIn. Connect with and follow Michael Pencina on LinkedIn. Follow Duke Health AI on LinkedIn and visit their website.

Microsoft's Collaboration with Healthcare Leaders for Trustworthy AI with Dr. David Rhew from Microsoft, along with Marcella Dalrymple and Dr. Michael Pencina from Duke Health

AI's potential to revolutionize healthcare requires a focus on responsible and trustworthy implementation. In this episode, Dr. David Rhew from Microsoft, along with Marcella Dalrymple and Dr. Michael Pencina from Duke Health, discuss the collaboration between Microsoft and Duke Health to explore the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. Dr. Rhew emphasizes the importance of responsible and trustworthy AI, acknowledging its limitations and the need for operationalizing key principles. Dr. Pencina outlines four principles for trustworthy AI: prioritizing the human person, defining AI use cases, anticipating consequences, and establishing governance. Marcella Dalrymple, with her community perspective, highlights the necessity of addressing public uncertainty and mistrust regarding AI development. The partnership aims to form a Center of Excellence for trustworthy AI, focusing on collaborative efforts to align with ethical values and engage the community bidirectionally. The guests stress the importance of a robust governance system, automation for efficiency, and continuous monitoring to ensure AI's intended impact. Tune in and learn how this collaboration strives to revolutionize healthcare responsibly through AI! Resources: Connect with and follow David Rhew on LinkedIn. Follow Microsoft on LinkedIn and visit their website. Connect with and follow Marcella Dalrymple on LinkedIn. Connect with and follow Michael Pencina on LinkedIn. Follow Duke Health AI on LinkedIn and visit their website.

How to Build a Positive Work Environment in Healthcare with Renee Thompson, CEO and founder of the Healthy Workforce Institute

How to Build a Positive Work Environment in Healthcare with Renee Thompson, CEO and founder of the Healthy Workforce Institute

It’s essential for healthcare frontline managers to have the knowledge, skills, and resources that they need to address workplace bullying and incivility. In this episode at AONL, Saul Marquez sits down with Renee Thompson, CEO and founder of the Healthy Workforce Institute, who shares her journey from being a nurse to founding the institute, driven by her desire to combat workplace bullying and incivility in healthcare. She emphasizes the crucial role of frontline managers in addressing these issues and highlights the institute's focus on providing them with the necessary knowledge and resources. Renee and Saul discuss how this theme resonated throughout the AONL conference, reinforcing the importance of equipping frontline managers to foster a positive work culture. She also talks about the various ways people can access the institute's resources, including podcasts, webinars, products, and services, all available on their website and through social media. Tune in and learn how to create a positive workplace culture where everyone feels respected and valued! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Follow and connect with Renee Thompson on LinkedIn. Learn more about the Healthy Workforce Institute on their LinkedIn and website. Listen to the Coffee Break: Breaking the Cycle of Bullying in Healthcare - One Cup at a Time podcast here. 

How to Build a Positive Work Environment in Healthcare with Renee Thompson, CEO and founder of the Healthy Workforce Institute

It’s essential for healthcare frontline managers to have the knowledge, skills, and resources that they need to address workplace bullying and incivility. In this episode at AONL, Saul Marquez sits down with Renee Thompson, CEO and founder of the Healthy Workforce Institute, who shares her journey from being a nurse to founding the institute, driven by her desire to combat workplace bullying and incivility in healthcare. She emphasizes the crucial role of frontline managers in addressing these issues and highlights the institute's focus on providing them with the necessary knowledge and resources. Renee and Saul discuss how this theme resonated throughout the AONL conference, reinforcing the importance of equipping frontline managers to foster a positive work culture. She also talks about the various ways people can access the institute's resources, including podcasts, webinars, products, and services, all available on their website and through social media. Tune in and learn how to create a positive workplace culture where everyone feels respected and valued! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Follow and connect with Renee Thompson on LinkedIn. Learn more about the Healthy Workforce Institute on their LinkedIn and website. Listen to the Coffee Break: Breaking the Cycle of Bullying in Healthcare - One Cup at a Time podcast here. 

From Ambulatory Care to Coaching: A Pharmacist's Unconventional Career Path with Dr. Brooke Griffin, a professor at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy and the founder of the Bold Idea Group

From Ambulatory Care to Coaching: A Pharmacist's Unconventional Career Path with Dr. Brooke Griffin, a professor at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy and the founder of the Bold Idea Group

Leadership means leading yourself and others through continuous self-improvement and intuition. In this episode, Dr. Brooke Griffin shares her journey from feeling stuck in her academic role to discovering her passion for coaching and consulting. She explains the distinctions between coaching and mentoring, highlights the importance of a thought partner in career development, discusses her work helping pharmacists navigate career transitions, and shares innovative strategies for reducing stress and increasing motivation through group coaching programs. Tune in to hear about the evolving opportunities for pharmacists, the importance of self-discovery, and how embracing individuality can lead to professional success. Resources: Connect with and follow Dr. Brooke Griffin on LinkedIn. Learn more about the Bold Idea Group on their website. Listen to the Today’s Bold Idea podcast here.

From Ambulatory Care to Coaching: A Pharmacist's Unconventional Career Path with Dr. Brooke Griffin, a professor at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy and the founder of the Bold Idea Group

Leadership means leading yourself and others through continuous self-improvement and intuition. In this episode, Dr. Brooke Griffin shares her journey from feeling stuck in her academic role to discovering her passion for coaching and consulting. She explains the distinctions between coaching and mentoring, highlights the importance of a thought partner in career development, discusses her work helping pharmacists navigate career transitions, and shares innovative strategies for reducing stress and increasing motivation through group coaching programs. Tune in to hear about the evolving opportunities for pharmacists, the importance of self-discovery, and how embracing individuality can lead to professional success. Resources: Connect with and follow Dr. Brooke Griffin on LinkedIn. Learn more about the Bold Idea Group on their website. Listen to the Today’s Bold Idea podcast here.

Investor Insights: Building Transformative Companies in Healthcare with Lee Shapiro, Managing Partner at 7WireVentures

Investor Insights: Building Transformative Companies in Healthcare with Lee Shapiro, Managing Partner at 7WireVentures

How can patient portals be optimized for better communication between dental and medical providers? In this episode, Lee Shapiro explores how integrating patient portals can enhance care coordination and reduce inefficiencies in healthcare systems. He also highlights the business potential in creating interoperability layers to connect dentistry and medicine, stressing the importance of considering social determinants of health and fostering cross-sector collaboration to address patient needs more effectively. Join this episode to uncover the challenges, opportunities, and future of integrated healthcare.  Resources: Connect with and follow Lee Shapiro on LinkedIn. Visit the 7wireVentures LinkedIn and website! Watch the entire episode on YouTube and get more details at Think Oral Health. Get to know more about all the companies that were mentioned during the episode: Livongo, Allscripts, American Heart Association, Hash House Harriers, Enterprise Systems, NOCD, Parsley Health, Transcarent, myStrength, Epic, Cerner (Oracle Health), Dentrix,  and Forward Medical.

Investor Insights: Building Transformative Companies in Healthcare with Lee Shapiro, Managing Partner at 7WireVentures

How can patient portals be optimized for better communication between dental and medical providers? In this episode, Lee Shapiro explores how integrating patient portals can enhance care coordination and reduce inefficiencies in healthcare systems. He also highlights the business potential in creating interoperability layers to connect dentistry and medicine, stressing the importance of considering social determinants of health and fostering cross-sector collaboration to address patient needs more effectively. Join this episode to uncover the challenges, opportunities, and future of integrated healthcare.  Resources: Connect with and follow Lee Shapiro on LinkedIn. Visit the 7wireVentures LinkedIn and website! Watch the entire episode on YouTube and get more details at Think Oral Health. Get to know more about all the companies that were mentioned during the episode: Livongo, Allscripts, American Heart Association, Hash House Harriers, Enterprise Systems, NOCD, Parsley Health, Transcarent, myStrength, Epic, Cerner (Oracle Health), Dentrix,  and Forward Medical.

Exploring the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine with Dr. Udo Hoffmann, CSO at Cleerly Health

Exploring the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine with Dr. Udo Hoffmann, CSO at Cleerly Health

Did you know that patient motivation is enhanced when they can visualize their heart health? In this episode at ACC.24, Dr. Udo Hoffmann, Chief Scientific Officer at Cleerly Health, shares his passion for pioneering cardiovascular imaging and AI technology at Cleerly. He delves into the importance of addressing coronary artery disease and highlights how Cleerly's groundbreaking AI technology is reducing CT analysis time from hours to minutes, an approach that has earned FDA recognition and is poised to make a significant impact in healthcare. Dr. Hoffman discusses a randomized study comparing risk factor-based care to coronary artery disease-based care, aiming to revolutionize patient management. He also touches on the potential of AI to motivate patients towards proactive healthcare.  Tune in and learn how Cleerly Health is transforming cardiovascular care with cutting-edge AI technology! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Follow and connect with Udo Hoffmann on LinkedIn. Learn more about Cleerly on their LinkedIn and website. Discover more about Cleerly’s prevention trial methods here.  Watch Cleerly’s webinar series about transforming cardiac care here.

Exploring the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine with Dr. Udo Hoffmann, CSO at Cleerly Health

Did you know that patient motivation is enhanced when they can visualize their heart health? In this episode at ACC.24, Dr. Udo Hoffmann, Chief Scientific Officer at Cleerly Health, shares his passion for pioneering cardiovascular imaging and AI technology at Cleerly. He delves into the importance of addressing coronary artery disease and highlights how Cleerly's groundbreaking AI technology is reducing CT analysis time from hours to minutes, an approach that has earned FDA recognition and is poised to make a significant impact in healthcare. Dr. Hoffman discusses a randomized study comparing risk factor-based care to coronary artery disease-based care, aiming to revolutionize patient management. He also touches on the potential of AI to motivate patients towards proactive healthcare.  Tune in and learn how Cleerly Health is transforming cardiovascular care with cutting-edge AI technology! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Follow and connect with Udo Hoffmann on LinkedIn. Learn more about Cleerly on their LinkedIn and website. Discover more about Cleerly’s prevention trial methods here.  Watch Cleerly’s webinar series about transforming cardiac care here.

Bringing Diagnostic Testing to Your Doorstep with David White, co-founder and CEO of IHDLab

Bringing Diagnostic Testing to Your Doorstep with David White, co-founder and CEO of IHDLab

Access to healthcare means bringing the system to the patient overcoming the existing barriers. In this episode, David White, co-founder and CEO of IHDLab, discusses his company's mission to improve accessibility to fertility services and at-home testing. IHDLab focuses on bringing diagnostic testing directly to consumers, particularly in fertility care, offering tests like the AMH test to assess ovarian reserve. David shares his thoughts on the role of diagnostic testing in empowering patients, the impact of PCOS on fertility, and how early diagnosis and treatment improve fertility outcomes. He also reflects on the importance of diversification in response to market shifts and identifies AI and wearables as key trends shaping the future of healthcare.  Tune in and learn how IHDLab is revolutionizing healthcare accessibility and empowering patients on their fertility journey! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Follow and connect with David White on LinkedIn. Learn more about IHDLab on their LinkedIn and website. Email David directly here.

Bringing Diagnostic Testing to Your Doorstep with David White, co-founder and CEO of IHDLab

Access to healthcare means bringing the system to the patient overcoming the existing barriers. In this episode, David White, co-founder and CEO of IHDLab, discusses his company's mission to improve accessibility to fertility services and at-home testing. IHDLab focuses on bringing diagnostic testing directly to consumers, particularly in fertility care, offering tests like the AMH test to assess ovarian reserve. David shares his thoughts on the role of diagnostic testing in empowering patients, the impact of PCOS on fertility, and how early diagnosis and treatment improve fertility outcomes. He also reflects on the importance of diversification in response to market shifts and identifies AI and wearables as key trends shaping the future of healthcare.  Tune in and learn how IHDLab is revolutionizing healthcare accessibility and empowering patients on their fertility journey! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Follow and connect with David White on LinkedIn. Learn more about IHDLab on their LinkedIn and website. Email David directly here.

How ConcertAI is Revolutionizing Cancer Research with AI with Jeff Elton, CEO of ConcertAI

How ConcertAI is Revolutionizing Cancer Research with AI with Jeff Elton, CEO of ConcertAI

Data integration and AI play crucial roles in predicting and managing treatment resistance in diseases like cancer. In this episode, Jeff Elton, CEO of ConcertAI, discusses his team’s focus on oncology and its role in accelerating medical research and improving patient care. He highlights the importance of data integration and AI in understanding diseases like cancer, particularly in predicting and managing treatment resistance. Jeff explains how ConcertAI's technology enables real-time analysis of patient data, aiding in clinical decision-making and trial matching, and delves into setbacks faced in developing AI models, emphasizing the need for transparent and reliable algorithms in healthcare. He also underscores the evolving nature of the workforce in the age of AI, where high-skilled individuals will be essential for leveraging advanced technologies effectively. Tune in and learn how ConcertAI is shaping the future of healthcare with AI-driven solutions! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Follow and connect with Jeff Elton on LinkedIn. Learn more about ConcertAI on their LinkedIn and website. Browse ConcertAI’s blog here.  Learn more about ConcertAI’s podcast here.

How ConcertAI is Revolutionizing Cancer Research with AI with Jeff Elton, CEO of ConcertAI

Data integration and AI play crucial roles in predicting and managing treatment resistance in diseases like cancer. In this episode, Jeff Elton, CEO of ConcertAI, discusses his team’s focus on oncology and its role in accelerating medical research and improving patient care. He highlights the importance of data integration and AI in understanding diseases like cancer, particularly in predicting and managing treatment resistance. Jeff explains how ConcertAI's technology enables real-time analysis of patient data, aiding in clinical decision-making and trial matching, and delves into setbacks faced in developing AI models, emphasizing the need for transparent and reliable algorithms in healthcare. He also underscores the evolving nature of the workforce in the age of AI, where high-skilled individuals will be essential for leveraging advanced technologies effectively. Tune in and learn how ConcertAI is shaping the future of healthcare with AI-driven solutions! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Follow and connect with Jeff Elton on LinkedIn. Learn more about ConcertAI on their LinkedIn and website. Browse ConcertAI’s blog here.  Learn more about ConcertAI’s podcast here.

There’s Still Untapped Potential of AI in Healthcare Innovation with Seema Kumar, the Chief Executive Officer of Cure

There’s Still Untapped Potential of AI in Healthcare Innovation with Seema Kumar, the Chief Executive Officer of Cure

No individual or specific organization can drive substantive change alone. It takes collaboration across the entire healthcare ecosystem. In this episode, Seema Kumar, the Chief Executive Officer of Cure, discusses the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. Seema shares her journey into healthcare innovation, emphasizing the crucial roles of science, technology, and storytelling in shaping the future of healthcare. She highlights the unique contribution of entrepreneurs as nimble actors driving change in the industry. The conversation delves into the collaborative nature of the healthcare ecosystem, where large organizations, entrepreneurs, academia, and government play complementary roles. Seema also emphasizes the need for sustained collaboration beyond crises and underlines the significance of AI in analyzing vast healthcare data for insights.  Tune in and explore the transformative possibilities at the intersection of AI and healthcare! Resources: Connect with and follow Seema Kumar on LinkedIn. Follow Cure on LinkedIn and visit their website.

There’s Still Untapped Potential of AI in Healthcare Innovation with Seema Kumar, the Chief Executive Officer of Cure

No individual or specific organization can drive substantive change alone. It takes collaboration across the entire healthcare ecosystem. In this episode, Seema Kumar, the Chief Executive Officer of Cure, discusses the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. Seema shares her journey into healthcare innovation, emphasizing the crucial roles of science, technology, and storytelling in shaping the future of healthcare. She highlights the unique contribution of entrepreneurs as nimble actors driving change in the industry. The conversation delves into the collaborative nature of the healthcare ecosystem, where large organizations, entrepreneurs, academia, and government play complementary roles. Seema also emphasizes the need for sustained collaboration beyond crises and underlines the significance of AI in analyzing vast healthcare data for insights.  Tune in and explore the transformative possibilities at the intersection of AI and healthcare! Resources: Connect with and follow Seema Kumar on LinkedIn. Follow Cure on LinkedIn and visit their website.

How AI Can Save Physicians Hours of Administrative Work with Dr. Ed Lee, CMO at Nabla

How AI Can Save Physicians Hours of Administrative Work with Dr. Ed Lee, CMO at Nabla

AI technology in healthcare is revolutionizing documentation processes, saving time for physicians, and improving efficiency. In this episode, Dr. Ed Lee, Chief Medical Officer at Nabla and a practicing primary care physician, discusses Nabla's AI documentation application, Nabla Copilot, which significantly reduces clinicians' documentation burden by listening to patient-clinician conversations and generating detailed notes. Throughout this interview, he emphasizes Nabla's customizable features and its integration options with electronic health records. Dr. Lee addresses setbacks as opportunities for improvement and advocates for thoughtful adoption of AI, envisioning its potential to enhance patient care, mitigate challenges, and lower healthcare costs. He also underscores the importance of deploying technology in alignment with patient care goals.  Tune in and learn how innovative technologies like AI can revolutionize healthcare documentation and improve patient outcomes! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Follow and connect with Ed Lee on LinkedIn. Learn more about Nabla on their LinkedIn and website.

How AI Can Save Physicians Hours of Administrative Work with Dr. Ed Lee, CMO at Nabla

AI technology in healthcare is revolutionizing documentation processes, saving time for physicians, and improving efficiency. In this episode, Dr. Ed Lee, Chief Medical Officer at Nabla and a practicing primary care physician, discusses Nabla's AI documentation application, Nabla Copilot, which significantly reduces clinicians' documentation burden by listening to patient-clinician conversations and generating detailed notes. Throughout this interview, he emphasizes Nabla's customizable features and its integration options with electronic health records. Dr. Lee addresses setbacks as opportunities for improvement and advocates for thoughtful adoption of AI, envisioning its potential to enhance patient care, mitigate challenges, and lower healthcare costs. He also underscores the importance of deploying technology in alignment with patient care goals.  Tune in and learn how innovative technologies like AI can revolutionize healthcare documentation and improve patient outcomes! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Follow and connect with Ed Lee on LinkedIn. Learn more about Nabla on their LinkedIn and website.

Venture Capital's Role in Oral Health Innovation with Dr. Jeremy Krell, Managing Partner of Revere Partners and Rise Health

Venture Capital's Role in Oral Health Innovation with Dr. Jeremy Krell, Managing Partner of Revere Partners and Rise Health

There is a vital need to address interoperability in dentistry, and it can be done by investing in innovators who push boundaries in data access and security. In this episode, Dr. Jeremy Krell shares how innovation and early-stage investments are shaping oral health, emphasizing the unique qualities that make a great investor in dentistry. He also discusses challenges and breakthroughs with Revere Partners, highlighting the importance of data security and collaborative efforts in healthcare technology ventures. Tune in to grasp the intricacies of venture capital's impact on oral health and the exciting advancements on the horizon. For accredited investors who would like to participate in Revere’s fund, use discount code THINK18 to receive 2% off the carried interest* *a standard VC fee that works like ‘profit share’

Venture Capital's Role in Oral Health Innovation with Dr. Jeremy Krell, Managing Partner of Revere Partners and Rise Health

There is a vital need to address interoperability in dentistry, and it can be done by investing in innovators who push boundaries in data access and security. In this episode, Dr. Jeremy Krell shares how innovation and early-stage investments are shaping oral health, emphasizing the unique qualities that make a great investor in dentistry. He also discusses challenges and breakthroughs with Revere Partners, highlighting the importance of data security and collaborative efforts in healthcare technology ventures. Tune in to grasp the intricacies of venture capital's impact on oral health and the exciting advancements on the horizon. For accredited investors who would like to participate in Revere’s fund, use discount code THINK18 to receive 2% off the carried interest* *a standard VC fee that works like ‘profit share’

Harnessing Data Analytics to Revolutionize Healthcare Strategy with Hal Andrews, President and CEO of Trilliant Health

Harnessing Data Analytics to Revolutionize Healthcare Strategy with Hal Andrews, President and CEO of Trilliant Health

The secret is to quit talking about innovation in healthcare, and actually start putting ideas into action. In this episode, Hal Andrews, President and CEO of Trilliant Health, discusses healthcare’s future and the role automation plays in it and explains how his company addresses healthcare's data challenges by offering a platform for data analytics to inform strategic decisions across the care continuum. Hal emphasizes the power of evidence-based strategies, utilizing diverse data sources to inform client decisions. He underscores the importance of accurately understanding market share, advocating for a comprehensive view of all providers, particularly in terms of referrals and network performance, to retain patients within networks. He also explores the impact of consumer brands like Amazon and Walmart entering healthcare and the potential of AI in automating repetitive tasks to improve efficiency.  Tune in and learn how data-driven strategies can drive positive outcomes in healthcare! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Learn more about Trilliant Health on their LinkedIn and website. Read Trilliant Health’s Field Guide here. Browse Hal’s blog on Trilliant Health’s website here.

Harnessing Data Analytics to Revolutionize Healthcare Strategy with Hal Andrews, President and CEO of Trilliant Health

The secret is to quit talking about innovation in healthcare, and actually start putting ideas into action. In this episode, Hal Andrews, President and CEO of Trilliant Health, discusses healthcare’s future and the role automation plays in it and explains how his company addresses healthcare's data challenges by offering a platform for data analytics to inform strategic decisions across the care continuum. Hal emphasizes the power of evidence-based strategies, utilizing diverse data sources to inform client decisions. He underscores the importance of accurately understanding market share, advocating for a comprehensive view of all providers, particularly in terms of referrals and network performance, to retain patients within networks. He also explores the impact of consumer brands like Amazon and Walmart entering healthcare and the potential of AI in automating repetitive tasks to improve efficiency.  Tune in and learn how data-driven strategies can drive positive outcomes in healthcare! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Learn more about Trilliant Health on their LinkedIn and website. Read Trilliant Health’s Field Guide here. Browse Hal’s blog on Trilliant Health’s website here.

Boosting Efficiency and Improving Outcomes in Care Management with Yoni Shtein, CEO of Laguna Health

Boosting Efficiency and Improving Outcomes in Care Management with Yoni Shtein, CEO of Laguna Health

Efficiency in healthcare, like closing care gaps and reducing readmissions, is vastly improved through technological innovation. In this episode, Saul Marquez interviews Yoni Shtein, CEO of Laguna Health, a company revolutionizing care management through automation and technology with a mission to empower care managers with conversational intelligence. By leveraging natural language processing and AI, Laguna streamlines documentation, allowing care managers to focus on patients rather than paperwork, an innovation that, according to Yoni, not only enhances efficiency but also improves patient outcomes, reducing readmissions and optimizing care transitions. He also emphasizes Laguna's unique data set and language model, which differentiate the company in the market. Yoni highlights the significant ROI opportunities for payers, including increased efficiency, effectiveness, and cost savings, and challenges leaders to embrace nuanced thinking in navigating healthcare technology trends to drive better outcomes for patients.  Tune in and learn why building scalable solutions that deliver tangible value to consumers is paramount in today's healthcare landscape! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Follow and connect with Yoni Shtein on LinkedIn. Learn more about Laguna Health on their LinkedIn and website.

Boosting Efficiency and Improving Outcomes in Care Management with Yoni Shtein, CEO of Laguna Health

Efficiency in healthcare, like closing care gaps and reducing readmissions, is vastly improved through technological innovation. In this episode, Saul Marquez interviews Yoni Shtein, CEO of Laguna Health, a company revolutionizing care management through automation and technology with a mission to empower care managers with conversational intelligence. By leveraging natural language processing and AI, Laguna streamlines documentation, allowing care managers to focus on patients rather than paperwork, an innovation that, according to Yoni, not only enhances efficiency but also improves patient outcomes, reducing readmissions and optimizing care transitions. He also emphasizes Laguna's unique data set and language model, which differentiate the company in the market. Yoni highlights the significant ROI opportunities for payers, including increased efficiency, effectiveness, and cost savings, and challenges leaders to embrace nuanced thinking in navigating healthcare technology trends to drive better outcomes for patients.  Tune in and learn why building scalable solutions that deliver tangible value to consumers is paramount in today's healthcare landscape! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Follow and connect with Yoni Shtein on LinkedIn. Learn more about Laguna Health on their LinkedIn and website.

The Power of Precision Messaging In Healthcare with Thomas Shea, Chief Revenue Officer at Doceree

The Power of Precision Messaging In Healthcare with Thomas Shea, Chief Revenue Officer at Doceree

Precision targeting and real-time messaging are key components of Doceree's success in healthcare advertising. In this episode, Thomas Shea, Chief Revenue Officer at Doceree, shares his journey into healthcare marketing, highlighting the unique approach of his company in delivering messages to physicians at critical decision-making moments. Doceree's global platform strategically targets physicians utilizing real-time data to ensure message relevance, with a dual focus on supply and demand sides, integrating multiple platforms seamlessly to reach over 2 million physicians globally. While Thomas distinguishes Doceree from similar platforms for its programmatic messaging across healthcare platforms, it remains agile despite challenges like lengthy onboarding processes, and continuously innovating to meet customer needs. He also emphasizes the importance of exploring new partnerships and customizing solutions for clients, encouraging listeners to reach out and discover how the company can enhance its marketing strategies.  Tune in and learn how Doceree is revolutionizing healthcare marketing with precision targeting and real-time messaging! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Thomas Shea on LinkedIn. Discover more about Doceree on their LinkedIn and Website.

The Power of Precision Messaging In Healthcare with Thomas Shea, Chief Revenue Officer at Doceree

Precision targeting and real-time messaging are key components of Doceree's success in healthcare advertising. In this episode, Thomas Shea, Chief Revenue Officer at Doceree, shares his journey into healthcare marketing, highlighting the unique approach of his company in delivering messages to physicians at critical decision-making moments. Doceree's global platform strategically targets physicians utilizing real-time data to ensure message relevance, with a dual focus on supply and demand sides, integrating multiple platforms seamlessly to reach over 2 million physicians globally. While Thomas distinguishes Doceree from similar platforms for its programmatic messaging across healthcare platforms, it remains agile despite challenges like lengthy onboarding processes, and continuously innovating to meet customer needs. He also emphasizes the importance of exploring new partnerships and customizing solutions for clients, encouraging listeners to reach out and discover how the company can enhance its marketing strategies.  Tune in and learn how Doceree is revolutionizing healthcare marketing with precision targeting and real-time messaging! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and follow Thomas Shea on LinkedIn. Discover more about Doceree on their LinkedIn and Website.

From Reactive to Proactive: Revolutionizing Patient-Centric Healthcare with Murray Brozinsky, Chief Strategy Officer at Conversa Health (now part of Amwell)

From Reactive to Proactive: Revolutionizing Patient-Centric Healthcare with Murray Brozinsky, Chief Strategy Officer at Conversa Health (now part of Amwell)

Transforming healthcare begins by putting the patient at the center, focusing on prevention and wellness. In this episode, Murray Brozinsky, Chief Strategy Officer at Conversa Health (now part of Amwell), delves into the integral role of technology in healthcare leadership. He underscores the importance of seamlessly integrating technology to elevate patient engagement and tailor care to individual needs. Murray examines the transformative impact on healthcare providers and payers, fostering collaboration and driving the shift towards value-based care. He also addresses the challenges confronting providers, advocating for strategic investments in technology to address staff shortages and rising costs. The conversation broadens to a global perspective, emphasizing the necessity for a paradigm shift in healthcare thinking. Finally, Murray highlights the paramount importance of trust in healthcare and the nuanced approach required when implementing generative AI. Tune in and learn about the dynamic intersection of technology and healthcare, shaping the future of patient-centered, data-driven, and proactive wellness! Resources: Connect with and follow Murray Brozinsky on LinkedIn. Follow Amwell on LinkedIn and visit their website. Learn more about Coversa Health on their LinkedIn and website.

From Reactive to Proactive: Revolutionizing Patient-Centric Healthcare with Murray Brozinsky, Chief Strategy Officer at Conversa Health (now part of Amwell)

Transforming healthcare begins by putting the patient at the center, focusing on prevention and wellness. In this episode, Murray Brozinsky, Chief Strategy Officer at Conversa Health (now part of Amwell), delves into the integral role of technology in healthcare leadership. He underscores the importance of seamlessly integrating technology to elevate patient engagement and tailor care to individual needs. Murray examines the transformative impact on healthcare providers and payers, fostering collaboration and driving the shift towards value-based care. He also addresses the challenges confronting providers, advocating for strategic investments in technology to address staff shortages and rising costs. The conversation broadens to a global perspective, emphasizing the necessity for a paradigm shift in healthcare thinking. Finally, Murray highlights the paramount importance of trust in healthcare and the nuanced approach required when implementing generative AI. Tune in and learn about the dynamic intersection of technology and healthcare, shaping the future of patient-centered, data-driven, and proactive wellness! Resources: Connect with and follow Murray Brozinsky on LinkedIn. Follow Amwell on LinkedIn and visit their website. Learn more about Coversa Health on their LinkedIn and website.

How AI Can Enhance Financial Management for Companies with Daniel Kivatinos, CEO of JustPaid.io

How AI Can Enhance Financial Management for Companies with Daniel Kivatinos, CEO of JustPaid.io

There is a user-friendly, no-code tool that empowers businesses to manage revenue effectively and make informed financial decisions. In this episode, Daniel Kivatinos, CEO of JustPaid.io, discusses his journey as an entrepreneur and the lessons he learned from his previous venture, DrChrono, emphasizing the importance of understanding that entrepreneurship is a long-term endeavor that requires patience and a realistic mindset. He shares insights into the challenges of scaling a business and the significance of managing finances wisely. Daniel introduces JustPaid.io, a no-code solution that leverages AI to simplify revenue collection for startups and healthcare companies, addressing common pain points in accounting and payment processes. He also stresses the role of AI in revolutionizing industries and highlights the opportunities for businesses to embrace technology for efficiency and growth.  Tune in and learn how AI-powered solutions can propel your business forward in today's competitive landscape! Resources:  Watch the entire episode here. Connect with and follow Daniel Kivatinos on LinkedIn here. Learn more about JustPaid.io on LinkedIn and their website. Book a demo call with JustPaid.io’s team here.

How AI Can Enhance Financial Management for Companies with Daniel Kivatinos, CEO of JustPaid.io

There is a user-friendly, no-code tool that empowers businesses to manage revenue effectively and make informed financial decisions. In this episode, Daniel Kivatinos, CEO of JustPaid.io, discusses his journey as an entrepreneur and the lessons he learned from his previous venture, DrChrono, emphasizing the importance of understanding that entrepreneurship is a long-term endeavor that requires patience and a realistic mindset. He shares insights into the challenges of scaling a business and the significance of managing finances wisely. Daniel introduces JustPaid.io, a no-code solution that leverages AI to simplify revenue collection for startups and healthcare companies, addressing common pain points in accounting and payment processes. He also stresses the role of AI in revolutionizing industries and highlights the opportunities for businesses to embrace technology for efficiency and growth.  Tune in and learn how AI-powered solutions can propel your business forward in today's competitive landscape! Resources:  Watch the entire episode here. Connect with and follow Daniel Kivatinos on LinkedIn here. Learn more about JustPaid.io on LinkedIn and their website. Book a demo call with JustPaid.io’s team here.

A Golden Age is Coming for Dentistry…. if We Can Think Differently, with Dr. Marko Vujicic, Chief Economist and Vice President of the Health Policy Institute at the American Dental Association

A Golden Age is Coming for Dentistry…. if We Can Think Differently, with Dr. Marko Vujicic, Chief Economist and Vice President of the Health Policy Institute at the American Dental Association

How can dental practices adapt to the trend of dropping out of insurance networks while still maintaining financial stability and patient access? In this episode, Marko Vujicic emphasizes the need for patient-centered, transparent dentistry, reimagining dentists as oral health physicians to drive preventive care. He highlights how leveraging technology, addressing insurance reform, and fostering innovative technologies and strategic partnerships are essential steps for creating a more efficient healthcare model and uncovering the potential for dentistry to enter a new "golden age." Stay tuned for a stimulating conversation that promises to reshape your perspective on oral health and the future of dentistry. Resources: Connect with and follow Dr. Marko Vujicic on LinkedIn. Visit the American Dental Association's LinkedIn and website! Explore the ADA Health Policy Institute website! Watch the entire episode on YouTube and get more details at Think Oral Health.

A Golden Age is Coming for Dentistry…. if We Can Think Differently, with Dr. Marko Vujicic, Chief Economist and Vice President of the Health Policy Institute at the American Dental Association

How can dental practices adapt to the trend of dropping out of insurance networks while still maintaining financial stability and patient access? In this episode, Marko Vujicic emphasizes the need for patient-centered, transparent dentistry, reimagining dentists as oral health physicians to drive preventive care. He highlights how leveraging technology, addressing insurance reform, and fostering innovative technologies and strategic partnerships are essential steps for creating a more efficient healthcare model and uncovering the potential for dentistry to enter a new "golden age." Stay tuned for a stimulating conversation that promises to reshape your perspective on oral health and the future of dentistry. Resources: Connect with and follow Dr. Marko Vujicic on LinkedIn. Visit the American Dental Association's LinkedIn and website! Explore the ADA Health Policy Institute website! Watch the entire episode on YouTube and get more details at Think Oral Health.

AI-Powered Symptom Checker: Your New Healthcare Companion with Kota Kubo, co-founder and co-CEO of Ubie

AI-Powered Symptom Checker: Your New Healthcare Companion with Kota Kubo, co-founder and co-CEO of Ubie

AI-driven symptom checkers are here, and they offer personalized healthcare guidance for patients. In this episode, Saul Marquez interviews the co-founder and co-CEO of Ubie, Kota Kubo, a healthcare AI company offering AI-based services to patients, providers, and pharmaceutical companies. Ubie's platform serves patients by offering a symptom checker and treatment suggestions, enhances providers' efficiency through automated clinical records and disease recommendations, and facilitates pharmaceutical companies with targeted promotion opportunities and access to patient data. Kota delves into the motivation behind launching Ubie, drawn from personal encounters with healthcare accessibility challenges and the burgeoning AI advancements. He also explains how, with a 2 million user base, Ubie specializes in enhancing disease prediction accuracy, particularly for rare and specialty diseases, using statistical methods, reinforcement learning, and generative AI, offering crucial insights to pharmaceutical marketers on patient engagement. Tune in and learn how Ubie's AI technology is revolutionizing healthcare access and engagement for patients, providers, and pharmaceutical companies alike! Resources:  Watch the entire episode here. Follow and connect with Kota Kubo on LinkedIn. Learn more about Ubie on their LinkedIn and website.

AI-Powered Symptom Checker: Your New Healthcare Companion with Kota Kubo, co-founder and co-CEO of Ubie

AI-driven symptom checkers are here, and they offer personalized healthcare guidance for patients. In this episode, Saul Marquez interviews the co-founder and co-CEO of Ubie, Kota Kubo, a healthcare AI company offering AI-based services to patients, providers, and pharmaceutical companies. Ubie's platform serves patients by offering a symptom checker and treatment suggestions, enhances providers' efficiency through automated clinical records and disease recommendations, and facilitates pharmaceutical companies with targeted promotion opportunities and access to patient data. Kota delves into the motivation behind launching Ubie, drawn from personal encounters with healthcare accessibility challenges and the burgeoning AI advancements. He also explains how, with a 2 million user base, Ubie specializes in enhancing disease prediction accuracy, particularly for rare and specialty diseases, using statistical methods, reinforcement learning, and generative AI, offering crucial insights to pharmaceutical marketers on patient engagement. Tune in and learn how Ubie's AI technology is revolutionizing healthcare access and engagement for patients, providers, and pharmaceutical companies alike! Resources:  Watch the entire episode here. Follow and connect with Kota Kubo on LinkedIn. Learn more about Ubie on their LinkedIn and website.

The Doctor's Agent: Advocating for the Advocates in the Business of Medicine with Ethan Nkana, Principal of the Rocky Mountain Physician Agency

The Doctor's Agent: Advocating for the Advocates in the Business of Medicine with Ethan Nkana, Principal of the Rocky Mountain Physician Agency

Burnout and lack of autonomy are major issues for doctors, which can be alleviated through better contract terms and support systems. In this episode, Ethan Nkana explains how his unique law and administration background is revolutionizing how doctors approach contract negotiations and career fulfillment. He also shares how his groundbreaking work empowers physicians to prioritize patient care while securing fair compensation and work-life balance in an evolving healthcare landscape. Tune in and understand how Ethan’s work is transforming physician careers by advocating for better contracts, fair pay, and improved working conditions!  Resources: Connect with and follow Ethan Nkana on LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube. Learn more about Rocky Mountain Physician Agency on their LinkedIn and website. Visit the Healthcare Data Center website!

The Doctor's Agent: Advocating for the Advocates in the Business of Medicine with Ethan Nkana, Principal of the Rocky Mountain Physician Agency

Burnout and lack of autonomy are major issues for doctors, which can be alleviated through better contract terms and support systems. In this episode, Ethan Nkana explains how his unique law and administration background is revolutionizing how doctors approach contract negotiations and career fulfillment. He also shares how his groundbreaking work empowers physicians to prioritize patient care while securing fair compensation and work-life balance in an evolving healthcare landscape. Tune in and understand how Ethan’s work is transforming physician careers by advocating for better contracts, fair pay, and improved working conditions!  Resources: Connect with and follow Ethan Nkana on LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube. Learn more about Rocky Mountain Physician Agency on their LinkedIn and website. Visit the Healthcare Data Center website!

New Technology Promises Quick Sepsis Detection in Emergency Rooms with Ajay Shah, CEO and co-founder of CytoVale

New Technology Promises Quick Sepsis Detection in Emergency Rooms with Ajay Shah, CEO and co-founder of CytoVale

Sepsis is not an infection; it’s your body's dysregulated response to one. In this episode, Ajay Shah, CEO and co-founder of CytoVale, discusses his company’s groundbreaking technology, IntelliSep, which swiftly identifies patients at risk of sepsis in just eight minutes, as delays can significantly impact patient outcomes. Unlike traditional methods relying on vague symptoms, IntelliSep directly assesses white blood cells, offering a clear, objective diagnosis. Ajay highlights CytoVale's FDA-approved technology as a game-changer in emergency departments, where identifying sepsis quickly is critical, and explains the economic benefits for hospitals, citing significant savings per patient tested. Finally, he addresses the potential use of IntelliSep in urgent care centers, envisioning it as a tool to guide patients to appropriate care settings efficiently. Tune in to learn more about this revolutionary approach to sepsis detection and its potential impact on healthcare outcomes! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect with and follow Ajay Shah on LinkedIn here. Learn more about CytoVale on LinkedIn and their website. Discover more about CytoVale’s IntelliSep here.

New Technology Promises Quick Sepsis Detection in Emergency Rooms with Ajay Shah, CEO and co-founder of CytoVale

Sepsis is not an infection; it’s your body's dysregulated response to one. In this episode, Ajay Shah, CEO and co-founder of CytoVale, discusses his company’s groundbreaking technology, IntelliSep, which swiftly identifies patients at risk of sepsis in just eight minutes, as delays can significantly impact patient outcomes. Unlike traditional methods relying on vague symptoms, IntelliSep directly assesses white blood cells, offering a clear, objective diagnosis. Ajay highlights CytoVale's FDA-approved technology as a game-changer in emergency departments, where identifying sepsis quickly is critical, and explains the economic benefits for hospitals, citing significant savings per patient tested. Finally, he addresses the potential use of IntelliSep in urgent care centers, envisioning it as a tool to guide patients to appropriate care settings efficiently. Tune in to learn more about this revolutionary approach to sepsis detection and its potential impact on healthcare outcomes! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect with and follow Ajay Shah on LinkedIn here. Learn more about CytoVale on LinkedIn and their website. Discover more about CytoVale’s IntelliSep here.

This is How You Can Make A True Difference In Healthcare with Christopher Kunney, managing partner at IOTECH Consulting and host of the Straight Outta Health IT podcast

This is How You Can Make A True Difference In Healthcare with Christopher Kunney, managing partner at IOTECH Consulting and host of the Straight Outta Health IT podcast

Effective leadership in healthcare inspires teams and organizations to pursue meaningful goals and drive impactful change. In this episode, Christopher Kunney, managing partner at IOTECH Consulting and host of the Straight Outta Health IT podcast, shares insights from his personal and professional journeys, including receiving the Changemaker Award from HIMSS for his advocacy work in addressing health equity. He emphasizes the importance of impacting others positively and shares setbacks he's overcome, including battling brain tumors, which shifted his focus towards making a meaningful impact in healthcare. Christopher also highlights the mission of IOTECH Consulting, which focuses on healthcare transformation through IT strategy, leadership, and technology implementation, and also underscores the importance of conscientious capitalism and inspiring others to be the best versions of themselves. He encourages listeners to check out his podcast, which aims to highlight the stories and challenges faced by individuals in healthcare.  Tune in and learn how you can make a difference in healthcare by inspiring others to achieve their potential and turning obstacles to your advantage!  Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect with and follow Christopher Kunney on LinkedIn here. Learn more about IOTECH Consulting on their website. Listen to Christopher’s podcast, Straight Outta Health IT, here. Email Christopher here.

This is How You Can Make A True Difference In Healthcare with Christopher Kunney, managing partner at IOTECH Consulting and host of the Straight Outta Health IT podcast

Effective leadership in healthcare inspires teams and organizations to pursue meaningful goals and drive impactful change. In this episode, Christopher Kunney, managing partner at IOTECH Consulting and host of the Straight Outta Health IT podcast, shares insights from his personal and professional journeys, including receiving the Changemaker Award from HIMSS for his advocacy work in addressing health equity. He emphasizes the importance of impacting others positively and shares setbacks he's overcome, including battling brain tumors, which shifted his focus towards making a meaningful impact in healthcare. Christopher also highlights the mission of IOTECH Consulting, which focuses on healthcare transformation through IT strategy, leadership, and technology implementation, and also underscores the importance of conscientious capitalism and inspiring others to be the best versions of themselves. He encourages listeners to check out his podcast, which aims to highlight the stories and challenges faced by individuals in healthcare.  Tune in and learn how you can make a difference in healthcare by inspiring others to achieve their potential and turning obstacles to your advantage!  Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect with and follow Christopher Kunney on LinkedIn here. Learn more about IOTECH Consulting on their website. Listen to Christopher’s podcast, Straight Outta Health IT, here. Email Christopher here.

Pioneering Tomorrow's Healthcare Solutions Through AI with David E. Williams, president of Health Business Group and founder of Atumcell

Pioneering Tomorrow's Healthcare Solutions Through AI with David E. Williams, president of Health Business Group and founder of Atumcell

Cybersecurity remains critical to protecting healthcare data from breaches. In this episode, David E. Williams, president of Health Business Group and founder of Atumcell, delves into his extensive experience in healthcare consulting, particularly focusing on AI and cybersecurity. He highlights the evolution of AI, emphasizing its strategic importance post-ChatGPT's introduction, enabling businesses to explore new opportunities and optimize existing processes. David shares insights on cybersecurity, discussing the vulnerabilities of US hospitals and his venture, Atumcell, which targets private equity firms to manage cybersecurity risks effectively. His consulting firm stands out for its primary data-gathering approach, combining expertise and networks to provide valuable insights to clients, while also reflecting on setbacks and celebrating successes like guiding clients through AI integration and strategic planning. Tune in and learn from David's wealth of knowledge and experiences in healthcare consulting, AI, cybersecurity, and beyond! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect with and follow David on LinkedIn here. Learn more about Health Business Group on LinkedIn and their website. Discover more about Atumcell on LinkedIn and their website. Check out Saul’s episode on David’s podcast here. Enjoy more episodes from David’s podcast here. Email David here. Buy Elon Musk’s biography by Walter Isaacson here. 

Pioneering Tomorrow's Healthcare Solutions Through AI with David E. Williams, president of Health Business Group and founder of Atumcell

Cybersecurity remains critical to protecting healthcare data from breaches. In this episode, David E. Williams, president of Health Business Group and founder of Atumcell, delves into his extensive experience in healthcare consulting, particularly focusing on AI and cybersecurity. He highlights the evolution of AI, emphasizing its strategic importance post-ChatGPT's introduction, enabling businesses to explore new opportunities and optimize existing processes. David shares insights on cybersecurity, discussing the vulnerabilities of US hospitals and his venture, Atumcell, which targets private equity firms to manage cybersecurity risks effectively. His consulting firm stands out for its primary data-gathering approach, combining expertise and networks to provide valuable insights to clients, while also reflecting on setbacks and celebrating successes like guiding clients through AI integration and strategic planning. Tune in and learn from David's wealth of knowledge and experiences in healthcare consulting, AI, cybersecurity, and beyond! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect with and follow David on LinkedIn here. Learn more about Health Business Group on LinkedIn and their website. Discover more about Atumcell on LinkedIn and their website. Check out Saul’s episode on David’s podcast here. Enjoy more episodes from David’s podcast here. Email David here. Buy Elon Musk’s biography by Walter Isaacson here. 

Perspectives on Leveraging Data and AI in Payer and Provider Space with Frank Webster, the Chief Medical Officer of Behavioral Health at Health Care Service Corporation and Amir Azarbad, the Managing Director of 10Pearls

Perspectives on Leveraging Data and AI in Payer and Provider Space with Frank Webster, the Chief Medical Officer of Behavioral Health at Health Care Service Corporation and Amir Azarbad, the Managing Director of 10Pearls

Unlocking the power of AI requires a vigilant mind, recognizing the significance of data limitations. In today's episode, Saul welcomes Frank Webster, the Chief Medical Officer of Behavioral Health at Health Care Service Corporation and Amir Azarbad, the Managing Director of 10Pearls share unique challenges faced by health plans, the impact of AI on payers, and the importance of clean and well-organized data in healthcare. Amir highlights the practical and strategic approach of 10Pearls in providing healthcare solutions, focusing on delivering achievable strategies and tangible results. Frank discusses his motivations in healthcare, specifically in addressing the gaps in the healthcare system, especially in behavioral healthcare. He emphasizes the importance of leveraging clinical data and the challenges faced by large healthcare entities in cooperation and data utilization. Frank and Amir share their perspectives on the role of AI and its limitations in healthcare decision-making.  Tune in to gain valuable insights from Frank and Amir as they offer a unique perspective on the current state and future possibilities of healthcare. Resources: Connect with and follow Amir Azarbad on LinkedIn. Connect with and follow  Frank Webster on LinkedIn. Follow 10Pearls on LinkedIn. Visit the 10Pearls website here. Follow HCSC on LinkedIn.  Visit the HCSC website here.

Perspectives on Leveraging Data and AI in Payer and Provider Space with Frank Webster, the Chief Medical Officer of Behavioral Health at Health Care Service Corporation and Amir Azarbad, the Managing Director of 10Pearls

Unlocking the power of AI requires a vigilant mind, recognizing the significance of data limitations. In today's episode, Saul welcomes Frank Webster, the Chief Medical Officer of Behavioral Health at Health Care Service Corporation and Amir Azarbad, the Managing Director of 10Pearls share unique challenges faced by health plans, the impact of AI on payers, and the importance of clean and well-organized data in healthcare. Amir highlights the practical and strategic approach of 10Pearls in providing healthcare solutions, focusing on delivering achievable strategies and tangible results. Frank discusses his motivations in healthcare, specifically in addressing the gaps in the healthcare system, especially in behavioral healthcare. He emphasizes the importance of leveraging clinical data and the challenges faced by large healthcare entities in cooperation and data utilization. Frank and Amir share their perspectives on the role of AI and its limitations in healthcare decision-making.  Tune in to gain valuable insights from Frank and Amir as they offer a unique perspective on the current state and future possibilities of healthcare. Resources: Connect with and follow Amir Azarbad on LinkedIn. Connect with and follow  Frank Webster on LinkedIn. Follow 10Pearls on LinkedIn. Visit the 10Pearls website here. Follow HCSC on LinkedIn.  Visit the HCSC website here.

Why Simplifying Healthcare Payments Matters with Brian Cosgray, co-founder and CEO of Elevate

Why Simplifying Healthcare Payments Matters with Brian Cosgray, co-founder and CEO of Elevate

Elevate's goal is to bring modern technology to the traditionally stagnant healthcare sector. In this episode, Brian Cosgray, co-founder and CEO of Elevate, explains how he and his team are revolutionizing the consumer-direct benefits industry. He discusses how Elevate simplifies healthcare payment processes by offering pre-tax benefit accounts like health savings accounts, and how by leveraging technology such as AI and APIs, they streamline claim submissions, reducing processing time to provide real-time reimbursements. Brian shares insights into the company's journey, including the shift from selling directly to employers to partnering with platforms employees already use, like payroll or benefits administration portals. He also emphasizes the importance of simplicity and responsiveness in healthcare transactions and highlights Elevate's role in bringing modern technology to a traditionally stagnant sector.  Tune in and learn how Elevate is transforming the way people access and utilize healthcare benefits! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect with and follow Brian Cosgray on LinkedIn here. Learn more about Elevate on LinkedIn and their website.

Why Simplifying Healthcare Payments Matters with Brian Cosgray, co-founder and CEO of Elevate

Elevate's goal is to bring modern technology to the traditionally stagnant healthcare sector. In this episode, Brian Cosgray, co-founder and CEO of Elevate, explains how he and his team are revolutionizing the consumer-direct benefits industry. He discusses how Elevate simplifies healthcare payment processes by offering pre-tax benefit accounts like health savings accounts, and how by leveraging technology such as AI and APIs, they streamline claim submissions, reducing processing time to provide real-time reimbursements. Brian shares insights into the company's journey, including the shift from selling directly to employers to partnering with platforms employees already use, like payroll or benefits administration portals. He also emphasizes the importance of simplicity and responsiveness in healthcare transactions and highlights Elevate's role in bringing modern technology to a traditionally stagnant sector.  Tune in and learn how Elevate is transforming the way people access and utilize healthcare benefits! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here. Connect with and follow Brian Cosgray on LinkedIn here. Learn more about Elevate on LinkedIn and their website.

Invisible DSO Partnerships and Organic Growth with Chip Fichtner, Co-Founder of Large Practice Sales

Invisible DSO Partnerships and Organic Growth with Chip Fichtner, Co-Founder of Large Practice Sales

The adoption of AI and focusing on specialty practices like orthodontics and sleep dentistry are proving essential for enhancing patient care and optimizing business operations. In this episode, Chip explores how partnerships go beyond financial gains, being customized to align with the culture and values of individual practices, significantly boosting both economic value and patient care. He also describes the recent trends in the recap market, the increased competition in acquiring dental practices, and why young specialists are gravitating towards these partnerships instead of starting their own.  Stay tuned to discover how invisible DSOs are shaping the future of dentistry, fostering growth, and ensuring successful partnerships. Resources: Learn more about Chip Fichtner here. Discover more about Large Practice Sales on LinkedIn. Learn about growing and monetizing your practice with invisible DSOs here. Read Making the most of AI in Dentistry here. Learn about Easing the burden of medical billing when treating OSA in the dental office here. Using oral appliance therapy in treating OSA -  policy changes from the largest healthcare insurer here.

Invisible DSO Partnerships and Organic Growth with Chip Fichtner, Co-Founder of Large Practice Sales

The adoption of AI and focusing on specialty practices like orthodontics and sleep dentistry are proving essential for enhancing patient care and optimizing business operations. In this episode, Chip explores how partnerships go beyond financial gains, being customized to align with the culture and values of individual practices, significantly boosting both economic value and patient care. He also describes the recent trends in the recap market, the increased competition in acquiring dental practices, and why young specialists are gravitating towards these partnerships instead of starting their own.  Stay tuned to discover how invisible DSOs are shaping the future of dentistry, fostering growth, and ensuring successful partnerships. Resources: Learn more about Chip Fichtner here. Discover more about Large Practice Sales on LinkedIn. Learn about growing and monetizing your practice with invisible DSOs here. Read Making the most of AI in Dentistry here. Learn about Easing the burden of medical billing when treating OSA in the dental office here. Using oral appliance therapy in treating OSA -  policy changes from the largest healthcare insurer here.

Innovative Care Solutions and Implementation with Dr. Shivdev Rao, co-founder and CEO of Abridge

Innovative Care Solutions and Implementation with Dr. Shivdev Rao, co-founder and CEO of Abridge

Imagine AI solutions that enable physicians to return home to their families earlier and engage more meaningfully with their patients.  In this episode of "The Future of AI in Health" podcast series, co-hosts Dr. Jenny Yu and Saul Marquez interview Dr. Shivdev Rao, co-founder and CEO of Abridge, on how AI technologies are revolutionizing the healthcare industry by enhancing the doctor-patient relationship and streamlining complex workflows. Dr. Rao shares his journey with Abridge, a platform that is reshaping how physicians engage with patients by reducing the clerical workload significantly. He explains how their technology allows healthcare providers to reclaim the human aspect of medical practice, such as eye contact, patient interaction, and tailored care, and how AI technologies, streamline workflows within healthcare systems, providing physicians with more quality time with their patients. Dr. Rao also delves into the future of AI in healthcare, discussing both the excitement around its abilities to improve care and the challenges that lie ahead, particularly in terms of integrating these technologies within existing healthcare infrastructures. Tune in and explore these transformative developments and envision the future of healthcare with AI. Resources:  Check more episodes of this Thought Leadership Series here. Watch the entire interview here.  Connect with and follow Shivdev Rao on LinkedIn. Follow Abridge on LinkedIn and the website. Connect with and follow Jenny Yu on LinkedIn. Learn more about Healthline Media on LinkedIn and their website.

Innovative Care Solutions and Implementation with Dr. Shivdev Rao, co-founder and CEO of Abridge

Imagine AI solutions that enable physicians to return home to their families earlier and engage more meaningfully with their patients.  In this episode of "The Future of AI in Health" podcast series, co-hosts Dr. Jenny Yu and Saul Marquez interview Dr. Shivdev Rao, co-founder and CEO of Abridge, on how AI technologies are revolutionizing the healthcare industry by enhancing the doctor-patient relationship and streamlining complex workflows. Dr. Rao shares his journey with Abridge, a platform that is reshaping how physicians engage with patients by reducing the clerical workload significantly. He explains how their technology allows healthcare providers to reclaim the human aspect of medical practice, such as eye contact, patient interaction, and tailored care, and how AI technologies, streamline workflows within healthcare systems, providing physicians with more quality time with their patients. Dr. Rao also delves into the future of AI in healthcare, discussing both the excitement around its abilities to improve care and the challenges that lie ahead, particularly in terms of integrating these technologies within existing healthcare infrastructures. Tune in and explore these transformative developments and envision the future of healthcare with AI. Resources:  Check more episodes of this Thought Leadership Series here. Watch the entire interview here.  Connect with and follow Shivdev Rao on LinkedIn. Follow Abridge on LinkedIn and the website. Connect with and follow Jenny Yu on LinkedIn. Learn more about Healthline Media on LinkedIn and their website.

Revolutionizing Healthcare Safety with Innovative Solutions with Kevin Paroda, the Global Segment Manager at CenTrak

Revolutionizing Healthcare Safety with Innovative Solutions with Kevin Paroda, the Global Segment Manager at CenTrak

Staff safety in hospitals is crucial, and innovative solutions are now available to ensure it. In this episode at HIMSS, Kevin Paroda, the Global Segment Manager at CenTrak, highlights the importance of staff duress assistance in hospitals and introduces the Bluetooth Multi-Mode staff badge, designed to discreetly call for help when needed. He explains how this innovation combines Bluetooth technology with additional layers for improved accuracy, catering to various complex use cases such as hand hygiene monitoring and nurse call cancellation. Kevin then delves into the features of the new staff badge, emphasizing its intentional design to prevent accidental triggers and the ability to display battery life. He also encourages hospital leaders to prioritize staff safety by reaching out to CenTrak for solutions tailored to their needs.  Tune in and learn how CenTrak's cutting-edge technology is revolutionizing staff safety in healthcare! Resources:  Watch the entire episode here.  Connect with and follow Kevin Paroda on LinkedIn. Learn more about CenTrak on their LinkedIn and website.

Revolutionizing Healthcare Safety with Innovative Solutions with Kevin Paroda, the Global Segment Manager at CenTrak

Staff safety in hospitals is crucial, and innovative solutions are now available to ensure it. In this episode at HIMSS, Kevin Paroda, the Global Segment Manager at CenTrak, highlights the importance of staff duress assistance in hospitals and introduces the Bluetooth Multi-Mode staff badge, designed to discreetly call for help when needed. He explains how this innovation combines Bluetooth technology with additional layers for improved accuracy, catering to various complex use cases such as hand hygiene monitoring and nurse call cancellation. Kevin then delves into the features of the new staff badge, emphasizing its intentional design to prevent accidental triggers and the ability to display battery life. He also encourages hospital leaders to prioritize staff safety by reaching out to CenTrak for solutions tailored to their needs.  Tune in and learn how CenTrak's cutting-edge technology is revolutionizing staff safety in healthcare! Resources:  Watch the entire episode here.  Connect with and follow Kevin Paroda on LinkedIn. Learn more about CenTrak on their LinkedIn and website.

Revolutionizing Patient Engagement Through AI with Dr. Geeta Nayar, CMO at RadiantGraph

Revolutionizing Patient Engagement Through AI with Dr. Geeta Nayar, CMO at RadiantGraph

Personalized care is not just a trend but a necessity in today's healthcare landscape. In this episode at HIMSS 2024, Dr. Geeta Nayar, also known as Doctor G, Chief Medical Officer at RadiantGraph, discusses the importance of technology, such as AI and telemedicine, in healthcare. RadiantGraph is a healthcare-based AI platform focusing on personalized care and consumer engagement. In this short interview, Geeta emphasizes the crucial role of human connection in delivering effective care and highlights the necessity for healthcare organizations to understand patients' needs and engage with them effectively. She also stresses the significance of keeping the human element at the center of technological advancements, underscoring the potential benefits of aligning healthcare initiatives with patient needs.  Listen to this insightful episode and discover how personalized care not only benefits patients but also offers significant returns on investment. Resources:  Watch the entire episode here. Connect and learn more about Geetha on LinkedIn and her website. Learn more about RadiantGraph on their LinkedIn and website. Buy Geetha’s book, Dead Wrong, here.

Revolutionizing Patient Engagement Through AI with Dr. Geeta Nayar, CMO at RadiantGraph

Personalized care is not just a trend but a necessity in today's healthcare landscape. In this episode at HIMSS 2024, Dr. Geeta Nayar, also known as Doctor G, Chief Medical Officer at RadiantGraph, discusses the importance of technology, such as AI and telemedicine, in healthcare. RadiantGraph is a healthcare-based AI platform focusing on personalized care and consumer engagement. In this short interview, Geeta emphasizes the crucial role of human connection in delivering effective care and highlights the necessity for healthcare organizations to understand patients' needs and engage with them effectively. She also stresses the significance of keeping the human element at the center of technological advancements, underscoring the potential benefits of aligning healthcare initiatives with patient needs.  Listen to this insightful episode and discover how personalized care not only benefits patients but also offers significant returns on investment. Resources:  Watch the entire episode here. Connect and learn more about Geetha on LinkedIn and her website. Learn more about RadiantGraph on their LinkedIn and website. Buy Geetha’s book, Dead Wrong, here.

Transforming Real-World Data into Patient Outcomes with Sandeep Pawar, the Head of Ecosystem Partnerships at Verana Health

Transforming Real-World Data into Patient Outcomes with Sandeep Pawar, the Head of Ecosystem Partnerships at Verana Health

Transitioning from promises to practical implementations is the next phase in AI's role in healthcare. In this episode at HIMSS 2024, Sandeep Pawar, the Head of Ecosystem Partnerships at Verana Health, shares his journey from academia to the life sciences space, driven by a desire to accelerate the process of bringing drugs to market and improving patient lives. Verana Health, a digital health company, focuses on transforming real-world data into insights that lead to actionable outcomes, ultimately benefiting patients. Throughout this conversation, Sandeep discusses the importance of staying ahead of technological advancements and networking with experts to better serve their partners and patients. He also emphasizes the role of collaboration between tech giants, healthcare systems, and startups like Verana Health in driving positive change in healthcare.  Tune in and learn how you can stay ahead of the curve by adopting cutting-edge solutions! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and learn more about Sandeep on LinkedIn. Learn more about Verana Health on their LinkedIn and website. Email Sandeep here. 

Transforming Real-World Data into Patient Outcomes with Sandeep Pawar, the Head of Ecosystem Partnerships at Verana Health

Transitioning from promises to practical implementations is the next phase in AI's role in healthcare. In this episode at HIMSS 2024, Sandeep Pawar, the Head of Ecosystem Partnerships at Verana Health, shares his journey from academia to the life sciences space, driven by a desire to accelerate the process of bringing drugs to market and improving patient lives. Verana Health, a digital health company, focuses on transforming real-world data into insights that lead to actionable outcomes, ultimately benefiting patients. Throughout this conversation, Sandeep discusses the importance of staying ahead of technological advancements and networking with experts to better serve their partners and patients. He also emphasizes the role of collaboration between tech giants, healthcare systems, and startups like Verana Health in driving positive change in healthcare.  Tune in and learn how you can stay ahead of the curve by adopting cutting-edge solutions! Resources:  Watch the entire interview here.  Connect and learn more about Sandeep on LinkedIn. Learn more about Verana Health on their LinkedIn and website. Email Sandeep here. 

Understanding the Lifelong Benefits of Vision Health with Kate Renwick-Espinosa, President of VSP Vision Care

Understanding the Lifelong Benefits of Vision Health with Kate Renwick-Espinosa, President of VSP Vision Care

Improving your eyesight can be life-changing. By scheduling an eye exam, you can take an early step towards managing prediabetes and addressing other healthcare issues. In this episode, Kate Renwick-Espinosa, President of VSP Vision Care, explores the critical role of vision care in the healthcare ecosystem, emphasizing its impact on people's lives. Kate explains how eyesight, often overlooked, serves as a secret weapon in healthcare, enabling the early detection of over 270 health conditions. She highlights all the unique ways VSP adds value to health systems and patients, highlighting the importance of comprehensive care. Kate also emphasizes the potential of eye care to lower healthcare costs for employers and patients through early detection, ultimately improving overall health and productivity. Finally, she emphasizes the need for employers to view benefits holistically, supporting whole-body health for their employees. Tune in and discover the transformative power of vision care in enhancing overall health and well-being! Resources: Connect with and follow Kate Renwick-Espinosa on LinkedIn. Follow SVP Vision Care on LinkedIn and visit their website.

Understanding the Lifelong Benefits of Vision Health with Kate Renwick-Espinosa, President of VSP Vision Care

Improving your eyesight can be life-changing. By scheduling an eye exam, you can take an early step towards managing prediabetes and addressing other healthcare issues. In this episode, Kate Renwick-Espinosa, President of VSP Vision Care, explores the critical role of vision care in the healthcare ecosystem, emphasizing its impact on people's lives. Kate explains how eyesight, often overlooked, serves as a secret weapon in healthcare, enabling the early detection of over 270 health conditions. She highlights all the unique ways VSP adds value to health systems and patients, highlighting the importance of comprehensive care. Kate also emphasizes the potential of eye care to lower healthcare costs for employers and patients through early detection, ultimately improving overall health and productivity. Finally, she emphasizes the need for employers to view benefits holistically, supporting whole-body health for their employees. Tune in and discover the transformative power of vision care in enhancing overall health and well-being! Resources: Connect with and follow Kate Renwick-Espinosa on LinkedIn. Follow SVP Vision Care on LinkedIn and visit their website.

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