Best Healthcare Podcasts
We spend a lot of time studying and working within the healthcare economy. We believe that the best way to improve outcomes and results is by breaking down the silos through conversations. Our conversations with healthcare stakeholders include talks with payors, provider execs, practitioners, industry execs, entrepreneurs, medical schools, scholars, policy analysts and government officials. Whether it be by connecting with our 100+ amazing guests, attending the hottest medical conferences or researching traditional and trend-setting people and topics, we stay tuned into the pulse of the healthcare market.
A portion of our market research has focused on the medium of podcasting. Since we do our fair share of podcasting, we also like to keep in close touch with the hottest and most credible podcasts in healthcare. In the list we have curated for you below, we have provided a listing of the podcasts we believe will add major value to you and your organization. While this list is not comprehensive, nor is it stack ranked, consider it a finely distilled list of the best podcasts in healthcare available today.
Since I think these shows are awesome, I want to make it easy for you to access them. If you click on the host pictures, I placed a link for you to check out their webiste. If you click on the podcast logo it will link you to the iTunes page to subscribe. If you like what they’re doing, don’t forget to leave them a rating and review. It helps the shows ranking and will help the hosts continue spreading the word and get more amazing guests to help you break down silos and improve our health system.
To your health,
One of two excellent podcasts produced by the folks at Healthegy. (The other one below) This podcast features one interview per week, average length 35 minutes, on amazing entrepreneurs and proven leaders in healthcare. Host Tom Salemi digs deep into topics and health solutions. Their candid questions make the conversations value-packed and enjoyable. With 96 episodes published to date, these guys are serious about contributing to the healthcare conversation in a highly professional way. Tune into Medtech Talk here!
From the household name TED (technology engineering and design) that produces expert talks on ideas that have and will continue shaping our way of life, they have curated talks on healthcare. Average show length is 15 minutes. The unique thing about this podcast is that when you open up the show on your mobile device, you can both stream audio and video content. With over 115 episodes published to date and backed by the folks at TED, this is a healthcare podcast that is here to stay and will provide reliable content for anyone looking to stay at the forefront of medicine. Tune into Ted Talks Health here!
Host Dan Kendall is a talented contributor to conversations in digital health. He writes the most thoughtfully crafted intros and outros and allows his highly distinguished guests to tell their story in an uninterrupted way. Every show, he shares resources with his listeners that include updated conference schedules and a very comprehensive show notes with links to all that was discussed. This once a week podcast, average show length 40 minutes, is packed with digital gold. If you are interested in staying abreast of trends in digital health, this is your podcast. Tune into Digital Health Today here!
This is the other podcast created by the folks at Healthegy. Host Stephen Krupa (Managing Director, Psilos Group), a healthcare venture capitalists enables the listener to have a seat at the table with VCs and entrepreneurs. Stephen brings forth his investor insight and reveals insights with his disruptive Health CEO guests. This podcast is like the JP Morgan health conference in your ears, once a week. Conversations get intense, he provides pertinent insights and value to anyone looking to keep their finger on the disruptive pulse of health startups. Average show length is 37 minutes and the podcast publishes once a week. Like Med Tech Talks, they are 98 episodes in and cranking hard! Tune into Breaking Health Podcast here!
Co-hosts, Lisa Suennen (Sr. Director, GE Ventures) and David Shaywitz, MD Ph.D. (Sr. Partner at Takeda Ventures), bring a relevant and distinguished approach to health podcasting. Using their business and medical expertise, they are able to bring the people of the health field to life. They engage a range of intriguing and accomplished guests in discussions that enable listeners to appreciate the stories behind the startups. Listen to this podcast if you want to become tech and business savvy in healthcare while at the same time enjoy some entertaining conversation. This podcast publishes two shows a month, average show length is 35 minutes. This is one of the most engaging podcasts you can listen to in healthcare. Tune into Tech Tonics here!
Host Julie Rovner (Chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News) brings together the brightest and most up to date policy reporter minds from the Washington Post, New York Times, Politico and others. Brought to you by Kaiser Health News, these bright women in healthcare policy put some sense into “what the health” is going on in Washington. One of my favorites takeaways from the podcast is at the end of the podcast where they share “extra credit”. Julie and each of her guests share a news resource, podcast etc. they highly recommend. They pack the podcast with value and this puts the show over the edge and delivers massive insight into health policy and beyond. Listen to this podcast to stay up to date on health policy and if you just want to become smarter. Tune into What the Health here!
Co-hosts Kendall Britt, MD and Amy Rodgers, MD do a fantastic job of covering subjects like healthcare, the science of medicine, health policy and everything in between. They’re a lot of fun to listen to. They tackle personal health questions along with tough topics like the direction of the ACA (affordable care act). If you’re looking for a provider thought leader podcast that also helps you understand the basics of your own personal health, take a listen to this podcast. With over 90 episodes published, average listening time 15 minutes, this is a commuters podcast guaranteed to deliver value every single time. Tune into the 2 Docs Talk Podcast here!