PodcastProvider Directory

Provider Directories: How Hard Can this Really Be? | Don Lee and Shahid Shah

In 2016 we saw new provider directory regulations from CMS and several states, including the particularly “toothy” SB-137 in California. The new rules are intended to hold health plans accountable for any inaccurate and/or incomplete information in their provider directories. The national conversation is focused intently on the consumer side. That is, bad information makes it

Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC)Podcast

The Patient Hot Zone | Darrel Hicks

Darrel Hicks is internationally recognized as one of the subject matter experts in infection prevention and control as it relates to cleaning. He has written and published numerous articles in professional and healthcare related journals as part of his commitment to providing a cleaner, safer and healthier indoor environment. Darrel has a specific interest in soft

Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC)Podcast

Understanding Infectious Agents in the Environment | Dr. Syed Sattar and Bahram Zargar

What happens to an infectious agent once it leaves the human body? Well, it ends up in our cars, airplanes, food, water and soil. If we know how that contagion behaves “in the wild”, then we’ll be able to kill it, filter it, or otherwise prevent it from proliferating, and potentially improve the lives of

Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC)Podcast

Redefining Sepsis | Michael Ackerman

Sepsis is not an infection. Rather, it’s your bodies overwhelming reaction to an infection and can lead to some serious health issues. In fact, sepsis is the #1 cause of death for patients in hospitals. Sepsis definitions and protocols have been around for some time, but have been undergoing major changes. Additionally, sepsis is under

Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC)Podcast

Lessons on Infection Control and Healthcare Sales from the Man with the High-Tech Pillow | David Woolfson

There are two things I can say for sure. First, healthcare-associated infections (HAI) cause a lot of suffering and cost a lot of money. Second, it’s really hard to sell into healthcare, even when you have an innovative product that attacks a well-known problem in a common-sense way. On this episode, we get to dive