Partnering with Payers – Andrew Adrian-Karlin

For many healthcare startups and established vendors, partnering with payers is a crucial part of their business plan. And as we know, selling in healthcare is hard. It’s even harder when you don’t understand how these large corporations work. What do they want? How do they set priorities? How do they make purchasing decisions? How


Applying Conversational AI to Reduce Provider Burnout from HealthIMPACT Live

There’s a lot of talk about addressing physician burnout, but little practical advice about what to do. The path to action lies first in understanding the many sources of burnout, and then separating them into those that we can impact, and those we cannot. There’s a class of burnout factors that are intrinsic to being


How Purpose-driven Interoperability and Data Quality Positioned Surescripts to Fill Communication Gaps During the Pandemic – Tom Skelton

Many private organizations have stepped up to provide support as we deal with the pandemic. Surescripts, for their part, repurposed clinical direct messaging infrastructure to help health systems communicate critical information from the frontlines to federal agencies. It’s a great story of a private organization rapidly transitioning to fill a need. What we’d like to

Payer DataPodcast

How Payers Can Master Core Administrative Transactions and Deliver a World-class Experience to their Members and Providers w/ Steve Krupa

It may seem cliché to say payers need to be more like Amazon, but the analogy provides fundamental, and surprisingly actionable insights for the health insurance industry. Think about your experience with Amazon (or Google or Zappos, or any other organization that provides a phenomenal customer experience). Whether they’re helping you find the right product,


HealthIMPACT Fall Forum Preview Plus Tips on Running Virtual Events

On this episode, we discuss the HealthIMPACT Fall Forum coming up September 30th – October 2nd, 2020. Shahid Shah, our co-host and the HealthIMPACT Forum Chair, tells us it’s a “No BS and No PowerPoint” event that’s intended to be more of a conversation than a series of presentations. The goal is to get healthcare

Book ReviewPodcast

The Long Fix: Solving America’s Health Care Crisis with Strategies that Work for Everyone w/ Dr. Vivian Lee

On this episode we talk with Dr. Vivian Lee about her new book, The Long Fix: Solving America’s Health Care Crisis with Strategies that Work for Everyone. Dr. Lee offers a fresh perspective that will strengthen your understanding of the issues facing America’s healthcare system. And while she acknowledges that our government must play a