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Headwinds Impacting the Shift to Value-Based Care with Kyle Swarts and Dr. Matt Lambert

Health systems have been working hard to lay the foundation for taking on a larger case mix of value-based contracts. 75% of health systems surveyed said they are ready to accept downside risk in the next two years, up from 42% in 2015. As health systems are discovering, value-based care reimbursement is more complicated and

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A Playbook for Social Care Providers with Juliette Price

The quantification of how social determinants effect health has finally put enough pressure on healthcare organizations to force action. Finally discovering what social workers have known for years, the health sector is on the verge of providing a permanent revenue stream for Social Care Organizations who previously relied on grants and charitable donations. For your


Designing an Innovator Network for Hospitals with Amy Stevens

For long time listeners of this show, you know we’re in the business of helping entrepreneurs understand how to create use case alignment, how to get over the hump of defeating good marketers with a not so good solution, and how to get the right tools in the hands of people who need them. The

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The State of Remote Patient Monitoring with Sam Liu

The design solutions from the consumer wearable market are making this next generation of remote patient monitoring devices ready for mass adoption. With the solutions you’ll hear about today and CMS finally finding a method to pay for them, hospitals and patients will soon agree that remote monitoring could be the key to a more


Addressing SDOH in the Community: Baby Cafés with Rev. Diann Holt

Maternal mortality rates are steadily on the rise in the U.S. – the only developed nation where that’s true. The maternal mortality rate in 48 states and the District of Columbia increased by 26.6% between 2000 and 2014—from 18.8 to 23.8 per 100,000 live births. Hidden in those statistics is great racial disparity, where African


Tying SDOH Factors to Clinical Outcomes with Erin Benson

We’ve been talking about Social Determinants of Health for a couple of years now and I think we all got the basic concept: For the best health outcomes, we need to combine healthcare with social care. ” A doctor might prescribe to you the best care in the world, but if you can’t afford it