COVID-19Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC)Podcast

Protecting and Extending the Life of PPE with Engineered Controls

Given the shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in our hospitals due to COVID-19 and the elevated risks our medical professionals are facing every day, I wanted to share a tool I came across at an infection control conference last year that might help. This is a short PSA about an engineered control that prevents

Care ManagementInnovationMedicaidPatient EngagementPodcast

Using Opportunity Zones to Drive Substantial Investment in SDOH w John Gorman

The Opportunity Zones incentive is a new community investment tool to encourage long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. Nightingale is accelerating the health care industry’s ability to deploy underfunded SDOH benefits by leveraging the innovative financing mechanisms of Opportunity Zones, to catalyze a new marketplace of social service providers. Joining us today is

Care ManagementInnovationPodcastQuality Measures

Making Value-Based Care Work in Rural Health w/ Lynn Barr

Today’s episode is about how the Rural Risk-Free Solution helps rural hospitals and health systems take on risk faster to achieve value-based care. The methodology is a community / population health approach. By providing analytics on care metrics, nurse-led and team based care, and population health programs, you can improve outcomes for both communities and

Healthcare ConsumerismPodcast

There Are No Drug Prices in the US with AJ Loiacono

Drugs are way too expensive. It has got to be from someone in the middle taking up all the money. Blame the pharmacy benefits managers! Right? Not so fast. If you’re like me and have gotten derailed by complicated flow charts trying to understand PBMs in the past, this is the episode for you. AJ


Interoperability 2.0 with Niko Skievaski

In this wide-ranging conversation, Don Lee and Shahid Shah talk with Niko Skievaski, President and Co-Founder of Redox, about his team’s solution to interoperability and why health information exchanges (HIEs) are only part of the answer.

Care ManagementCMSInnovationPodcast

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