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Deep Medicine with Dr. Eric Topol

The way we practice medicine today is broken. We prioritize the business and treat the patient as nothing more than a cog in our great machine. According to today’s guest, ” we have an emotional breakdown, with disenchanted patients largely disconnected from burned-out, depressed doctors.” Dr. Eric Topol calls this epidemic “shallow medicine”. It’s driven


Healthcare Is Not Quite Digitized w/ Bill DeStefanis

We’ve effectively digitized medical record via EHRs, but the healthcare industry still relies heavily on paper for many of its workflows and supporting documents. On this episode, we talk with Bill DeStefanis, Director of Product Strategy at Nuance about how and why paper is still widely used in healthcare, how we can keep it secure, and how we

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Value-based Payment: Progress, Trends and Direction w/ Jason Helgerson

On this episode, we talk with Jason Helgerson, founder of Helgerson Solutions Group and Former Medicaid Director for New York and Wisconsin. Jason shares his perspective on Value-based payment progress and direction tells us who needs to get involved and how, and we discuss how to measure success. That is, how will we know if value-based payment

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Healthcare’s Value Based… Experiment? w/ Guest Host Janae Sharp

What’s the difference between value-based care and value-based payment? How can we attribute outcomes and cost savings to specific innovations in care delivery? Does anyone really know what they’re doing? What do the patients think? Who needs to be at the table to figure this all out? On this episode, guest-host Janae Sharp asks Don


What’s Driving Consolidation in Healthcare? w/ Amanda Hansen

Mergers and acquisitions activity in healthcare ranked third behind energy and media entertainment in terms of total deal volume in the first half of 2018. And from what we can tell, things didn’t slow down after that. Of course, you have the big deals like CVS-Aetna, Cigna-Express Scripts, and Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-JP Morgan. And the much-hyped

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The Future of Value-Based Payment w/ François de Brantes of Remedy

On this episode, we talk with François de Brantes, Senior Vice President of Commercial Business Development at Remedy, about the future of value-based payment. François shares with us the importance of transparency, measurement, and responsibility and tells us why payment reform is such an effective lever to drive change. You’ll hear about models that have been successful, how