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HealthBiz with David E. Williams

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The HealthBiz podcast features in-depth interviews on healthcare business, technology and policy with entrepreneurs and CEOs. Host David E. Williams is president of healthcare strategy consulting boutique, Health Business Group https://healthbusinessgroup.com/ a board member and investor in private healthcare companies, and author of the Health Business Blog. His strategic and humorous approach to healthcare provides a refreshing break from the usual BS. Connect with David on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/davideugenewilliams

The HealthBiz podcast features in-depth interviews on healthcare business, technology and policy with entrepreneurs and CEOs. Host David E. Williams is president of healthcare strategy consulting boutique, Health Business Group https://healthbusinessgroup.com/ a board member and investor in private healthcare companies, and author of the Health Business Blog. His strategic and humorous approach to healthcare provides a refreshing break from the usual BS. Connect with David on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/davideugenewilliams

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The HealthBiz podcast features in-depth interviews on healthcare business, technology and policy with entrepreneurs and CEOs. Host David E. Williams is president of healthcare strategy consulting boutique, Health Business Group https://healthbusinessgroup.com/ a board member and investor in private healthcare companies, and author of the Health Business Blog. His strategic and humorous approach to healthcare provides a refreshing break from the usual BS. Connect with David on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/davideugenewilliams

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English

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6176718810


Episodes

Interview with Caravan Health CEO Tim Gronniger

5/19/2022
Value based care is hard enough even in a well resourced setting. So just try making it work in a rural area without the scale, staffing and population density. But that’s the market Tim Gronniger, CEO of Caravan Health is addressing, bringing together safety net and community health systems to deliver high quality, low cost care in a culturally sensitive manner

Duration:00:26:29

Interview with Happify Health CMO Dr. Murray Zucker

5/12/2022
Mental healthcare is still sometimes in the shadows, so what better way to bring it out than with a friendly, upbeat name like Happify Health? Chief Medical Officer Dr. Murray Zucker explains why the company is ideally suited to these troubling times.

Duration:00:29:37

Interview with Carrum Health CMO Randy Hawkins

5/5/2022
The end of the pandemic is the start of a perfect storm for surgical overutilization. Patients who postponed surgeries are having them now, other patients got sicker or fatter during the lockdowns, and surgeons are looking to recoup their losses by doing more cutting. Today’s guest, Dr. Randy Hawkins, is here to discuss what his company, Carrum Health is doing to eliminate unneeded surgeries and offer written guarantees on the necessary procedures that are performed in their centers of...

Duration:00:25:48

Interview with Aktana CEO David Ehrlich

4/28/2022
After getting grossed out by witnessing open heart surgery in 4th grade, David Ehrlich wanted nothing to do with medicine. So it’s somewhat ironic that he became CEO of Aktana, an intelligent customer engagement company serving the healthcare industry.

Duration:00:29:15

Interview with Yosi Health CEO Hari Prasad

4/21/2022
Hari Prasad grew up in Madras, India and moved to a small town in West Virginia to go to school at age 19. From there he focused on healthcare economics and held a series of jobs where he analyzed the patient journey and created the infrastructure for success under accountable care. But the idea for Yosi Health https://yosi.health/ came from his own experience. After dislocating his shoulder he had the very painful experience of filling out all sorts of paperwork before being seen....

Duration:00:27:54

Interview with Candoo Tech CEO Liz Hamburg

4/14/2022
Digital access is now considered a Social Determinant of Health. Candoo CEO Liz Hamburg is addressing the need by providing tech support to older adults.

Duration:00:27:02

Interview with American Familia Author David A. Morales

4/7/2022
Faith and resilience brought David Morales off the streets of Lynn, Massachusetts and out of poverty, helped him succeed at an elite college and in the worlds of government service and healthcare business. He’s a strong believer that his story can inspire other discounted youth to dream big and achieve those dreams. I first met David a decade ago when he was a senior executive at Steward Health Care. I learned something of his background, but now he’s put it all out there in his memoir,...

Duration:00:40:38

Interview with Icario CEO Steve Wigginton

3/31/2022
iCario is a Health Action company, which strives to go beyond the typical patient engagement approach to motivate patients to do something. Icario’s success has been driven by its ability to achieve results for health plans, the increasing need for outreach during the health emergency, and new competitive pressures on the company’s customers from more consumer oriented organizations, like retailers.

Duration:00:35:53

Interview with Tivity CEO Richard Ashworth

3/24/2022
Purveyor of Silver Sneakers talks complementary medicine and striving for healthy aging during the pandemic.

Duration:00:25:30

Interview with Abarca Health CEO Jason Borschow

3/17/2022
Abarca is a PBM with a difference. It emphasizes transparency, offers guaranteed drug trend, and has a flexible, modern platform.

Duration:00:29:49

Interview with Noyo CEO Shannon Goggin

3/10/2022
Noyo is a connections gateway for modern insurance. Co-founder Shannon Goggin started life in small-town Maine, then moved on to the tech world of Silicon Valley.

Duration:00:29:32

Interview with MedAware CEO Gidi Stein

3/3/2022
Gidi Stein founded MedAware after the tragic, preventable death of a 9 year old from a medication prescription error. The company uses AI to dramatically reduce prescribing mistakes.

Duration:00:37:34

Interview with mPulse Mobile CEO Chris Nicholson

2/24/2022
Chris Nicholson moved around a lot as a kid. He wasn’t an Army brat --his family just had a habit of building houses, selling them, and moving along. It probably wasn’t easy to shift schools all the time--especially middle school, but it helped him learn to adapt and become good at meeting new people. After a long stint at Humana, Chris led the spinout of mPulse Mobile as founder and CEO. The company tailors patient engagement to the individual, leveraging conversational AI, behavior change...

Duration:00:22:41

Interview with Centivo CEO Ashok Subramanian

2/16/2022
Ashok Subramanian believes that primary care is the key to affordable, high-quality healthcare. Centivo, where Ashok is CEO offers a primary-care focused plan to private employers. The company encourages employees to develop deep primary care relationships and rewards providers for achieving strong clinical and cost-effectiveness goals.

Duration:00:33:11

Interview with Biotricity CEO Waqaas Al-Siddiq

2/10/2022
Many computer engineers grew up playing video games, but Waqqas al-Siddiq had a more traditional Canadian upbringing, hunting and enjoying the cold, expansive outdoors. Maybe it was the tracking of game that led him into remote monitoring with design roles at IBM and Intel. Biotricity provides leading edge biometric monitoring for medical and consumer markets with an emphasis on diagnosis and post-diagnostic products for chronic illness and wellness.

Duration:00:15:05

Interview with Definitive Healthcare CEO Jason Krantz

2/3/2022
Jason Krantz set his career path at age 12, when he learned that he could make more money in his lawn mowing business by hiring other kids to mow the lawns. Jason has led Definitive Healthcare, a healthcare commercial intelligence company from founding to IPO.

Duration:00:27:39

Interview with Shoreline CEO Kleanthis Xanthopoulos

1/27/2022
Kleanthis Xanthopoulos grew up in Greece, with an interest in science and business. His academic achievements gave him his choice of where to pursue his advanced studies. He chose Sweden, which enabled him to remain in Europe without switching to the local language. Eventually he relocated to the US where he played a key role in the Human Genome Project before turning to entrepreneurship.

Duration:00:26:35

CNS drug development roundtable with Annovis and Clene

1/20/2022
Alzheimer’s, Parkinson's, ALS, MS --these are all serious or fatal neurodegenerative diseases that lack effective treatments. Thankfully, innovative companies are developing promising, novel therapies in the field.

Duration:00:22:28

Regenerative medicine roundtable

1/13/2022
Athersys CEO BJ Lehmann, Axogen EVP and CFO Peter Mariani and I gathered for a regenerative medicine roundtable discussion in advance of the 2022 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference.

Duration:00:22:29

Interview with Qualio CEO Robert Fenton

1/6/2022
Qualio's eQMS is a quality management system for pharma, devices, and cannabis is built on the 12 pillars of quality,

Duration:00:21:07