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The Business of Healthcare Podcast

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The Business of Healthcare is a twice-monthly podcast from the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. The center is based at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. The show, like the center, brings together business leaders and other forward thinkers to discuss how best to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, increasingly complex healthcare industry.

The Business of Healthcare is a twice-monthly podcast from the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. The center is based at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. The show, like the center, brings together business leaders and other forward thinkers to discuss how best to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, increasingly complex healthcare industry.

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The Business of Healthcare is a twice-monthly podcast from the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. The center is based at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. The show, like the center, brings together business leaders and other forward thinkers to discuss how best to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, increasingly complex healthcare industry.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Business of Healthcare, Episode 69: Agile in Healthcare

8/26/2020
Arti Pullins, CEO of Pundit Consultantz, a healthcare innovation and creative services design consultancy, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss how the healthcare industry can use Agile iterative principles commonly found in software development to become more nimble so that they can more quickly improve their quality of patient care one step at a time.

Duration:00:27:52

The Business of Healthcare, Episode 68: Contact Tracing and Other Pandemic Data

8/6/2020
Dr. Jonathan Teich, chief medical information officer at Boston-based InterSystems, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about data related to the COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss how contact tracing and syndromic surveillance can help ameliorate the effects of the pandemic and ultimately help control it. They also discuss how streamlining the sharing of electronic health records will help improve industry efficiencies and health outcomes.

Duration:00:35:46

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 67: Brain Health

7/20/2020
In this episode, host Dr. Bob Kaiser discusses brain health with Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas and co-founder of The BrainHealth Project. They discuss the center’s signature program, the BrainHealth® Index, as well as the healthcare industry’s imperative to transition from looking at the brain as a problem that needs fixing to looking at it as a solution that can help answer all other human problems.

Duration:00:37:02

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 66: Can Medical Debt be Abolished?

6/26/2020
Craig Antico, co-founder and COO of RIP Medical Debt, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about medical debt — its root causes, what his nonprofit does to help people who are burdened with it and solutions for fixing the problems that cause it. Links discussed in this episode: End-of-Year ReportEnd Medical Debt

Duration:00:27:22

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 65: Smart Telemedicine

6/19/2020
Host Dr. Bob Kaiser speaks with telemedicine pioneer Dr. Dan Carlin, founder and CEO of WorldClinic, for a discussion about how virtual healthcare delivery has evolved and what the future holds for it in the age of COVID-19 and smart technology. Links Discussed in Episode: McKinsey Telehealth ReportDan Carlin “Profiles in Success” Biography

Duration:00:34:34

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 64: Dr. Vivian Lee Discusses Her New Book The Long Fix

5/28/2020
Vivian S. Lee, MD, PhD, MBA, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about her new book, The Long Fix, out May 26. Lee, a magnetic resonance imaging radiologist, is president of Health Platforms at Verily Life Sciences, an Alphabet company. Discussion topics include moving the healthcare paradigm from paying for action, also known as fee-based care, to paying for results, also known as value-based care, and how the patient can play a role as co-producer.

Duration:00:30:01

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 63: Transformational Leadership for Physicians

5/12/2020
Dr. Christopher Hutson, EMBA’20, a graduate of the Alliance for Physician Leadership’s Healthcare Management Executive MBA program at the Naveen Jindal School of Management, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about why he decided to return to school after successful careers as a military officer in the United States Army and a clinical anesthesiologist. They also discuss why transformation leadership skills for physicians are more important now than ever.

Duration:00:25:06

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 62: Taking the Helm of a Major Pediatric Healthcare Organization

4/29/2020
In this episode, Dr. Thomas Shanley, president and CEO of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, speaks with host Dr. Bob Kaiser about taking the organization’s helm in December 2019. Other topics include Lurie’s vision and strategy going forward, its philanthropic efforts and how the hospital is able to maintain high standards across a wide range of pediatric specialties.

Duration:00:29:30

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 61: The Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Revenue Cycles

4/22/2020
Daniel Karnuta, a senior lecturer in the Organizations, Strategy and International Management Area at the Naveen Jindal School of Management, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser and co-host Dr. Britt Berrett to discuss how hospitals and other healthcare organizations are adjusting to the negative impacts related to their revenue cycles during the shutdowns necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:00:22:08

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 60: Telemedicine during the COVID-19 Pandemic

4/15/2020
Dr. Pardeep Shori, MS’19, Dr. Pardeep Shori, a family medicine physician who serves as a medical director in post-acute care management at a post-acute care management company, and regional physician consultant for a national retail pharmacy chain, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for an in-depth look at how telemedicine is being used during the COVID-19 pandemic and what implications its current use may hold for the future. Resources mentioned in this episode: American Telemedicine...

Duration:00:29:34

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 59: Hospitals Are Community Pillars During Pandemic

4/8/2020
Dan Springer, CEO of Lea Regional Medical Center (part of Community Health Systems) in Hobbs, New Mexico, joins Drs. Bob Kaiser and Britt Berrett in this special, supplemental episode. They discuss what LRMC and other hospitals have been doing to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic, the lessons they have learned during the crisis and what their leaders will be doing differently after it is over.

Duration:00:26:30

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 58: Forget Business as Usual — a Hospital Adapts to COVID-19

4/1/2020
In this special supplemental episode, Matthew Troup, president and CEO of Conway (Arkansas) Regional Health System joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser and co-host . They discuss how CRHS has prepared for special emergencies, what he and his staff are learning day by day as they adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and how these hard-earned lessons will benefit the hospital’s future.

Duration:00:19:25

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 57: Podcast Pivots to the Pandemic

3/27/2020
In this special, supplemental episode, host Dr. Bob Kaiser brings back former host Dr. Britt Berrett, director of the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas to discuss immediate plans for The Business of Healthcare Podcast. Berrett will be joining Kaiser as co-host. In future episodes, they will bring on guests to discuss how the healthcare industry is adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:00:06:42

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 56: An Interview with Dr. Pat Basu, CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America

3/23/2020
Pat A. Basu, MD, MBA, a board-certified radiologist and president and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser. They discuss, among other things, CTCA’s “Mother Standard” of care, the importance of interdisciplinary education and training in tackling complex healthcare problems, virtual health, how to simplify the healthcare industry, and maintaining high clinical standard while elevating standards related to the patient experience.

Duration:00:23:20

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 55: Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare

3/12/2020
Dr. Phillip Alvelda, CEO of Brainworks, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about artificial intelligence and how the healthcare industry can use it to improve patient outcomes.

Duration:00:25:24

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 54: How Will Gene Therapy and Editing Affect the Healthcare Industry?

2/25/2020
Benjamin Isgur, who leads the PwC. Health Research Institute, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss the forces that will most powerfully affect the healthcare industry in 2020 and beyond, including truly disruptive medical treatments such as gene and cell therapies and genome editing. Links: Top health industry issues of 2020: Will digital start to show an ROI? Beyond the hype: Gene therapies require advanced capabilities to succeed after approval

Duration:00:26:28

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 53: The Promise of Health Hubs

2/7/2020
Dr. Pardeep Shori, MS’19, a family medicine physician who serves as a medical director in post-acute care management at a post-acute care management company, and regional physician consultant for a national retail pharmacy chain, visits with Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss how the expansion of CVS HealthHUBS — store-based health services and wellness products for everyday care and chronic conditions — is transforming the healthcare landscape for consumers.

Duration:00:25:40

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 52: Health as the North Star, with Don Taylor

1/17/2020
Don Taylor joins Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about how the healthcare industry could better serve society if it focused more on health rather than business outcomes. A retired U.S. Air Force colonel who led a trauma hospital in Iraq in 2006, Taylor coaches, consults, teaches and speaks on leadership, healthcare policy and emerging healthcare industry disruptors. A former hospital CEO and COO, he has nearly 40 years of operational and leadership experience in the healthcare and...

Duration:00:25:41

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 51: Digital Transformation in Healthcare — What to Expect in 2020 and Beyond

12/23/2019
Don Woodlock, vice president at InterSystems and head of its HealthShare business unit, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a look at the healthcare industry’s current state of digital transformation and what to expect in 2020 and beyond. Relevant links: If Air Travel Worked Like Healthcare Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources

Duration:00:29:55

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 50: The Tensions in the Current Healthcare Coverage Landscape

12/9/2019
The Business of Healthcare Podcast welcomes back Den Bishop, president of Holmes Murphy & Associates, an independent risk management and insurance brokerage firm. Bishop first appeared on the show in 2018 to discuss health insurance costs. In this episode, Bishop and host Dr. Bob Kaiser discuss the tensions found within the current healthcare coverage landscape against the backdrop of the 2020 presidential election cycle as well as disruptive innovation in the industry. They also discuss the...

Duration:00:30:05