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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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United States

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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 Podcast, Episode 82: Technology As Positive Healthcare Disruptor

3/25/2021
Dr. Esteban López, the market lead at Google Cloud's Healthcare and Life Sciences for the Americas division, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about how technology is disrupting the healthcare industry for the better. Lopez, a 2007 graduate of the Alliance for Physician Leadership Executive MBA program at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas, also discussed how to solve healthcare disparities caused by systemic racism.

Duration:00:31:22

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 81: Healthcare 2.0: A Case Study

3/12/2021
Dr. Bob Kaiser visits with Dr. Scott Shreeve, founder, CEO and board member of Crossover Health. Shreeve, an emergency medicine physician, explains how he found a way to scale his vision for a new primary-care model that utilizes technology — an approach often dubbed healthcare 2.0 — to improve access for patients and enhances their quality of life. The company Shreeve founded now counts Apple, Amazon, Comcast, Facebook LinkedIn and other large employers among his customers.

Duration:00:33:49

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 80: What is Population Health?

2/24/2021
Dr. Naveen Raja, a board-certified rheumatologist and director of population health at UCLA Health, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about population health: what it means, what the implications are for its use in the transition from fee-based to value-based care and how healthcare practitioners’ roles are balanced against patients’ role in its implementation.

Duration:00:30:25

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 79: An Overview of Health Savings Accounts

1/29/2021
In this episode, host Dr. Bob Kaiser speaks with J. Kevin A. McKechnie, executive director, Health Savings Account Council at the American Bankers Association. They discuss what HSAs are and how they can help consumers with qualifying high-deductible health plans better manage their medical expenses.

Duration:00:37:21

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 78: What Mission-Driven Valued-Based Care Looks Like

1/13/2021
Dr. Gordon Chen, chief medical officer at ChenMed, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about how a company turns fee-based care on its head by delivering mission-driven, value-based care to its patients.

Duration:00:33:37

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 77: 5G Networks in Healthcare

12/23/2020
Martyn Crew joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about 5G — the latest technology standard for broadband cellular networks — and its implication for the healthcare industry. Crew is director of solutions marketing for Gigamon, a Silicon Valley-based technology vendor that counts healthcare providers among its clients.

Duration:00:33:30

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 76: Healthcare from the Millennial Perspective

12/10/2020
In this episode, host Dr. Bob Kaiser has a conversation with Erin Burns Freeman, vice president with Ackermann Marketing & PR, a firm that specializes in consumer research related to millennial preferences that shape the patient experience in healthcare. Freeman explains how millennials behave more as consumers than as patients in making healthcare choices and what providers must do to adjust to these preferences. How Millennials are Changing the What, When & Where of Healthcare (PDF)

Duration:00:27:53

The Business of Healthcare, Episode 75: The Johnny Appleseed of Healthcare Fixes

11/24/2020
Dave Chase, creator and co-founder of Health Rosetta, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss what has happened since his last appearance on The Business of Healthcare Podcast. Chase provides a refresher on the Health Rosetta, a blueprint for massively replicating fixes he says exist for the healthcare industry but have met with resistance from those who want to maintain the status quo. Chase also explains the organization’s new initiative, the Health Rosetta Employer Program, and discusses...

Duration:00:34:50

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 74: Modernizing Clinical Trials

11/16/2020
UT Dallas alumnus Vrunjal (Veer) Mehta, BS’01 Computer Science, MS’03 Software Engineering, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about how the company he founded — Halo Health Systems — is helping to modernize the clinical trial industry. The company’s technological focus reduces patient burden and helps clinicians use workflow automation, thus accelerating the drug-development process.

Duration:00:26:39

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 73: Transforming the Patient Experience in the Digital Realm

10/28/2020
Host Dr. Bob Kaiser is joined by Jonathon Hensley, author, speaker, co-founder and CEO of Emerge Interactive, a Portland, Oregon-based digital product agency focused on the healthcare industry. They discuss how leadership can transform the healthcare industry in the digital space by focusing on the patient experience.

Duration:00:28:46

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 72: New Approaches to Kidney Care

10/8/2020
Misha Palecek, chief development officer at DaVita Kidney Care, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss the transition from fee-based to value-based healthcare through the lens of kidney disease. DaVita is a company that provides kidney care and dialysis services both in the U.S. and internationally.

Duration:00:27:19

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 71: An Inside Look at an Organ Procurement Organization

9/25/2020
Patti Niles, president and CEO of Dallas-based Southwest Transplant Alliance, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a look into how organ procurement organizations operate. Links discussed: https://www.donatelifetexas.org/https://www.jointcommission.org/

Duration:00:28:54

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 70: Fee-For-Service — The Accidental Healthcare System

9/22/2020
Dr. Brad Spellberg, chief medical officer at LAC+USC Medical Center and medical director of biosciences for Los Angeles County, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about Spellberg’s new book, Broken, Bankrupt, and Dying: How to Solve the Great American Healthcare Rip-off. They discuss how U.S. healthcare evolved into a fee-for-service system and how to change it for the better.

Duration:00:32:47

The Business of Healthcare Podcast, 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 Podcast, 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