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APG On American Healthcare

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The official podcast of America's Physician Groups inspires and educates listeners as they discuss current issues in the healthcare value movement with medical experts and leaders. APG has almost 300 physician organization members who are at the forefront of national healthcare reform, all practicing in risk-based capitation or other population-based payment models-the very models adopted by federal legislation for the entire nation.

The official podcast of America's Physician Groups inspires and educates listeners as they discuss current issues in the healthcare value movement with medical experts and leaders. APG has almost 300 physician organization members who are at the forefront of national healthcare reform, all practicing in risk-based capitation or other population-based payment models-the very models adopted by federal legislation for the entire nation.

Location:

United States

Description:

The official podcast of America's Physician Groups inspires and educates listeners as they discuss current issues in the healthcare value movement with medical experts and leaders. APG has almost 300 physician organization members who are at the forefront of national healthcare reform, all practicing in risk-based capitation or other population-based payment models-the very models adopted by federal legislation for the entire nation.

Language:

English

Contact:

806=664-0807


Episodes

The Cost Problem Facing Healthcare, with Merrill Goozner

3/1/2021
“The time has come to move aggressively toward capitated payments to providers, no matter who writes the checks…” says Merrill Goozner, former editor of Modern Healthcare. In this episode, Merrill Goozner discusses the conflict between competition and capitation in healthcare that he sees coming on the horizon. He addresses ACOs, antitrust, employer healthcare costs, universal health coverage and the public option, Medicare Advantage, and much, much more.

Duration:00:58:19

Lessons from Oregon’s Coordinated Care Organizations, with Former Governor John Kitzhaber, MD

2/12/2021
What does the future of healthcare look like under the Biden Administration? In this episode, APG President & CEO Don Crane interviews John Kitzhaber, MD, former Governor of Oregon and the chief architect of Oregon's coordinated care organization initiative. Dr. Kitzhaber discusses the COVID-19 crisis, Affordable Care Act subsidies, Medicaid expansion, and increasing Medicare costs, as well as how Oregon saved a billion dollars by moving away from fee-for-service to value-based care.

Duration:00:34:33

Raj Shrestha

1/11/2021
How does a successful integrated healthcare delivery system work? APG President and CEO Don Crane talks with Raj Shrestha, CEO of Castell, an Intermountain Healthcare subsidiary, about the strategy behind the success of the Intermountain healthcare model: Grow and retain membership, keep people healthy, and provide the best care at the lowest cost. Shrestha also explains how Castell launched its successful hospital-at-home program in just four weeks to help alleviate pressure on the...

Duration:00:43:28

Mark McClellan, MD

12/30/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the downside of America's fee-for-service reimbursement system. Take a listen as Don Crane, APG President and CEO, talks with Mark McClellan, MD, former head of CMS, FDA, and current Professor at the Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University, about where he sees things headed with value-based care. Dr. McClellan says the pandemic provides a real opportunity that we haven’t had before to engage the public around the value of care models that...

Duration:00:49:31

Don Berwick, MD

12/14/2020
Legendary healthcare expert Don Berwick, MD, Founder & CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and former Administrator of CMS, talks with APG CEO Don Crane about his assessment of where we are today with progress in the value-based care movement a decade after passage of the Affordable Care Act. “It’s a mixed bag…I wish we were seeing more progress than we are.” Dr. Berwick elaborates on the four things that he believes will move us toward a better healthcare system: universal...

Duration:00:47:11

Mark Smith, MD, MBA

11/13/2020
What does the founding CEO of the California Health Care Foundation, Mark Smith, MD, believe will help fix American healthcare? APG President and CEO Don Crane sat down with Dr. Smith, now Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California-San Francisco, to find out. Smith says getting all Americans covered by health insurance, focusing more attention on value-based payment for big-ticket medical devices and drugs, establishing a more rigorous scientific standard for what...

Duration:00:37:28

June Simmons, MSW

10/31/2020
Europe and other wealthy developed democracies spend about half as much on healthcare as we do in the United States. But these countries get much better outcomes than the U.S. because they spend twice as much on social care. APG President and CEO Don Crane talks with June Simmons, MSW, CEO of Partners in Care about the importance of social determinants of health. June explains how assessing patients for social determinants like nutrition, safe housing, mental health, family support, fall...

Duration:00:45:49

Bob Margolis, MD

10/17/2020
How do you successfully convert a practice based on volume to one based on value? What are the challenges? Don Crane talks with Bob Margolis, MD, former CEO of HealthCare Partners and Founder of the Duke-Margolis Center on Health Policy, about his career and about what it took to develop HealthCare Partners (now Optum) into a highly successful multi-state, physician-owned-and-operated medical group, independent physician association, and management services organization. Dr. Margolis also...

Duration:00:51:47

Chris Chen, MD

10/2/2020
It is possible to fix our broken healthcare system with a holistic and preventive approach. Don Crane talks with Chris Chen, MD, CEO of ChenMed, a successful globally capitated, primary care organization focusing on providing preventive healthcare for seniors that’s caught the eye of the whole country. Listen as Dr. Chen describes how ChenMed became such a successful model of value-based care. You will also hear Dr. Chen, a cardiologist, talk about his own harrowing experience with COVID-19...

Duration:01:03:02

Ian Morrison

9/24/2020
What does our healthcare system look like post-COVID? How is healthcare innovating to meet the many challenges? How will this pandemic impact the value-based care movement? APG President and CEO, Don Crane, talks frankly with Ian Morrison, author, futurist, internationally known consultant and speaker specializing in the future of healthcare and the changing business environment. Morrison gives his insight about the changes and challenges ahead for employer-sponsored commercial insurance,...

Duration:00:46:53

Andy Slavitt

9/10/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has focused a spotlight on our healthcare system and our government’s ability to respond to a national health crisis. Join APG President and CEO Don Crane for a candid discussion with Andy Slavitt, Chair of the United States of Care, and former Acting Administrator for CMS. Slavitt, host of the popular podcast “In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt,” shares his views on our nations’ response to dealing with COVID-19 and its impact on the value-based care movement. You’ll also...

Duration:00:53:36

John Jenrette, MD

8/27/2020
Since COVID-19 hit the US earlier this year, we have heard plenty about how American hospitals are dealing with the pandemic. But what about the physician groups that are on the front lines with patients—how are they coping and adapting? What impact has COVID-19 had on the way primary care physicians operate? How have medical groups dealt with the rapid deployment of telehealth services? What will healthcare look like, post-pandemic? Listen in as APG President and CEO Don Crane talks with...

Duration:00:40:17

Official Trailer of APG On American Healthcare Podcast

8/26/2020
APG On American Healthcare to launch soon. Subscribe now on your favorite podcast app or visit www.apg.org

Duration:00:03:07