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Episode 19 Tuning Healthcare - Matthew Harris - Change Through Frugal Innovation

This episode of Tuning Healthcare features Dr. Matthew Harris, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Public Health, in the department of Primary Care and Public Health at Imperial College London. Dr. Harris is an honorary consultant in public health medicine for the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. His research spans global health, innovation, diffusion, primary care and health services. Dr. Harris has worked for several years as a primary care physician in Brazil, a WHO polio consultant in...



This episode of Tuning Healthcare features Anthony Del Rio, the President of Rush Health, the Clinically Integrated Network of Rush University System for Health (RUSH). As Senior Associate General Counsel and Managing Director at RUSH, Anthony also oversaw the Business Development and Transactions team, where he managed multiple hospital affiliations and joint ventures with large healthcare entities. Prior to joining RUSH, Anthony represented healthcare clients at an international law firm...


Episode 17 Tuning Healthcare Amy Abernathy Advancing Public Health Mission with Evidence-based Data

This episode of Tuning Healthcare features Dr. Amy Abernethy, an internationally recognized oncologist, health data expert and digital health leader. Dr. Abernethy was recently the Principal Deputy Commissioner and Acting Chief Information Officer for the United States Food and Drug Administration. She also held positions of Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Officer at Flatiron, as well as, Professor of Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Abernethy has written over...


Episode 16 Tuning Healthcare - Renee DeSilva - Transforming Healthcare Data, Diversity and Equality

This episode of Tuning Healthcare features Renee DeSilva, the CEO of the Health Management Academy. She previously served as executive vice-president and chief talent officer at EAB and senior vice president of sales and marketing at The Advisory Board. Renee also serves on the board of Inova Health System and leads the Mosaic Network, a joint venture project to expand the number of board-level roles in health care companies for people of color. Renee DeSilva discusses The Academy’s role as...


Episode 15 - Jennifer Schneider - Nurturing Positive Change Within the Healthcare Ecosystem

This episode of Tuning Healthcare features Dr. Jennifer Schneider, former Chief Medical Officer and President of Livongo. Dr. Schneider was also the Chief Medical Officer of Castlight Health and trained as an internal physician at Johns Hopkins and Stanford, where she was the Chief Resident. She recently joined the Board of Directors of Cityblock and is an executive in residence at Endurance Partners, a private equity firm in New York City. Dr. Schneider shares her notable startup experience...


Episode 14 Tuning Healthcare - Dr. Ashwini Zenooz - Driving Outcomes from Health and Data

This episode of Tuning Healthcare features Dr. Ashwini Zenooz, Chief Medical Officer and SVP for Healthcare and Life Sciences at Salesforce. Dr. Zenooz was most recently the Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) overseeing the national EHR modernization program. She is board certified in radiology and continues to practice medicine today. Dr. Zenooz provides a unique perspective from her clinical and healthcare policy experience and shares insight into digital...


Episode 13 Tuning Healthcare - Dana Safran - The Evolution of the Value-based Payment Model

This episode of Tuning Healthcare features Dana Safran, Senior Vice President, Value Based Care & Population Health at WELL Health. She formerly held leadership roles at Haven and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and served in advisory roles to numerous local, national and international organizations and government agencies. Dana shares key insights from his payer and healthcare retail experience, and where he expects the industry to move in the future.


Episode 12 Tuning Healthcare - Brad Fluegel - The Evolving Healthcare Consumer

This episode of Tuning Healthcare features Bradley Fluegel, Principal at BMF Advisors and an executive healthcare advisor to numerous healthcare organizations. He formerly served senior leadership roles at Walgreens, Anthem, Aetna and has led various consulting roles for healthcare organizations. Brad shares key insights from his payer and healthcare retail experience, and where he expects the industry to move in the future.


Episode 11 Tuning Healthcare - Brian Lobley - Collaborations & Rethinking the Consumer Experience

This episode of Tuning Healthcare features Brian Lobley, Executive Vice President, Health Markets at Independence Health Group, the parent company of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia. He is also a founding member and the board chair of Quill, a newly formed joint venture between Independence Health Group and Comcast. Brian shares his perspective on the opportunity for payers and providers to collaborate in improving health outcomes and the consumer experience. Particularly in the age...


Episode 10 Tuning Healthcare - John Gorman - Prioritizing SDOH for a Sustainable Future

This episode of Tuning Healthcare features John Gorman, industry expert and Founder and Chairman of Nightingale Partners. He was formerly the Founder and Chairman of Gorman Health Group as well as Assistant to the Director of Health Care Financing Administration’s (HCFA, now the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS). In the episode, John discusses the importance of social determinants of health interventions to support the most vulnerable patient populations. He also discusses the...


Episode 9 Tuning Healthcare - Dr. David Zaas - Why AMCs Must Drive Transformation

In this episode of Tuning Healthcare, David Zaas, MD, MBA, the CEO of Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Health – Charleston Division and Chief Clinical Officer for MUSC Health, discusses why healthcare leaders must step up, with academic medical centers (AMCs) leading the way. Preserving the current fee-for-service business model is not sustainable. Instead, health systems need to manage more of the healthcare premium dollar, shift to a patient/customer-centric system, and partner...


Episode 8 Tuning Healthcare - Positioning a Sustainable Long-term Strategy - Mike Englehart

In this episode of Tuning Healthcare, Mike Englehart, Senior Vice President for Medical Groups and Ambulatory Strategy at Trinity Health System shares his insights on the current healthcare crisis and what health systems must do to create a sustainable long-term strategy. He recently served as the interim CEO of the Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to that role, Mike was the President and CEO of Presence Health in Chicago. He was also formerly an Advocate Health Care...


Episode 7 Tuning Healthcare - Joe Ruth - Reevaluating Care Delivery Approaches Post-COVID-19

In this latest episode of Tuning Healthcare, Joe Ruth, the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Sparrow Health System in Michigan discusses the impact of COVID-19 and recovery approaches in a post-pandemic world. He also talks about the importance of advancing value-based care strategies, moving from fee-for-service toward managing the entire premium dollar, and investing in the right care that drives happier physicians, happier patients, and better outcomes. “I think...


Episode 6 Tuning Healthcare - Aneesh Chopra - Interoperability and VBC in a COVID-19 World

In this episode of Tuning Healthcare, Aneesh Chopra discusses how the lack of data transparency and interoperability has crippled the ability for the U.S. to respond to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Aneesh is the President and Cofounder of CareJourney, a data and analytics company focused on the move to value-based care, and was also the former first Chief Technology Officer of the United States, serving under President Obama from 2009 to 2012. He also discusses how the move to...


Episode 5 Tuning Healthcare - Dr. Tom Hastings - The Accountable Primary Care Physician

In this episode of Tuning Healthcare, step into a doctor’s office and listen to Dr. Tom Hastings, a high-performing accountable primary care physician at Esse Health, discuss his practice with Lumeris Senior Vice President Nigel Ohrenstein and discuss: • A day in the life of an accountable primary care physician • Team-based care and workflows that enable patient and care team satisfaction • The importance of finding what is of value for patients • Advice for physicians new to value-based...


Episode 4 Tuning Healthcare - Jordanna Davis - Embracing Risk and Enhancing the Patient Experience

In this episode, Jordanna and Lumeris’ Senior Vice President Nigel Ohrenstein discuss: • Insights from working in Capitol Hill and on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) • Benefits and unintended consequences of the passage of the ACA • Why transparency plays a critical role in transforming healthcare • Why consumerism in healthcare is a huge challenge • The newly proposed Direct Contracting model from CMMI • How provider appetite for risk-bearing models is changing • How to create virtually...


Episode 3 Tuning Healthcare - Paul Keckley - What's Next for Primary Care?

As a widely renowned industry expert, Paul Keckley has a first-hand view of the changing forces in healthcare today. In addition to being Managing Editor of The Keckley Report, Paul is a distinguished writer and researcher, who also worked extensively with industry trade groups on the development of the Affordable Care Act. In this episode of Tuning Healthcare, Paul shares insights around key factors that are impacting payers, providers and consumers during the industry’s constant state of...


Episode 2 Tuning Healthcare - Niyum Gandhi

As a population health expert tasked with helping New York’s Mount Sinai Health System transition to value-based arrangements, Executive Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer Niyum Gandhi is well-versed in the many cultural and organizational challenges that occur when a system shifts its focus from filling beds to managing the health of patient populations. In this episode of Tuning Healthcare, Niyum, who is also an Assistant Professor of Health System Design at the Icahn...


Episode 1 Tuning Healthcare - Ryan Panchadsaram

Few individuals know more about the intersection of health care and technology in government than Ryan Panchadsaram, the former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer. Ryan, who served in the Obama administration, now works as an advisor at the renowned venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, where he helps the firm invest in disruptive companies that solve big problems and transform industries. “[Regarding] this shift to value-based care: the exciting part is that the system wins if it's done...