Gary joined co-host Gavin in the show’s El Segundo headquarters and they discuss how OM is going to disrupt healthcare and empower consumers to more save on their healthcare costs while having access to providers of their choice.
Co-host Gavin Ward traveled to Oakland to record an episode with Marty Ardron, a physical therapist by trade. Marty discusses the various aspects of care outside the acute care setting in which he and his team serve over 4 million Kaiser members in Northern California.
Co-host Gavin Ward and returning co-host Joe Zimmer sit down with returning Guest Karen Vanaskie joins long-time industry partner Pam Foster to discuss the special relationship in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area that exists between Innovation Care Partners, a clinically integrated network, and prestigious hospital system HonorHealth.
Cliff Daniels walks us through the responsibilities of a Chief Strategy Officer at one of the highest rated stand-alone community hospitals in California. Cliff shares about the challenges and strengths of being a stand-alone hospital, Methodist’s involvement in upcoming changes to bundled payment arrangements, and about a brand new, state of the art orthopedic wing to better serve its patient population.
The organization formerly known as CAPG has grown rapidly since we last had CEO Don Crane on the pod. Re-branded as America’s Physician Groups (APG), the organization has expanded their influence nationwide and continued its rapid growth. Ahead of their upcoming national conference in San Diego, Don sits down with the guys to discuss the “new” organization, his view for the future of healthcare and how APG is exercising its influence in Washington.
DJ Wilson’s experience in government and public policy gave him a unique perspective on how things get done in America and ability to navigate the political environment. Following his time in Washington, he focused those skills on healthcare in America and founded State of Reform to provide consulting services and also put on some of the most influential conferences industry-wide. Join us as DJ talks in depth about where healthcare is in both California and America at large, and identifies some of the biggest opportunities and challenges he sees on the horizon. You may be surprised some of his predictions!
Charene Platon joins the show to share about the history and growing importance of advanced practice clinicians, such as nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants, in our constantly changing healthcare climate.
More-and-more these days, it’s getting harder to find people who haven’t taken a trip courtesy of an on-demand rideshare app. But as the once stereotypically “millennial” transportation services continue to grow at a torrid pace, they are beginning to look into other ways their huge cache of drivers and lower costs can transform the way people get from Point A to Point B. Currently providing more than 1 Million rides per day, Lyft continues to remain one of the most innovative rideshare services in the market. We sit down with Dan Trigub, Regional VP and friend of the podcast, to discuss their rapid growth and disruption in the healthcare market. Plus, Dan gives listeners a special offer: new users input code “LyftCare17” to get $15 off your first Lyft ride!
As our population ages, gerontology is taking a more prominent role in our nation. Leading aging expert and gerontologist Mary Winners discusses the history of gerontology, what it means, and how experts in aging serve as a resource with our aging adults.
The impact of loneliness and social isolation is an often-forgotten issue, and yet it is one that impacts our society more than most people understand. When you consider that social isolation as you age can negatively impact your physical health in the same way that smoking a pack of cigarettes can, you begin to understand why. Maureen Feldman runs the Social Isolation and Loneliness Collaborative at Motion Picture & Television Fund, an effort also backed by AARP and some of the leading aging organizations in Los Angeles. She and I sit down to discuss this looming crisis and what they’re doing to fight it.