Case Management Society of America’s (CMSA’s) Executive Director Cheri Lattimer joins PopHealth Podcast to discuss the history of CMSA, the national CMSA conference, how CMSA is impacting case managers nationally, and the hot topics of case management around the country.
Senator Tony Mendoza joins PopHealth Podcast to discuss Senate Bill 648, a bill that would require senior living referral agencies to register with the California Department of Social Services, become mandated reporters of elder abuse, and disclose the financial relationship with communities that are referred.
SeniorServ’s CEO Holly Hagler and Sr. Director Susan Papiri share about the upcoming Senior Care Hero Awards and the work in the community of SeniorServ. CEO and Founder of Alignment Healthcare, John Kao, the Lifetime Achievement Award Winner for the Senior Care Hero Awards, joins as well and shares about how his lifelong passion to lead through a servant-like heart has led him to innovative efforts in population health efforts across California and the nation.
CEO of Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles Susan Galeas and CEO of Alzheimer’s Orange County Jim McAleer bring great energy as they join the podcast to share about the great efforts of their leading organizations. The discussion touches on their organizations’ efforts to advocate on behalf of those dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia, as well as how families and health care professionals can have access to utilize their tremendous resources.
As 2016 brings home care into regulation in California, Government leaders McCaulie Feusahrens, Chief of the Home Care Services Bureau, and Evon Leonard, Chief of the Community Care Licensing Division, return to PopHealth Podcast and give updates on where companies stand in the licensure process, how the healthcare community can verify that a company is licensed, and what families can do to ensure their caregivers are registered.
Leaders from Partners in Care, a leading community based organization based in Southern California, share about some of the great work they are completing in multiple counties in Southern California. June Simmons, CEO, and Karol Matson, Registered Dietician, touch on care transitions work including the diabetes self-management program that PIC is spearheading throughout the communities they serve.
Healthcare leaders Chris Van Gorder (Scripps CEO), Josh Luke, and Others from the USC C-Suite Event Discuss Issues Around Bundled Payment and Population Health.
Global Transitional Care Founder and CEO Rani Khetarpal as well as Chief Nursing Officer Kelly Carter share how their organization, the first third-party Medicare Approved Provider Group dedicated to providing comprehensive clinical transitional care, is making waves in Southern California and beyond.
David Sayen returns for an update from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service with a focus on bundled payments and how CMS is allowing for innovation with regard to how non-traditional support services are playing a role in beneficiaries’ health.
Leaders from Dignity Health, Sante, Northern Arizona Healthcare, the NPACC and others shared from the event focused on population health and care transitions.
The American Case Management Association Southern California and Arizona Chapters held their annual conferences recently. Leaders from the ACMA such as Southern California’s president elect Jay Larrosa of Scripps Health, speaker/case management expert Marcia Colone of UCLA Health, and Arizona Chapter Board Member Vicky Mahn-DiNicola visited to share their thoughts on the conferences and the happenings with the ACMA in the regions.
Scottsdale Health Partners' leaders Karen Vanaskie and David Baker joined PopHealth Podcast to discuss best practices in care coordination and technology utilization from a managed care perspective.
Home Care Services Bureau Chief McCaulie Feusahrens and Evon Lenerd, Chief of the Continuing Care Branch joined PopHealth Podcast to discuss the implementation of licensing of the non-medical homecare industry. McCaulie and Evon touch on how home care organizations must now be licensed in the state of California and ways in which families can verify that companies are licensed as well as that caregivers are registered
Brooke Saunders, Chief Operating Officer for Kindred Healthcare’s California Hospital Division, discusses the critical importance of post-acute care in successfully managing Population Health, the value of long-term acute care (LTAC) hospitals in the healthcare continuum, and their role supporting recovery for the most critically ill patients.
Recently hospital leaders in case management and post-acute care from throughout the Greater Los Angeles area gathered for the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative’s Los Angeles ACO, Bundled Payment, and Readmissions Summit and served on a panel that was moderated by PopHealth Podcast host Gavin Ward. The panelists took a moment to share their thoughts with PopHealth Podcast. Organizations represented included UCLA Health, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Providence Health and Service, Kaiser Permanente, White Memorial Medical Center, and Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center
Leading national in-home care attorney Bob King, featured in the Wall Street Journal, CNN, and many other media, discusses various laws and changes in California that are impacting healthcare services in the home. The discussion focuses on homecare licensure in California that is taking place for the first time in 2016. Bob also shares about some of the risks of hiring directly or through a registry compared with a professional caregiving organization that employs the care staff.
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital leadership in the greater Phoenix area focus discussion on inpatient rehab. Director of Case Management Natasha Buhrman-Kleier and Director of Marketing Operations Diana Fischer discuss some of the work HealthSouth is doing in the area, including their processes on discharge planning and patient success stories.
A compilation of sound bytes from leaders in population health and case management at the National ACO, Bundled Payment, and Readmissions Summit held in Dallas on October 22nd, 2015. Hear from the founder of the NRPC, Dr. Josh Luke, as well as other leaders from Baylor Health, Texas Regional Medical Center, and other providers in Dallas County.
Caridovascular health leaders from Stanford Health Care joined us to discuss best practices in working with individuals with heart failure. Heart Failure Program Manager Christine Thompson, RN, MSN, and Medical Director Dr. Dipanjan Banerjee will share some of the challenges they face in their role as well as some of the success stories they have had at Stanford.
President of GeriNet Medical Associates and Health Essentials Physician Network, Brad Hively, joined the podcast with a focus on palliative and end of life care. Brad has a wealth of experience in the managed care world. Brad spent 5 years with Heritage Provider Network including his role of IPA Administrator that oversaw 40,000 lives. Brad’s education includes a BA from UCLA in Business Economics and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Movember’s Country Director Mark Hedstrom sat down with us to discuss Movember’s initiative and efforts in raising awareness for Men’s Health in the month of November. If the topic of mustaches, men’s physical health, and men’s behavioral health is of interest, you want to tune in!
A compilation of sound bytes from leaders in population health and case management at the National ACO, Bundled Payment, and Readmissions Summit held in Oakland on September 10th, 2015. Hear from the founder of the NRPC, Dr. Josh Luke, as well as other leaders from Blue Shield, Dignity Health, John Muir, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, and others.
Dr. Bob Slay, an emergency physician with Providence Health and Services and media personality seen in Discovery’s “Untold Stories of the ER” joined us to discuss emergency medicine. Dr. Slay, an author and comedian who recently won the “Best Storyteller in Long Beach” competition, shares a bit of humor while also discussing some of the challenges that emergency departments can see and their role in population health.
Dr. Josh Luke, Founder of the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative, former hospital CEO and national thought leader in readmission prevention took time out of his vacation to share his thoughts on the current state and future of care coordination and population health. Dr. Luke isn’t afraid to mince words and challenge the status quo if organizations are going to be successful as healthcare changes.
CMS’ Regional Administrator David Sayen welcomed us to his home while on vacation to share about jazz music, the current and future state of CMS role with the acute and post-acute community. Hear about some of the successes CMS has had as well as some of the challenges CMS sees in the next few years.