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Wendy Benson is partner and COO at 2x2 Health: Private Health Concierge, culminating from her extensive experience as a leading healthcare executive and occupational therapist. She is also co-author of the international best-selling book, The Confident Patient. Wendy joins us to discuss the necessity of becoming a strong health advocate and ways to manage care through unprecedented times.
Stu's career in television and broadcasting dates back to the early 1970s when he began as an audience coordinator for game shows and sitcoms. In 1982, he received his performing break when he was given an opportunity to do the audience warm-up at the popular situation comedy, "Diff'rent Strokes". He did so well that he was assigned regular warm-up duties the following season on the Ricky Schroder sitcom, "Silver Spoons", a position he held for two years. Stu has also done warm-ups for "The Jeffersons", "Mama's Family","Amen", and many others. Behind the scenes, he's been the owner/operator of Shokus Video, a company dedicated to the preservation of 1950s TV shows on DVD and video tape, since 1979. He was also the producer and director of "The Jack La Lanne Show Commemorative Special" home video, as well as Lucille Ball's personal film archivist for the last ten years of her life. He produced, wrote, and directed a bonus featurette for Shout! Factory's "Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series" DVD box set that starred the series' Ken Osmond and Frank Bank (Eddie and Lumpy), along with supplying a generous amount of vintage archival footage and several "Stu's Show" interviews for the release. He most recently hosted an on-camera bonus video and co-produced Shout! Factory's "Dennis the Menace Season One" DVD set. He also worked as a consultant on all three subsequent seasons of the series."Stu's Show" continues to attract new audiences each week with its impressive lineup of celebrities in the entertainment industry, both in front of and behind the cameras.http://www.stusshow.com/The Douglas Coleman Show now offers audio and video promotional packages for music artists as well as video promotional packages for authors. Please see our website for complete details. http://douglascolemanshow.comIf you have a comment about this episode or any other, please click the link below.https://ratethispodcast.com/douglascolemanshow
This is the Everything Medicare Podcast hosted by Christian Brindle. It can be found on most major platforms that podcasts can be found. Christian Brindle was raised & brought up around the insurance industry. With his dad being an insurance broker for close to 30 years, Christian had the luxury of being able to learn all about the industry from a young age. Christian has worked with people far and wide on their Medicare plans and has seen close to any situation. Christian believes in empowering people on Medicare by not just finding them a plan, but showing them and educating them on why that plan is a good fit. Christian hosts the most popular Medicare podcast on the internet called The Everything Medicare Podcast, written and published two books about Medicare, and is the founder of his own company that is dedicated to helping people on Medicare everywhere. Don't forget to like and subscribe for more videos! Helping people in Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, California, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Alaska, Mississippi, Kentucky, Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Maryland, Georgia, Tennessee, Missouri, Indiana, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Maine, Michigan, Wisconsin. Visit our website for more information: www.christianbrindleinsuranceservices.com Pick up Christian's Medicare Guidance book and learn everything you need to know to make a good choice: https://www.amazon.com/Medicare-Guida... Follow us on social! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christianbri... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christianbr... Twitter: https://twitter.com/C_E_Brindle #Medicare #Medigap #Insurance #HealthInsurance #Health #Healthcare #Medicaresupplement #MedicareAdvantage #Medicare2021 #Medicarehealthplan #InsuranceAgent #MedicarePodcast Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Supplement, Insurance, Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare, HAS, Retire, Retirement, Social Security, Christian Brindle, FICA, Medicare Podcast, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, Medicare Part A, Medicare Part B, FICA, FICA Tax, Retirement, Retire
Content warning: Mentions of racism/racist language, suicidal thoughts and auditory hallucinations Peter Zhao grew up in Nanjing China and then in Bayside Queens, New York. Now he lives in Long Island, New York, works in Healthcare, and is a husband and father of two sons. Peter has Tourette Syndrome, ADHD and OCD, and recently got his bipolar diagnosis. He started to advocate for Tourette's after he fought back against bullies in 7th grade and continues to advocate for Tourette Syndrome awareness and mental health every day. During this episode, you will hear Peter talk about: The different cultural expectations he faced in China and the US regarding his tics and mental health How he finally received his bipolar diagnosis as an adult His experience with managing his tics and mental health, both with and without medication His journey of becoming an advocate for Tourette Syndrome and mental health, starting from 7th grade into adulthood Connect with Peter on social media: IG: @fabulously_tourette TikTok: @fabulouslytourette Twitter: @FabulouslyTour1 Facebook: FabulouslyTourette Watch the video of this interview on YouTube! Subscribe to the FREE Beyond 6 Seconds newsletter for early access to new episodes! Click here for the episode transcript. *Disclaimer: The views, guidance, opinions, and thoughts expressed in Beyond 6 Seconds episodes are solely mine and/or those of my guests, and do not necessarily represent those of my employer or other organizations.*
Lakiesha Stanley spent 7 years as an ER Nurse… and now she's designing hospital interiors.As Lakiesha moves about her career as a healthcare interior designer (currently with Gresham Smith), she brings so much more than empathy from her time as a nurse… She brings over a mindset on how to prioritize and deal with tough situations. In today's episode, she lets us in on how we can "triage" any situation.The second half of the conversation really captures the advice she has for others - and there are some ways in which she understands herself - and her journey that connects to so much of what many of us might have felt at some point. Click here to get your FREE copy of the Imagine a Place journalConnect with host, Doug Shapiro, below:By Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgOn Instagram: @Douglas_ShapiroOn LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/doshapiro/Email Imagine a Place: email@example.com
B”H Yael Trusch interviews Dan Weissmann, Host of An Arm and a Leg Podcast, on the inevitable issues we'll encounter with our healthcare system, how to deal with them, tips to advocate for ourselves and some other light amidst the dark side of Healthcare in the U.S. Before creating An Arm and A Leg, Dan worked in public radio as a reporter for Marketplace and Chicago's WBEZ. He's written stories The post 253: Dan Weissmann, Host of An Arm and a Leg Podcast appeared first on Jewish Latin Princess.
Craig Kartchner is back in the house to share some provocative thinking about the challenges of reaching consumers in legacy health systems. It's fair to say that a majority of consumers don't understand the complexity of the healthcare industry, and they don't really care. They just want it to be easier. Craig shares how health systems can level up to provide that higher level of customer experience. All that, plus the Flava of the Week about what a consumer strategy role might look like. How can we shake up our org charts to better reflect today's healthcare consumers? Find all of our network podcasts on your favorite podcast platforms and be sure to subscribe and like us. Learn more at www.healthcarenowradio.com/listen/
Dr. Ga Geong (Jenny) Lee (She/Her) of Sunny Health DPC - Las Vegas, NVDr. Lee shares today about how she went from an employed position in Las Vegas, her first job out of residency and fellowship, to opening her own DPC, Sunny Health DPC and how she didn't know she didn't appreciate fully what autonomy meant to her until it was threatened to be taken away. In today's episode she also shares about how entrepreneurship was not her strong suit starting out, the namesake of her clinic and why her patients value her culturally sensitive care. Register TODAY for Hint Summit which will be LIVE June 7-9th in Denver, CO. Use code: MYDPCSTORY100 for $100 off registration. Register at summit.hint.com!Elation Health, the clinical-first EHR, has created a new eBook entitled New Direct Primary Care Checklist! Download your copy Support the show
Check out our show from the Stars, Stripes, and Soccer Cup event held at the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground on May 14. Hour 1- Rich Wilhelm of Global Payments, Jimmy Grandpierre of The Warrior Alliance, Joe Worley of America's Vet DogsHour 2- Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient David Bellavia, Atlanta United President Darren Eales, Atlanta United alumni Greg Garza and Mark Bloom, Drill Sergeant Marc Renelus of Fort Benning
This is episode 77, “The Healthcare Skin-in-the-Game Myth.” In this episode, I discuss why the assumption that people need to have skin in the game in healthcare is false and harmful to getting medical care. Do not miss this episode as I discuss how requiring skin in the game for healthcare prevents people from getting the medical care they need.
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In this episode of the HET Podcast, our co-host Farley Schweighart launches her first episode by interviewing one of her former students, Dr. Clare A Doss. Join us for a conversation about physical therapy education with students with disabilities from an instructor and student perspective. Biography: Dr. Clare A Doss, PT, DPT is a Physical Therapy Specialist in Berryville, Arkansas. She graduated with honors in 2020. She has more than 2 years of diverse experiences.
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On today's show we speak to allergist, Dr. Payel Gupta about penicillin allergy. Dr. Gupta is triple board certified in Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine and currently has a practice at Ease Allergy in Brooklyn. We discuss how common penicillin allergy is and how commonly the diagnosis is incorrect. She goes through the four types of hypersensitivity reaction, and then focus in on type I, the IgE-mediated reaction. We go through presentation, treatment, and some commonly confused conditions. She teaches us how penicillin testing is done, why we can trust it and dispels some misconceptions about penicillin allergy. Dr. Gupta earned her medical degree from Michigan State University; and then pursued a residency in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She then moved to New York City where she completed a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. She is currently on the board of the New York Allergy and Asthma Society and serves as the treasurer/ secretary. She is also a National Spokesperson for the American Lung Association. Find her practice at easeallergy.com, her podcast at itchpodcast.com and follow her on Instagram @nycdoctor. Find this and all episodes on your favorite podcast platform at PhysiciansGuidetoDoctoring.com Please be sure to leave a five-star review, a nice comment and SHARE!!!
Hosts John Lynn and Colin Hung discuss: EHR Optimization. To stream our Station live 24/7 visit www.HealthcareNOWRadio.com or ask your Smart Device to “….Play Healthcare NOW Radio”. Find all of our network podcasts on your favorite podcast platforms and be sure to subscribe and like us. Learn more at www.healthcarenowradio.com/listen
Host Jim Tate talks to Kyle Culver, the Director of Emerging Technologies at Humana & Co-founder of the Synaptic Health Alliance. Kyle is a thought leader in the application of Blockchain Technologies to the Healthcare Industry. They talk about the rise of blockchain technology in healthcare, appropriate use cases, real world examples of cross-corporate partnerships, and locating processes that benefit from the unique attributes of blockchain. To stream our Station live 24/7 visit www.HealthcareNOWRadio.com or ask your Smart Device to “….Play Healthcare NOW Radio”. Find all of our network podcasts on your favorite podcast platforms and be sure to subscribe and like us. Learn more at www.healthcarenowradio.com/listen
Stock-based employment compensation has gained popularity in recent years, and even investors who don't receive employment compensation in stock should be asking, is SBC potentially dilutive to shareholders?-----Transcript-----Welcome to Thoughts on the Market. I'm Todd Castano, Head of Global Valuation, Accounting and Tax within Morgan Stanley Research. Along with my colleagues bringing you a variety of perspectives, I'll be talking about the interesting conundrum around stock based compensation. It's Friday, May 13th at 2 p.m. in New York. I don't need to tell listeners that 2022 has been rough on equity prices. And while it may be difficult to look at the double digit drop in the S&P or on your 41k, I'm going to share an interesting ripple effect from the market correction. And that's the impact on employee stock based compensation. And while some listeners may be saying, "this doesn't affect me because I don't receive compensation in stock", it doesn't mean it's not having an effect on your portfolio. But let me start at the beginning. For those unfamiliar, stock based compensation, often called SBC, is a form of compensation given to employees or other parties like vendors in exchange for their services. It's a very common way for companies to incentivize employees and to align employee and shareholder interest. When a company does well, everyone does well. Stock options, restricted stock, restricted stock units are currently the most common types of stock based compensation. Stock based compensation issuance has gained in popularity, particularly with startups and new issuances, allowing companies without much cash on hand to offer competitive total compensation rates and to attract and retain talent. In fact, 2021 marked the largest annual growth percentage in SBC cost at 27% year over year. Primarily because of new entrants to the equity market through initial public offerings and from the recovery from COVID that triggered performance based bonuses. Let's put a number on it. Stock based compensation is now approaching $250 billion annually, mostly concentrated in technology and communication service sectors. So here's where it gets interesting. While stock based incentives encourage employees to perform, they also don't require upfront cash payments. It follows that they also dilute the ownership of existing shareholders by increasing the potential number of shares outstanding. So now you may see where I'm going with this in terms of shareholders and your portfolio. While companies have been issuing more stock awards to employees, the double digit year to date decline in equity market has put a lot of these awards underwater. In other words, employees are essentially being paid less, meaning stock based compensation could have the opposite effect, lowering morale and sending some employees to the exits. To put another number on it, we estimate nearly 40% of Russell 3000 companies currently are trading below their average stock grant values. Healthcare technology firms in particular appear most exposed. And considering we're in a tight labor market, companies may be forced to issue more grants to offset equity value decreases, further diluting ownership to existing shareholders. I point all this out because SBC is generally treated as a non-cash expense and ignored from earnings. Market data vendors also often exclude outstanding awards from market capitalization calculations. So investors may underappreciate the potential dilution SBC brings to their shares. With more dilution on the way as companies attempt to right size employee pay. For investors, we believe stock compensation is a real economic expense and should be incorporated in valuation. It may not appear so in bull markets, but this correction has eliminated that reality. Thanks for listening. If you enjoy the show, please share Thoughts on the Market with a friend or colleague, or leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. It helps more people find the show.
In this episode for all healthcare professionals and any patient-facing clinical staff, Nelson F. Sanchez, MD, shares key insights on the need for equitable, compassionate healthcare for transgender individuals, along with practical guidance based on his clinical experience caring for these patients. Topics include:Communication and physical exam skillsSpecific clinical care needs of transgender individuals related to transitionCreating an inclusive and welcoming environment for transgender patients and healthcare workersIncreasing access to clinical trials for transgender individualsSupport for transgender-identified healthcare professionalsPresenter:Nelson F. Sanchez, MDAssociate Professor of MedicineDepartment of MedicineWeill Cornell MedicineAssociate AttendingDepartment of MedicineMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York
ACA enrollment is up but so are firearm homicides, COVID deaths and drug overdoses. We tried to make sense of it all on this Friday the 13th episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast. David Johnson is CEO of 4sight Health. Julie Vaughan Murchinson is Partner of Transformation Capital and former CEO of Health Evolution. David Burda is News Editor and Columnist of 4sight Health.
In the midst of trying to making abortion illegal, we now have to deal with the Left trying to redefine what being a woman is? We're being told we're stripping rights and privileges away from women, yet we're not the ones handing out the title "birthing person.” The “tolerant Left” is trying to redefine what it means to be a woman while simultaneously claiming the best way to empower women is encouraging abortion. If they don't know what a woman is or believe women have unique characteristics that differ from men, how can we rely on them to know what ACTUALLY empowers women? Tune in this week as Kristan Hawkins discusses with Timmerie Geagea, host of Trending with Timmerie on Relevant Radio, the truth about womanhood & the negative impact the Left is creating by trying to strip women of their true femininity.
In honor of Mental Health Month, this episode of The Indy discusses accessibility to mental and physical health facilities in Santa Barbara and throughout California. Host Molly McAnany speaks with Luz Reyes-Martín VP of Engagement and the Action Fund for Planned Parenthood Central Coast about what California is doing to prepare for the potential influx of people seeking reproductive care as women's constitutional right to abortion access has been threatened with the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade. Indy Reporter Jennifer Yoshikoshi sits down with Toni Navarro and Suzanne Grimmesey of the Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness to talk about the lack of inpatient psychiatric beds at the state and national level for patients who need and seek help.Additional Information on Topics Discussed:Future of Abortion Council ReportPrograms and Services Offered by the SB Dept. of Behavioral Wellness 2022
Dr. Sean Pastuch, DC, grew up around the fitness, health, and wellness industry. And when he graduated Chiro school, he ended up opening a clinic and a CrossFit gym, he didn't want to be that Chiro who tells you, “You need to this exercise and be on “X” program.” Then, pat you on the back […] The post Dr. Sean Pastuch on Bridging the Gap Between Training and Healthcare appeared first on Robertson Training Systems.
Indigenous women are still being forcibly sterilized in Canada. That's one thing that Sen. Yvonne Boyer wants Canadians to know. The senator, who is Métis herself and was formerly a nurse and a lawyer, has been fighting to raise awareness of this issue. She is also a part of the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights that is currently examining the issue.Sen. Boyer discusses how her background inspired her to devote her life to ending forced sterilization procedures, how it's part of the systemic racism Indigenous women face in Canada's health care system and why addressing it is an important part of Canada's reconciliation efforts.
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The court did not evaluate the law on its constitutionality but will allow it to go back into effect while a legal case plays out. Texas lawmakers passed the law, saying social media platforms have an anti-conservative bias.
S1E25: On this episode, Prevention is the Best Medicine with Gail Zahtz Founder and CEO of WiseCare and host Dr. Nick. Our problems are not a matter of resource but rather the allocation and orientation of that resource. The system of incentives has reduced our focus on primary care and prevention and while we have seen a small uptick in the number of medical students entering these essential areas of practice it is not enough to turn the tide as we need more of this glue to pivot to a value-based healthcare system that aligns everyone's incentives for the best outcomes and the best value for our healthcare spending. Your better pill to swallow is to pivot your resources, focus and investment to the primary care providers in your system. Don't wait for value-based care systems to be imposed but wrap your arms around these systems and adopt them as quickly as possible. To stream our Station live 24/7 visit www.HealthcareNOWRadio.com or ask your Smart Device to “….Play Healthcare NOW Radio”. Find all of our network podcasts on your favorite podcast platforms and be sure to subscribe and like us. Learn more at www.healthcarenowradio.com/listen
Lucky and Unlucky Numbers for Healthcare David Johnson and Julie Murchinson discussed ACA enrollment up but so are firearm homicides, COVID deaths and drug overdoses. Find all of our network podcasts on your favorite podcast platforms and be sure to subscribe and like us. Learn more at www.healthcarenowradio.com/listen/
This episode features Molly Gamble, Vice President of Editorial at Becker's Healthcare. Here, she discusses the Atrium Health & Advocate Aurora Health merger, covid relief funding, updated nursing shortage numbers, and more.
Nelida Robles is a 2022 BS Graduate from the University of Santa Cruz with a major in Microbiology and Spanish. Most recently Nelida has been accepted as a new Scholar in the Postbaccalaureate Research Program at the University of Pennsylvania. In this episode Nelida shares her background as a Latina being raised in East Los Angeles and her biology research work the University of Santa Cruz. Nelida shares her plan and dreams to continue her research University of Pennsylvania and her dedication to finding new medications and working for a Biotech company. Nelida is a wonderful example of a hard-working student beating any challenges that come her way. HealthCare UnTold Congratulates Nelida Robles for her educational successes and her future as a health professional. Si Se Puede Nelidafirstname.lastname@example.org#gentecare#PREP University of Pennslvanua.edu#nelidarobles
All Home Care Matters was honored to welcome the founder of Phyxable, Dr. Jim Feng to the show for an in-depth interview about Phyxable and how to help seniors age in place safely. Dr. Jim Feng is a graduate of University of Toronto with a Physical Health and Education Degree. From there, he attained his Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He has also completed theory levels 1 & 2 of the National Coaching Certification Program and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Sport First Responder, and Certified Titleist Performance Institute Medical Professional. Dr. Jim Feng has made an extra effort in extending his knowledge in the human body by acquiring the Active Release Techniques (ART®) certification, as well as the Medical Contemporary Acupuncture provider designation through McMaster University.
On May 3rd, The Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) Board of Trustees and the UNC Health Board of Directors announced the approval of a comprehensive, long-term Management Services Agreement (MSA) between the two organizations to expand local health care services and improve access to resources for patients in the High Country region of North Carolina.What does this agreement include? How will it impact access to quality health care in the High Country? To get the answers to these questions, and to put a few rumors to rest, this week's installment of Mind Your Business features Chuck Mantooth, President/CEO of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System. Here his comments about why this arrangement was sought and how it will change the way patients communicate with their heath providers.Mind Your Business is produced weekly by the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce, thanks to a partnership between Appalachian Commercial Real Estate and High Country Radio.Support the show
Lots of talk about direct contracting going on these days. Many of you will be familiar with the term, but in short, direct contracting means when a self-insured employer directly contracts with a provider organization with no payer in the middle of that arrangement. And when I say “employer,” I mean the employer and all their peeps—their TPAs, repricers, other vendors, and consultants. Most of this talk, though, seems to come from the point of view of the employer. It's super easy to quantify what's in it for employers. US healthcare costs get blamed for all kinds of things: companies who have lost big global contracts because all of those fringe benefits cost way too much around here. If we're looking around for a why on that point, let me refer you to last week's episode (EP366) with Dr. Kevin Schulman entitled “An In-Depth Dissection of Our Dysfunctional Healthcare Benefits Market.” Or the show with Dr. Wayne Jenkins (EP358) about how premium and deductible financial toxicity negatively impacts plan members. Never forget that financial toxicity is clinical toxicity. So, like a knight riding in on a white horse, direct contracting with a provider organization has some interesting potential. Most obviously, when an employer contracts directly with a provider organization, they cut out the middleman. They put the direct in direct contracting. Considering the multi-billions of dollars that some of these middle people are raking in every quarter in profits and/or “margins,” cutting out the middle people could have a financial upside as big as those billions in profit. If those billions get passed on to patients in the form of lower co-pays/coinsurance or premiums, there could be some big benefits to direct contracting for pretty much all involved … except the middle people, of course. My guest in this healthcare podcast, Doug Hetherington, says that it's not uncommon to see on the low end a 10% reduction in costs to maybe up to 50% reduction in costs. It's amazing what can be accomplished when everybody starts working together for the good of the local community and patient and is held accountable for more than just revenue maximization. But there's also quality and patient outcomes upsides to these cost reductions. Here's a few we can speculate about: For example, if the middle people add layers of bureaucracy and administrative burden that make it really hard and/or upsettingly inefficient for anyone trying to serve their patients' needs to actually serve their patients' needs, then yeah, direct contracting can make getting the right care to patients faster and easier. That matters to burned-out clinicians. Also, here's another potential point to ponder: benefit designs. Listen to the show with Dr. Mark Fendrick (EP308) on this, but most benefit designs offered by middle people are really, as they call them, blunt instruments. High-value care costs as much (or more) as low-value care. Deductibles don't care if you need your diabetic foot ulcers checked urgently or you might get your foot amputated. It's a known fact that health outcomes plummet in January when, all of a sudden, cancer meds or whatever essential lifesaving medical innovation cost as much as a patient's deductible. So, patients abandon care—and outcomes go down. When an employer direct contracts with a provider, in its most sophisticated form—which my guest, Doug Hetherington, calls a “full-pay open contract”—the employer and the provider work together to construct a benefit design that helps patients get the best outcomes. Or here's another benefit, for the whole community, not just the employer: The whole community keeps the money local. Many of these middle people are big national companies. As Dave Chase and others have said often, when these Fortune whatever companies arrive on the scene, lots of money exits stage left out of the community. If local employers contract with local providers, the money stays local. So, all that I have said has been said before. What I wanted to dig into in this episode is the why and the how from the provider organization standpoint. I got curious about this after my conversation with Katy Talento (EP350). She talks about a major barrier for self-insured employers who want to work with local hospitals is that the local hospitals couldn't, frankly, get out of their own way. Maybe they couldn't see the benefit for themselves that made the juice worth the squeeze? That's what I talk about in this episode with Doug Hetherington: what's in it for providers and what a provider organization interested in direct contracting needs to actually pull it off. Doug Hetherington is CEO of Health2Business, and he has done and continues to do pioneering work with community hospitals in eastern Idaho and elsewhere. Health2Business helps facilitate direct contracting between hospitals and local employers. You can learn more at health2business.com and connect with Doug on LinkedIn. You can also learn how to engage in direct contracts from Doug's presentation, “Beyond the Direct Contract.” Doug Hetherington is a health plan visionary, innovator, and program architect who believes providers are the key to sustainable and meaningful healthcare in our communities. Midway through his 20-year tenure as a benefit advisor, Doug began innovating around self-funding, captives, reference-based pricing (RBP), and population management in search of viable solutions that gave his employer clients control over cost and plan design. His creativity and tenacity for change drove his development of several first-of-their-kind innovations, including RB EmCap, a national access captive program for RBP employers. Doug founded Health2Business (H2B) in 2019 after successful proof of concept that better healthcare results when employers, providers, and health systems work together at the local level through direct contracts. Tackling one aspect of our broken healthcare system, H2B solves for how we access and pay for care. While establishing scalable direct contracts with some of the largest flagship health systems in the country, Doug realized that in order to truly decapitalize healthcare, direct contracts need to be transparent, open, and free for employers of all sizes to access. By establishing H2B's independent, agnostic, and collaborative direct contract administrative platform infrastructure, Doug has created an entirely new vendor class known as direct contract administration. An optimist by nature, Doug truly believes that the more we work together, the faster we can restore value to our healthcare system and create a sustainable mutual benefit for provider, employer, and employee/member stakeholders. 05:38 Why are health systems interested in direct contracting? 09:43 EP308 with Mark Fendrick, MD.10:06 What are the essentials for direct contracting between a health system and an employer or payer? 11:16 What are the three categories of open direct contracting agreements? 12:44 EP350 with Katy Talento.12:59 EP363 with David Scheinker, PhD.14:43 What direction do we need to be moving to solve the cost problems in healthcare? 18:10 “What does a value-based model begin to look like?” 20:31 What is one of the inherent benefits of a direct contracting environment? 21:01 What data should we actually be capturing? 25:01 “Sometimes you really begin to wonder, why is there such a high level of misalignment?” 25:16 How much can an employer save, on average, with a direct contract? 26:33 What are healthcare costs going up by per year? 26:50 “We pay for these insurance plans … and yet what you're paying for that and how they're assessing the risk is not … in line with the actual cost of care.” 30:20 “I would say that … consolidation … is one of the reasons why we're … seeing more movement towards direct contracting.” You can learn more at health2business.com and connect with Doug on LinkedIn. You can also learn how to engage in direct contracts from Doug's presentation, “Beyond the Direct Contract.” Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth Why are health systems interested in direct contracting? Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth What are the essentials for direct contracting between a health system and an employer or payer? Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth What are the three categories of open direct contracting agreements? Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth What direction do we need to be moving to solve the cost problems in healthcare? Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth “What does a value-based model begin to look like?” Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth What is one of the inherent benefits of a direct contracting environment? Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth What data should we actually be capturing? Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth “Sometimes you really begin to wonder, why is there such a high level of misalignment?” Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth How much can an employer save, on average, with a direct contract? Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth What are healthcare costs going up by per year? Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth “We pay for these insurance plans … and yet what you're paying for that and how they're assessing the risk is not … in line with the actual cost of care.” Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth “I would say that … consolidation … is one of the reasons why we're … seeing more movement towards direct contracting.” Doug Hetherington of @MyH2B discusses #directcontracting on our #healthcarepodcast. #healthcare #podcast #digitalhealth Recent past interviews: Click a guest's name for their latest RHV episode! 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Today, there are more devices connected to the internet than there are people on the planet. This exponential growth will continue for the foreseeable future, and the older demographic will continue to have higher expectations when it comes to technology in their living space.In this episode of Raising Tech, our host Amber Bardon sits down with Keith Stewart, Chief Growth Officer at K4Connect, where they specialize in creating simpler, healthier, and happier lives for residents, families, staff, and community operators alike through technology. Learn what a “day in the life” of a connected Smart Home could feel like today, and where the industry is heading next. Discover what market segments are adopting this type of connected technology, where a community should start if interested, and keys to a successful implementation where everyone wins.The internet and connected homes are here to stay. Learn where to start by tuning into this episode today.Raising Tech is powered by Parasol Alliance.Produced by Solinity Marketing.
This week we are re-sharing one of our top 5 most popular "Explicitly Pro-Life" episodes of all time "Your Body Is Not Your Baby's Body." Why? Because "My body, my choice" has always been and will always be A LIE. This 1970s pointless phrase deserves to be silenced for good - at least in the context of abortion. So if you missed this episode the first time or need a good refresher on this talking point, be sure to tune in this week!