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Broken Healthcare Solutions
44 minutes | 5 years ago
#7 Broken Healthcare Solutions - Trumps Plan For Medicine, Pharma Gone Wild
One thing is certain, we are going to have a new President in 2016. Donald Trump published is plan for healthcare. We break it down, here's a hint, it's not very thought through. A NPR clip from the same week President Obama is spiking the Obamacare football in Wisconsin is telling a much different story. Why are prescription pricing skyrocketing? Because they can!
59 minutes | 5 years ago
#6 Broken Healthcare Solutions - Dr. Keane Interview
Dr. James Keane went to med school late in life. Prior to medicine, Dr. Keane worked in government and eventually spent time lobbying in Arizona government. This interview is basically the deep conversations we have over breakfast with microphones rolling. Dr. Keane takes a different tact than I have in the prior episodes. He wants to see population health initiatives like better quality food. Tough to code quality food choices but he's on to something.
76 minutes | 5 years ago
#5 Broken Healthcare Solutions - Defensive Medicine and Tort Reform..MIA
This podcast is for anyone in the the medical field, policy makers or people that want to make sense of American healthcare. Joe Higgins is an entrepreneur, CEO, policy pundit and radio host that is in the trenches of American healthcare day in and day out. The start of the show is the news of the week in healthcare and how policy decisions are affecting the marketplace. Joe breaks down the documentary, Money and Medicine which aired on PBS in 2012. It's a must watch to see the policy drivers and cost drivers affecting over 20% of the US economy. At the end of each podcast, Higgins does another segment of his healthcare deep dive presentation. He gives a short or long version of this talk to Doctors, healthcare executives, chambers of commerce and others in the Arizona market.
59 minutes | 5 years ago
#4 Broken Healthcare Solutions - Cadillac Tax - Bigger, More Expensive, Not Better Study
The TWEAKS keep on a coming! Obamacare angers Unions and Republicans blink. The Cadillac Tax just got a two year punt into a new Presidential administration, what's the politics and economic ramifications of the delay? Hospitals are buying up independent physician practices, a new study proves once and for all bigger means more expensive and no measurable outcomes improvements. Discussion from Joe's Doctor Presentation, part 4, on Government impact on markets beyond healthcare....from student loans to mortgages to solar and the VA scandals, we've seen this before. Joe Higgins is a healthcare pundit and CEO/Entrepreneur in the Arizona market. This weekly podcast is a deep dive into the news surrounding healthcare in America and how it can impact your career, family and life.
65 minutes | 5 years ago
#3 Broken Healthcare Solutions - The Real Cost Driver In Healthcare and Deathpanels
Entrepreneur, Healthcare CEO and policy analyst, Joe Higgins discusses the news bits of the week surrounding healthcare and their potential impact on your career, family or health. From hospitals getting larger and larger to predicting that the love affair between employed physicians and hospitals will soon be over to pharma drug development woes. This podcast covers the ins and outs of what is the chaos of American Medicine. In the deep dive segment, Higgins breaks down the real cost driver in medicine and shares some stories about what's going on in the real world of American medicine. Who's telling anyone NO in this country?
67 minutes | 5 years ago
#2 Broken Healthcare Solutions - Obamacare Unravels - To Be In Or Out of Network?
The news of the week segment isn't good for average American and Medical Doctors or NP's. The name of the game is hold on until it snaps and hope you can live with the mess when it does. Demographics and Medicaid expansion are ballooning the costs for the Government and average citizens. Cadillac Tax has traditional Democratic supporters turning on the President and maybe a single payor system could move out the 'free' healthcare seekers and leave the rest of the market alone. One the Deep Dive Presentation, Joe discusses the shift from insurance company as bad guy to the hospitals.
83 minutes | 5 years ago
#1 Broken Healthcare Solutions - A View From The Trenches Of The Obamacare Nightmare.
Joe Higgins is a CEO, start up entrepreneur, political pundit and expert on the ins and outs of the complexities of American healthcare. If you are a Doctor, Nurse, Hospital Executive or work in or near the healthcare field this is the show for you. Each episode will dig deep into the policy events going on in real time. When a Federal agency issues a new ruling, what does it mean to you? How do you survive the myriad of changes hitting you every day?As a consumer, what are some solutions or ways to reduce your medical costs? Joe has been a CEO of a medical lab, he's run a mid size medical practice, he's running two start ups in the medical field and has a background extensive in pharma sponsored clinical trials. Outside of medicine, Joe is a radio host on a drive time talk show in Arizona. For six plus years he's interviewed policy makers and small businesses from around the country. The podcast, Broken Healthcare Solutions is a deep dive into the policy impacts of American healthcare. Medicine is big money. If you are struggling to increase revenues and looking for ways to survive the changes inflicted on your career, this podcast might give you some ideas.
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