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35 minutes | 6 days ago
America's Physician Groups' President and CEO Don Crane
APG President and value-based care nationall pillar Don Crane rejoins the show to share updates on the continued move from "volume to value." APG's members include some of the largest medical groups across the country, including those from 45 states and including some of the biggest names in the healthcare industry, with a focus on outcomes instead of fee for service.
46 minutes | 20 days ago
Celebrating Social Workers: Mayo Clinic's Michelle Burns, LCSW- Social Work Manager
Michelle comes from a family of "informal social workers." She joins the show to discuss how she ultimately became a formal social worker after first being a mom, and how social workers play such a critical role in helping patients transition from a hospital setting to the community. Michelle shares some touching stories displaying what social workers do for their patients in often trying and emotional times.
34 minutes | a month ago
Celebrating Social Workers: Stanford Health Care's Matt Chappell, LCSW-Manager of Care Coordination
Matt has been a pillar in the Bay Area social work community for over 20 years. Matt shares his journey from serving the HIV community in San Francisco in the 90s to frontline socail work and leadership roles in large healthcare organizations like Sutter and Stanford. Join us in our first of 2 episodes honoring social worker leaders during Social Work Month in March.
37 minutes | 2 months ago
Keck Medicine of USC Interim CEO Rod Hanners
Rod returns to the show but this time in a new role, or should I say roles, as he's now the acting/interim CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, while also serving in his ongoing COO role. Rod gives us an update since our last time having him on the show a few years ago, including how USC has responded during the pandemic, as well as why 2 of its 3 hospitals do not have emergeny rooms.
48 minutes | 2 months ago
LA County Department of Public Health Shares Facts on COVID-19 Vaccine with 24 Hour Home Care Staff
LA County Department of Public Health's (LACDPH) Chair of the Healthcare Outreach Unit and infeciton disease expert Dr. Zachary Rubin, along with LACDPH Healthcare Outreach Unit's Alejandro Ramirez, RN, share the facts on the vaccine with 24 Hour Home Care frontline caregivers and support staff during a virtual townhall meeting in February, 2021.
42 minutes | 2 months ago
California's Department of Aging Director Kim McCoy Wade & The Newly Released Master Plan on Aging
California's Master Plan on Aging, released in January of 2021, has been 2 years in the making with hundreds of stakeholders lending their exerptise. Kim McCoy Wade joins the show to share what California has in store to serve a 60yr old+ population that will reach over 10 million by 2030.
45 minutes | 3 months ago
John Cassar, CEO of Leading Respiratory Care Provider, SuperCare Health
John shares how the family founded business started over 45 years ago and how SuperCare has evolved since. SuperCare now manages millions of lives annually as one of the largest in-home providers of post-acute care respiratory services throughout multiple states.
40 minutes | 3 months ago
COVID-19, Infectious Disease, & ICU Expert Dr. Kevan Akrami- University of California San Diego
Dr. Akrami has served and lived in multiple continents as he has developed expertise in infectious disease and crirtical care. Kevan joins the show to share his first-hand experience about battling COVID-19 on the frontline in 2021, while also addressing some of the myths about the disease and vaccine.
39 minutes | 4 months ago
2020 Cost of Care Survey with Genworth's Gordon Saunders
The Genworth 2020 Cost of Care Survey is the leading tool for seniors and their loves ones to get true private pay costs of in-home care, senior living, adult day care, and nursing home care. Gordon shares how it all comes together and how it's the go-to resource for care seekers across the country.
38 minutes | 4 months ago
Chris Howard, Sharp HealthCare CEO
Chris uprooted from Oklahoma not too long ago after throwing his name in the hat to lead Sharp. Little did he know that early in his tenure a global pandemic would hit. Chris shares how he and his team have created a positive "Sharp experience."
27 minutes | 5 months ago
Don Antonucci, Blue Shield of California Sr. VP, Growth
Don, who recently started his own podcast, has helped lead successful efforts in multiple states for Blue Shield. Don spends some time sharing a bit about Blue Shield in CA and what's new in 2021.
29 minutes | 5 months ago
Karen M Johnson, Health Net's Medicare Officer
Karen joins the show to shed some light as to how Health Net is helping its many members throughout the state through a variety of offerings. Karen also addresses the challenge of healthcare accessibility that remains a hot topic in the healthcare community.
37 minutes | 5 months ago
Dr. Romilla Batra, Chief Medical Officer, SCAN Health Plan
Dr. Batra joins us for our of our Fall Health Plan Miniseries where she shares about SCAN's specific focus on seniors, how COVID-19 has impacted members in 2020, and how SCAN is moving forward into the new plan year for its over 200,000 older adult members.
35 minutes | 6 months ago
Anthem Vice President, Medicare Product Management, Martin Esquivel
Martin rejoins the show as the first health plan leader in our 2020 Open Enrollment Miniseries. Martin gives an update into how Anthem continues to evolve while, in certain ways, remaining the same as many of Anthem traditional and supplemental benefits are working well for its Medicare members.
37 minutes | 6 months ago
WelbeHealth President Matt Patterson Discusses PACE
Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE, is not as prevalent as one may think due to certain restrictions the government has recently lifted. Up and coming WelbeHealth, led by Matt Patterson, has quickly grown to be able to provide care to thousands (and growing) of low income older adults. Matt shares how WelbeHealth came together and how it is helping drive the growth of PACE in the southwest.
35 minutes | 7 months ago
CEO of UC Davis Health, David Lubarsky
David spent time with the show sharing about his journey from one side of the country, South Florida, to the other side with UC Davis Health in Northern California. Located in the Greater Sacramento area, David shares how UC Davis Health was the first system to treat a COVID-19 community spread case and the lessons learned from the national news story earlier this year.
36 minutes | 7 months ago
Former US Senator & Healthcare Policy Expert Tom Daschle
Senator Daschle helped lead America post 9/11 and also was one of only two in US history to serve twice as both Majority and Minority leader. Tom shares about his experiences as a US Senator, his role prior to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and his outlook on healthcare in America.
34 minutes | 8 months ago
Genworth Sr. VP and Chief Commercial Officer Larry Nisenson
Genworth is considered the largest long term care insurance provider in the United States, but a big focus for Larry nowadays is caring for the caregiver. Larry shares how Genworth's Carescout network, and its new Caregiver Support Services, can help employers ensure their employees have the support they need when caring for an aging loved one.
33 minutes | 8 months ago
Kaiser Permanente Sr VP and COO Bill Caswell
Bill has had the opportunity to serve at KP for many decades. In this episode, Bill touches on his love for Dodgers, the impact of KP's great former leader, the late Dr. Bernard Tyson, & how Bill has been able to bridge the gap between the various organizations under KP umbrella to help KP grow in California & beyond.
37 minutes | 8 months ago
Stanford Heath Care's Exec. Dir. ofCare Management & Social Work- Karen Nelson
Karen joined the show to discuss the differences between American and Canadian healthcare, as well as how Stanford case managers and social workers have been successful transitioning patients during the pandemic
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