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The Business of Healthcare Podcast
34 minutes | Nov 22, 2022
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 105: Improving the Quality of Life for Persons with Physical Disabilities
In the episode, host Dr. Bob Kaiser has a conversation with Chanda Hinton, founder and executive director of the Chanda Plan Foundation and the Chanda Center for Health. After a spinal cord injury left Hinton paralyzed at age 9, she encountered a healthcare system that was ill-equipped to care for persons with long-term physical disabilities. She founded her organizations to deliver integrative therapy, primary care and other complementary services and resources to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs for persons with physical disabilities. The organization also offers educational resources and advocates legislatively to change laws to remove barriers to care. Learn more at IAmThePlan.org and Disability Competent Care Online Course for Healthcare Professionals.
32 minutes | Oct 27, 2022
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 104: A Look at a Healthcare Innovation Hub
In this episode, Dr. Hubert Zajicek joins host, Dr. Bob Kaiser, to discuss innovation and entrepreneurship as they relate to healthcare. Zajicek is a physician, CEO, founder, and partner of Health Wildcatters, a Dallas-based healthcare accelerator.
31 minutes | Sep 27, 2022
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 103: Integrity-Driven Entrepreneurship
In this episode, host Dr. Bob Kaiser welcomes an alumna of The University of Texas at Dallas and the Naveen Jindal School of Management to the podcast. Dr. Sara Mahmood, BS’11, MS’16, is the founder and owner of brush365, a dental practice that has four locations throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The Dallas Business Journal listed Mahmood among its 40 Under 40 2022 honorees. She and Kaiser discuss this accolade and why integrity is at the core of the company’s mission.
35 minutes | Aug 26, 2022
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 102: Machines That Help Humans Understand Humans
In this episode, Amy Brown, founder and CEO of Indianapolis-based Authenticx, joins fellow Hoosier and show host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a look into how the machine learning tools her company offers can help healthcare leaders process customer feedback at scale — phone calls can number in the millions — and break them down to provide direction for improving the customer experience.
37 minutes | Jul 22, 2022
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 101: The Hospital-at-Home Healthcare Delivery Pathway
In this episode, guest Tina Burbine, vice president for care innovation & enterprise analytics at HealthLink Advisors and host of Let’s Talk Data! podcast, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about the Hospital-at-Home healthcare delivery pathway which allows some patients to receive acute-level care in their homes rather than in a hospital.
22 minutes | Jun 28, 2022
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 100: Overcoming the Healthcare Klugeocracy
In this special 100th episode of The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Dr. John McCracken joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss the most significant healthcare changes over the past quarter-century, including healthcare inflation and physician burnout, which McCracken calls moral injury. The root cause of these problems, McCracken says, is kludgeocracy, a government built and run on quick fixes. Link to McCracken’s blog, Blog Rx; https://apl.utdallas.edu/blog-rx/
32 minutes | May 27, 2022
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 99: Health Epidemics Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic
In this episode, Dr. Tim Church, chief medical officer of Wondr Health, a digital weight management program, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about how to solve twin health epidemics related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, they discuss related metabolic and mental-health pandemics in which people are eating more, exercising and sleeping less because of worry and stress related to life’s uncertainties during these times.
34 minutes | Apr 25, 2022
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 98: Consolidation in the Healthcare Marketplace
In this episode, Dr. James (Jim) Walton, president and CEO of Genesis Physicians Group, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a wide-ranging discussion about consolidation in the healthcare marketplace. Walton also offers his views about how value-based care is impacting population health. Walton is also a lecturer in the Naveen Jindal School of Management’s Healthcare Leadership and Management programs.
34 minutes | Mar 31, 2022
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 97: The Business of Dentistry
Dr. A.J. Aceirno, a practicing dentist and CEO of Decision One Dental Partners, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for an overview of the dental industry, how it differs today from previous decades and what improvements can be made to optimize both the patient experience and business success.
20 minutes | Feb 25, 2022
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 96: A look into the Medical Waste Industry
Jim Anderson, vice-president of product management and innovation at Stericycle, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a look at the medical waste industry — its market dynamics, regulatory aspects, technology, supply-chain issues, education, safety, training and guidelines involved, the impact of the pandemic on the industry and more.
28 minutes | Jan 28, 2022
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 95: How a Surgery Concierge Can Help Healthcare Consumers Make Better Decisions
In this episode, Sanjay Prasad, MD FACS, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss how companies like SurgiQuality, which Prasad helms as CEO — are helping healthcare patients become better consumers by helping them connect with the beast surgeons not only in terms of cost but also quality. They also discuss Prasad’s new book, Resetting Healthcare Post-COVID-19 Pandemic, the Patient Handbook.
31 minutes | Dec 21, 2021
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 94: A Look into a Nonprofit That Advocates for Employer Healthcare Interests
In this episode, host Dr. Bob. Kaiser speaks with Ellen Kelsay, president and CEO of Business Group on Health, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization that advocates for employer healthcare interests, including those of some of the largest companies in the world.
36 minutes | Nov 30, 2021
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 93: Understanding Cash-Based Physical Therapy Businesses
This episode delves into the concept of a cash-based physical therapy business and provides a brief overview of what physical therapy is. Host Dr. Bob Kaiser speaks with Dr. Aaron LeBauer, owner of LeBauer Physical Therapy, LLC, author of The CashPT® Blueprint, and host of The CashPT Lunch Hour Podcast. LeBauer is on a mission to save 100 million people from unnecessary surgery by teaching other physical therapists to market directly to consumers and bypass the influence of insurance companies in the treatment process.
28 minutes | Oct 25, 2021
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 92: Polarity Intelligence — a Useful Skill for Healthcare Leaders
In this episode, host Dr. Bob Kaiser and guests Tracy Christopherson and Michelle Troseth discuss the concept of Polarity Intelligence and how it can help healthcare leaders establish balance in their lives. Christopherson and Troseth are co-founders of Missing Logic LLC and co-hosts of the Healthcare’s Missing Logic Podcast.
31 minutes | Sep 27, 2021
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 91: The Role of Rural Hospitals in the U.S. Healthcare System
Jon Doolittle, MS'21, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a look into the role rural hospitals play in the U.S. healthcare system. Doolittle is president of Mosaic Medical Center in Albany, Missouri, a town with a population of less than than 2,000.
27 minutes | Aug 24, 2021
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 90: A Look Into the Complex Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
Justin Fengler, senior vice president corporate strategy and business operations at GoodRx, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a look into the complex and confusing prescription-drug supply chain.
34 minutes | Jul 29, 2021
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 89: Fixing the Broken Essential Medicines Supply Chain
In this episode, host Dr. Bob Kaiser chats with guest Dr. Eric Edwards, CEO, president and co-founder of Phlow Corporation. They discuss the problem of a broken essential medicines supply chain in the U.S. and solutions for fixing it.
29 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 88: Making the Leap from Fee-Based to Value-Based Care
In this episode, Dr. Matt Lambert, chief medical officer at Curation Health, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about the history of fee-based care and what the healthcare industry needs to do to make the leap to value-based care.
30 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 87: A Proven Roadmap to Accelerating Disease Research and Treatment Discovery
Dr. David Fajgenbaum joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about innovative solutions for accelerating disease research and discovering treatments for those diseases. Fajgenbaum, an immunologist and an assistant professor at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, co-founded the Castleman Disease Collaborative Network while urgently searching for a cure to a disease from which he was dying. They also discuss Fajgenbaum’s memoir, Chasing My Cure: A Doctor’s Race to Turn Hope Into Action (New York: Ballentine Books, 2019).
32 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 86: How Employers Can Get a Return on Their Investment in Employee Healthcare Benefits
In this episode, host Dr. Bob Kaiser and Lorna Borenstein, CEO/founder of Grokker, discuss how employers can get a return on their investment in healthcare benefits by providing their employees with wellness programs. They also discuss her book, It’s Personal: The Business Case for Caring.
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