The Business of Healthcare is a twice-monthly podcast from the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. The center is based at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. The show, like the center, brings together business leaders and other forward thinkers to discuss how best to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, increasingly complex healthcare industry.
Technology As Positive Healthcare Disruptor
Dr. Esteban López, the market lead at Google Clouds Healthcare and Life Sciences for the Americas division, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about how technology is disrupting the healthcare industry for the better. Lopez, a 2007 graduate of the Alliance for Physician Leadership Executive MBA program at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas, also discussed how to solve healthcare disparities caused by systemic racism.
Healthcare 2.0: A Case Study
Dr. Bob Kaiser visits with Dr. Scott Shreeve, founder, CEO and board member of Crossover Health. Shreeve, an emergency medicine physician, explains how he found a way to scale his vision for a new primary-care model that utilizes technology — an approach often dubbed healthcare 2.0 — to improve access for patients and enhances their quality of life. The company Shreeve founded now counts Apple, Amazon, Comcast, Facebook LinkedIn and other large employers among his customers.
What is Population Health?
Dr. Naveen Raja, a board-certified rheumatologist and director of population health at UCLA Health, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about population health: what it means, what the implications are for its use in the transition from fee-based to value-based care and how healthcare practitioners’ roles are balanced against patients’ role in its implementation.
An Overview of Health Savings Accounts
In this episode, host Dr. Bob Kaiser speaks with J. Kevin A. McKechnie, executive director, Health Savings Account Council at the American Bankers Association. They discuss what HSAs are and how they can help consumers with qualifying high-deductible health plans better manage their medical expenses.
What Mission-Driven Valued-Based Care Looks Like
Dr. Gordon Chen, chief medical officer at ChenMed, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about how a company turns fee-based care on its head by delivering mission-driven, value-based care to its patients.
5G Networks in Healthcare
Martyn Crew joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about 5G — the latest technology standard for broadband cellular networks — and its implication for the healthcare industry. Crew is director of solutions marketing for Gigamon, a Silicon Valley-based technology vendor that counts healthcare providers among its clients.