60 episodes

DataPoint is a podcast about innovation in healthcare through data & analytics, as seen through the eyes of its host, Greg Matthews.
Every other week, the show features a trending topic in health innovation, frequently joined by a leading thinker in the space. Each show will focus on a vision for the future AND on the real work that’s happening today to bring that future about. Join us as we talk about trends – and the people who make them – going behind the news to unearth meaning and context.

DataPoint touch point media

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 45 Ratings

DataPoint is a podcast about innovation in healthcare through data & analytics, as seen through the eyes of its host, Greg Matthews.
Every other week, the show features a trending topic in health innovation, frequently joined by a leading thinker in the space. Each show will focus on a vision for the future AND on the real work that’s happening today to bring that future about. Join us as we talk about trends – and the people who make them – going behind the news to unearth meaning and context.

    Easing the Transition from Fee For Service to Value Based Health Care - A Conversation with Curation Health COO Tanjina Shapiro

    Easing the Transition from Fee For Service to Value Based Health Care - A Conversation with Curation Health COO Tanjina Shapiro

    For years we've heard about the benefits of moving away from Fee for Service care in the US to a world of Value Based Health Care - but that transition has been slower than anyone could have anticipated. Even though it's not always at the top of the news at this moment in history, it's encouraging to know that real, positive change is happening to enable that transition to be much easier for providers ... and reducing the doctor's documentation time by 10 minutes per patient in the process! Greg and Tanjina dive deep into what makes Value Based Health Care so hard - but mostly about how those obstacles can be conquered through strong technology and even better change management.

    Tanjina on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tanjinashapiro/
    Tanjina on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TanjinaShapiro
    Curation Health on the Web: https://curationhealthcare.com/
    Curation Health on Twitter: https://twitter.com/curationhealth
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    • 27 min
    Optimizing Clinical Trial Recruitment at the Point of Care - A Conversation with BEKHealth CEO Jason Baumgartner

    Optimizing Clinical Trial Recruitment at the Point of Care - A Conversation with BEKHealth CEO Jason Baumgartner

    Today's Guest: Jason Baumgartner | CEO of BEKHealth
    Greg and Jason talk about how badly clinical trial recruitment works today, and how it can be improved by recruiting at the RIGHT sites, getting the right information to clinicians at the right time, and proactively understanding patient populations both inside and outside of academic medicine.

    Important Links:
    Jason on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-baumgartner-113591/
    Jason on Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_baumgartner
    BEKHealth: https://bekhealth.com/
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    • 32 min
    Online Patient Communities Grow Up - A Conversation with Brian Loew, CEO of Inspire

    Online Patient Communities Grow Up - A Conversation with Brian Loew, CEO of Inspire

    Greg and Brian talk about what it takes to keep an online patient community thriving for over 15 years, and how Inspire has become an invaluable resource for patients to channel their efforts into advancing science.

    Important Links:
    Inspire: Inspire.com
    Brian's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianloew/
    Brian's Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianLoew
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    • 24 min
    How Hospitals Can Reduce Cost While Improving Patient and Clinician Experience - A Conversation with Elizabeth Kirk of Strata Decision Technology

    How Hospitals Can Reduce Cost While Improving Patient and Clinician Experience - A Conversation with Elizabeth Kirk of Strata Decision Technology

    Today's Guest: Elizabeth Kirk | Senior Vice President of Strategic Services at Strata Decision Technology
    Greg and Liz talk about the impact of the pandemic on hospital budgets and the budgeting process, the next generation of AI and machine learning products being used to target and eliminate waste and how upcoming regulatory changes in hospital pricing transparency will impact the marketplace.
    Important Links:
    Liz' LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-stuller-kirk-41519811/
    Strata Decision Technology https://www.stratadecision.com/
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    • 37 min
    Caring for Caregivers and the virtuous cycle of appreciation - a conversation with Alex Coren, founder of Wambi

    Caring for Caregivers and the virtuous cycle of appreciation - a conversation with Alex Coren, founder of Wambi

    Today's Guest: Alex Coren | Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Wambi
    Greg and Alex talk about the looming crisis of clinician burnout - and how the simple idea of facilitating appreciation for clinicians is reducing burnout, increasing both clinician and patient satisfaction, and actually improving care.
    Important Links:
    Alex' LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alex-coren-wambi/
    Wambi: https://wambi.org/
    CarePostCard: https://www.carepostcard.com/
    For more info about Greg Matthews, visit: http://linkedin.com/in/gdmatthews or follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/chimoose.
    For more, visit the DataPoint show page at http://touchpoint.health/shows/datapoint/. 
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    • 34 min
    Redesigning our culture and communities to put health first - a conversation with Steve Downs of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Building H

    Redesigning our culture and communities to put health first - a conversation with Steve Downs of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Building H

    Today's guest: Steve Downs | Co-Founder, Building H; former Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Greg and Steve talk about why human health looks so different today - and what underlying culture changes we can make to get it back on the right path.
    Important Links:
    Steve's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenjdowns/
    Steve's Twitter: https://twitter.com/stephenjdowns
    Building H: http://BuildingH.org
    "How Technology Can Shape Our Lives for the Better": https://tincture.io/its-time-to-build-health-into-the-os-1783e118b54d
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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

Arlie K ,

Value packed!

Greg and the team at Touch Point are sharing important information at the cutting edge of healthcare innovation. I learn something with every episode! Grateful for such an excellent resource.

tdraime ,

Always informative and entertaining

Greg has a great journalistic style to set up the interview, interview and summarize the takeaways and relevant information.
Thanks Greg

RaiderAlum ,

Great information ... even for patients!

Great podcast! It's kind of like "lifting the veil" on some very important health-related subjects. While I'm not a healthcare professional, I am a patient. Many of the podcasts help me understand healthcare trends and innovations that affect me and my family. And the moderator helps the guest communicate his/her subject matter in a way that even a general audience can understand, without losing those who live and work in this area. Give it a listen!

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