33 episodes

Welcome to Health Views with Deb Friesen, MD, a new podcast about health, wellness and their intersection within the health care industry. With over 20 years of health care experience, Dr. Deb has learned the most powerful tool for healing is the importance of listening and the value of asking the right questions. Come join Dr. Deb as together you’ll explore timely topics that impact people, businesses, and communities.

Health Views with Deb Friesen, MD Kaiser Permanente

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 28 Ratings

Welcome to Health Views with Deb Friesen, MD, a new podcast about health, wellness and their intersection within the health care industry. With over 20 years of health care experience, Dr. Deb has learned the most powerful tool for healing is the importance of listening and the value of asking the right questions. Come join Dr. Deb as together you’ll explore timely topics that impact people, businesses, and communities.

    Thriving With Theatre featuring Betty Hart and Jared Randolph (Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre Program)

    Thriving With Theatre featuring Betty Hart and Jared Randolph (Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre Program)

    Theatre is a powerful healthcare educational tool for both adults and children. We’re excited to share an insightful conversation with Betty Hart and Jared Randolph, Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre program leads who are focused on improving teacher and staff well-being, workforce health, and youth mental health through their amazing productions. Listen in to learn about Kaiser Permanente’s Educational Theatre program and for helpful mental health best practices that anyone can use. Here is the link for more information https://thrivingschools.kaiserpermanente.org/educational-theatre/.

    • 37 min
    Harm Reduction Is Medicine with Sarah Leitz, MD

    Harm Reduction Is Medicine with Sarah Leitz, MD

    Our April Health Views guest is Dr. Sarah Leitz. Dr. Leitz is a Kaiser Permanente Internal Medicine Physician in the Northwest who is focused on helping and treating patients with substance use disorders through a patient-centered approach and a harm reduction framework. Listen to this episode to learn how proven behavioral health best practices can be applied both within and outside the patient setting.

    • 39 min
    Mastering The Art Of Active Listening with Heather R. Younger

    Mastering The Art Of Active Listening with Heather R. Younger

    We’re excited to welcome Heather R. Younger as our March Health Views guest! Heather is the founder and CEO of Employee Fanatix, a leading employee engagement and consulting firm whose mission is to inspire and train leaders to put their culture and employees first. During this episode, Heather shares her proven and innovative active listening at work model illustrated in five steps. The model provides an easy-to-use framework to help individuals feel more heard, valued, and understood within professional environments. Don’t miss out on Heather’s own podcast, Leadership with Heart to receive additional insights, stories, and best practices.  

    • 46 min
    Thriving with Healthy Choices: Vibrant Living with Deb Friesen, MD

    Thriving with Healthy Choices: Vibrant Living with Deb Friesen, MD

    As 2023 comes to a close, we’re excited to share a discussion on healthy habits with our Health Views with Deb Friesen, MD host, Dr. Deb Friesen! Listen to this energizing episode for helpful tips and tools directly from Dr. Deb on how to improve behavior and learn small/actionable steps anyone can take to drive change and new habits. Thank you for listening this year and we look forward to releasing new episodes in 2024!  

    • 29 min
    Pioneering Equitable Fertility and Family Building Solutions with Janet Choi, MD

    Pioneering Equitable Fertility and Family Building Solutions with Janet Choi, MD

    We’re pleased to have Dr. Janet Choi as our next Health Views guest! Dr. Choi is Progyny’s Chief Medical Officer and has more than 20 years of experience in the fertility reproductive health field as a board-certified specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology. During this discussion, Dr. Deb and Dr. Choi cover several topics including: Dr. Choi’s passion and expert role in bringing babies into the world for decades, her mission to provide an equitable and inclusive family building experience for so many, and what employers can do to support and provide more access to fertility care solutions.

    • 53 min
    Exploring The Digital Transformation Journey with Nari Gopala (Kaiser Permanente’s Chief Digital Officer)

    Exploring The Digital Transformation Journey with Nari Gopala (Kaiser Permanente’s Chief Digital Officer)

    Our October Health Views guest is Narayanan “Nari” Gopala, Kaiser Permanente’s chief digital officer. As chief digital officer, Nari leads cross-functional teams to transform a full range of digital experiences in service to the organization’s 12.7 million members and its clinical workforce. Nari oversees Kaiser Permanente’s member app and website, kp.org, including its digital strategy, user experience, and ongoing enhancements, which have received numerous industry accolades such as Webby Awards’ People’s Voice winner in 2022 and Design Company of the Year by Fast Company in 2022. Listen to this thought-provoking discussion to learn more about the digital transformation of health care and how consumer demand for a digital health experience has evolved since the pandemic.   

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

adeftos ,

Such great topics!

I love this podcast series! Deb, you are such an amazing host. The topics are great and resonate a lot with the "day to day" of life. Can't wait to listen to them all and share with my friends and colleagues.

@HugeFiddler ,

So Informative!!!

Dr. Deb is very engaging and is providing content that is applicable to every day life. So lucky to have this podcast as a resource!

ChiListens ,

Great podcast!

Loving this new podcast find! Dr. Freisen is knowledgeable and she makes it feel as though we’re all having a conversation in her living room. The topics are interesting and all of the guest speakers are so engaging. Can’t wait for more!

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