47 episodes

Healthcare Simplified is a podcast dedicated to helping executives, HR teams, and business owners navigate increased complexity in modern business healthcare solutions. Whether you’re trying to simplify your healthcare administrative solutions, explore the world of benefits, or use data analytics to predict the latest trends and opportunities, this show is dedicated to helping you create a frictionless healthcare experience for you and your employees.

Each episode features an interview with a thought leader or practitioner, discussing topics like: population health management, healthcare regulation and transparency, ACO solutions, healthcare pricing and reimbursement, concierge care, employee benefits, self insurance, and more.

Healthcare Simplified Tyler Willse and Ned Dukehart

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Healthcare Simplified is a podcast dedicated to helping executives, HR teams, and business owners navigate increased complexity in modern business healthcare solutions. Whether you’re trying to simplify your healthcare administrative solutions, explore the world of benefits, or use data analytics to predict the latest trends and opportunities, this show is dedicated to helping you create a frictionless healthcare experience for you and your employees.

Each episode features an interview with a thought leader or practitioner, discussing topics like: population health management, healthcare regulation and transparency, ACO solutions, healthcare pricing and reimbursement, concierge care, employee benefits, self insurance, and more.

    47: Transparency and Delivery in Healthcare Today w/ Jeff Toewe

    47: Transparency and Delivery in Healthcare Today w/ Jeff Toewe

    On today's episode of Healthcare Simplified, Jeff Toewe, CEO of Medxoom, joins us to talk about healthcare transparency and the state of healthcare delivery today. 
    Healthcare may be the only service in the economy where you don't know the price until after delivery. Often, providers don't know the cost because they don't know your plan. And you don't know if your cost is reasonable. That's a transparency problem. And it's where Medxoom comes in. They help members discover and have intelligent conversations about what a service should cost before it's delivered. 

    • 21 min
    46: The Benefits and Models of Direct Primary Care w/ Geb Buchness

    46: The Benefits and Models of Direct Primary Care w/ Geb Buchness

    On today's episode of Healthcare Simplified, Geb Buchness, vice president of Paladina Health, joins us to talk about Direct Primary Care. Geb describes the two Direct Primary Care models out there, the consumer model and the fee-for-service model. He also talks about what employers need to make Direct Primary Care cost effective for them and the best way to select the right partner. Finally, he discussed measurements, tactics, and strategies for driving engagement.

    • 21 min
    45: What Do Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Legislation? w/ Sandy Krauer

    45: What Do Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Legislation? w/ Sandy Krauer

    On today's episode of Healthcare Simplified, Sandy Krauer, director of HR at Total Focus HR Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allegeant, LLC, joins us to talk about the new legislation spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
    With the rash of recent laws and programs, what are some of the key provisions that employers should be aware of? What implications and impacts will these new laws have on employers? And with all the moving parts in both COVID-19 responses and health care, what will affect employers' healthcare plans? 

    • 28 min
    44: Healthcare Literacy: What Don't We Know, and How Is It Hurting Us? w/ Al Lewis

    44: Healthcare Literacy: What Don't We Know, and How Is It Hurting Us? w/ Al Lewis

    How many added sugars are there in a Quaker quinoa granola bar? Not many, right? Quaker's a healthy company, and you can't get more nutritious than quinoa, after all. In fact, there's 10 different kinds of sugars sprinkled in. That's just one example of how what we think we know about health may not be accurate.
    On today's episode of Healthcare Simplified, Al Lewis, CEO at Quizzify, joins us to discuss healthcare literacy  — what don't we know about our health and how is that affecting us? 

    • 27 min
    43: How Can We Get Consumers to Make Informed Decisions About Healthcare? w/ Peter Hayes

    43: How Can We Get Consumers to Make Informed Decisions About Healthcare? w/ Peter Hayes

    On today's episode of Healthcare Simplified, Peter Hayes, CEO Healthcare Purchaser Alliance of Maine, joins us to talk about the relationship between healthcare costs and the quality differentials in healthcare delivery.
    Desiring to collectively move the dial on healthcare quality and affordability, Pete now leads a coalition of providers, plans, and hospitals to improve the quality paradigm and bring down Maine's high healthcare costs at the same time.

    • 26 min
    42: How Restoring Family DinnerTime Can Improve Health w/ Charlie Moore

    42: How Restoring Family DinnerTime Can Improve Health w/ Charlie Moore

    On today's episode of Healthcare Simplified, Charlie Moore, co-founder of DinnerTime, a web-based service that provides highly personalized and automated meal planning, sale-smart grocery shopping, recipe support and nutrition education to improve the health and well-being of its members. Charlie talks about the importance of the family dinner table, a sometimes-lost event, in today's busy family life.

    • 26 min

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Great information!

This podcast covers a lot of important topics in regards to healthcare and does a great job at breaking down the information so anyone listening can understand.

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