60 episodes

Mendel Erlenwein, CEO at Previva Health Group sits down for a deep dive conversation with some of our nation's most accomplished and interesting leaders in Healthcare. The conversation will focus on the journey to building successful Healthcare organizations, as well as lessons and tips that they picked up along the way for you to implement at your practice or healthcare org.

Healthcare Trailblazers Previva Health Group

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Mendel Erlenwein, CEO at Previva Health Group sits down for a deep dive conversation with some of our nation's most accomplished and interesting leaders in Healthcare. The conversation will focus on the journey to building successful Healthcare organizations, as well as lessons and tips that they picked up along the way for you to implement at your practice or healthcare org.

    The $6 Billion Healthcare Wasteland!

    The $6 Billion Healthcare Wasteland!

    In this eye-opening episode of The Healthcare Trailblazers,  we sit down with Kyle Kiser, CEO of Arrive Health, a visionary company at the forefront of revolutionizing prescription pricing and transparency in the healthcare industry. With a passion for patient advocacy and a keen eye for systemic inefficiencies, Kyle takes us on a deep dive into the murky waters of prescription drug pricing, revealing shocking truths and potential savings that could radically transform patient care.


    Key Takeaways:
    The $6 Billion Opportunity: Learn how Kyle and his team at Arrive Health have identified billions in potential savings for patients, challenging the status quo of the healthcare industry.The Zero-Dollar Prescription Phenomenon: Uncover the startling frequency with which patients miss out on zero-dollar options due to complex and opaque pricing structures.The Battle Against Big Pharma and PBMs: Hear Kyle's insights on the controversial role of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and how they influence drug prices, often not in the patient's best interest.Innovating for Transparency: Discover how Arrive Health's technology is empowering healthcare providers with real-time, patient-specific pricing information, ensuring better decisions at the point of care.A Vision for the Future: Kyle shares his ambitious plans for Arrive Health and how he envisions a more transparent, efficient, and patient-centered healthcare system.

    • 27 min
    World's #1 Digital Health Influencer Calls Out Flawed Healthcare Systems in America

    World's #1 Digital Health Influencer Calls Out Flawed Healthcare Systems in America

    In this eye-opening episode of the HealthCare Trailblazers podcast, we sit down with Joao Bocas, acclaimed as the world's first digital health influencer. Joao shares his unique journey from professional sports to becoming a leading voice in digital health innovation. But that's just the beginning.
    Dive deep into our conversation as Joao exposes the stark realities behind the US healthcare system's complexities. With a critical eye, he dissects the financial entanglements and inefficiencies that prioritize profit over patient care, offering a stark contrast to other healthcare models around the world.
    But it's not all critique; Joao envisions a future where technology and digital health can revolutionize patient care, emphasizing the importance of preventive measures and patient empowerment. His story is one of transformation, innovation, and the relentless pursuit of improving healthcare for all.


    Key Takeaways
    How Joao Bocas became the first-ever digital health influencer and what that title means in today's rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.An insider look into the challenges and failures of launching a health tech startup and the lessons learned along the way.A critical analysis of the US versus UK healthcare systems, including the impact of capitalism on innovation and patient care.Joao's personal health journey and how it fuels his passion for transforming healthcare.Thought-provoking insights into the future of wearables and digital health technologies in preventive care.

    • 26 min
    The Entrepreneur's Dilemma : Venture Capital Vs. Value Creation

    The Entrepreneur's Dilemma : Venture Capital Vs. Value Creation

    Welcome to another groundbreaking episode of the  The Healthcare Trailblazers podcast, where we dive deep into the stories of innovation, challenge, and transformation within the healthcare industry. This week, we're thrilled to feature Dana Le, a formidable force in the healthcare startup scene, TEDx speaker, LinkedIn top voice, Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree, and the visionary founder behind Wander Health.
    Dana's journey from Texas to the forefront of international healthcare innovation is nothing short of inspiring. Facing the healthcare system's shortcomings firsthand propelled her towards creating a solution that transcends borders, offering English-speaking travelers access to quality primary and urgent care worldwide. Wander Health, Dana's latest venture, is rapidly changing how we think about healthcare accessibility for travelers, proving that innovation can create bridges where gaps previously existed.
    In this episode, Dana shares her candid thoughts on:
    The pivotal experiences that shaped her mission to revolutionize healthcare.The challenges and triumphs of building a health-tech startup from the ground up.The controversial debate surrounding venture capital funding in the startup world: Is chasing VC investment the only path to success, or can true innovation flourish without compromising equity and control?Her strategic vision for Wander Health in 2024 and beyond, aiming to expand the network of English-speaking doctors globally and enhance the travel experience through technology and personal care.

    • 26 min
    Tackling Data Access Intelligently | Troy Bannister, Particle Health

    Tackling Data Access Intelligently | Troy Bannister, Particle Health

    Summary:
    In this episode of the Healthcare Trailblazers Podcast, we explore the inspiring journey of Troy Bannister, CEO and founder of Particle Health. Troy takes us through his early days as an EMT, his time in medical school, and the path that led him to become a leader in digital healthcare innovation. He discusses the challenges of the healthcare industry, the importance of digital transformation in medical data handling, and his vision for the future of patient care.


    Key Takeaways:
    Troy's Early Interest in Healthcare: His passion for medicine began as an EMT during college, leading to a switch from business to pre-med.Challenges in Medical School: Troy talks about why he decided to leave medical school, focusing on his desire for emergency medicine and concerns about job satisfaction in other specialties.Transition to Digital Health: Insights into how Troy's career evolved into the digital health space, highlighting the need for innovation in medical record handling.The Inception of Particle Health: Discover how Troy's experiences shaped the foundation of Particle Health, aiming to simplify access to medical records.The Future of Healthcare Technology: Troy's perspectives on HIPAA, patient data accessibility, and how technology can improve patient care.

    • 32 min
    How Joy Rios is Amplifying Women's Voices in Health Tech | Ep. 52

    How Joy Rios is Amplifying Women's Voices in Health Tech | Ep. 52

    Summary:
    In this episode of the Healthcare Trailblazers podcast, host Mendel chats with Joy Rios, a remarkable figure in healthcare and health IT. Joy shares her diverse experiences, from growing up in California to moving to Mexico, and how these have shaped her career. As the voice behind the popular "Hit Like a Girl" podcast, Joy discusses her passion for community building and amplifying women in healthcare.
    Key Takeaways:
    Joy's Diverse Background: Growing up in California, studying abroad, and eventually settling in Mexico, Joy's life journey has given her a unique perspective on healthcare and technology.Hit Like a Girl Podcast: Joy's commitment to empowering women in healthcare through her podcast and the upcoming Like a Girl Media platform.Healthcare Insights: Joy's expertise in health IT, her work in creating accessible curriculum for healthcare professionals, and her thoughts on value-based care.Personal Experiences: Joy shares personal stories that highlight the contrasts between healthcare systems in the U.S. and Mexico.Future of Healthcare: Discussion on the potential of AI in healthcare, the need for ethical considerations, and the shift towards value-based care.

    • 40 min
    Seniors Want Tech-Driven Healthcare! Why aren’t we listening?

    Seniors Want Tech-Driven Healthcare! Why aren’t we listening?

    In this eye-opening episode of the Healthcare Trailblazers Podcast, we sit down with Carrie Kozlowski, co-founder and COO of Upfront Healthcare, to unravel the complexities of patient engagement and the transformative power of technology in healthcare. Carrie takes us on a journey from her roots in occupational therapy to the forefront of healthcare innovation, challenging traditional perceptions and highlighting the untapped potential of data to improve patient care. With a special focus on debunking myths around seniors and technology, this conversation sheds light on the urgent need for a more accessible, intuitive, and patient-centered healthcare system. Join us as we explore the reality of healthcare innovation, the power of adaptability, and the surprising truth about who really wants to use tech in healthcare. Prepare to have your assumptions challenged and your perspective on healthcare technology broadened.


    Key Takeaways:
    - The transformative potential of leveraging healthcare data to improve patient experiences.
    - Insights into how older demographics are not only willing but eager to engage with healthcare technology, debunking common myths about seniors and tech.
    - The importance of adaptability and listening to patients' needs in driving healthcare innovation.
    - Carrie's personal evolution from clinical roles to entrepreneurship, highlighting the impact of collaborative ventures in healthcare tech

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

ZalDub ,

Must listen!

The Healthcare Trailblazers Podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in the latest trends and innovations in healthcare. The interviews with industry leaders and entrepreneurs provide valuable insights and inspiration for those looking to make a difference in the healthcare space. The host, Mendel, is a skilled interviewer who knows how to ask the right questions and keep the conversation engaging. Highly recommended!

Naftalis ,

Amazing healthcare podcast!

I stumbled upon the Healthcare Trailblazers Podcast a few weeks ago and I've been hooked ever since. The guests are truly remarkable and the conversations are so informative and insightful. Mendel does a fantastic job of facilitating the discussions and always asks the right questions. I especially appreciate the focus on innovation in healthcare and the ways in which we can all work to improve the industry. I highly recommend this podcast to anyone in the healthcare field or those interested in learning more about the industry. Keep up the great work!

EllaKarpolovsky ,

Informative

I've been a regular listener of the Healthcare Trailblazers Podcast for several months now, and I have to say it's one of the best healthcare podcasts out there. Mendel Erlenwein is an engaging and knowledgeable host who always manages to bring out the best in his guests. Whether you're a healthcare professional or just someone interested in the latest trends in healthcare, this podcast is a great resource for staying up-to-date on the latest developments. The production quality is top-notch, and the guests are always top-notch as well. I can't recommend this podcast enough - give it a listen and you won't be disappointed!

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