A Healthy Dose of Dialogue invites industry leaders to share fresh perspectives and engage in healthy dialogue about transformative marketplace trends and industry insights. Together, we're shaping a better future for people in healthcare.
A Dose of Health Tech and Venture Trends Ahmad Thomas, President & CEO of Silicon Valley Leadership Group
The pandemic has unlocked transformative tech, equity insights, and fresh opportunities for health care pioneers. Ahmad Thomas, Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s president, and CEO talks about COVID-19’s impact on California’s innovation economy and how health industry entrepreneurs are opening new doors with telehealth and progressive policymaking. In this episode, Ahmad predicts a new landscape in health care where out-of-the-box thinking has the power to lower costs of care, improve outcomes, and increase patient access to services. Visit svlg.org to learn more about Silicon Valley Leadership Group.
A Dose of Enterprise Health Strategy with Vinny Catalano, Senior Vice President of Employee Benefits at Lockton Insurance Brokers
As escalating health care costs sound alarms for executives and employees alike, Vinny Catalano, Lockton Insurance, Inc.'s senior vice president of employee benefits, calls for strategic, long-term planning and explains how organizations can unlock hidden opportunities for affordable, quality care. In this episode, we discuss the importance of employee benefits analysis, goal setting, and the need to establish a common language for critical health care discussions between finance, HR departments, and leadership. Visit lockton.com/employee-benefits to learn more about Lockton Insurance.
A Dose of Disruption and Reform with Elizabeth Mitchell, President, and CEO of Purchaser Business Group on Health
As a result of the pandemic, employers and health care purchasers – public and private – are demonstrating readiness and commitment to transform health care. In this episode, host Don Antonucci invites Elizabeth Mitchell, President, and CEO of Purchaser Business Group on Health, for an encore conversation to share her perspectives on what’s happening in markets across the United States and examples of how employers are embracing their role to lead change and address quality, affordability, digital innovation, equity and more. Visit pbgh.org to learn more about Purchaser Business Group on Health.
A Dose of Mind Body Medicine with Dr. William Ferro, founder and CEO of Betr Health
Guest host Bryce Williams, Vice President of MindBody Medicine at Blue Shield of California, joins the podcast to chat with Dr. William Ferro, Founder and CEO of Betr Health. Bryce and Dr. Ferro discuss how simple diet and lifestyle choices can prevent, treat and even reverse chronic diseases. Dr. Ferro introduces the "Betr Health Method," a movement built on a food-as-medicine approach that helps people get their groove back. Learn more at https://betrhealth.com/.
A Dose of Pediatric Behavioral Health Care with Naomi Allen, Co-Founder and CEO of Brightline
More families than ever are dealing with a range of common challenges associated with mental and behavioral health. Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that 1 in 5 children are estimated to have a behavioral health condition, and 80% are not getting the care they need. In this episode, host Don Antonucci speaks with Naomi Allen, co-founder, and CEO of Brightline and a leading entrepreneur, about how Brightline addresses the growing demand for behavioral health care and reinventing the way it is delivered for children, teens, and their families. For more information about Brightline, visit https://hellobrightline.com/
A Dose of End of Life Care with Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, Founder of EndWellProject.org
As founder of EndWellProject.org, Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider has created a movement that is focused on transforming the end of life into a human-centered experience. In this episode, host Don Antonucci discusses with Dr. Ungerleider how she is shifting cultural perceptions and changing the dialogue about serious illness and end of life. They also touch on technologies to support end-of-life care and planning and how we can engage in dialogue with ourselves and our loved ones about end of life.
Great dialog on addressing the issues around Mental Health parity. Look forward to future topics
I appreciate the shift in mindset to reduce stigma on mental health care.
This is my first podcast and I’m glad that I listened. I learned much about this complex issue and I admire Patrick Kennedy for sharing his experiences.