37 episodes

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.

Healthy Dose of Dialogue Healthy Dose of Dialogue

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 51 Ratings

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 Prescription Drug Disruption

    A Dose of Prescription Drug Disruption

    Gina Guinasso, president at CivicaScript, talks about the exorbitant costs in today’s prescription drugs and how her organization – together with the industry – is leveling the playing field by distributing generic drugs directly to pharmacies. In her conversation with host Andy Chasin, Blue Shield of California’s Vice President of Federal Policy and Advocacy, she discusses the beginnings of CivicaScript, spotlights industry factors that have led to inflated drug costs, and outlines how transparent drug pricing and direct distribution to pharmacies can make drugs like insulin more affordable and accessible to patients across the country. Visit Civicarx.org to learn more about CivicaScript and the company’s mission to provide equitable pharmaceuticals at the lowest sustainable prices to patients.

    • 26 min
    A Dose of Digiceuticals and Mental Fitness

    A Dose of Digiceuticals and Mental Fitness

    Sarah Hill, CEO at Healium, offers an inside look at the company’s virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) therapeutics for anxiety and stress. In her discussion with host Vic Tandon, Blue Shield of California’s director of health innovation product strategy, she points to the latest advances in wearable devices, breakthroughs in digital mental health solutions, and how immersive media represents a new and drugless aid for patients coping with stress. Visit tryhealium.com to learn more about Healium and how it combines wearables, neurofeedback, and immersive apps to improve mental fitness.

    • 31 min
    Bonus: BigTopics in Small Doses: Technology & Innovation

    Bonus: BigTopics in Small Doses: Technology & Innovation

    In Episode 5, we hear from health entrepreneurs, investors, analysts, and doctors about the digital technologies and innovative trends shaping the next generation of healthcare services.

    • 3 min
    A Dose of Digital Innovation: Predictions for Health Care in 2022

    A Dose of Digital Innovation: Predictions for Health Care in 2022

    Scott Becker, founder and publisher of Becker’s Hospital Review publications, host of the Private Equity Podcast and partner in the health firm McGuire Woods, and R “Ray” Wang, founder, chairman, and principal analyst of Silicon Valley-based research and advisory firm Constellation Research and host of the weekly Web series, DisrupTV, join host Lisa Davis, Blue Shield of California’s senior vice president and CIO, to talk about health tech and where they see opportunities for digital innovation to impact the health care industry in 2022. The three speak about notable health tech innovations emerging from Silicon Valley and the business strategies allowing the health care industry to increasingly personalize experiences and improve the quality of care. The discussion also focuses on the consumerization and digitization of health care and how the pandemic will continue to accelerate analytics, automation, and Artificial Intelligence in 2022.

    • 36 min
    A Dose of Mental Health Trends and Digital Innovations

    A Dose of Mental Health Trends and Digital Innovations

    Dr. Dana Udall, chief clinical officer at Headspace Health, discusses mental health trends and the unprecedented adoption of digital solutions. In her conversation with host Angela Kalousek Ebrahimi, Blue Shield of California’s senior director of lifestyle medicine, she talks about how employers can adapt to employee needs ignited by the Great Resignation, the crucial role telehealth plays in expanding access to services, and the mental health sector’s supply/demand imbalance in the pandemic. She also reveals opportunities for the healthcare industry to transform both its services and its reach.

    Visit headspace.com to learn more about Headspace Health and the company’s mission to increase accessibility in quality mental health care.

    • 21 min
    Bonus: Big Topics in Small Doses: 2021 Year in Review

    Bonus: Big Topics in Small Doses: 2021 Year in Review

    In this episode, we look back at 2021, reflect on the insights of featured guests, and focus on the unique challenges and opportunities in the year ahead.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

Pjmehta12 ,

Great dialog

Great dialog on addressing the issues around Mental Health parity. Look forward to future topics

bscee ,

Episode 15

I appreciate the shift in mindset to reduce stigma on mental health care.

SherRian14 ,

Episode 15

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.

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