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The healthcare industry is in a state of flux, with new technologies, regulations, and challenges emerging all the time. Healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders face an uphill battle, competing with established players in the industry while striving to make a positive impact. The Provider's Edge is a podcast that recognizes these challenges and aims to provide a roadmap for success.
Sabrina Runbeck, the host of Provider's Edge podcast, has first-hand experience with the challenges facing healthcare entrepreneurs. As a Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Associate with more than 12 years of experience in public health and neuroscience, she has seen the toll that burnout and other obstacles can take on healthcare professionals. After overcoming burnout herself, Sabrina took a career pivot, leveraging public speaking to share her true mission.
Sabrina believes that changemakers in healthcare do not burn out because they want to do less. They want to do more of what they love and be seen and appreciated. She is passionate about helping healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders break free from the traditional healthcare model and creates a business that not only generates income but also has a positive social impact.
In each episode of Provider's Edge, Sabrina and her guests provide valuable insights and actionable tips to help healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders overcome the common obstacles that they face. They provide guidance on improving operational efficiency, reducing provider fatigue, increasing access to meet patient expectations, and introducing the next generation of healthcare innovators who are truly making a difference.
Sabrina and her guests are experts in their field and have a wealth of knowledge to share. They provide real-world examples and practical advice that you can implement right away to transform your business. The Provider's Edge podcast is the perfect podcast for healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders who want to make a difference in the world.
As a healthcare business owner, you can have it all - an efficient team, clients who feel well cared for, and reclaim an extra day per week. Sabrina and her guests will guide you through the process of rewriting the rules for your business so you can have more time off, a great team, and more income. They will help you break down the barriers that are holding you back and show you how to take control of your business, your life, and your future.
In addition to the podcast, Sabrina runs a monthly event called "Healthcare Disruptors Think Tank," which is a collaborative networking event that brings together healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders to share ideas and insights. Sabrina believes that collaboration is key to success in the healthcare industry, and she is passionate about building relationships and sharing knowledge.
Podcast speaking has become one of the most effective ways for healthcare entrepreneurs to scale their businesses in today's world. The Provider's Edge podcast provides a platform for entrepreneurs to share their expertise, build credibility, and connect with a wider audience. Sabrina understands the importance of leveraging podcast speaking to scale your business, and she encourages healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders to embrace this platform.
The Provider's Edge is the perfect podcast for healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders who want to make a difference in the world. Join Sabrina and her guests to discuss the smartest strategies for scaling your business and creating a positive social impact in the healthcare industry. Start listening today and take your healthcare business to the next level!
For more information about the podcast or Sabrina Runbeck visit SabrinaRunbeck.com

Provider's Edge | Peak Performance Guide for Healthcare Entrepreneurs Sabrina Runbeck, MPH, MHS, PA-C, HealthTech Power Broker, Business Partnership Creator, Board Advisor

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    • 4.8 • 51 Ratings

The healthcare industry is in a state of flux, with new technologies, regulations, and challenges emerging all the time. Healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders face an uphill battle, competing with established players in the industry while striving to make a positive impact. The Provider's Edge is a podcast that recognizes these challenges and aims to provide a roadmap for success.
Sabrina Runbeck, the host of Provider's Edge podcast, has first-hand experience with the challenges facing healthcare entrepreneurs. As a Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Associate with more than 12 years of experience in public health and neuroscience, she has seen the toll that burnout and other obstacles can take on healthcare professionals. After overcoming burnout herself, Sabrina took a career pivot, leveraging public speaking to share her true mission.
Sabrina believes that changemakers in healthcare do not burn out because they want to do less. They want to do more of what they love and be seen and appreciated. She is passionate about helping healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders break free from the traditional healthcare model and creates a business that not only generates income but also has a positive social impact.
In each episode of Provider's Edge, Sabrina and her guests provide valuable insights and actionable tips to help healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders overcome the common obstacles that they face. They provide guidance on improving operational efficiency, reducing provider fatigue, increasing access to meet patient expectations, and introducing the next generation of healthcare innovators who are truly making a difference.
Sabrina and her guests are experts in their field and have a wealth of knowledge to share. They provide real-world examples and practical advice that you can implement right away to transform your business. The Provider's Edge podcast is the perfect podcast for healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders who want to make a difference in the world.
As a healthcare business owner, you can have it all - an efficient team, clients who feel well cared for, and reclaim an extra day per week. Sabrina and her guests will guide you through the process of rewriting the rules for your business so you can have more time off, a great team, and more income. They will help you break down the barriers that are holding you back and show you how to take control of your business, your life, and your future.
In addition to the podcast, Sabrina runs a monthly event called "Healthcare Disruptors Think Tank," which is a collaborative networking event that brings together healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders to share ideas and insights. Sabrina believes that collaboration is key to success in the healthcare industry, and she is passionate about building relationships and sharing knowledge.
Podcast speaking has become one of the most effective ways for healthcare entrepreneurs to scale their businesses in today's world. The Provider's Edge podcast provides a platform for entrepreneurs to share their expertise, build credibility, and connect with a wider audience. Sabrina understands the importance of leveraging podcast speaking to scale your business, and she encourages healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders to embrace this platform.
The Provider's Edge is the perfect podcast for healthcare entrepreneurs and startup founders who want to make a difference in the world. Join Sabrina and her guests to discuss the smartest strategies for scaling your business and creating a positive social impact in the healthcare industry. Start listening today and take your healthcare business to the next level!
For more information about the podcast or Sabrina Runbeck visit SabrinaRunbeck.com

    Building Better Hospitals: Lessons from Healthcare Architecture Experts with Sharon Woodworth, Ep 112

    Building Better Hospitals: Lessons from Healthcare Architecture Experts with Sharon Woodworth, Ep 112

    Are you ready to transform your healthcare facility into a space that maximizes efficiency and enhances patient care?

    Designing effective healthcare environments goes beyond aesthetics.

    It's about creating spaces that support the well-being of both patients and staff.

    Here's what you'll learn from our latest episode:

    1️ 🌟 From Critical Care Nurse to Architect: Learn how combining clinical experience with architectural expertise leads to better healthcare environments.

    2️ 🗣️ The Role of Soft Skills in Healthcare Architecture: Understand why effective communication and empathy are vital in designing functional and supportive spaces.

    3️ 🏥 Understanding the Day in the Life of Healthcare Providers: Explore how designing with daily routines in mind enhances care quality and operational efficiency.

    4️ ☀️ Incorporating Natural Light and Comfort: Discover how natural light and ergonomic design choices can improve well-being for patients and staff.

    5️ 🔄 Future-Proofing Healthcare Facilities: Learn the importance of flexible infrastructures that adapt to evolving needs and technologies.

    6️ 💡 Prioritizing Patient and Staff Experience: Find out how creating comfortable and supportive spaces impacts the success of healthcare facilities.

    Creating better healthcare environments is about more than just design—it's about understanding and meeting the needs of all users.

    Share your experiences and insights with us by posting on LinkedIn and tagging Sabrina Runbeck.

    Let's engage in a conversation that leads us toward a more efficient and supportive future in healthcare.

    How do you think the design of your healthcare facility impacts patient care and staff efficiency?

    Episode Timeline:

    [00:00:00] - Introduction and Sharon’s Journey
    [00:03:01] - Blending Clinical Insight with Architectural Expertise
    [00:06:01] - Importance of Workflow and Daily Routines
    [00:09:01] - Parallels Between Architecture and Healthcare
    [00:12:01] - Human-Centric Design and Interactive Environments
    [00:15:01] - Flexible Infrastructures and Long-Term Adaptability
    [00:18:01] -  Integrating Soft Skills in Healthcare Architecture
    [00:21:01] - Practical Steps for Future-Proofing Healthcare Facilities
    [00:24:01] - Impact of Design on Patient and Staff Experience

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    • 31 min
    Holistic Leadership: How Self-Awareness Drives Business Success in Healthcare Tech with Lorca Smetana, Ep 111

    Holistic Leadership: How Self-Awareness Drives Business Success in Healthcare Tech with Lorca Smetana, Ep 111

    Are you leveraging the power of self-awareness to drive your business success in healthcare tech?

    Holistic leadership isn't just a buzzword; it's a game-changer for sustainable growth.

    We just wrapped up an insightful episode diving into the depths of holistic leadership and its impact on business success.

    Here’s a sneak peek into what we unpacked:
    1️. 🌟 Introduction to Holistic Leadership in Healthcare Tech: Discover why embracing holistic leadership is crucial for your business.

    2️. 💪 The Journey of Self-Awareness and Resilience: Learn from inspiring stories of overcoming personal challenges and growing stronger.

    3️. 📈 The Role of Holistic Leadership in Business Growth: Explore how balancing personal well-being with business demands leads to a thriving organization.

    4️. 🧠 Self-Awareness as a Tool for Effective Leadership: Understand how knowing your strengths and limits can improve decision-making and team dynamics.

    5️. 🔧 Implementing Holistic Leadership Practices: Get practical tips on creating personalized leadership strategies and fostering a supportive work environment.

    This episode is essential for any healthcare tech leader looking to elevate their leadership style and drive business growth.
    Share your experiences and insights with us by posting on LinkedIn and tagging Sabrina Runbeck.
    What steps will you take to incorporate holistic leadership into your healthcare technology venture?

    Episode Timeline:

    [00:03:00] - Lorca’s work with resilient leadership and energy design
    [00:06:38] - Life-changing accident at age 16.
    [00:09:48] - Importance of Resilience in Leadership
    [00:13:00] - Understanding oneself and building a supportive ecosystem.
    [00:11:50] - Misconceptions about Resilience
    [00:15:45] - Energy Management
    [00:18:04] -  Creating systems that align with individual preferences.
    [00:24:42] - Discovering critical ideas and expertise for holistic leadership.
    [00:27:24] - Self-Awareness Tools for Effective Leadership

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    • 30 min
    The TEDx Prescription: How Healthcare Leaders Can Amplify Their Impact, Ep 110

    The TEDx Prescription: How Healthcare Leaders Can Amplify Their Impact, Ep 110

    🎙️ Are you ready to elevate your impact and command the global stage as a healthcare leader?

    While many aim for the TEDx spotlight, not everyone understands the transformative power it holds.

    Join me, Sabrina Runbeck, as we dissect the remarkable benefits of becoming a TEDx speaker:

    🔹 1. Authority Enhancement: Learn how TEDx can solidify your status as a thought leader.

    🔹 2. Worldwide Exposure: Discover how TEDx’s global platform can catapult your ideas to an international audience.

    🔹 3. Network Expansion: Uncover the vast networking potential that comes with speaking at TEDx.

    🔹 4. Viral Impact: Explore how your TEDx talk could go viral, massively boosting your visibility.

    🔹 5. Selective Insight: Get tips on how to navigate the competitive selection process and secure your spot on the TEDx stage.

    Don’t miss this unique opportunity to amplify your personal brand and influence! 🌟

    Join us at TEDxBuckheadAve in Atlanta on September 14, 2024.

    Secure your spot today at RunbeckMediaGroup.com/TEDx.

    🎧 Tune in to our #LinkedInAudio event this Tuesday at 5pm EST to delve deeper into how TEDx can transform your career!

    How will you use the TEDx stage to make your mark on the world?

    #TEDx #HealthcareLeadership #PersonalBranding #PublicSpeaking #GlobalImpact #Networking

    Episode Timeline:
    [00:00:00] - Why becoming a TEDx speaker
    [00:01:20] - What's the benefit of being a TEDx speaker?
    [00:04:20] - How to get accepted by a TEDx event committee
    [00:10:35] - Sneak peak of TEDxBuckheadAve speakers presenting on Sep 14th 2024
    [00:31:31] - How to join the TEDx event

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    • 33 min
    Healthcare Business Development: The Critical Mistake Founders Overlook

    Healthcare Business Development: The Critical Mistake Founders Overlook

    Think hitting $2M in revenue or securing $5M in funding means you’ve made it? Think again.

    In the healthcare technology sector, new solutions crop up daily. Apps promise streamlined processes. Software pledges improved patient care. Yet,

    even with groundbreaking products, many founders hit a wall. Why? They’re missing the mark.

    Join us for an eye-opening LinkedIn Audio event where we'll uncover the hidden pitfalls and strategic solutions in healthcare business

    development:

    🔹 The Revenue Rollercoaster: Learn why hitting $2M in revenue or $5M in funding isn't always cause for celebration.

    🔹 Building Your A-Team: Discover the key roles beyond just a business development manager that drive sustainable growth.

    🔹 Culture Preservation: Understand why maintaining company culture is crucial as you scale.

    🔹 Leadership Imperative: Explore the often-neglected importance of strong internal leadership.

    🔹 Strategic Partnerships: Learn how to forge alliances that expand your reach and capabilities.

    🔹 Funding Strategies: Uncover diverse funding options to fuel your growth.

    🔹 Impactful Storytelling: Master the art of showcasing your value proposition through compelling narratives.

    Don’t let hidden hurdles derail your healthcare tech vision.

    What's the biggest business development challenge you're facing in your healthcare tech journey? 

    #HealthcareTech #BusinessDevelopment #HealthcareInnovation #StartupGrowth #HealthcareLeadership

    Episode Timeline:
    [00:02:18] - Importance of having the right people on your team.
    [00:04:23] - Market and branding knowledge in healthcare.
    [00:06:45] - Risks of losing company culture during rapid scaling.
    [00:09:42] - Limitations of using a single test for hiring.
    [00:12:38] - Investing in existing personnel and leadership coaching
    [00:15:08] - Digital marketing and business model for profitability 
    [00:18:15] - Continued learning and professional development for team members
    [00:20:31] - Securing funding to support business growth
    [00:23:37] - Building solid foundation before pursuing aggressive growth
    [00:25:31] - The critical role of leadership in the success of a healthcare

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    • 29 min
    The Power of Vulnerability: How Asking for Help Can Accelerate Your Business Growth with Kelly Resendez, Ep 108

    The Power of Vulnerability: How Asking for Help Can Accelerate Your Business Growth with Kelly Resendez, Ep 108

    Have you ever considered that asking for help could be the key to accelerating your business growth?

    Embracing vulnerability might just be the game-changer you need.

    Recognizing that no one can do it all alone fosters deeper connections and collaboration within your team.

    Join us as we explore how vulnerability can transform your leadership and business success:

    🔹 1. Understanding Vulnerability in Business: Learn why admitting you need help can strengthen your organization.

    🔹 2. The Benefits of Asking for Help: Discover how building a strong support network can drive growth.

    🔹 3. Overcoming the Fear of Asking for Help: Address common fears and understand why seeking assistance is a strength.

    🔹 4. Practical Steps to Build a Support Network: Get actionable tips on finding and maintaining valuable connections.

    🔹 5. Real-Life Success Stories: Hear inspiring examples of entrepreneurs who achieved success by embracing vulnerability.

    By leveraging these insights, you can create a more resilient and capable organization.

    🎧 Tune in, join us on a #LinkedInAudio event on Tuesday at 5pm EST to dive deeper into these insights!

    Share your experiences and let's engage in a dialogue that can drive our collective success toward a more prosperous future.

    How has asking for help impacted your business journey?

    #Entrepreneurship #Leadership #BusinessGrowth #Innovation #SupportNetwork

    Episode Timeline:
    [00:00:00] - Vulnerability and Leadership Success [00:01:40] - Empowering Women in Business
    [00:03:00] - Supporting Women's Health
    [00:05:28] - Advocating for Better Healthcare
    [00:07:58] - Fostering a Culture of Openness
    [00:10:28] - Niche Areas in Women's Health
    [00:16:11] - Collaboration and Business Development
    [00:23:41] - Empowerment Ecosystem and Championing Women
    [00:25:32] - Vulnerability and Self-Rescue Understanding and Trusting Oneself
    [00:29:15] - Overcoming Self-Sabotage
    [00:31:52] - Practical Steps to Building a Supportive Network
    [00:33:27] - Embracing Vulnerability and Success Stories

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    • 37 min
    How Smaller Healthcare Organizations Can Thrive in a Large System World, Ep 107

    How Smaller Healthcare Organizations Can Thrive in a Large System World, Ep 107

    Have you ever asked yourself how smaller healthcare organizations can thrive in a world dominated by large systems?

    Smaller healthcare organizations have unique strengths that can lead to outstanding success and sustainable growth.

    In this event, we'll explore key strategies that can transform your organization from struggling to thriving:

    🔹 1. The Importance of Community-Based Healthcare: Discover how personalized care can foster stronger patient relationships and better outcomes.

    🔹 2. Integrating Clinical and Business Cultures: Learn to blend clinical expertise with business strategies to enhance patient care and streamline operations.

    🔹 3. Strategies for Sustainable Growth: Focus on human capital and leverage local community support for long-term sustainability.

    🔹 4. Case Studies and Examples: Gain insights from successful organizations like AUP Laboratories and Nucor Steel.

    🔹 5. Overcoming Common Challenges: Balance innovation with tradition and engage all stakeholders for comprehensive solutions and better outcomes.

    Join us as we dive into these essential strategies to help your healthcare organization thrive.

    🎧 Tune in, join us on a #LinkedInAudio event on Tuesday at 5pm EST to dive deeper into these insights!

    Share your experiences and let's engage in a dialogue that could steer our collective success toward a more prosperous and efficient future for both gatekeepers and growth barriers.

    What strategies have you employed to navigate the complexities and capitalize on the opportunities within the healthcare sector?

    #Healthcare #Leadership #Innovation #CommunityHealth #SustainableGrowth #HealthcareStrategy

    Episode Timeline:
    ‌00:02:29 - Brian’s passion for clinical laboratory pathology 
    00:04:54 - Journey from pathology and healthcare IT 
    00:07:24 - "Hippocratic Capitalism" 
    00:11:03 - Role of technology in reducing human labor 
    00:13:55 -Value of recognizing and involving healthcare workers 
    00:14:41 - Major gaps he sees in sustainability within smaller community 
    00:16:43 - Wells Fargo scandal as a pitfall of excessive bureaucracy and pressure 
    00:19:11 - "Humanocracy" about Newcore Steel
    00:20:02 - The need for more localized and knowledgeable management
    00:21:12 - A top-down approach that empowers individuals 

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    • 25 min

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A great listen for interesting conversations about a diverse range of topics surrounding healthcare entrepreneurship and it’s challenges.

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