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Smarter Care Connections is a podcast produced by the Virginia Center for Health Innovation. Smarter Care connections features conversations with faculty from the Smarter Care Virginia low-value health care reduction initiative, as well as other thought leaders and partners of the Center.



These conversations are intended to be informative and easily digestible by health care professionals and policymakers interested in improving healthcare value.

Smarter Care Connections Virginia Center for Health Innovation

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Smarter Care Connections is a podcast produced by the Virginia Center for Health Innovation. Smarter Care connections features conversations with faculty from the Smarter Care Virginia low-value health care reduction initiative, as well as other thought leaders and partners of the Center.



These conversations are intended to be informative and easily digestible by health care professionals and policymakers interested in improving healthcare value.

    10th Anniversary Special Series: Aneesh Chopra, Dr. Ibe Mbanu, and Meredith Touchstone

    10th Anniversary Special Series: Aneesh Chopra, Dr. Ibe Mbanu, and Meredith Touchstone

    Summary: This episode of Smarter Care Connections is the sixth and final episode  in our special series celebrating VCHI’s 10th Anniversary. Our guests this week are a triple threat. That’s right, we have three amazing guests – Aneesh Chopra, Dr. Ibe Mbanu, and Meredith Touchstone. They each bring unique expertise and perspective to our work. […]

    • 25 min
    10th Anniversary Special Series: Marcos Dachary and Kyle Russell

    10th Anniversary Special Series: Marcos Dachary and Kyle Russell

    Summary: This episode of Smarter Care Connections is the fifth in our special series celebrating VCHI’s 10th Anniversary. Our guests this week are Marcos Dachary and Kyle Russell. Marcos, Kyle and their respective teams provide data and analytics support that fuels much of VCHI’s work. Our Guests: Marcos Dachary Marcos Dachary is a principal and […]

    • 24 min
    10th Anniversary Special Series: Dr. Dick Hamrick and Dr. Len Nichols

    10th Anniversary Special Series: Dr. Dick Hamrick and Dr. Len Nichols

    Summary: This episode of Smarter Care Connections is the fourth in a special series to recognize VCHI’s 10th Anniversary. Our guests this week are Richard M. Hamrick, III, MD, MBA and Len Nichols, PhD. Dr. Hamrick was a founding board member of VCHI and is still very involved in our work and Dr. Nichols is […]

    • 17 min
    10th Anniversary Special Series: Dr. Dan Carey and Dr. Mark Fendrick

    10th Anniversary Special Series: Dr. Dan Carey and Dr. Mark Fendrick

    Summary: This episode of Smarter Care Connections is the third in a special series to recognize VCHI’s 10th Anniversary. Our guests this week are Drs. Dan Carey and Dr. Mark Fendrick, both of whom have a long history working with the VCHI team. Our Guests: Daniel Carey, MD, MCHM Dr. Daniel Carey is currently the […]

    • 25 min
    10th Anniversary Special Series: Nancy Agee and Deborah Oswalt

    10th Anniversary Special Series: Nancy Agee and Deborah Oswalt

    This episode of Smarter Care Connections is the second in a special series to recognize VCHI’s 10th Anniversary. Our guests this week are Nancy Agee and Debbie Oswalt, two founding board members of VCHI.

    • 24 min
    10th Anniversary Special Series: Dr. Bill Hazel and Beth Bortz

    10th Anniversary Special Series: Dr. Bill Hazel and Beth Bortz

    This episode of Smarter Care Connections kicks off a special series leading up to the Virginia Center for Health Innovation’s 10th Anniversary celebration in May. For those who are new to us, in January, VCHI officially marked 10 years of improving the value of healthcare in Virginia. This podcast series will feature many of our founding board members and partners who have played a part in our success.

    • 24 min

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