The Healthcare Solutions Project features interviews with healthcare innovators working to improve quality, reduce cost and increase patient satisfaction. Hosted by Don Seamons.
Bringing SaaS to public sector healthcare | Chini Krishnan | 57
Cloud-based, software-as-a-service solutions are everywhere; they're part of our work lives and even our personal lives. But government agencies haven't been quick at adopting the cloud. Chini Krishnan is working to change that. He is the co-founder and CEO of GetInsured, a company that for more than a decade has been bringing software-as-a-service solutions to public sector healthcare.
The key to patient engagement - Leif O'Leary, CEO, Alegeus - Episode 56
There's a powerful truth in human behavior: people are exponentially more likely to engage when their money is part of the experience. When it comes to healthcare, that principle is what makes Health Savings Accounts such a powerful option. Leif O'Leary, CEO of Alegeus, believes that HSAs can become powerful agents of change, especially when they come with tools that provide meaningful insights that guide to the best outcomes.
The starting point for fundamentally changing the healthcare system - Zak Holdsworth, CEO & Co-founder, Hint Health - Episode 55
The problems with healthcare are well documented. But for Zak Holdsworth, CEO and co-founder of Hint Health, the biggest problems are healthcare middlemen. Minimize their influence, and you fundamentally transform healthcare. In this episode, Zak shares his passion for making healthcare better, how growing up in New Zealand gives him a different perspective, and the framework he sees for making fundamental change.
Links mentioned in this episode:
Hint Health: www.hint.com
Hint Summit: summit.hint.com
Follow Zak on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/zakholdsworth
Applying the lessons of digital to healthcare - Stefan Behrens, CEO & co-founder of GYANT - Episode 54
Digital health is healthcare's answer to consumerism, but how does a system so reliant on face-to-face interactions make the most of digital tech? Stefan Behrens, CEO and co-founder of GYANT, shares how he applied the lessons he learned in a purely digital consumer space to his vision for easing the patient journey.
Applying big data to deliver a frictionless healthcare experience - Jessica Sweeney-Platt, VP of research and editorial strategy - Episode 53
While technology has made healthcare more convenient and more connected, the industry is still siloed, fragmented and stuck in the past. But Jessica Sweeney-Platt, VP of research and editorial strategy at athenahealth, believes that may be changing. Technology is on the cusp of playing a role that we always hoped it could, supporting collaboration between the different stakeholders in the healthcare system. Join us as we discuss how organizations can leverage data to improve connectivity and align incentives.
Using virtual communities to improve health - Kate Burke, MD, Senior Medical Advisor, PatientsLikeMe - Episode 52
Social media has helped consumers educate themselves about their health and connect with other patients who suffer from the same chronic conditions. But the explosion of health information has also caused collateral damage. On today's episode, we welcome Kate Burke, MD, senior medical advisor for PatientsLikeMe. We discuss how virtual communities can overcome the pitfalls of social media and help patients better manage their condition, slow disease progression and give them control of their health.