17 episodes

The Heart of Healthcare podcast expands upon the traditional lens of what we think of as “healthcare” by exploring the social determinants of health, including our food system, housing, climate change, and more. Join host Halle Tecco, healthcare investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, for authentic and compelling conversations with the people behind the movements that deconstruct underlying problems and identify how we can work together to solve them. Episode by episode, Heart of Healthcare will move the needle and figure out how to improve healthcare for all. For more information about this series, visit http://heartofhealthcarepod.com and https://OffScrip.com.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

The Heart of Healthcare podcast expands upon the traditional lens of what we think of as “healthcare” by exploring the social determinants of health, including our food system, housing, climate change, and more. Join host Halle Tecco, healthcare investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, for authentic and compelling conversations with the people behind the movements that deconstruct underlying problems and identify how we can work together to solve them. Episode by episode, Heart of Healthcare will move the needle and figure out how to improve healthcare for all. For more information about this series, visit http://heartofhealthcarepod.com and https://OffScrip.com.

    Health Predictors: Zip Code vs. Genetic Code

    Health Predictors: Zip Code vs. Genetic Code

    In this episode, Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton talks about her advocacy for a more equitable healthcare system. Dr. Hilton is an anesthesiologist at the University of Virginia and the first Black woman anesthesiologist at Medical University of South Carolina since it opened. Dr. Hilton’s work extends far beyond the walls of the hospital. She is a vocal supporter of health equity, advocating for underserved and marginalized populations. 

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    • 49 min
    Car Crashes Are No Accident

    Car Crashes Are No Accident

    In this episode, we talk with transportation and safety expert Debbie Hersman about how car crash deaths increased during the pandemic and examine why women are more likely to die in car crashes. Could autonomous cars be our solution? Debbie Hersman was previously Chief Safety Officer to Waymo, Google's self-driving car project. Before that, she served as the CEO of the National Safety Council and Board Member of the National Transportation Safety Board. 

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    • 53 min
    Women's Health Is Not a Niche

    Women's Health Is Not a Niche

    In this special episode of The Heart of Healthcare, we talk with Julia Cheek about how women's healthcare needs are often ignored and how we can upend the paternalistic system to achieve health equity. Julia Cheek is the CEO and Founder of Everly Health, a fully integrated digital care platform.

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    • 35 min
    Dealing With Death

    Dealing With Death

    In this episode, Dr. Lucy Kalanithi delves into her journey of becoming a doctor and her personal experience with losing her husband. Dr. Kalanithi is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stanford and the widow of Dr. Paul Kalanithi, author of the bestselling memoir "When Breath Becomes Air," to which she wrote the epilogue. Dr. Kalanithi has implemented novel health care delivery models in primary care hospitals and health systems and serves as the host of the podcast 'Gravity' which explores narratives of suffering.




    This episode was recorded at the 2021 Rock Health Virtual Summit.

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    • 30 min
    Substance Use (Not Abuse) Disorder

    Substance Use (Not Abuse) Disorder

    Live from the Rock Health Virtual Summit, Dr. Nzinga Harrison puts addiction and substance use disorder into context. She also explains how an evidence-based and compassionate harm-reduction approach can lead to better health outcomes. Nzinga Harrison, MD, FASAM is the Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of Eleanor Health, a company built on equity and justice developing mental health medical homes for those affected by substance use disorders.

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    • 41 min
    Special Episode: Domestic Violence and Its Rise During the Pandemic

    Special Episode: Domestic Violence and Its Rise During the Pandemic

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and in this episode, we’ll dissect how a pandemic, economic shock, and civil unrest compounded domestic violence risk factors and reduced access to resources.

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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

ArielleRSpiegel ,

Captivating, informative, fun to listen

I learn something new with every episode. But, more importantly, it’s such an easy, fascinating listen filled with super interesting conversations. Halle is a force and I’ve loved following along!

edensmama530 ,

Smart & thoughtful

I love this podcast! Halle’s unique perspective is so refreshing and her guests have been so thoughtfully curated. So nice to find an interesting podcast in the health space - most are very dry. We need more of this is healthcare 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

on-a-windowsill ,

this woman is a boss

this is totally weird to say but as a woman in health tech, i have followed halle’s career since early rock health and i’m so inspired by her! the podcast delivers, she’s a natural. go halle!

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