Rank #1: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 48: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Healthcare
Anthony Iacovone, CEO of BioSymetrics, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about what biomedical artificial intelligence and machine learning are and how they can be used to improve outcomes in the areas of drug discovery, clinical diagnostics and value-based care as well as reduce healthcare costs.
Nov 11 2019
Rank #2: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 47: The Various Flavors of Medicare for All
Dr. Paul Convery, a clinical professor of healthcare leadership and management in the Executive Education Area at the Naveen Jindal School of Management joins Dr. Robert Kaiser for a discussion about the various “Medicare for All” bills that have been introduced in the 116th U.S. Congress. Convery also discussed this topic as a panelist at a recent seminar — “Medicare for All: What Does it Really Mean? — presented by the Jindal School’s Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management.
Oct 23 2019
Rank #3: The Business of Healthcare Podcast: Episode 38: Aligning Financial Incentives with Quality Incentives
Andrew Thorby, CEO of Care Continuity, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss the challenges the healthcare industry faces as it grapples with aligning financial incentives with quality incentives. They also discuss a LinkedIn article Thorby wrote about the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA).
Jun 11 2019
Rank #4: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 44: Dr. Marty Makary Discusses His Plan to Fix Healthcare
Sep 10 2019
Rank #5: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 34: An Insider's Advice For Entering the Healthcare Management Field
Dr. Forney Fleming visits the studio for a chat with Dr. Bob Kaiser about the preparation needed to launch a career in healthcare management. Fleming, who had a successful career as an orthopedic surgeon prior to transitioning into academia, is the director of the master’s program in healthcare leadership and management at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas.
Apr 05 2019
Rank #6: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 29: How Medicare Bundled Payment Initiatives Can Be Used Successfully In Commercial Healthcare Markets
Dave Terry, CEO of Boston-based Archway Health, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser, director of the master’s degree program in healthcare leadership and management for professionals at the Naveen Jindal School of Management. They discuss how healthcare payment reforms such as the bundled payment initiatives found in Medicare can fit into the commercial healthcare market to drive down costs while improving patient outcomes. Archway Health recently published a white paper in partnership with the Health Care Transformation Taskforce that explains the 10 elements essential to a bundled payment contract.
Jan 25 2019
Rank #7: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 33: The Role of Primary-Care Physicians in Transition to Value-Based Care
Christopher Crow, an MD and executive MBA graduate of the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management, joins Host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about the role that primary-care physicians can play in transitioning healthcare to value-based care. As co-founder and CEO of StratiFi Health and president of Catalyst Health Network, Crow has created a model for optimizing the patient-physician relationship to improve care and reduce costs.
Mar 21 2019
Rank #8: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 23: Health Insurance Costs, Part 1
Dr. Britt Berrett speaks with Den Bishop, president of Holmes Murphy, for a two-part series on spiraling healthcare costs. Bishop leads a Dallas-based consulting firm that connects employers with cost-effective, custom-built health insurance plans. In part one, Berrett and Bishop discuss ways to get a handle on spiraling healthcare costs from the perspective of the healthcare insurance industry.
Oct 23 2018
Rank #9: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 4: Preparing for a Healthcare Leadership Position
This week’s episode features guest Dr. Keith Thurgood, director of the Executive MS in Healthcare Leadership and Management for Professionals at the Naveen Jindal School of Management. Thurgood and host Dr. Britt Berrett discuss the advantages of obtaining a graduate degree for mid-career healthcare professionals who want to advance to executive positions and be able to make an immediate difference.
Sep 19 2017
Rank #10: The Business of Healthcare, Episode 46: Digitally Connecting RNs with Healthcare Facilities
In this episode, ConnectRN executives Mike Wood and Idriz Limaj join host Dr. Bob Kaiser remotely from Boston to discuss how they are helping to solve the nursing shortage by streamlining how nurses connect with healthcare facilities to fill open shifts.
Oct 08 2019
Rank #11: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 24: Health Insurance Costs, Part 2
In Part One of this two-part series about spiraling healthcare costs, Dr. Britt Berrett and Den Bishop, president of Holmes Murphy, discussed ways to get a handle on spiraling healthcare costs from the perspective of the healthcare insurance industry. In Part Two, they tackle Medicare and consider the idea of a single-payer-for-all system.
Nov 06 2018
Rank #12: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 43: Filling Medical Staffing Gaps
Dr. John R. Mehall joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss healthcare staffing challenges. Mehall is CEO of CV Staffing Solutions. He explains how the company he founded helps solve those challenges by providing personnel to hospitals in medically underserved geographical areas with locum tenens surgeons. Mehall also founded and manages Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Associates, an independent cardiothoracic surgical group in Colorado.
Aug 23 2019
Rank #13: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 27: Market-Based Models in Healthcare
Host Dr. Bob Kaiser converses with guest Dr. Rita Numerof, founder and CEO of St. Louis-based Numerof and Associates, about the transition from fee-for-service to market-based models in healthcare. They also discuss healthcare disruptors such as the partnerships between Amazon- JPMorgan Chase-Berkshire Hathaway, CVS-Aetna and Walgreens Humana.
Dec 18 2018
Rank #14: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 32: The Evolution of Telemedicine to Virtual Health
Sajid Ahmed, CEO of WISE Healthcare, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about why “telemedicine” is now better referred to as “virtual care.” And eventually “virtual care” will become, simply, “care,” Ahmed says, with technological advances such as artificial intelligence and increases in comfort levels among practitioners and patients who use them.
Mar 06 2019
Rank #15: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 42: The Age of Healthcare Consumerism
Ken Robbins, CEO and founder of Response Mine Health, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about what customer-focused healthcare looks like in an environment where patients play a much more active role in purchasing and consuming the healthcare services they receive. They also discuss what healthcare providers can do to make the transition.
Aug 12 2019
Rank #16: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 30: Curtailing the Effects of Social Determinants on Spiraling Healthcare Costs
Dr. Len M. Nichols, an economist, discusses his paper, “Social Determinants as Public Goods: A New Approach To Financing Key Investments iIn Healthy Communities,” with Dr. Bob Kaiser. Nichols is director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics and a professor of health policy at George Mason University. His research delves into how improving social determinants of health — factors such as economics and social conditions — can play a key role in curtailing spiraling healthcare costs.
Feb 05 2019
Rank #17: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 6: A Graduate Student and Her Professor Discuss Healthcare
This week Dr. Britt Berrett turns hosting duties over to Dr. Keith Thurgood, a Jindal School faculty member. Thurgood interviews Sahar Kuzbari, a graduate student enrolled in the program that he directs, the Executive Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership and Management for Professionals). Thurgood and Kuzbari discuss leadership and its role in driving the future of the industry. They also discuss details of the cohort program and speak about its professional benefits, which include:
- Insights gained through round-table discussions with fellow healthcare professionals who are enrolled in the program and who provide differing, real-world perspectives from various industry sectors,
- Case studies that equip students with practical tools that they can implement in their workplaces immediately, and
- A collaborative learning environment in which student professionals interact with faculty members and other industry experts.
Oct 17 2017
Rank #18: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 35: Could the U.S. Government Soon Compel Healthcare Price Transparency?
Dr. John F. McCracken, director of the MS in Healthcare Leadership and Management for Physicians program at the Naveen Jindal School of Management, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss a recent public notice by the Department of Health and Human Services that could have wide-reaching effects on pricing transparency in the healthcare industry.
Apr 24 2019
Rank #19: The Business of Healthcare Podcast, Episode 37: Company Offers Fresh Way to Do Healthcare Benefits
Heidi Rasmussen, chief operating officer of freshbenies, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss her company’s innovative approaches to healthcare benefits that help consumers save money and become smarter healthcare consumers. Rasmussen, a UT Dallas alumna who earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Naveen Jindal School of Management, co-founded freshbenies with her husband, Reid.
May 24 2019
Rank #20: The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 7: Applying Kotter’s Eight Steps to Healthcare
Nov 02 2017