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Bright Spots in Healthcare

Bright Spots in Healthcare

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Screening for Social and Personal Determinants of Health with ProMedica CEO Randy Oostra

Randy Oostra, DM, FACHE, President & CEO, ProMedica, and Vic Strecher, PhD, MPH, Professor, University of Michigan School of Public Health, discuss how ProMedica is incorporating “personal determinants of health” to improve care and outcomes. They also share how having a strong life purpose is essential to health and well-being.    Bios: https://www.sharedpurposeconnect.com/bios-01142021/ This Bright Spots in Healthcare episode is sponsored by Icario. Icario (formerly Revel + NovuHealth) is a health action platform that unites pioneering technology, data science, and behavioral insights to connect everyone to better health. Icario develops personalized healthcare experiences that move people to better health with every action while reducing member abrasion through the use of extrinsic and intrinsic motivations. Learn more at icariohealth.com. 
January 15, 2021

Relocalizing Healthcare: A Live Interview with Health Rosetta Creator, Co-Founder and CEO Dave Chase

Healthcare advocate, entrepreneur, and author Dave Chase discusses why healthcare is so expensive and shares some radical ways to reinvent healthcare during this episode. Dave highlights case studies featured in his new book, Relocalizing Health: The Future of Healthcare is Local, Open and Independent, which details the solutions employers and local community leaders can take to reduce healthcare costs and improve healthcare benefits for their plan members. Listen to this episode to find out:  Why and how healthcare can be provided and funded locally  What healthcare can learn from the craft beer industry  How a boutique hotel in Florida, a town in Sweden, and a community in Alaska all  How you can get a free copy of Dave's book This Bright Spots in Healthcare episode is sponsored by Revel Health, which is innovating how healthcare organizations think about pop health and consumer engagement. In brief, Revel Health focuses on understanding people. They know the populations you struggle with like Medicaid or Medicare Advantage, are NOT about population health — it’s about the individual. And this is the most important point I want to make, they approach healthcare differently, by understanding the values and belief systems of the individual, so they can create a personalized plan to drive positive behavioral change.  It's really a very fresh way of thinking about engagement and SDOH. Revel Health and NovuHealth announced a merger on October 1, 2020, to create a leading technology platform company focused on healthcare member engagement.  Check them out at www.revel-health.com or www.novu.com  
December 4, 2020

The Consumer’s Voice (part 2 of 2): feat BCBSSC, Highmark, Northwell, and Commonwealth Care Alliance

Our expert panel discusses the importance of listening and responding to the voice of the healthcare consumer to improve the overall patient/member experience, clinical outcomes, and personalized care. Panelists include: David Langer, MD, Chair, Neurosurgery, Lenox Hill Hospital and star of Netflix docuseries Lenox Hill; Melinda Karp, MBA, Executive Director, The Center to Advance Consumer Partnership; and Senior Vice President, Consumer Partnership, Commonwealth Care Alliance; Tom Meier, Vice President - Product Development, Innovation, and Member Experience, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina; and David Webster, MD, MBA, VP &, Executive Medical Director, Clinical Services, Highmark Health.   This podcast is sponsored by the Center to Advance Consumer Partnership The Center to Advance Consumer Partnership (CACP) helps organizations realize the often-untapped value of their consumers’ voices. Building on proven approaches pioneered by its founder, Commonwealth Care Alliance, CACP works with innovative healthcare and human services leaders to develop capabilities, build infrastructure, and cultivate relationships that ensure consumers with the most significant needs become enduring organizational partners, invaluable to shaping strategy and action. Together as partners, organizations and consumers are inspired to build trust and co-design solutions that really work to improve outcomes and enhance experiences. 
December 1, 2020

The Consumer’s Voice (part 1 of 2): feat BCBSSC, Highmark, Northwell, and Commonwealth Care Alliance

Our expert panel discusses the importance of listening and responding to the voice of the healthcare consumer to improve the overall patient/member experience, clinical outcomes, and personalized care. Panelists include: David Langer, MD, Chair, Neurosurgery, Lenox Hill Hospital and star of Netflix docuseries Lenox Hill; Melinda Karp, MBA, Executive Director, The Center to Advance Consumer Partnership; and Senior Vice President, Consumer Partnership, Commonwealth Care Alliance; Tom Meier, Vice President - Product Development, Innovation, and Member Experience, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina; and David Webster, MD, MBA, VP &, Executive Medical Director, Clinical Services, Highmark Health. This podcast is sponsored by the Center to Advance Consumer Partnership The Center to Advance Consumer Partnership (CACP) helps organizations realize the often-untapped value of their consumers’ voices. Building on proven approaches pioneered by its founder, Commonwealth Care Alliance, CACP works with innovative healthcare and human services leaders to develop capabilities, build infrastructure, and cultivate relationships that ensure consumers with the most significant needs become enduring organizational partners, invaluable to shaping strategy and action. Together as partners, organizations and consumers are inspired to build trust and co-design solutions that really work to improve outcomes and enhance experiences. 
November 20, 2020

Innovations in Physician Engagement & Provider Learning with Dr. David Nash, Dr. Daniel Davis and Mary Ellen Beliveau

The world of medicine moves fast and constantly changing as evidenced by the COVID-19 pandemic David Nash, MD, MD, MBA, Founding Dean Emeritus, Jefferson College of Population Health, Dr. Daniel David, MD, Medical Director, K2P and Mary Ellen Beliveau, MEd, Founder and CEO, K2P discuss why It’s essential for physicians and providers to keep pace with the latest medical information to transform patient care, enable continuity of care, and mitigate risks across hospitals and healthcare systems. They also talk about how a personalized curriculum  
October 30, 2020

The New Super Determinant of Health: The Digital Divide featuring Brigham & Women’s, Henry J. Austin Hlth Ctr, Medical University of SC, Revel Health

Our incredible panel of experts discusses how to effectively identify roadblocks to virtual care for patients in more vulnerable and underserved communities. They share strategies for bridging the “digital divide” and improving health outcomes from leaders “in the trenches” trying to improve quality and access. Panelists include Kemi Alli, MD, CEO, Henry J. Austin Health Center; Anita Ramsetty, MD, CCMS, Medical Director, Faculty Advisor, CARES Clinic &  Director, Student Service Learning, College of Medicine; Medical University of South Carolina; Sara Ratner, Senior Vice President, Government Programs and Strategic Initiatives, Revel Health; Jorge Rodriguez, MD, Health Technology Equity Researcher & Hospitalist, Department of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital.   This Bright Spots in Healthcare episode is sponsored by Revel Health, which is innovating how healthcare organizations think about pop health and consumer engagement. In brief, Revel Health focuses on understanding people. They know the populations you struggle with like Medicaid or Medicare Advantage, are NOT about population health — it’s about the individual. And this is the most important point I want to make, they approach healthcare differently, by understanding the values and belief systems of the individual, so they can create a personalized plan to drive positive behavioral change.  It's really a very fresh way of thinking about engagement and SDOH. Check them out at www.revel-health.com.
October 23, 2020

Bright Spots in Healthcare

Each week, we feature innovators in the healthcare industry to extract the strategies, tactics, and tools they utilize to generate extraordinary, positive outcomes. We highlight and breakdown these positive deviants, or "bright spots", so you can implement them in your organization.
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Eric Glazer

Eric Glazer

Executive Producer & Host

Eric Glazer is the founder and CEO of Shared Purpose Connect, the company that hosts and produces the Bright Spots in Healthcare podcast. He has over two decades of experience producing leading healthcare events and collaborative projects, launching new telehealth services, and running executive councils for the industry (i.e. Chief Medical Officer Council). Eric also leads Product Innovation and Client Experience for Teladoc Health (SPC is not affiliated or funded by Teladoc Health). Eric holds a BS and MBA in Health Care from Union College in Schenectady, New York.

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