Definitively Speaking

Definitively Speaking

Data-driven conversations on the biggest trends in healthcare.

Episode 30: Things we don’t talk about (but should): The transgender experience in healthcare with Dr. Ben Haseen

What does it mean to be transgender? Dr. Ben Haseen, an openly transgender author, health advocate, and physician resident at Duke University Health System, joins Justin—and returning colleague Catherine Wright—to dig deep into the science, politics, and cultural factors underlying this deceptively simple question. Dr. Haseen dispels common misconceptions around gender identity and sexuality, outlines the challenges that trans people face when seeking healthcare, and explains how activism through academia means focusing on “the things that we don’t talk about, but we should.”
June 8, 2023

Episode 29: America needs more nurses—Sean Burke of Ascend Learning says the answer is in the pipeline

The American Colleges of Nursing projects a shortage of 230,000 nurses by 2031, a figure that raises concerns for the country’s aging, increasingly sick population. Sean Burke, president of healthcare for Ascend Learning, joins Justin to examine the challenges facing the nursing pipeline—including workforce attrition, lack of professional preparedness, and constraints to educational capacity and access—and explore how providers, academia, and the government can contribute to a much-needed solution.
May 25, 2023

Episode 28: Would you get your eyes checked where you buy your shampoo? Jeremy Kirsch and Steven Wisch of Network Eye bet you will — and they’re bringing eye care to the masses at your local retailer

In the last five years, retail care has grown 200%, giving patients a more accessible and affordable pathway to preventive primary care outside of the traditional practice model. Is specialty care the next frontier for retail medicine? Network Eye CEO Jeremy Kirsch and Executive Chairman Steven Wisch join Justin to discuss how their company is using AI to bring ophthalmology into the retail setting, make diagnosis faster and less expensive, and blaze trails for other specialties in the retail care space.
May 11, 2023

Episode 27: Does your doctor give you heartburn? Reimagining GI care delivery with Dr. Sameer Berry, CMO of Oshi Health

Why is it easier for a gastrointestinal (GI) specialist to order an endoscopy than schedule a simple consultation with a patient? Dr. Sameer Berry, CMO and co-founder of Oshi Health, joins Justin and new podcast contributor Catherine Wright to examine the current approach to GI care that Dr. Berry calls “flawed to its core.” Dr. Berry shines a light on gastroenterology’s perverse incentives, misinformation, and stigma while sharing the benefits of a virtual-first, multidisciplinary care model that could – and should – deliver more cost savings, better patient outcomes, and even potentially reform the healthcare system itself.
April 27, 2023

Episode 26: Love ‘em or hate ‘em, EHR and RCM are here to stay. So what’s next? Looking at the past, present, and future with A. Hadi Chaudhry, CEO of CareCloud

Healthcare software solutions have come a long way in the last few decades: Once consider nice-to-have workflow enhancements, electronic health records (EHRs) and revenue cycle management (RCM) tools are now ubiquitous in the world of care delivery—leaving vendors to seek competitive advantages through expanded feature sets, agnostic data integration, and other specialized solutions. A. Hadi Chaudhry, CEO and president of CareCloud, joins Justin to discuss the ways EHR and RCM software has evolved, how care delivery organizations should be using them, and what’s coming next.
April 13, 2023

Episode 25: Mid-sized practice, full-sized problems—Discussing data-driven efficiency with Blake Wylie of Montecito Medical

Mid-sized physician groups face a lot of the same problems as major health networks—they just have fewer resources to work with. Blake Wylie, chief technology officer at Montecito Medical, joins Justin to discuss how AI and data-driven strategies can help smaller practices operate more efficiently and overcome common challenges related to recruiting, no-show patients, lack of market insight, and more.
March 30, 2023
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Definitively Speaking

The healthcare industry is complicated—so let’s talk about it. Justin Steinman, chief marketing officer at Definitive Healthcare, is your host for data-driven conversations with thought leaders from every corner of this $4 trillion industry. Justin and his guests discuss healthcare’s biggest trends, consider where the industry might be heading, and break down what it means for you.


Justin Steinman

Justin Steinman

Justin Steinman is passionate about data and its ability to transform how we think about healthcare. With years of industry expertise, he’s developed a knack for helping others see the opportunities in healthcare’s complexities. When he’s not leading Definitive Healthcare’s marketing strategy, development and execution, you can find him coaching Little League baseball or reading a good book on the beach.

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