The Healthcare Solutions Project

The Healthcare Solutions Project

The Healthcare Solutions Project features interviews with healthcare innovators.

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Best practices for the Covid-19 vaccine rollout – Matt Dickson, Vice President of Product and Strategy and General Manager, Communications Solutions at Stericycle – Episode 45

Not only is the Covid-19 vaccine is a historic achievement, its introduction may be the most fraught public health exercise in human history. Are health systems and agencies ready for the anticipation and emotion associated with who should receive the vaccine and when? Matt Dickson, general manager of communications solutions at Stericycle shares low-tech and high-tech best practices that will help vaccine providers ensure a safe and orderly Covid-19 vaccine rollout.
January 18, 2021

Research on the keys for EHR success – Connor Bice, Director of Operations for the Arch Collaborative, KLAS Research – Episode 44

EHR systems have a reputation for user dissatisfaction. But after collecting more than 170,000 surveys from 240 health systems, Connor Bice of KLAS Research says that reputation is unfounded. In this episode, Connor, who is the director of operations for the KLAS Arch Collaborative, reviews some of his organization's findings and shares keys to EHR success.
December 8, 2020

Breaking down barriers between facility-based care and home-based care – Mary Henschel, Director of Client Success, Home Care, PointClickCare – Episode 43

Payers and consumers are demanding less expensive care with better outcomes. And in the wake of COVID-19, they're also demanding safer long-term care. Home health is gaining in popularity in this environment. And as technology advances and data sharing becomes easier, home health is becoming an integral part of the patient journey. Listen as Mary Henschel, PointClickCare's home care director of client success, discusses how home health is taking the lead in the provision of long-term care.
November 2, 2020

Moving from a closed system to a healthcare ecosystem – Cynthia Kilroy, president of CK Consulting – Episode 42

How does healthcare go from being a siloed system where data is jealously guarded to an ecosystem with the patient at the center? Cynthia Kilroy, president of CK Consulting, talks about how healthcare organizations and outside disruptors are breaking down boundaries and helping the health system work better for everyone.
October 19, 2020

Making healthcare easier for consumers to navigate – Brian Colburn, vice president of strategy, Alegeus – Episode 41

Healthcare is becoming like the US retirement system, where consumers are given more and more responsibility for spending scarce funds. But healthcare consumers don't have the time or the interest to become healthcare experts. In this episode, Brian Colburn of Alegeus talks about how providing tools and guidance for spending healthcare dollars can help improve the lives of consumers.
October 5, 2020

Smashing data silos and helping payers and providers find common ground – Joan Butters, CEO, and Heather Bassett, MD, chief medical officer, XSOLIS – Episode 40

One of healthcare's biggest issues is the rivalry that exists between payers and providers. But as the industry moves toward value-based care, these two major healthcare stakeholders have more in common clinically and financially. Joan Butters and Heather Bassett, MD of XSOLIS are leaders in utilizing artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to bring payers and providers together in the decisions they make about patients. 
September 22, 2020

The Healthcare Solutions Project

The talk about healthcare is trending in the wrong direction. Everyone cares about healthcare, and everyone knows that our system is broken. What most people don’t know is that the big solutions being discussed today won’t solve healthcare’s problems. There really is no magic wand we can wave to make everything better. But there are things we can do—and are doing—right now that will help us put a lid on costs, enhance quality of care, and make clinicians and patients happy. The Healthcare Solutions Project is a platform for healthcare innovators to share their stories of how they are making healthcare better, today.
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Don Seamons

Don Seamons

Don Seamons is the founder and managing principal at Lumeno Marketing, an agency focused exclusively on the business and technology of healthcare. Founded in 2009, Lumeno helps organizations reach, persuade and convert health care decision makers into clients. Don has worked for 20 years in the healthcare industry. Before founding Lumeno, he was the lead hospital/health system marketer for Ingenix (now Optum). He also spent five years at Intermountain Healthcare, one of the nation's most respected integrated health systems.

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