Until It’s Fixed

Until It’s Fixed

A health care innovation podcast, presented by Optum.

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Behind the Curtain: Administrative Burdens in Health Care

The behind-the-scenes, administrative business of health care is an enormously complex -- and enormously expensive -- part of our health care system. Why do these processes form such a large portion of the cost of our system? How can we make this part of the system simpler, more cost-effective, and frictionless for providers, health plans, and the everyday public?  
October 20, 2020

Determining Your Health

How many hours a night do you sleep? How often do you exercise? Are you lonely? These are all examples of “determinants of health.” Identifying and addressing these factors are crucial to whole person care and better health outcomes. But making sense out of the data and getting that information to the right folks at the right time is the challenging part.
October 13, 2020

Data, Disruption and Innovation

Managing health extends beyond hospital doors. In an age where technology innovations are king, providers and patients are all asking the same question, "Why is this so hard!?". Until it's Fixed tackles the current problems, tough questions and highlights how health care technology is reshaping the health care system. The easiest way to listen to podcasts on your iPhone, iPad, Android, PC, smart speaker – and even in your car. For free. Bonus and ad-free content available with Stitcher Premium.
October 6, 2020

Introducing Until It’s Fixed

Introducing "Until It's Fixed". A podcast about innovation in health care. Join us for this 10-part series hosted by acclaimed author of 'Health Care Without Walls: A Roadmap for Reinventing U.S. Health Care', Susan Dentzer. Coming fall 2020.
September 4, 2020

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Until It's Fixed

Until It's Fixed is a new podcast launching on October 6th that offers a view inside the health care system — beyond the exam room and insurance costs. What makes it so complex to navigate, standardize, pay for—and fix? Listeners will take a journey inside all corners of the system to better understand what’s working, what’s broken, and how progress in data, analytics, and emerging technology helps industry professionals take on the issues.

Hosted by health policy expert, author, and former journalist Susan Dentzer, the show is presented by Optum, a leading health services innovation company.
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Susan Dentzer

Susan Dentzer

Susan Dentzer is one of the nation’s most respected health policy experts and thought leaders, and is the Senior Policy Fellow at the Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University. Based in Washington, DC, she works on a range of health policy issues including health system transformation, the use of artificial intelligence and related technologies in health care, biopharmaceuticals policy, and improving cancer care as well as maternity and infant care.

Dentzer previously led the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, a nonprofit that sought to advance innovation in health care. A longtime journalist, she has been on-air analyst on health issues with the PBS NewsHour and a commentator on health policy for National Public Radio. She wrote and hosted the 2015 PBS documentary, “Reinventing American Healthcare” focusing on the innovations pioneered by the Geisinger Health System and spread to health systems across the nation.

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