What Needs to be Done to Improve Interoperability Issues, Clinician Burden per David Lareau of Medicomp Systems

April 14, 2021

In this week’s episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast Briana Contreras, associate editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, spoke with David Lareau, CEO of Medicomp Systems about four areas that must be addressed to improve the usability of health IT, address interoperability issues, and minimize clinician burden.

Addressing Care, Costs Issues Among OBGYNs per Lenny Castiglione

April 07, 2021

Today's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite shares a conversation between Associate Editor of MHE, Briana Contreras, and CEO of Ob Hospitalist Group, Lenny Castiglione. The two talked about how and why hospitals and health systems are increasingly working with third party providers for obstetrics, as well as anesthesiology, nursing, and others to reduce costs and improve care for patients.

Meet the Board: François de Brantes of Signify Health Talks the Direct Contracting Model, Value Based Care and Toxicity of Fee for Service

March 31, 2021

In this month's episode of the Meet the Board podcast series, MHE spoke with Signify Health's Senior Vice President of Episodes of Care, François de Brantes. In the discussion de Brantes touched on a few facts about himself, he shared the toxic incentives in healthcare, how the Direct Contracting Model differs from Medicare Advantage and more.

Vaccine Mistrust Leaves Vulnerable Seniors at Risk, per Eve Gelb of SCAN Health Plan

March 24, 2021

MHE's Associate Editor Briana Contreras spoke with Senior Vice President of healthcare services at SCAN Health Plan, Eve Gelb. The two discussed the issue of vaccine mistrust among family caregivers and how it can result in leaving vulnerable seniors at risk.

The Rise of the CMO Role, Other C-Suite Positions per Ami Parekh of Grand Rounds

March 17, 2021

MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Dr. Ami Parekh, chief medical officer of Grand Rounds. Ami and Briana talked about the rise of the chief medical officer role, how businesses can benefit from it and what it means for the future of the C-suite. They also discussed how Ami's role as a CMO, and other C-Suite positions, evolved during the pandemic and why it is so essential for businesses to provide advice and clinical guidance to help best keep operations running safely.

Improving Diversity in Healthcare is About Talent, Not Numbers, Says Sheila Talton

March 10, 2021

Briana Contreras, associate editor of MHE, spoke with Sheila Talton, founder and CEO of Gray Matter Analytics, in this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast. In the discussion, Sheila addressed the topic of how healthcare organizations are missing out by not actively expanding their efforts to seek out and fast track talented individuals across many minority populations, especially in the c-suite.

How to Address the Wave of Grief Due to COVID-19 Losses

March 03, 2021

Briana Contreras, associate editor of MHE, spoke with Robin Fiorelli, senior director of bereavement and volunteers at VITAS Healthcare, for this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite. Robin and Briana talked about the grief that has affected millions of Americans and millions more throughout the world due to losing loved ones to COVID-19. They also discussed the implications of grief, strategies for coping and efforts underway to help the healthcare industry and consumers train and prepare for a suspected wave of grief that’s to come.

Remote Care Advancement for Heart Failure, COPD and Diabetes Patients

February 24, 2021

In this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast, MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Dr. Rob Kowal, chief medical officer of the Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure division at Medtronic. The two discussed how remote monitoring and IoT is changing healthcare and how remote technology is also gaining a wide-spread adoption to monitor patients at home who have chronic conditions like heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes.

Meet the Board: Independence Blue Cross' Rodrigo Cerda Discusses What's Coming in Clinical Care, the Future of Virtual Care and More

February 17, 2021

In this latest episode of the Meet the Board series on Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast, Managed Healthcare Executive's Peter Wehrwein and Briana Contreras speak with Rodrigo Cerda, vice president of clinical care transformation at Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia. Rodrigo is a newer member of MHE's Editorial Advisory Board and in the discussion he shared a bit about himself such as what his personal goals were. The focus of the discussion highlighted a pipeline of clinical care and what's to come, as well as looking at virtual care.

Crisis Management in the C-Suite and Beyond per Bill Coletti of Kith

February 10, 2021

MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Bill Coletti, CEO, and Founder of Kith, a firm serving organizations in communication crisis and reputation management, in this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite. Bill and Briana discussed how working with healthcare leaders during a crisis has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic, how leaders in the C-Suite can be prepared for a crisis and what to do in the journey post-crisis.