June 10, 2020
The science of behavioral economics helps us channel our natural urges toward accomplishing our goals. Karen Horgan, cofounder of behavioral economics consultancy VAL Health, describes the principles of behavioral economics and how we can apply them in healthcare, by making it easy for patients to communicate with providers and engage with their own care.
Nudge, by Richard Thaler
Thinking Fast and Slow, Freakonomics
April 29, 2020
Today, during COVID-19 and its associated restrictions, older adults face not only immediate health risks but serious challenges in their daily lives. Dr. Charlotte Yeh (Chief Medical Officer, AARP Services) discusses how these reflect the broader health challenges of older adults, as well as their benefits, and the role technology plays in shifting from “aging in place” to “thriving in motion”.
March 11, 2020
In this special episode, hear the full conversation between Dr. Geoff Caplea (Allscripts) and three leaders from ECRI Institute. Learn about the work the organization has done in the past decades to promote patient safety. Also hear how ECRI continues to align healthcare, technology and analytics to create solutions for the future.
Released for Patient Safety Week 2020.
January 8, 2020
As healthcare moves into the next decade, patients, providers and technology partners must combine their strengths to address the challenges ahead. Molly McCarthy (National Director, US Health and Chief Nursing Officer, Microsoft) tells how Microsoft technology is powering healthcare outcomes, and how the right partnerships with both patients and organizations will continue to move healthcare in the right direction.
Recorded at ACE 2019
In episode: Microsoft Healthcare Industry Blog
December 4, 2019
Today’s healthcare providers have countless ways to connect clinicians and patients at every point of care. Dr. Jim Nielsen (CMIO, Baptist Pensacola) discusses how his community health system used the Internet of Things to address operational problems and improve delivery of care, as well as what other organizations can do to implement this themselves.
August 21, 2019
Patients and clinicians alike may engage with technology at different levels. Connecting with each other can be a challenge. Bonnie Bordeaux (Allscripts) describes how IT partners can meet clinicians where they are, how clinicians can in turn meet patients, and what technology is available, especially on mobile platforms, to help everyone create personalized and quality care.
June 19, 2019
Part of the Linux Foundation, Hyperledger is an open source initiative to build blockchain solutions across industries. Executive director Brian Behlendorf discusses what blockchain is, and how this “distributed ledger” model applies to healthcare challenges both now and in the future. Recorded at HIMSS 2019.
June 5, 2019
Founded when blockchain was brand new, Hashed Health uses the technology to strengthen trust, transparency and alignment among healthcare partners. Founder and CEO John Bass addresses the state of blockchain in 2019, current solutions for healthcare credentialing and other functions and what challenges and opportunities remain in the future. Recorded at HIMSS 2019.
The Synaptic Alliance
May 8, 2019
An early advocate for the electronic health record, physician and radio host Dr. Jim Morrow has run his small practice as a software “test kitchen” for decades. Here he discusses how other small practices can build and customize solutions that fill their needs, what resources are available and what to consider when getting all users on board with a new system.
Dr. Morrow’s podcast To Your Health streams on the Business Radio X network