September 2017

“We have plenty of physicians- we just have to stop asking them to do silly things” Rick Vaughn- Chief Medical Officer of SSM

Dr. Rick Vaugh did his residency with a paper chart, but now oversees the digital transformation for SSM, a large midwestern healthcare system. Although this conversion hasn't been easy, he sees opportunities for patients and providers to get back to more human-human interaction. He discusses the past, present and future of health tech.

August 2017

Krista Drobac-Legislative Efforts to Reduce Healthcare Costs via Telehealth

{podcast} Telehealth has faced an uphill battle for reimburse. Improved access is viewed as a risk for overuse by Medicare. Krista Drobac discusses the legislative efforts to improve reimburse, and ultimately care.

Healthcare Systems- Moving from Competition to Co-Opetition

{podcast} Healthcare system often compete rather than cooperate. However, they have common goals and common struggles. At a recent conference hosted by Healthleaders Media, innovative ideas were shared on how to better care for each other.

July 2017

Diet’s a 4 Letter Word When it Comes to Research- Cancer & The Ketogenic Diet

Today on Healthcare PittStop I have with me Dr. Adrienne Scheck to talk about the ketogenic diet. But before we get to the diet, I'd like to talk about who you are and then how you got interested in the diet. Could you tell the folks listening in a little bit about your research prior [...]

June 2017

Dr. Michael Birt on Aging, Caregiving, and Connecting Technologies for Better Outcomes

Dr. Michael Birt discusses opportunities for aging in place via technology.

Yesterday You Were Healthy. Today, You’re Hospitalized, Now What? Dr. Marc Lato

Going from well to sick can be a confusing time. Dr. Marc Lato, a former VP of Medical Management, discusses some of the confusing issues facing patients and their families after hospitalization.

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