B-Time with Beth Bierbower

B-Time with Beth Bierbower

Every leader should invest in learning but few can make the necessary time commitment. B-Time helps busy career-oriented individuals stay on top of trending business issues by learning from leading executives who share their knowledge and experiences across a variety of topics.

Episodes

August 9, 2022 28 min

Collaborative care allows for a principal physician, behavioral health case worker and psychiatrist to work together to manage patients with both behavioral and medical needs. Spencer Hutchins, CEO & Co-founder of Concert Health tells us what his organization is doing to engage primary care and OB/GYN physicians in this process.

Show notes:  website: concerthealth.io.  Books: Aaron Slater, Illustrator by Andrea Beatty and The D...

Share
Mark as Played

With us is Karen Simonton, Director of Strategic Alliances for the OrthoForum, an organization that connects the nation’s largest orthopaedic groups through benchmarking, advocacy, innovation, and networking. Karen shares the provider’s perspective as to how providers are reacting to or driving some of the trends and changes we are experiencing in MSK care delivery. Karen will share some of the challenges that these physicians face...

Share
Mark as Played

With me is Dr. Jennifer Schneider, CEO & Co-founder of Homeward, an organization that brings primary and value-based care to rural communities. Dr. Schneider shares information on the lack of access to primary and specialty care in rural America and what her new company, Homeward, is doing to address the issue.

Show Notes: Favorite Book: Long Walk To Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela

Share
Mark as Played

Francois de Brantes is a pioneer in measuring and improving healthcare outcomes.

Francois began his career at GE Healthcare which provided him with a solid background in measuring what matters. While at GE, Francois helped create The Leapfrog Group focused on improving quality and safety. From there, Francois spent almost 11 years as the Executive Director of the Healthcare Incentives Improvement Institute before moving to Altarum ...

Share
Mark as Played

Stress and anxiety levels have risen dramatically over the last few years. Behavioral health providers were overwhelmed with requests over the last two years and utilization continues to be higher than pre-pandemic levels. Initially fueled by COVID concerns, stress and anxiety levels continue to climb due to inflation, supply chain issues and continued global uncertainty. According to a 2021 McKinsey report, psychological distress ...

Share
Mark as Played

Over the last several years, new Medicare Advantage plans have emerged, each one attempting to change the consumer experience.  Today we’re talking with Myong Lee, the CEO and Co-founder of a unique Medicare Advantage plan called Clever Care.  Based in the greater Los Angeles area, Clever Care incorporates Eastern Medicine into its benefit plan designs to better serve the members of the community.  Myong will share how he is integr...

Share
Mark as Played
Today we are going to discuss digital care delivery – specifically for musculoskeletal issues. With me is Dr. Vijay Yanamadala, who is the Chief Medical Officer of Sword Health and is also System Medical Director of Spine Quality and Surgical Optimization at Hartford Healthcare.  Dr. Yanamadala is a Board-certified Neurosurgeon.  We’ll hear how the digital MSK business is exploding because, in most cases, digital MSK therapy is equ...

Share
Mark as Played

ZocDoc was founded in 2007 to help consumers find and book provider visits online. Over the last 15 years ZocDoc has persevered in the helping providers keep their schedules full.  ZocDoc Chief Legal Officer, Bruce Gottlieb joins B-Time to share ZocDoc’s journey and how it has made strategic decisions around its business model that has enabled it to scale.

 

Show notes: Book Recommendations: Empire of Pain: The Secret History of th...

Share
Mark as Played

We’ve mentioned “the race to the home” numerous times on this podcast.  Today, our guest will help us understand what it means to deliver care in the home.  With us is Dan Trigub, Co-founder and CEO of MedArrive, a company that is delivering preventive care in the home. Dan will share MedArrive’s approach and how and why it has been successful not only in preventing unnecessary admissions and trips the ER, but also how MedArrive ha...

Share
Mark as Played

Today we are going to talk about a variety of topics from AI to care after COVID and Social Determinants of Health.  With me is one of the nation’s most well-known healthcare thought leaders.  David B. Nash is the Founding Dean Emeritus, and he remains on the full-time faculty as the Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy, at the Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH).  A board-certified internist, Dr...

Share
Mark as Played

In today’s episode, Rich Powers educates us on the status of value based care in the industry today.  Rich has deep expertise in provider contracting, managing risk-based relationships and value based care.  He spent the bulk of his career at Humana and worked at Alignment Health before joining P3 Health Partners.  Rich will provide his perspective on the role of primary care and will introduce us to P3 Health Partners as well.

 

S...

Share
Mark as Played

We have a special episode today recorded live at Quest Analytic's annual conference -- Vision Quest.  Dr. Caroline Carney, Chief Medical Officer of Magellan Health joins me to discuss networks, behavioral health, collaborative care and more. 

Share
Mark as Played

Our guest today is an accomplished senior healthcare executive, an innovator, and business transformation leader.  With me is Mohan Nair, CEO of Emerge Inc.,a company that help’s companies find the Innovator’s Mojo, the driving force for business transformation.   Mohan is the former SVP/ CINO (chief Innovation officer) Of Cambia Health Solutions in Portland, Oregon and is an Edmund Hillary Fellow, New Zealand where he helps others...

Share
Mark as Played
You have heard the term “Digital Therapeutics” which the Digital Therapeutics Alliance defines as medical interventions delivered directly to patients using evidence-based, clinically evaluated software to treat, manage, and prevent a broad spectrum of diseases and disorders.

Digital therapeutics is offered across a growing number of medical conditions with demonstrated success. 

Our guest today is Aaron Gani, Founder and CEO of Be...

Share
Mark as Played
The term “payvider” is being used with increasing frequency.  A “payvider” is a provider that also serves as the health plan, taking on risk directly from employers, Medicare, or state Medicaid agencies.  Banner Health is one such payvider.  Founded in 1999 as the result of a merger, Banner Health is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ and owns and operates thirty hospitals including three academic medical centers across six states.   Ove...

Share
Mark as Played

Many of our guests on B-Time are focused exclusively on a B2B model.  Today, we are changing it up a bit and are focusing on the direct to consumer model.  Trillions of dollars are spend out of pocket by consumers on health and wellness goods and services. 

 

One company, Intrinsic, is taking full advantage of this consumer spend and is buying smaller consumer wellness companies to become a Brand powerhouse.  With us is Yadin Shemm...

Share
Mark as Played

Our guest today needs no introduction to most of you.  With us is Sam Glick, Global Leader of the Health & Life Sciences Practice at Oliver Wyman.  Many of us have spent time with Sam and his colleagues discussing everything from industry opportunities and challenges to new business models and more.  Today Sam is going to share his thoughts on where the industry is headed and how we, as leaders, should be thinking about these c...

Share
Mark as Played

The pandemic placed a spotlight on employee wellbeing.  Many employees have been under increased stress and duress over the last two years.  In survey after survey, employers are sharing that they are altering their benefits programs to include services that move beyond traditional physical and mental health and into total wellbeing. 

 

As with any market shift, there are players including new market entrants ready to fill in the g...

Share
Mark as Played

With us today is the co-founder and COO of Equip Health –  Dr. Erin Parks.  Erin and her co-founder – Kristina Saffron, have created a home-based program (a real departure from the very traditional facility-based programs) to help people recover from eating disorders.  Today we’ll learn more about these devasting issues and how the Equip Health team is changing the treatment delivery and recovery in this area.

 

Show Notes:  Favori...

Share
Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    The Daily

    This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

    The Bobby Bones Show

    Listen to 'The Bobby Bones Show' by downloading the daily full replay.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

    Connect

    © 2022 iHeartMedia, Inc.