HealthChangers

HealthChangers

On the HealthChangers podcast, presented by Cambia Health Solutions, we share real stories of health care transformation, from those who are experiencing it and those helping to make health care more personalized. We aim to step back and see real people's stories at a personal level. We dive deep into specific health care topics, from the problems that health innovators are solving, to personal consumer stories and new technologies, and everything in between. In 2018 and 2019, HealthChangers Podcast was recognized as a finalist for best podcast in PR News’ Platinum Awards and a 2019 PR Daily Content Marketing Award for Brand Journalism.

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May 23, 2022 38 min

When a child is seriously ill or injured, the entire family is affected. While the child requires medical attention and effective treatments, their family also needs to be supported with compassion and care. Families can find this support at Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), which works to ease the burdens of everyday life so families can focus on being with their children.

To expand the resources available to families, RMHC ...

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It’s no secret that health data is a complicated topic, but when health data is connected, great things can happen. On this episode of HealthChangers, Cambia’s Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Kirk Anderson and physician and informaticist Steven Kassakian discuss what the future of health data could hold and how interoperability can empower patients and providers alike, resulting in better health outcomes.
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What happens when 219 teams from around the world come together try to find a solution to make COVID-19 tests easier, accessible, and more affordable? You get the XPRIZE Rapid COVID Testing Competition. Hear from Dr. Amy Khan, Cambia’s Executive Medical Director and advisory board member for the XPRIZE competition, about the 6-month, $6 million dollar competition and the future of health care innovation.
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Communication affects everything we do - how we work, how we live and even how we give and receive care. On this episode of HealthChangers, hear from Cambia Health Foundation Sojourns Scholar and Research Associate Carey Candrian about the impact of communication and bias on LGBT seniors who are seeking serious illness or end-of-life care and the challenges they and their partners face.

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What do barbershops have to do with community health? On this episode of HealthChangers, hear from Cambia employee and North by Northeast board member Kilaa Slaughter-Scott; Jamaal Lane of Champions Barbershop and Champions Barbering Institute, North by Northeast and Dr. Kenji Taylor from Stanford on how barbers around the country are stepping up to fight heart disease and high blood pressure in Black men. 

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On this episode of HealthChangers, strategic investing expert and managing partner at Echo Health Ventures Karim Botros discusses his experiences judging the UCSF Rosenman Institute’s ADAPT competition, how startup companies are using tech to solve challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and their ability drive the renaissance of health care. Learn more about virtual innovation competitions and up-and-coming startups that...

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On this episode of HealthChangers, we share a conversation with Cambia’s CEO Mark Ganz and Susannah Fox, who serves as a researcher and adviser to health and technology companies. Mark is retiring at the end of 2020; during his tenure as CEO, he’s guided the company and industry along a path of reimagining and reshaping health care to be more empathetic, transparent, and economically sustainable.

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Until recently there were 44 million caregivers in the United States. Now in the midst of a global pandemic, we are all caregivers. Caregivers include medical teams, grocery workers, truck drivers, and others working to find balance, trying to perform at work while all at the same time, not jeopardizing the care provided to their loved ones. For this special episode of HealthChangers we hear a personal story from Jennifer Danielson...

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Until recently there were 44 million caregivers in the United States. Now in the midst of a global pandemic, we are all caregivers. Caregivers include medical teams, grocery workers, truck drivers, and others working to find balance, trying to perform at work while all at the same time, not jeopardizing the care provided to their loved ones. For this special episode of HealthChangers we hear a personal story from Dr. Ranak Trivedi ...

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This HealthChangers episode is part of a special mini-series highlighting our nation's caregivers in partnership with Archangels, a national movement recognizing and honoring caregivers.

Until recently there were 44 million caregivers in the United States. Now in the midst of a global pandemic, we are all caregivers. Caregivers include medical teams, grocery workers, truck drivers, and others working to find balance, trying to ...

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In this episode of HealthChangers Cambia’s Chief Innovation Officer and SVP Mohan Nair sits down with Dr. Naomi Fried, CEO of Health Innovation Strategies – who is experienced in the art and science of innovation strategy and understands how to create an infrastructure for corporations who design innovation to be part of the bloodstream and culture of the organization.

 

 

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This HealthChangers episode is part of a special mini-series highlighting our nation's caregivers in partnership with Archangels, a national movement recognizing and honoring caregivers. In this episode, we share a conversation between Cambia employees Laura Dyer and on Laura’s experience working and caring for her young son during the pandemic while her spouse was on the front lines of the public health crisis. You'll also...

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In this episode of HealthChangers Cambia’s Chief Innovation Officer and SVP, Mohan Nair, sits down with industry leaders and influencers to explore the real stories behind health care innovation and transformation. You’ll hear thought leaders share their motivation for changing the way consumers experience health care and learn about the challenges they’ve faced. And you'll gain practical insights to inform your own health care...

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The coronavirus pandemic has forced health care providers to think outside the box when it comes to delivering critical medical services to underserved populations. On this episode of HealthChangers, we’ll hear about the work that’s happening at the Oregon-based Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center on the front lines of the COVID-19 public health emergency. The mission of the Center is to provide high quality, comprehensive, and ...

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The Cambia Grove helps drive the development of new solutions for health care. The industry-specific hub has been convening the health care community for the past two years, providing a point of connection for Cascadia’s innovators and catalyzing action.

As a reflection of the Cambia Grove’s growing role, reputation and visibility in our community, Cambia Grove’s Co-founder and Executive Director, Nicole Bell, was recently selected...

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The COVID-19 outbreak has also forced health care providers to rapidly change their long-established delivery models in order to tackle this sudden and widespread pandemic and keep patients safe. In this episode of HealthChangers, we’ll hear from two health care innovators who talk about how one company, Upfront Healthcare, pivoted to meet the demands of this new world of care, and how they think the coronavirus could impact health...

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Until recently, there were 44 million caregivers in the United States. Now, in the midst of a global pandemic, we are all caregivers. Caregivers include medical teams, grocery workers, truck drivers and others - working to find balance, trying to perform at work, while not jeopardizing the care provided to their loved ones. In this episode of HealthChangers, we spoke with two people who are working to provide caregivers the support...

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As COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, continues to spread, so does its impact on the health of our communities. Barriers to food access have increased significantly as a result of the virus, as this public health crisis continues to leave millions of children, families and elderly adults at risk.

Last season on HealthChangers, we highlighted The Oregon Foodbank with our podcast Healthy Food, Healthy Communities. Forty-five mill...

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The end of 2019 marked the completion of our third season of the HealthChangers podcast. We wanted to take a look back and revisit some of our fan favorite episodes of the year, all of which have a common theme – health and the good of the community.

 

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When we or a loved one gets a new diagnosis or has a health-related question, we turn to the internet for information and advice. Our guest on HealthChangers today has been working to find new ways to connect people online with communities who share the same needs and concerns. Susannah Fox is a researcher and advisor to health and technology companies. She’s the former Chief Technology Officer for the U.S. Department of Health and...

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