Recent Interviews

Treating opioid addiction in rural family practice

Karen L. Smith MD, FAAFP
Owner & Family Practice Physician, Karen L. Smith, MD, PA

Using medical malpractice claims data to improve healthcare quality, safety & cost

Mark E. Reynolds
President & CEO , The Risk Management Foundation of Harvard Medical Institutions and CRICO

Banner Health ED Triage App improving net promoter scores

Mark Jannone, MSME, CMBB
Senior Director, Banner Innovation Group, Banner Health

the Conversation: Predicting Hospice

Corina Tracy
Chief Operating Officer, Compassus

Virtual Behavioral Health Integration Proven to Lower Costs

Martha Whitecotton, RN, MSN, FACHE
SVP Behavioral Health Services, Atrium Health (FKA Carolinas HealthCare)

Can Physicians Fix Healthcare by Becoming Independent Again?

K. Dale Owen, Jr., MD
Chief Executive Officer & Cardiologist, Tryon Medical Partners (Charlotte, NC)

Medical Professional Liability & Cyber Security

Nat Cross
Healthcare Focus Group Leader & Underwriter, Beazley Group

Innovating on the Shoulders of Giants

Kevin Johnson, MD, MS
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University

Why the population health movement will save U.S. healthcare

David Nash, MD, MBA
Founding Dean Emeritus, Jefferson College of Population Health

CHRISTUS Health drives patient safety, $50 million annual savings through insurance captive

John A. Gillean, M.D., MHA
Executive Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer, CHRISTUS Health

Innovating to Reduce Cyber Risk

Charles Kolodkin, JD, CPCU, DFASHRM
Executive Director, Enterprise Risk & Insurance , Cleveland Clinic Health System

U.S. Middle Class May Choose Universal Healthcare

Gary Filerman, Ph.D.
CAHME Founder & , President, Atlas Health Foundation

GE Healthcare’s Shared Risk Contracting

Joseph S. Gasque
Chief Marketing Officer, US & Canada Region, GE Healthcare

Improve patient engagement & care manager productivity

Blake Marggraff
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Epharmix

North Carolina Move to Medicaid Managed Care

Mandy K. Cohen, MD, MPH
Secretary, Dept. of Health and Human Services, State of North Carolina

Are pharmaceutical makers becoming outcomes companies?

Andrew ‘A.J.” Ploszay, Ph.D.
Head of Digital Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, GlaxoSmithKline

Cerner achieves 24% lower PMPM healthcare spending

Bharat Sutariya, MD, FACEP
VP and Chief Medical Officer, Population Health, Cerner Corporation

Helping Complex Patients Age in Place

Paul Kusserow
President & Chief Executive Officer, Amedisys

Turning 33,000 employees into an agile pharma start-up

Daniel J. Gandor
Director, Digital Innovation and Corporate Program Management, Takeda

Is Shared Decision Making an important patient engagement and safety intervention?

Brian S. Alper, MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Founder of DynaMed, VP of Innovations & EBM Development, EBSCO Health

Creating Population Health Leadership

David Nash, MD, MBA
Founding Dean Emeritus, Jefferson College of Population Health

ACHE: an influential catalyst in US healthcare

David A. Olson, FACHE
Chairman, American College of Healthcare Executives

Why Manage Cyber Risk through an Insurance Captive?

Rebecca Cady, Esq., BSN
Vice President & Chief Risk Officer, Children’s National Health System, Washington, D.C.

The Quest for Mental Health Parity

Patrick J. Kennedy
Former U.S. Representative (D - RI) and Founder, Kennedy Forum

When Medical Error happens, is Early Intervention best?

Larry L. Smith, JD
Vice President, Risk Management, Medstar Health

Medical Injury and the Journey to Value

Charles (Chuck) D. Stokes
President & CEO, Memorial Hermann Health System

Payer’s Business Case for Behavioral Health

Elizabeth Cuervo Tilson, MD, MPH
State Health Director & Chief Medical Officer, State of North Carolina

Nurturing Future Healthcare Leaders

Kevin Mahoney, Ph.D., MBA
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Penn Medicine (University of Pennsylvania Health System)

Interoperability as an Innovation Barrier?

Chantal Worzala
Vice President, Health Information & Policy Operations, American Hospital Association

Cigna Proving Behavioral Health Reduces Total Medical Costs

William Lopez, MD, CPE
Senior Medical Director-Behavioral Health, Cigna