Creating a New Healthcare

Creating a New Healthcare

Latest Episodes

Episode #152: The failing health of Primary Care in the U.S. – with Barbra Rabson MPH and Katherine Gergen Barnett MD
May 31, 2023

Friends, I began this interview in a fairly calm state of mind, but I was shaken by the end. Throughout our dialogue, I could not help repeating the word ‘startling’ ...

Episode #151: A high-acuity solution to the youth mental health crisis – with Carter Barnhart, co-founder & CEO of Charlie Health
May 17, 2023

Friends, The day after we recorded this interview, I picked up the May 2nd 2023 issue of JAMA and discovered that one of the leading research studies was about the ...

Episode #150: An Existential Threat in US Healthcare, with Don Berwick MD, President Emeritus & Senior Fellow at the IHI
May 03, 2023

Friends, This was the most challenging interview Ive conducted and posted, in the nearly 6 years that Ive been hosting the Creating a New Healthcare podcast. I spent weeks listening ...

Episode #149: The Platform Revolution in Healthcare – with Vince Kuraitis and Randy Williams MD
April 19, 2023

Friends, The topic of this episode is about an emerging healthcare marketplace transformation, which is the introduction of platforms into healthcare. What surprised me about this movement is how many

Episode #148: Removing the pains and improving the gains in Primary Care – with Steve Sell, CEO of agilon health
March 22, 2023

Folks, We recorded this interview in February the dead of winter and I have to admit that I needed some sunshine and positivity. Steve Sell supplied it with ...

Episode #147: Addressing the crisis of rural healthcare in America – with Dr. Jennifer Schneider, CEO & Co-founder of Homeward Health
March 08, 2023

Friends, Lets start with a statistic. I suspect that many of you consider rural healthcare a somewhat esoteric or niche market. Lets correct that misconception right up front. There are ...

Episode #146: Addressing our national healthcare needs at scale – with Dr. Patrick Conway, CEO of Care Solutions at Optum Healthcare
February 22, 2023

Friends, I have to tell you that each time I have the opportunity to speak with Dr. Patrick Conway, its a treat. He is an erudite and accomplished healthcare executive ...

Episode #145: An anatomy of transformative leadership, with Robert Pearl MD (former CEO of The Permanente Group)
February 08, 2023

Friends, Its always enlightening and inspiring to hear from Dr. Robert Pearl, our guest this episode. He tackles critical issues in healthcare head on and with unabashed honesty and unfiltered ...

Episode #144: Why you should care about platforms and flywheels in healthcare – with Sara Vaezy, Chief Strategy & Digital Officer at Providence Health
January 25, 2023

Friends, In this episode, we have the unique opportunity of being introduced to two critical components in the future of healthcare delivery: platforms and flywheels. We also have the great ...

Episode #143: Solving a Healthcare Inequity for 57 Million Women – with Joanna Strober, CEO & Co-founder of Midi Health
November 16, 2022

Friends, The problem of inequity in womens health is a hugely disturbing one, particularly in American healthcare. For example the disparity in maternal-fetal mortality & outcomes among Black women