Creating a New Healthcare

Creating a New Healthcare


Latest Episodes

Episode #140: The Uberization of Healthcare – with Caitlin Donovan, Global Head of Uber Health & Michael Cantor MD, Chief Medical Officer of Uber Health
September 28, 2022

Friends, Many of us think of Uber as simply a much more convenient and comfortable alternative to taxi cabs, or as another great app on our smartphones. Underlying that reality ...

Episode #139: Customized healthcare that actually cares for seniors – with William Shrank MD, Senior Advisor & former Chief Medical Officer at Humana
September 14, 2022

Friends, Whether you’re 25 years old or 75 years old, when you walk into primary care providers’ offices in most places across the country, the care you’ll receive is pretty ...

Episode #138: Reflections on five years of producing the ‘Creating a New Healthcare’ podcast, with Dr. Zeev Neuwirth – and special guest interviewer, Scott Becker
August 17, 2022

This is a singularly unusual and unprecedented episode. Aug 17th 2022, which is the day of the posting of this episode, is the 5th anniversary of the ‘Creating a New ...

Episode #137: The quiet revolution that is changing the healthcare landscape – with Mark Prather MD, co-founder & CEO, Dispatch Health
August 03, 2022

Friends, There is a quiet, maybe not so quiet, revolution happening in healthcare delivery. The transposition of healthcare out of the legacy bricks & mortar sites and into the home. ...

Episode #136: ‘Creating a healthcare system based on ‘what matters most to you’ – with Dr. Benjamin Kligler, Veterans Health Administration
July 13, 2022

Friends, The first interview we conducted with Ben Kligler (see episode #130) was an introduction to a game-changing humanistic inflection in healthcare delivery called ‘Whole Health’.  If you haven’t

Episode #135: Contextualizing Care – a divergent, humanistic deployment of healthcare delivery – with Saul J. Weiner MD, Alan Schwartz PhD, Alan Spiro MD & Yoni Shtein, CEO of Laguna Health
June 08, 2022

Friends, I’ve listened to this podcast multiple times, in preparation for this write-up.  Each time I listen, I learn something new and continue to be blown away by what the ...

Episode #134: A New Standard of Care: Comprehensive, Concierge-like Home-based Care for Seniors with Complex Chronic Conditions – with Michael Le MD, Co-founder of Landmark Health & Chief Medical Officer of Optum Home & Community
May 19, 2022

Friends, Our topic today is nothing less than a new standard of care for a vulnerable segment of the population that has been subjected to highly fragmented, uncoordinated and grossly ...

Episode #133: An ethical perspective on healthcare in America as a human right and public good – with Don Berwick MD, President Emeritus & Senior Fellow at the IHI
May 04, 2022

Friends, Our topic today is an overview of some of the most serious and consequential challenges facing our healthcare system and our public health, as shared with us by one ...

Episode #132: Beyond the Digital Front Door – a tech-enabled, comprehensive, concierge-like, health-navigator solution – with Alex Harb Founder & CEO of Lena Health
April 20, 2022

Friends, The topic today is one that is near and dear to my heart, and what I spend a fair share of my time working on. We’ll be focusing on ...

Episode #131: Solving the ‘last mile of care’ problem with a personalized care concierge platform that delivers whole person care, with Renee Dua MD & Nick Desai, co founders of Heal & Hey Renee
April 06, 2022

Friends, The focus of this interview is on recognizing and addressing one of the most ubiquitous barriers to healthcare. I’ve heard it labeled as “the last mile of care”.  What ...