Episode 28: Understanding the Business of Healthcare (and strategies for the growth of independent GI groups)
Scott Becker is an expert in all things related to the business of gastroenterology. He is a sought-after healthcare attorney and a partner at McGuireWoods and publisher of Becker's Healthcare, a l
Episode 27: Creating Community with Ladies of the Gut (how online groups can provide support and mentorship)
Dr. Lisa Mathew is joined by Dr. Nundhini Thukkani of Kaiser Permanente in Portland Oregon to discuss how (and why) Dr. Thukkani founded the wildly popular Ladies of the Gut group on Facebook that pro
Episode 26: Research Isn’t Only for Academic Medical Centers (how clinical trials can benefit your patients and practice)
Dr. Naresh Gunaratnam talks with Dr. Chris Fourment, CEO of Clinical Research Strategy Group about independent GI practices can develop or improve clinical trials infrastructure, which increases their ability to participate in clinical trials and allow...
Episode #25: Motility and Healthy Weight Programs with @GutsyGirlMD (with some empowerment thrown in for good measure)
Dr. Lisa Mathew talks with Dr. Supriya Rao of Integrated Gastroenterology Consultants of Chelmsford, Mass. about several programs she helped start within the independent practice outside of Boston. Dr.
Episode #24: Preparing for a Post-Pandemic Screening Surge (and thoughts on long-term career happiness)
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a moratorium on elective procedures, including colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Dr. Fred Rosenberg talks with Dr. George Dickstein of Greater Boston Gastroenterol...
Episode #23: You Say Follow Your Heart, I Say Go With Your Gut (providing guidance for early career GI physicians)
This week, Dr. Lisa Mathew connects with Dr. Peter Liang of NYU Langone Health, a long-time friend and colleague to hear about his work with early career physicians and fellows as chair of the American Gastroenterology Association's (AGA) Trainee and E...
Episode #22: Checking in with the Billing and Coding Guru (and his thoughts on the future of independent GI in California)
Dr. Michael Weinstein of Capital Digestive Care checks in with Dr. Glenn Littenberg of inSite Digestive Health Care, the largest GI practice in California, with offices from San Francisco to Irvine. Dr.
Episode #21: Educating and Advocating on Behalf of IBD Patients and Caregivers (diversity and inclusion are mission critical)
This week, Kevin Harlen talks with Michael Osso, president and CEO of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation about its mission to cure inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and to improve the quality of life for children and adults affected by these diseases. ...
Episode #20: Patients Aren’t Increments of Care and Units of Cost (Remodeling Health Care to Take Care of the Whole Person)
This week, Dr. Fred Rosenberg talks with Lili Brillstein, CEO of BCollaborative, a consultancy that helps payers, providers, pharmaceutical companies, start-ups and other stakeholders progress the movement from fee for service to patient-focused,
Episode #19: The Self-Prescribed Luddite Millennial and the Online Influencer (how to use social media in your medical practice)
Dr. Lisa Mathew talks with Dr. Austin Chiang about his path in gastroenterology and how he has used social media to connect with patients and confront misinformation about medicine. Dr. Chiang is director of the Endoscopic Bariatric Program and ...