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COVID-19 has caused enormous challenges for patients battling chronic illness, such as cancer. Working at the world-renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Janice and her team have made it their mission to provide 24/7 support and easy access for cancer patients and their families. Join us as she discusses how COVID has impacted cancer patients and what can be done to provide additional help during the pandemic.
HealthLeaders Revenue Cycle Editor Alexandra Pecci speaks with Steve Scharmann, System VP of Revenue Cycle for CommonSpirit Health about automation and AI in the revenue cycle.
With flu season on the horizon, many underserved communities are at a higher risk of infection. However, even with this added risk many people will not immunize themselves due to low access to care or distrust of the vaccine itself. With years of experience in public health and improving access to care, Shannon and her team have been finding ways in which to prevent this. Join us as she highlights what measures can be taken in order to provide better access to care and raise confidence in immunization.
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In this Deloitte sponsored podcast, HealthLeaders Finance Editor Jack O'Brien speaks with Christi Skalka, a managing director in the Life Sciences and Health Care practice at Deloitte, about the upcoming federal price transparency rule and how providers are preparing for the market to shift towards more consumer-centric pricing.
COVID has shown us that healthcare needs fast innovation and visionary leaders now more than ever. Named a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital for the past three years, Winona Health has earned this distinction through its focus on meeting patient needs for ease of use and accessibility. Join us as Rachelle shares her thoughts on the necessity for new ways of thinking, partnering with patients and delivering care to move healthcare to the next level.
Do you understand what's on your medical bill? It was this lack of knowledge that put Pattie on a mission for patient advocacy. Prior to transitioning to Optum 360, Pattie served as director of vendor and financial counseling for Northwell Health, where she developed her passion for advising patients on how to handle and reduce their medical bills. Today she continues to uphold her values of integrity and innovation at Optum. Join us as she shares her ideas and experiences on how to improve the patient financial experience.
HealthLeaders Finance Editor Jack O'Brien speaks with Kent Lehr, chief of business development at Sanford Health, about managing the dual threat of flu season and the pandemic along with driving in healthcare innovation.
HealthLeaders Revenue Cycle Editor Alexandra Pecci speaks with David Ralston, senior vice president of revenue cycle at Jackson Hospital in Alabama, about why price transparency is a business imperative.
Esteemed and experienced, Linda Hofler has accomplished much throughout her career—including leading 3,000 nurses at Vidant Medical Center (a 974-bed tertiary care facility, serving 29 counties in rural eastern NC), and helping the organization obtain two Magnet® designations. Retiring at the end of this year, Linda is focused on guiding her team through current challenges and preparing them for what lies ahead. Join us as she talks about what’s she’s gained over the course of her career and what advice she has for nurses entering the profession.
Digital health and telehealth has truly erupted since the start of COVID and has been rapidly adopted by most healthcare systems. However, even though telehealth has been accepted, are hospitals truly ready for its implementation in the long term? Ed Marx has gone through the process of the digital patient experience first hand and while he was impressed at the progress, he knows it can be improved. Join us as he shares his unique perspective on how to effectively utilize telehealth and how to properly put it into practice for the long-term.