January 25, 2021
An truly impactful conversation with one of healthcare's most influential thought leaders, George Halvorson, Chair and CEO of the Institute for InterGroup Understanding. George talks with Matthew about understanding our uniqueness, and how overcoming the "Us" vs "Them" instincts can bring about success, innovation and most importantly peace.
George will be speaking at WEDI;'s Quest for Health Equity, Feb 23-24 on Zoom. Visit wedi.org to register and use the code PODCAST for 20% your registration rate.
January 18, 2021
Matthew sits down with Softheon Founder and CEO Eugene Sayan to discuss the growth of healthcare IT services, the ACA and the consumerization of healthcare.
January 11, 2021
Matthew opens the new year talking with Roy Schoenberg, President and CEO of Amwell and one of healthcare's most influential people. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Matthew and Roy discuss the emergence last year of telehealth; how has it grown and what does it mean for patients and healthcare organizations for the future.
**Sign up for WEDI's Quest for Health Equity, a two-day virtual event, February 23-24. Use the code PODCAST to receive 20% off your registration rate. Event details can be found at www.wedi.org**
December 21, 2020
Matthew closes 2020 with a great conversation with outgoing WEDI Chair Jay Eisenstock, principal of JE Consulting. Jay discusses the year in healthcare, his time leading WEDI's board and how the association will help lead the industry through COVID, new interoperability rules and more.
December 14, 2020
We are honored to welcome Dr. Donald Rucker, National Coordinator, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to the show this week. We discuss ONC's latest work on supporting interoperability, the effect of COVID-19 on numerous health IT initiatives and how health IT and data exchange will aid in social determinants of health.
December 7, 2020
Matthew welcomes HBMA Executive Director Kurt Gallagher to the program. The two discuss the problems with out of network (surprise) billing and where the responsibility lies. Kurt also addresses HBMA's thoughts on the future of healthcare post-COVID, particularly how Telehealth will be viewed and managed by the industry.
November 23, 2020
Matthew welcomes Mary Grealy, President of the Healthcare Leadership Council, for a fantastic conversation on how collaboration in the industry can truly usher in a new age in healthcare innovation.
Mary discusses HLC's upcoming Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan, the recently announced Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and how COVID-19 highlighted (and exacerbated) health disparities and value based care in the U.S.
November 16, 2020
Matthew sits with EHNAC Executive Director and CEO Lee Barrett, a veteran healthcare leader and subject matter expert on data security. As the US healthcare industry is threatened with ransomware attacks from cyber actors, Lee discusses the necessary and mandatory steps and practices all healthcare organizations must take to prepare for what appears to be the inevitable.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT- WEDI is holding a FREE virtual event, "Prepare and Protect: The Threat of Ransomware to the U.S. Health Industry" on Wednesday, December 16 from 11am- 4pm EST. Our keynote speaker is Jeanette Manfra, Global Director, Security and Compliance with Google Cloud and the former Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communication with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Presenters include Greg Singleton, Director of Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination with HHS, Lee Kim, Director of Privacy and Security with HIMSS, Kevin Charest, Senior VP, CISO and Head of IT Infrastructure with HCSC (and former CISO and Cybersecurity Director with HHS) and many more. Learn more about this program at www.wedi.org
November 9, 2020
Matthew welcomes recently named CEO of Madaket Health Eric Demers to the show. The two discuss Madaket's mission to improve administrative simplification, the impact of COVID-19 on multiple levels of the industry, and how consumers and their desire to control their health information will continue to evolve and be a major factor on how systems will communicate with each other.
November 2, 2020
Matthew welcomes Aneesh Chopra, President of CareJourney and the first U.S. Chief Technology Officer, serving under the Obama Administration from 2009-2012.