February 28, 2022
Matthew welcomes Holly Varnell of SERA Prognostics and Dr Sharon Hibay of Advanced Health Outcomes.
To learn more about prenatal advancements discussed in this podcast, click here: PreTRM®
Based on data from the World Health Organization, the US is #6 on the list of countries with the highest pre-term birth (PTB) rates. That places the US higher than Bangladesh and lower than Indonesia. The top 4 countries with highest PTB rates are India, China, Nigeria, and Pakistan. Our guests discuss advancements in prenatal early intervention to improve maternal and neonatal health outcomes of preterm births.
Holly and Dr Hibay introduced the DREAM BIG (DRiving Equity for All Moms & Babies by Improving Gaps) in Maternal Care Initiative.
January 31, 2022
Matthew chats with founder and host of the HIT (Health IT) Like a Girl podcast Joy Rios (https://www.hitlikeagirlpod.com/). The podcast's mission is to celebrate women leaders in healthcare and health IT. They advocate for and create more paths to leadership positions for girls and young women to follow.
Joy will be a special moderator at our Spotlight on Leveraging Data and Technology to Support Health Equity, taking place February 16-17 on Zoom. Register at wedi.org and use the special code HITGIRL for 25% off your registration rate.
January 24, 2022
Many employers have heard of blockchain technology but have no idea what this terms means or how it can apply to data privacy and healthcare. Phillip Bauknight, a partner with Fisher & Phillips and Chair of its Cryptocurrency and Blockchain's Task Force, provides an easy understandable introduction to blockchain and breaks down ways that healthcare organizations can utilize blockchain and the potential implementation challenges.
January 10, 2022
Matthew sits down with RxRevu CEO Kyle Kiser to discuss the importance of price transparency, driving positive patient experience and other valuable lessons he can share from the prescription drug world.
RxRevu is an industry leader in Real-Time Prescription Benefit services. By partnering with physicians, health plans, IT vendors, and health systems, RxRevu is driving data transparency and better patient care nationwide
December 20, 2021
This week we are honored to welcome former National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Vindell Washington to the program. Dr. Washington is Chief Clinical Officer of the Verily Health Platforms group and CEO of Onduo. We discuss various aspects of health disparities including motivation, technology and the importance of receiving the right kind of data to aid patients.
December 13, 2021
Use the code PODCAST to save 20% off our Virtual Spotlight on Healthcare Privacy & Security, taking place January 13-14, 2022 on Zoom. Visit wedi.org to sign up.
Matthew welcomes David Finn, VP with the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and has a frank discussion about data security in healthcare; where are we failing and what can we do?
David references CHIME's 2021 CISO Survey along with their recent Most Wired Survey, showcasing excellence in the use of digital technology in America's health systems.
November 15, 2021
This episode is sponsored by MCG.
MCG’s transparent assessment of the latest research and scholarly articles, along with its own data analysis, gives patients, providers and payers the vetted information they need to feel confident in every care decision, as well as providing a means to have collaborative discussions about care.
Matthew sits down with Raj Godavarthi, AVP of Technology and Interoperability and Marivie Lanter, Director Product Management and discusses the pending CMS rule on PA and FHIR mandates, MCG's participation in the HL7 Da Vinci Project and how MCG has developed assistive AI and NLP solutions to facilitate the utilization review process,, identify the appropriate level of care for patients, and support evidence-based decision-making
November 2, 2021
In its early stages, how has the New Healthcare App Economy delivered a streamlined and transparent experience for consumers? This week we chat with two CEOs at the forefront of this new economy; Jennifer Blumenthal, Co-Founder and CEO of OneRecord and Kristen Valdes, Founder and CEO of bWell.
This session is moderated by John Kelly, Principal Business Advisor with Edifecs, WEDI Board Member and Co-Chair of WEDI's Education Committee and was recorded during WEDI's national conference in October.
October 25, 2021
In recognition of Cybersecurity Awareness month, WDEDI is pleased to present a cybersecurity session from our recently concluded national conference. An excellent "CISO Summit" featuring Jacki Monson of Sutter Health, Erik Decker of Intermountain and Omar Khawaja from Highmark Health. The panel was moderated by Marilyn Zigmund Luke (AHIP) and Tina Grande (Healthcare Leadership Council), WEDI's Privacy and Security Workgroup Co-Chairs.