The Collective Voice of Health IT, A WEDI Podcast
Episode 71: Unlocking Digital Healthcare with Damo Consulting CEO Paddy Padmanabhan

Episode 71: Unlocking Digital Healthcare with Damo Consulting CEO Paddy Padmanabhan

April 18, 2022

Matthew speaks with Paddy Padmanabhan, award-winning business leader, entrepreneur and best-selling author Paddy Padmanabhan, CEO of Damo Consulting. 

The two discuss what healthcare orgs should be prioritizing regarding digital health transformation, creating a frictionless digital health experience for all parties and assessing digital maturity in an organization. 

Episode 70: Advancing the Representation Medical Device Development and Clinical Research

Episode 70: Advancing the Representation Medical Device Development and Clinical Research

March 21, 2022

Matthew has a fantastic conversation with Kendal Whitlock, Chair of Product Development and Clinical Research for the Med Tech Color Collaborative Community. MedTech Color has convened this Collaborative Community to create a forum where medtech professionals and other stakeholders can address minority health issues in medical device product development and clinical research. 

 

The community develops strategies, resources, best practices and thought leadership to increase awareness and mitigate the impacts of unconscious bias, social determinants of health and lack of inclusion or consideration of racial and ethnic minorities in critical aspects of the product development lifecycle. Learn more at MedTech Color Collaborative Community

Episode 69: The Need to Incorporate AI Training for the Healthcare Workforce- with Kimberly Lomis, MD, American Medical Association

Episode 69: The Need to Incorporate AI Training for the Healthcare Workforce- with Kimberly Lomis, MD, American Medical Association

March 14, 2022

Matthew welcomes Kimberly Lomis, MD, vice president of undergraduate medical innovations at the American Medical Association.

Dr Lomis participated in a National Academy of Medicine Discussion Paper titled Artificial Intelligence in Health Professions Education. The paper examines how training in appropriate use of AI will become increasingly important for health professions educators, and highlights AI’s ability to supplement, not replace, health care workers.

 

Read the paper here- Artificial Intelligence for Health Professions Educators - National Academy of Medicine (nam.edu) and learn more about the AMA's guidance and resources on Artificial Intelligence here- Augmented intelligence in medicine | American Medical Association (ama-assn.org) 

Episode 68: Discussing Price Transparency & Machine Readable Files with HealthSparq’s Matt Parker and MHDC’s Denny Brennan

Episode 68: Discussing Price Transparency & Machine Readable Files with HealthSparq’s Matt Parker and MHDC’s Denny Brennan

March 7, 2022

Guest host Ferris Taylor of HCEG welcomes Matt Parker, Senior Vice President of Product for HealthSparq and Denny Brennan, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Health Data Consortium (MHDC) for an in-depth discussion on aspects of the No Surprises Act and the price transparency and coverage rule. 

The two shared perspective on the pressure and timing with respect to machine readable files, the challenges organizations face in complying with the requirements, and what issues are their constituents seeing and encountering

Episode 67; DREAM BIG for Maternal Care- Holly Varnell, SERA Prognostics, Dr. Sharon Hibay, CEO Advanced Health Outcomes

Episode 67; DREAM BIG for Maternal Care- Holly Varnell, SERA Prognostics, Dr. Sharon Hibay, CEO Advanced Health Outcomes

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.

  

Episode 66:A Culture of Support: A Conversation with HIT Like A Girl Podcast Founder and Host Joy Rios

Episode 66:A Culture of Support: A Conversation with HIT Like A Girl Podcast Founder and Host Joy Rios

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. 

Episode 65: Understanding Blockchain as a Healthcare Cybersecurity Tool with Phillip Bauknight of Fisher & Phillips LLP

Episode 65: Understanding Blockchain as a Healthcare Cybersecurity Tool with Phillip Bauknight of Fisher & Phillips LLP

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.

Episode 64; Simplifying the Complexity of Prescription Medicine; 1 on 1 with Kyle Kiser, CEO of RxRevu

Episode 64; Simplifying the Complexity of Prescription Medicine; 1 on 1 with Kyle Kiser, CEO of RxRevu

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

 

Episode 63, Understanding Data Segmentation with PP2PI’s  Dr Hannah Galvin (Cambridge Health Alliance) and Laura Hoffman (AMA)

Episode 63, Understanding Data Segmentation with PP2PI’s Dr Hannah Galvin (Cambridge Health Alliance) and Laura Hoffman (AMA)

January 3, 2022

Matthew welcomes Dr Hannah Galvin, CMIO from Cambridge Health Alliance and Laura Hoffman, Assistant Director, Federal Affairs with the AMA. 

Dr. Galvin is the founder of the Protecting to Promote Interoperability Workgroup (PP2PI),  a group that is developing technical standards and policy recommendations to advance interoperability and privacy protections by prioritizing data segmentation development, testing, and policymaking. This work is also expected to also help physicians comply with aspects of the information blocking regulations. 

Learn more about PP2PI from their website, Protecting Privacy to Promote Interoperability (PP2PI) Workgroup – Drummond Group and their interest form- Protecting Privacy to Promote Interoperability (PP2PI) Interest Form (google.com)

Episode 62: Addressing Health Disparities, Catching up with former National Coordinator for Health IT  Dr. Vindell Washington

Episode 62: Addressing Health Disparities, Catching up with former National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Vindell Washington

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. 

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