More-and-more these days, it’s getting harder to find people who haven’t taken a trip courtesy of an on-demand rideshare app. But as the once stereotypically “millennial” transportation services continue to grow at a torrid pace, they are beginning to look into other ways their huge cache of drivers and lower costs can transform the way[…]
As our population ages, gerontology is taking a more prominent role in our nation. Leading aging expert and gerontologist Mary Winners discusses the history of gerontology, what it means, and how experts in aging serve as a resource with our aging adults. Check out this episode!
The impact of loneliness and social isolation is an often-forgotten issue, and yet it is one that impacts our society more than most people understand. When you consider that social isolation as you age can negatively impact your physical health in the same way that smoking a pack of cigarettes can, you begin to understand[…]
Arielle Burstein, a Senior Associate at the Milken Institute, is focused on research and action to help study and shape a viable solution for our aging population. The institute, a “nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank determined to increase global prosperity by advancing collaborative solutions that widen access to capital, create jobs and improve health,” heads research[…]
A former nuclear submarine engineer and leader at General Electric (including in a healthcare division, Gray Miller’s own personal experience with his father’s hospitalization was a catalyst to leverage his expertise in processes and data to assemble group of passionate executives who are experts at eliminating unnecessary testing, admissions, and utilization. Gray shares about his[…]
Dr. Adam Solomon reveals the inner workings of how ACOs, IPAs, and how physician practices operate in today’s ever changing healthcare landscape. Learn about his journey from coast to coast, including his time in Maryland as a student to his time as a relatively new physician in Oregon to his current role of chief medical[…]
For many healthcare professionals, Dr. Mary Naylor and her transformative Transitional Care Model (fondly referred to as the “Naylor Model”), have become synonymous with care transitions and readmission prevention. Adapted from a care transitions program for low birth weight infants, Dr. Naylor created one of the most influential models for caring for high-risk older adults. […]
Case Managers play a significant role in the utilization and quality of the American healthcare system. In order to keep up with the rapid pace of change, they rely on organizations like the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) for education, resources and advocacy. PopHealth Podcast had a chance to sit down with CMSA President,[…]
In 1979, Mission Hospice was established as San Mateo County’s first hospice program. In the decades that followed, hospice care was transformed. Dwight and Lisa take us through the history of hospice care, while sharing how Mission Hospice and Home Care has remained a community pillar in the Bay Area. Check out this episode!
Dr. Jay Inuma is a high energy, leading physician with a wealth of experience in medical care, including overseeing care coordination and case management at Methodist Hospital of Southern California . Known as Dr. Jay to his patients, whom he gives his personal cell number to, he’s served in roles on both the insurance side[…]