Episodes

Tom Jackiewicz – SVP & CEO, Keck Medicine of USC

Tom Jackiewicz has built an impressive reputation for himself following his leadership of academic medical centers across the US.  When he left UCSD to assume the role of Senior VP & CEO at Keck Medicine of USC, he knew he was in for a challenge but felt he was the right person to lead an organization with such incredible potential.  In the midst a turbulent year for USC's medical…
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Anne Wellington – Managing Director, Cedars-Sinai Accelerator powered by TechStars

Typically when you picture a "Tech Accelerator" program, you envision an incubator of companies hoping to create the next social network or app.  However, in a modern building on the Cedars-Sinai campus you'll find a unique partnership between the hospital and TechStars looking for foster some of the next great health-tech breakthroughs.  Join us for a conversation with the program's Director, Anne Wellington, where we discuss her experience as…
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OM Healthcare Founder and Former Dignity Health Executive Gary Frazier Shares How His Open Market Healthcare Company is Bringing Price Transparency To Healthcare

Gary joined co-host Gavin in the show's El Segundo headquarters and they discuss how OM is going to disrupt healthcare and empower consumers to more save on their healthcare costs while having access to providers of their choice. Check out this episode!
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Vice President of Kaiser Permanente-Northern California, Continuum- Marty Ardron

Co-host Gavin Ward traveled to Oakland to record an episode with Marty Ardron, a physical therapist by trade.  Marty discusses the various aspects of care outside the acute care setting in which he and his team serve over 4 million Kaiser members in Northern California. Check out this episode!
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Care Coordination Executives Pam Foster (HonorHealth) and Karen Vanaskie (Innovation Care Partners) discuss the relationship between their clinical integrated network and hospital system.

Co-host Gavin Ward and returning co-host Joe Zimmer sit down with returning Guest Karen Vanaskie joins long-time industry partner Pam Foster to discuss the special relationship in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area that exists between Innovation Care Partners, a clinically integrated network, and prestigious hospital system HonorHealth. Check out this episode!
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Hospital Strategy Insights with Methodist Hospital of Southern California’s Chief Strategy Officer, Cliff Daniels.

Cliff Daniels walks us through the responsibilities of a Chief Strategy Officer at one of the highest rated stand-alone community hospitals in California.  Cliff shares about the challenges and strengths of being a stand-alone hospital, Methodist's involvement in upcoming changes to bundled payment arrangements, and about a brand new, state of the art orthopedic wing to better serve its patient population. Check out this episode!
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Don Crane – CEO of America’s Physician Groups (formerly CAPG)

The organization formerly known as CAPG has grown rapidly since we last had CEO Don Crane on the pod.  Re-branded as America's Physician Groups (APG), the organization has expanded their influence nationwide and continued its rapid growth.  Ahead of their upcoming national conference in San Diego, Don sits down with the guys to discuss the "new" organization, his view for the future of healthcare and how APG is exercising…
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Healthcare Policy Expert & State of Reform CEO, DJ Wilson

DJ Wilson's experience in government and public policy gave him a unique perspective on how things get done in America and ability to navigate the political environment.  Following his time in Washington, he focused those skills on healthcare in America and founded State of Reform to provide consulting services and also put on some of the most influential conferences industry-wide.  Join us as DJ talks in depth about where…
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Charlene Platon, NP, Manager of Advanced Practice at Stanford Health Care Sheds Light on Advance Practice Providers

Charene Platon joins the show to share about the history and growing importance of advanced practice clinicians, such as nurse practitioners and physician's assistants, in our constantly changing healthcare climate. Check out this episode!
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Dan Trigub, Regional Vice President at Lyft, Explains how rideshare apps are moving past their millennial reputation

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 people get from Point A to Point B.  Currently providing more than 1 Million…
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