Episodes

Assisted Living Locators Founder Angela Olea

In 2003, Angela went from an RN working at a hospital to the founder of one of the nation's first senior living placement organizations, and the first to franchise.  Angela noticed there was a need in the Arizona community to help navigate families along the senior living path, and 16 years later she's considered a visionary and pillar of the often referred to senior living placement industry. Check out…
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Jim McAleer, CEO of Alzheimer’s Orange County (formerly Alzheimer’s Association)

Jim McAleer returns to the show and shares how his organization is helping to lead the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Check out this episode!
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2019 Mid-Year Review

Gavin and Zac highlight some memorable moments/unknown stories from the podcast and review key healthcare updates from the first half of 2019. Check out this episode!
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Heal’s Co-Founder, Greg Drobnick, joins the show to discuss how we can now order a house call physician from the comfort of our home via Heal, which is just a click or phone call away.

The average wait to see a doctor is over 15 days, but Heal has solved that problem and can have a physician to you often within just two hours.  Heal has solved the "physician shortage" for many and accepts most major insurances, including Medicare.  Greg shares how Heal is changing the way care is delivered. Check out this episode!
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Providence Tarzana Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, Dale Surowitz, Discusses Joint Venture With Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai and Providence Health and Services are two of the most respected names in healthcare.  Dale Surowitz joins the show to discuss both his and Tarzana Medical Center's journey and transitions over the years, as well as how the hospital he saw under construction in the 70's while riding his bike will soon be known as Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center. Check out this episode!
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Martin Luther King, Jr Community Hospital Vice President Jon Westall

MLK, Jr Community Hospital is a relatively newly built hospital that is on the same grounds of the closed MLK/King Drew Hospital that drew national attention for the wrong reasons.  Jon Westall, a former corrections officer and security leader for Playstation, joins the show to discuss how behind the scenes, nearly 50% of hospital staff is performing unsung work that can make a huge impact on a patient's experience.…
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Scripps Health CEO Chris Van Gorder

Chris has been a pillar in the healthcare community for nearly 20 years with Scripps, but healthcare wasn't always his calling.  Chris started his career in law enforcement, but a major accident while on duty as a police officer transformed his journey towards healthcare.  Chris shares how Scripps has become one of the leading integrated healthcare systems in California, and how partnerships are a key to the future. Check…
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Kaiser Permanente’s School of Medicine’s Associate Dean Dr. Maureen Connelly

Kaiser Permanente recently made headlines with the announcement that their new medical school will provide free tuition for the first 5 classes of students, or nearly 250 future physicians.  Dr. Connelly shares about Kaiser Permanente's vision for the 2020 opening and future for the school. Check out this episode!
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Bob King, Leading Attorney for In-Home Care Employment and Hiring

Bob returns to the show to share the latest legal news in household employment, and why hiring a caregiver from different organizations is not always an apples to apples decision. Check out this episode!
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Mary Noli Pilkington, System Director, Department of Care Coordination and Clinical Social Work at UCLA Healthcare System

Mary joins the show and shares how her decision to not run away from her fear of nursing school was a catalyst to where she is today. Check out this episode!
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