Episodes

Former US Senator & Healthcare Policy Expert Tom Daschle

Senator Daschle helped lead America post 9/11 and also was one of only two in US history to serve twice as both Majority and Minority leader. Tom shares about his experiences as a US Senator, his role prior to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and his outlook on healthcare in America. Check out this episode!
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Genworth Sr. VP and Chief Commercial Officer Larry Nisenson

Genworth is considered the largest long term care insurance provider in the United States, but a big focus for Larry nowadays is caring for the caregiver.  Larry shares how Genworth's Carescout network, and its new Caregiver Support Services, can help employers ensure their employees have the support they need when caring for an aging loved one. Check out this episode!
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Kaiser Permanente Sr. VP and COO Bill Caswell

Bill has had the opportunity to serve at KP for many decades.  In this episode, Bill touches on his love for Dodgers, the impact of KP's great former leader, the late Dr. Bernard Tyson, & how Bill has been able to bridge the gap between the various organizations under KP umbrella to help KP grow in California & beyond. Check out this episode!
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Stanford Heath Care’s Exec. Dir. of Care Management & Social Work- Karen Nelson

Karen joined the show to discuss the differences between American and Canadian healthcare, as well as how Stanford case managers and social workers have been successful transitioning patients during the pandemic Check out this episode!
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LHC Group President Josh Proffitt and CMO Dr. Ben Doga

LHC Group is one of the largest post-acute providers in the United States, encompassing most states with a variety of home health, hospice, and other services.  Josh and Dr. Ben join the show to discuss how LHC's clinical and joint venture expertise with health systems has helped its many locations become marketplace leaders. Check out this episode!
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Mission Healthcare CEO Paul VerHoeve

Paul's vast experience serving some of the nation's largest providers, including Vitas Hospice and Gentiva, have helped shape him into the leader he is today.  Paul shares how he's taken his national experience and mentality of doing what's right for the patient to help Mission in its efforts to deliver quality home health and hospice. Check out this episode!
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Providence St. Joseph Health Chief Executive Erik Wexler (SoCal)

After initially joining the show in 2017 as "the new guy" to Southern California, Erik has helped Providence St. Joseph Health transform into arguably the largest provider of health services in Southern California.  Erik touches on some of the key initiatives over the years, including the current partnership with Cedars Sinai, as well as how PSJH is positioned to serve during the pandemic. Check out this episode!
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ONEgeneration Leaders Eva Goetz and Jenna Hauss

Eva and Jenna join the show to discuss how community based organizations like ONEgeneration, serving the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, are needed more than ever in serving our seniors and those in need through services like meal delivery, care management, and much more. Check out this episode!
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Former Blue Shield Leader and Votive Health Founder, Torrie Fields

Hear the inspiring story of how Torrie, who dealt with personal illness at a young age, knew of her caalling early and has helped build out  chronic illness programs for groups like Blue Shield and is now positioned to help our healthcare system nationally through Votive Health. Check out this episode!
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Oscar Health Associate Director, Population Health-Madeline Hirsch

Maddie, who unlike most Southern Californians actually walks to work, welcomed me to Oscar's offices and shared about one of the nation's newest health plans, including d her team's efforts in managing its members' health and Oscar's efforts expanding into Medicare Advantage. Check out this episode!
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