Episodes

Dr. Josh Luke, Healthcare Futurist, Hospital CEO, and USC Professor

Dr. Josh Luke took a bold step in 2012 to form the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative, one of the nation's first organizations dedicated to bringing the best transitional care leaders together in multiple formats, including conferences, webinars, podcasts, and other collaborative settings.  Dr. Luke discusses his often-blunt approach to the future of healthcare and how it has helped him gain notoriety as healthcare futurist, a term that's become more…
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L.A. Care Health Plan’s Chief Quality and Information Executive, Dr. Katrina Miller

Managing the population of over 2 million members is no easy task.  Dr. Katrina Miller joins the show to give the audience a snapshot into one of the largest, state funded public health plans in the country.  Dr. Miller breaks down how LA Care serves a diverse patient population, including 40% of its members that prefer to discuss their medical care in a language other than English. Check out…
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Dori Fulk and Jason Steinhauer – Community Resource Specialists, Population Health Management, Banner Health

Dori and Jason share their unique stories about their opportunity to support the growth of the population health department at one of Arizona's most prestigious health systems, Banner Health, which employs over 50,000 employees and is Arizona's largest private employer. Check out this episode!
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Paul Irving – Chairman, Center for the Future of Aging at the Milken Institute

When Paul Irving received his law degree (from Loyola Law ? Go Lions!) and began practicing, he had no intention of devoting his life's work to the field of aging.  Now, years on, he's the Chairman of the Milken Institute's Center for the Future of Aging, and is considered one of the most prominent voices on the topic.  In this episode, we discuss how it all came about and…
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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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