EPISODES

Episode 34: How Medical Technology is Augmenting Healthcare Decision Making Humans are capable of incredible things—we’re smart, we’re adaptive, we’re resourceful—but one area where we are limited is our capacity to incorporate new information and modify a decision once one has already been made. Dr. Matthew Cooper, Chief Medical Officer of the Medical Solutions Division …

Episode 33: Everyday Health: Inspiring and Empowering People to Live Their Healthiest Lives w/ Dr. Arefa Cassoobhoy Websites like Everyday Health serve a valuable purpose: They empower patients with the information necessary to have richer and more efficient conversations with their doctors. In this episode, we speak with Dr. Arefa Cassoobhoy, Chief Medical Editor and VP …

Episode 32: Takeaways from the Financial Turnaround of a Health System w/ Dr. Tony Reed Temple University Health was in dire financial straits. After a slew of break-even years, the hospital had no money to reinvest. To put it in context, the average hospital’s age of infrastructure usually hovers around 8 to 9 years… Temple …

Episode 31: Public Health Initiatives from the White House w/ Dr. Sandra Ford The big challenge in public health is finding a way to connect all the disparate services and resources scattered throughout the country to the people who need them most. The best tool in that fight is data. That’s why unifying data sources …

Episode 30: A Look Back at Heroes of Healthcare in 2021 It’s been an eventful year in healthcare and at the Heroes of Healthcare podcast. In this episode, the hosts of the show, Ted Weyn, Executive Vice President of Systems Innovation, Marketing & Strategy, and Olivia D’Angelo , Division Vice President of Neurology, both with Jackson & Coker, take …

Episode 29: Geriatrics: Enabling a More Age-Friendly Healthcare System In the next 30 years, the elderly population will double. That’s what the data shows. According to Dr. Ugochi Ohuabunwa, Professor of Medicine at Emory University, that striking statistic underscores the importance of establishing good processes of geriatric care across healthcare systems. Dr. Ohuabunwa’s passion for geriatrics began …

Episode 28: An Open Empathetic Approach to Managing Mental Fatigue in Healthcare Dr. Hany Y. Atallah, Chief Medical Officer at Jackson Memorial Hospital, never wanted to go into administration. The last thing he wanted to do was wear a suit every day. But over time, he recognized the transformational power of being in a position to …

Episode 27: How ParentMD Makes It Easier for Parents to Find Healthcare Information Over the pandemic year, parents especially have had their hands full. With a complete shift to online school, caretaking around the clock has dominated daily life for most. Dr. Josh Honaker, CEO & Founder of ParentMD & Honaker Health wants to make it easier …

Episode 26: Embracing Authentic Healthcare Leadership Being a leader in healthcare is not for the faint of heart. It requires grit and determination, and unlike many jobs, it doesn’t stop at 5 o’clock. That’s why today’s guest, John Couris, President and CEO of Tampa General Hospital, believes that healthcare leadership is not just a job or a …

Episode 25: Mental Health in Healthcare: Burnout, Anxiety, Depression & Suicide Because they are worried about the stigma associated with seeking help, health care professionals with mental health issues often refuse to seek treatment. The concern isn’t without merit. Certain states have wording in their license applications that allow them to discriminate against individuals who …