Day 9: Ladies Dancing – Celebrating the Women in Health IT
On Day 9 of our 12 Days of Christmas Posts we are dancing and celebrating the women in health IT. And what better way to hear what they have to say than check out our radio archives for some on-demand episodes. And we found plenty. Here are nine ladies talking healthcare and health IT about compliance issues, public health, population health, patient matching, interoperability, cybersecurity, value-based care, leveraging technology, and behavioral health to name some of the conversations you can hear.
Take a listen and thanks for tuning in!
From The Tate Chronicles, host Jim Tate’s guest was Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, MD, MPH, the Sr. Medical Director for HealthEC. Dr. Jaeger is an Infectious Disease Pediatrician and Pediatric Urgent Care specialist. She received her medical degree from Washington University, St. Louis, and MPH from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Currently Senior Medical Director at HealthEC in New Jersey, she previously served as Director, Infectious Disease Bureau and Population Health for the Boston Public Health Commission. She discusses the intersection of population health and public health in a pandemic.
Also from The Tate Chronicles, Jim Tate’s guest was Pavani Munjuluri, Co-Founder and COO for Cognitive Health IT, about the use of IPA in the Healthcare Revenue Cycle. Where we are today and experiences at Yale-New Haven Health.
From Conversations on Health Care, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter welcomed Dr. Leana Wen, CNN Medical Analyst, contributing columnist to the Washington Post and Visiting Professor of Public Health Management at George Washington University. Dr. Wen discusses the public health tactics President-elect Biden should deploy immediately to get out ahead of what could be the worst impact seen yet by the pandemic. She recommends he appoint a COVID-19 Czar to coordinate a national response, and conduct regular “fireside chats” to open a clear line of communication to the public who need a cohesive message about public health protocols and the coming vaccine.
From The Scope with Dr. K host Dr. Kosinski sat down with Christina Ritter, Director, Patient Care Models Group at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), to discuss bringing forth value payment into the specialty space, and transforming how people think about value and care in the specialty space.
From Chief Among Friends, host Dr. Chris Hobson talked to VP of Client Value at Orion, Andrea Tait, about how we can leverage technology to better manage the Covid–19 pandemic by helping hospitals reduce their load and help people to cope in the community.
From Healthcare de Jure, host Matt Fisher was joined by Julie Gerdeman, CEO of HealthPay24. They discuss deployment of technology based solutions during COVID-19 and lessons learned for future use; complications present in layered systems; underlying desire of all to help patients; innovation as a constant that needs room to grow and expand.
From 1st Talk Compliance, host Catherine Short spoke with Melody Mulaik, President of Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies. Melody joined Catherine to address a current hot topic, “Appropriate Use Criteria: What you Need to Know.” 2021 is also going to be an official CMS testing year for AUC/CDS implementation. This episode identifies specific areas of concern for your organization.
From Voices of Change, host Katie Capps spoke with Elizabeth Fowler, JD, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Programs at the Commonwealth Fund, former Vice President for Global Health Policy at Johnson & Johnson, and former special assistant to President Barack Obama on health care and economic policy at the National Economic Council. Liz delves into the most prominent policy concerns, fractures in our current health care system, as well as problems that have been illuminated by the current pandemic such as mental health issues, loss of coverage as a result of mass unemployment and the enormous economic and practice impact on primary care.
From The Incrementalist host Dr. Nick van Terheyden aka Dr. Nick’s guest was Sandra Humbles, VP Global Education for Johnson & Johnson. They discuss educational tools and solutions for clinicians that are using technology to augment and accelerate learning virtual reality. Other topics include training surgeons, supporting innovation on gamification, and their COVID19 Resource Center to provide resources for training.