The Friday Five – Most Played Episodes of 2018
Over the past year, the boom in streaming radio and podcasting due to smartphones, smart speakers and plug-and-play in cars, has had a huge impact on HealthcareNow Radio’s exposure. In 2018, we grew the station to 16 shows. The result of this growth is that our live streaming station will hit 300,000 listeners this year, and the archives of the on-demand episodes of our shows now average 7,000 plays per month. This week’s Friday Five lists the episodes played most often throughout the past year. To hear what all the fuss is about be sure to stream our station live or check us out on Soundcloud, iHeartRADIO, iTunes, Spreaker, Stitcher, Google Play and TuneIn. Or simply say, “Alexa, play HealthcareNow Radio.”
#5 – Lidia Foneseca on Harlow on Healthcare
Always on our list and one of our more popular shows is Harlow on Healthcare where you can hear healthcare attorney and award-winning blogger David Harlow (@healthblawg) and his guests discuss the critical issues shaping the future of health IT and healthcare at large. From cybersecurity to AI, precision medicine to health reform, if the topic is trending Harlow is on it. Tune in to hear host David Harlow speak with Lidia Fonseca, CIO Quest Diagnostics, on this special episode from HIMSS18. Lidia discusses how the role of CIO in healthcare is evolving in the light of the digital shift.
#4 – Raj Harapanahalli on CTO Talk
On CTO Talk, technology expert Matt Ferrari discusses the issues, challenges, and opportunities transforming healthcare technology today, all from the CTO point of view. On this episode, Ferrari talks with Raj Harapanahalli, Head of the Software Center of Excellence, and Vikram Mohan, Sr. Director of Product Management, Roche Diagnostics about collaboration in the cloud for improved, indivdiualized cancer care. (standarizing workflow, aggregating and disseminating insights from massive data sets etc.) – Roche Diagnostics NAVIFY Tumor Board.
#3 – Dr. Charles Sorenson on Conversations on Health Care
Conversations on Health Care® is a radio show about reform and innovation in the health care system. Each week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter interview a thought leader from the realm of health policy, health innovation, health technology and global health. FactCheck.org’s Managing Editor Lori Robertson exposes false claims about health policy in the public domain and the show closes with a Bright Idea that’s improving health and well being in every day lives. On this episode, Masselli and Flinter speak with Intermountain Healthcare of Utah’s CEO Emeritus Dr. Charles Sorenson about Intermountain’s innovative, integrated care delivery system committed to improved outcomes and contained costs. He is Founding Director of the Intermountain Healthcare Leadership Institute which seeks to train future clinician leaders in their team-based model of care delivery.
#2 – Jared Johnson on Healthcare de Jure
Since it first hit the airwaves Healthcare de Jure has been a fan favorite so it comes as no surprise that the top two spots on our list both include the show. On this episode, with over 1,000 listens, host Matt Fisher chats with Jared Johnson, Founder Ultera Digital (@ulteradigital), about the use of social media in healthcare and providers use of digital health.
#1 – John Torous on Healthcare de Jure
And finally, in our number one spot with a whopping 2,225 listens, is the Healthcare de Jure episode in which Matt Fisher discusses digital health and digital mental health with John Torous, MD (@johntorousmd) from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.