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HIMSS 2024: Robin Goldsmith on Bridging Health Equity Gaps Through Digital Transformation

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The latest episode of Healthcare Rethink, a FinThrive podcast, heads into the heart of HIMSS 2024. The conversation centers around digital transformation and its pivotal role in bridging health equity gaps. Robin Goldsmith, the Global Lead for Connected Health & Innovation at Verizon Business, shares insights from this year’s event, emphasizing the transformative power…

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Advancing Workforce Development and Health Equity: HIMS 2024 with Geoffrey Roche

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban sought out innovators and experts at HIMSS 2024 to discuss workforce development and health equity. Urban sat down with Geoffrey Roche, the Director of North America Workforce Development at Siemens Healthineers and host of the Holistic Leadership podcast, to delve into pressing healthcare topics, including workforce development and health…

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Health Equity is Earned and Learned!

In today’s rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, “health equity is earned and learned” captures a vital truth. This critical concept underscores the need for a proactive and educated approach to bridge healthcare outcomes and access disparities. On the Healthcare Rethink podcast, host Brian Urban welcomes Bonzo Reddick, MD, MPH, FAAFP, a prominent Public Health Leader…

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Rhythms of Change: A Mixtape for Health Equity

In today’s healthcare landscape, the focus on health equity signifies a collective awakening to the needs of historically underserved communities. Amidst this backdrop, a pertinent conversation unfolds about how to tailor and scale culturally competent care to address the disparities in health outcomes. Recent studies suggest marginalized groups face a multitude of barriers to…

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Decentralized At-Home Care: Following the Trends that Can Improve Healthcare in the U.S.

Decentralized At-Home Care in the U.S. is pivotal towards achieving equitable healthcare outcomes. Through the ability to leverage advancements like 5G to enhance service delivery and accessibility, this model, emphasizing at-home care, is emerging as a cornerstone for a more efficient and patient-centric approach, addressing the disparities inherent in traditional healthcare settings. As part…

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Tackling Health Equity: Winning in Healthcare is Not for the Faint of Heart

This episode of the Healthcare Rethink Podcast by FinThrive features a look at tackling health equity from both an industry and academic perspective, with insights from Dr. Stella Safo, a passionate advocate for marginalized populations in healthcare. Stella Safo, MD MPH, and the Founder & CEO of Just Equity for Health joins host Brian…

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In the Face of Healthcare Challenges, Effective Leadership Makes the Difference

Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld, the President of the American Medical Association highlights the role of effective leadership in navigating the intricate landscape of today’s healthcare sector on the Holistic Leadership Podcast with host,  Geoffrey Roche. This episode provides a comprehensive view of Dr. Ehrenfeld’s significant contributions to health equity, alongside an exploration of how artificial…

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Empowering Through Connection: Vogel’s Pyramid Model Approach
July 19, 2024

Mission and Impact: Vogel Alcove, a nonprofit in Dallas, helps homeless children and families through various programs and services. Pyramid Model Framework: Vogel uses the Pyramid Model, an evidence-based framework for promoting young children’s social-emotional development with universal supports, targeted supports, and intensive interventions. Nurturing Relationships and Supportive Environments: Vogel focuses on building nurturing…

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MedPAC’s Miss on Reality of Home Health Financial Reality Results in Suggested Cut in 2025 Proposed Rule
July 19, 2024

The March 2024 MedPAC report recommending a 7% payment reduction for home health agencies in 2025 has sparked significant concern within the industry. Why is this recommendation being met with such resistance, and what does the financial reality of home health agencies look like in contrast to these federal suggestions? Are the MedPAC recommendations…

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Sixth Inning- What are the Stages Where Your Business Takes Place?
July 18, 2024

When you think of a baseball game, you might picture the crack of the bat or the roar of the crowd as a home run sails over the outfield fence. But for the Savannah Bananas, the game is just one part of the spectacle. Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind this innovative team, shares how…

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A Skilled Trades Career Provides a Future-Proof Path
July 18, 2024

In today’s rapidly changing job market, a skilled trades career offers a viable and attractive option, especially for the younger generations exploring alternatives to traditional college education. Recent trends indicate a significant shift in interest in these hands-on professions. On Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton engages in a lively conversation with Nicole Bass,…

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Improving Health Equity Takes a Village and Creative Risks
October 20, 2023

embed code:   Improving health equity takes more than a village; it involves creative risks from organizations and disruptors seeking innovative solutions to address these challenges. In today’s ever-evolving healthcare landscape, the focus on health equity and affordability has never been more pertinent. With rising healthcare costs and the increasing awareness of social determinants of…

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DisruptED: How The Clinton Global Initiative Is Driving Global Change
October 14, 2023

In a world grappling with multifaceted challenges, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) has been at the forefront of fostering global partnerships and initiatives with its focus on inclusive economic growth and recovery. On this episode of DisruptED, host Ron J. Stefanski sits down with Milan Batt, Senior Manager of Global Inclusive Economic Growth and…

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Healthcare Needs a Public Health Athlete on Every Team!
October 11, 2023

Healthcare needs a public health athlete on every team in the fight for health equity. The healthcare industry has recently awakened to the glaring disparities in health outcomes across different demographics, further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The dire need to bridge these gaps has sparked discussions about transforming traditional healthcare models into more…

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Technology and Humanity Are Fueling Advances in Health Equity
September 27, 2023

When technology and humanity converge in a positive direction, they can do many things, including fueling the advances much needed in the strive for health equity. The healthcare industry has undergone a significant transformation in recent years, driven by rapid technological advancements and a growing emphasis on human-centered care. The COVID-19 pandemic further highlighted the…

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Living the Mission in Health and Business to Achieve Health Equity
September 20, 2023

As health disparities come under the spotlight, the urgency to achieve health equity in the healthcare sector intensifies. With the industry at a crossroads, a recent study funded by the NIH highlighted the staggering economic impact of these disparities, revealing an estimated cost of $451 billion to the economy in 2018 alone. That figure could…

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Achieving Health Equity in Healthcare Requires Investment, Data, and Better Educational Tools
June 9, 2023

Achieving health equity has been a long-term challenge for the healthcare industry and a topic that has received more national and global attention since the COVID-19 pandemic. Marginalized communities in particular face deep disparities when trying to access healthcare and in their health outcomes. According to the Harvard Business Review, when compared to their…

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Interoperability Can’t Have a “One-Size-Fits-All” Solution to Support Health Equity Goals
May 24, 2023

At HIMSS 2023, health equity couldn’t have been a more important focus for companies across every slice of the healthcare ecosystem. And with healthcare going through its own Industry 4.0 revolution with mass adoption of medtech, telehealth services, and cloud services, it’s becoming clearer that health equity needs to intersect with goals for technology…

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HIMSS 2023: Providers and Payers Maneuver “Too Much Data,” SDOH Initiatives, and “Hospital in the Home”
May 1, 2023

HIMSS 2023 was the host of several industry-defining conversations for the healthcare industry, including reflections on the growth of data use in healthcare and the evolution of how and where care is administered. The evolution of the healthcare marketplace has resulted in the saturation of data among multiple areas. As a result, the healthcare…

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Invest in Health Equity or Healthcare Will Fail
April 12, 2023

A lack of health insurance can be detrimental to anyone if there is any medical emergency or accident that occurs in that span of time. Healthcare costs are high even with insurance. Without insurance? Astronomical and simply unaffordable for many. So, it should come as a concern that in 2021, 8.6 percent of Americans did…

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