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The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.

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How Did Rural Hospitals Expand, Even During a Pandemic?

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   Rural hospitals took a major hit during the pandemic, with many closing or on […]

Telehealth Is Here to Stay: But How Do You Find the Right Markets?

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   There’s no denying the importance of technology in healthcare; in fact, it became even […]

Leveraging Technology to Close Healthcare Gaps

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   Telehealth grew tremendously in the last year, but not all patients have access, especially […]

The Innovators Advancing Virtual Care Delivery across North America

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   Technology has become the true innovator in healthcare, and with great technical and medical […]

How Humanization Addresses Medicine’s Toughest Problems

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   Challenges and barriers in healthcare have been persistent for some time. Many would argue […]

How the University of Kansas Health System Went From Rock Bottom to Elite Status

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   Low-performing hospitals often falter, but some pull through and grow stronger with the right […]

Empowering Your Employees in the Face of Modern Workplace Stresses

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   For an organization to find long-term success, it requires a commitment from all parties. […]

How Future Remote Medicine Solutions Will Contain Diseases

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   Almost everyone is familiar with a stethoscope, and it’s the most common medical device […]

The Airborne Heroes behind Organ Transplant Procurement

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   I Don’t Care seeks to bring conversations to the world that touch on many […]

Solving the Problem of Verifying Vaccinations

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   The pandemic has strained healthcare systems beyond compare, but there’s renewed hope for all […]

What Telemedicine Trends Will Stick Around After the Vaccine Rollout?

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   Telemedicine has been a lifeline for healthcare during the pandemic, and its further adoption […]

How Does the Weight of New Responsibilities on Nurses Impact Care?

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   Nurses are an integral part of the healthcare ecosystem. They have been critical to […]

Transforming the Patient Journey Post-COVID

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   The digital consumer experience applies to much more than retail. It’s also […]

How Physicians Can Overcome Telemedicine Limitations

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   While there have been many downsides to the unexpected changes we all […]

How to Prevent Employee Burnout in Nursing Fields

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   While 2020 was a year of change and challenges for many, nurses, […]

Top 3 Healthcare Insights of 2020

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   This week Kevin Stevenson takes a look back at the biggest developments in healthcare […]

Supporting Mental Health Through Online Education

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   Mental health is a topic that was trending well before the pandemic […]

What Fast Tracking the COVID-19 Vaccine Means for the Future of Biopharmaceuticals

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   The world’s largest trade association, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) represents over 1,000 […]

A Roadmap for the Healthcare Digital Transformation

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   Over the past decade or so, the use of digital tools in […]

The Race for the COVID Vaccine has Reemphasized the Need for a Robust Cold Supply Chain

  The wait for the COVID vaccine is coming to an end as multiple pharmaceutical companies have announced effective treatments in recent weeks. The next challenge is the massive distribution of vaccines that require cold storage at extreme temperatures.  Daniel Litwin, Guest Host and the Voice of B2B was joined by Joseph Battoe to discuss […]

How Healthcare Will Navigate Virtual Hiring Longterm

  Prior to March of 2020, Oliver Esman, Managing Partner, Strawn Arnold & Associates did the vast majority of his recruiting work face to face. Today, Esman reports that 95% of their recruiting work is done virtually. “I spend my life on Teams and Zoom and FaceTime and people are adapting to it. You know, […]

Bringing a Technology Driven Approach to Psychiatry

  Mental health care is a challenging subset of medicine. There are limited providers, many of whom don’t accept commercial insurance. Then there’s the ongoing stigma that keeps individuals from seeking help, which often leads to treatment in the ER. Technology has helped many industries evolve, and Robert Krayn and Dr. Georgia Gaveras, co-founders of Talkiatry, […]

Improving Education for Medical Professionals Through Remote Learning

  I Don’t Care host, Kevin Stevenson, was joined by Mary Ellen Beliveau, CEO of Knowledge to Practice (K2P) for an in-depth discussion on education in the healthcare space. Stevenson began by asking about the educational needs of medical professionals and the effectiveness of traditional methods. “Part of their hippocratic oath is to sign on […]

What are the Interoperability Challenges our Healthcare System is Facing?

  As the culmination of more than two decades in the healthcare industry, NextGate released the industry’s first fully managed Enterprise Master Patient Index, or EMPI, in the cloud. NextGate CTO Dan Cidon joined this episode of I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson to talk all things healthcare data. NextGate’s EMPI looks to deliver providers […]

Does Telemedicine Present an Accessibility Issue?

On this special segment of MarketScale’s I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson, SOC Telemed Chief Medical Officer Jason Hallock dove into the exponential rise in telemedicine and virtual care as a result of the novel coronavirus and the ensuing COVID-19 pandemic. While telemedicine has indeed become an integral part of care during this unprecedented period, […]

What Do the Experts Think Will Be the Future of Telemedicine?

  In 2020, telemedicine has gone from emerging technology to a solution that has been thrust into the spotlight. But what are the challenges and limitations of the still-new technology? How does telemedicine pose a new threat to patient confidentiality? This week on I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson, we decided to do a little […]

How Health Agencies Can Enhance Remote Care Communication

  This week on I Don’t Care, host Kevin Stevenson sat down with Rajesh Midha, Chief Strategy & Operating Officer of Bottle Rocket, to discuss how the company has personalized digital care through smart navigation that removes the pain points patients experience. Midha detailed how the company started in 2008 on the day after Steve […]

How the American Heart Association Focuses on the Entire Cardiovascular System

  This week on I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson, he sits down with Michelle Stoddard and Dr. Abe DeAnda to discuss how the American Heart Association goes past just cardiac care and how the organization aims to work closely within their local communities. While the heart may be at the well, heart of what […]

How Cardiology Advances Help Hospital Operations

  This week on the I Don’t Care Podcast, Kevin Stevenson welcomed Cardiovascular specialist Paula Reisdorfer to discuss advancements in Cardiovascular outpatient procedures. Paula started in the medical field volunteering as a candy striper volunteer at a local hospital. In the last 15 years, she has worked in outpatient imaging and surgery, specifically focusing on […]

Redesigning the Clinic Experience to Ease Anxiety

  It’s no secret that children would prefer to skip necessary trips to the doctors for checkups, vaccinations, and emergency appointments when they aren’t feeling their best. Which is why Dr. Corey Fish, Chief Medical Officer of pediatric clinic Brave Care advocates for the significance of clinic design and utilizing technology to create an experience […]

How Effective Communications Gets Wary Patients to Engage in Care

COVID-19 has intensified up the public’s fear of entering hospitals and seeking care. The result? Elective surgeries are falling to the wayside, and those that need care are putting it off. But the truth is, hospitals are experts as handling infectious diseases, explains “I Don’t Care,” host Kevin Stevenson. So amidst widespread fear, how do […]

Exploring Innovation and Excellence in Healthcare

  The technology industry is most often associated with the term “innovation,” but startups and Silicon Valley execs aren’t the only ones rethinking how we do business. The Healthcare industry is constantly innovating and looking for new ways to be more efficient, safe, and excellent. “I Don’t Care,” talks about how healthcare organizations are making […]

Why Beating Heart Disease is Everybody’s Fight

Heart disease is the #1 killer of Americans. Despite increased awareness, many Americans don’t know this staggering fact. At The American Heart Association (AHA), the goal is to change the public understanding of heart disease and stroke, and fortify Americans with the knowledge to prevent and treat it. At the heart (pun intended) of this […]

Health in A Rock ‘n’ Roll World with Jaret Reddick of Bowling for Soup

  It’s the first video episode of “I Don’t Care” and we’re starting strong! Join Kevin as he talks with Jaret Reddick, the founder, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of Bowling for Soup. Jaret takes Kevin through his long battle with depression, including the struggle of just talking about it out in the open, and […]

The Biggest Insights from “I Don’t Care” This Year

These days there are a number of avenues for individuals to dive into the healthcare industry. Gone are the days where proficiency in medicine was the only requirement for a career in healthcare. That has certainly been the case for Kevin Stevenson, who has worked with various healthcare organizations for over 30 years with expertise in […]

COVID-19 and the Concerns of the Healthcare Professional

On this episode of I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson, Stevenson goes big picture, sourcing insights from his vast network of healthcare professionals to determine the industry’s biggest concerns related to COVID-19 and the world’s slow move toward a new normal in the wake of the pandemic. Stevenson condensed those thoughts into five central concerns […]

Preparing for an Unexpected Year in High School Athletics: I Don’t Care

  On this episode of I Don’t Care, host Kevin Stevenson discusses how high school sports have been and will be affected by COVID with Coach Lonnie Judd, Head Football Coach and Assistant Athletic Director at Moody High School in Moody, TX.  Coach Judd, who is entering his first year as head coach at Moody, […]

Job Search and Recruitment in the COVID World: I Don’t Care

Diane Goebel, Owner and Managing Partner of Hiring Spectrum, a full service human resources and recruitment firm based in Plano, TX, joins Kevin to offer tips for job seekers in today’s COVID environment. Diane talks interviewing, online presence and how to look good on a Zoom call. She provides insight on developing relationships with recruiters […]

COVID and Crisis Management in the World of Chiropractic Colleges: I Don’t Care

  This week host Kevin Stevenson was joined by Dan Armstrong, DC, chiropractor and instructor at Parker University, one of America’s largest chiropractic colleges located in Dallas. Dr. Armstrong talks about chiropractic care in the COVID world.  We also discuss how Parker used the devastating tornado that hit Dallas last October to refine its crisis […]

Judging the Legal Impact of COVID-19: I Don’t Care

On this installment of I Don’t Care, Kevin Stevenson discusses COVID-19 and the court system with the Honorable Judge Jackie G. Miller, Jr., Justice of the Peace for Precinct Two in Ellis County, TX.  Judge Miller, who has been on the bench for over 23 years, offers his insights on how COVID-19 has affected his […]

The Positive Changes the Healthcare Industry Saw in April: I Don’t Care

Today on ‘I Don’t Care‘, Kevin gives an update on how COVID-19 has affected Central Texas. He talks about how his hospital has dealt with the pandemic, what the County has done and how the community has embraced and supported healthcare workers. Kevin offers a heartfelt message of hope and talks about how our lives […]

A Music Educator’s Perspective on COVID-19’s Higher Education Impact: I Don’t Care

  Join Kevin Stevenson as he discusses the impact of COVID-19 on higher education with Dr. David Toledo, Director of Worship Studies and Associate Professor of Music at California Baptist University. Dr. Toledo discusses how Cal Baptist has implemented online learning through an existing platform and the challenges of teaching vocalists, instrumentalists and conducting students […]

A NICU Nurse’s Perspective of COVID-19 on New Orleans: I Don’t Care

  Join Kevin Stevenson and his guest, Allye Crosby, as they discuss how the hospitals in New Orleans have adapted and adjusted to handle the COVID-19 crisis. Giving birth naturally has a lot of emotions attached to it and unfortunately the mothers coming in to the hospital right now have more on their minds than […]

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Church: I Don’t Care

To celebrate Good Friday I Don’t Care, host Kevin Stevenson is joined by Reverend Stephen T. Carrell, Pastor of Worship and Music at Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas, TX, who shares how his church and other churches have been impacted and have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stephen speaks to new avenues of worship, […]

Life as a Flight Attendant During COVID-19: I Don’t Care

    This week on I Don’t Care, Kevin Stevenson invited a very special guest on to the show to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the airline industry. Kevin’s wife, Michelle, is a flight attendant for a major airline and gave some insight into the enhanced cleaning protocols, crew safety and changes in […]

COVID-19’s Impact on Elder Care, Families, and Small Businesses: I Don’t Care

  This week on I Don’t Care, Kevin Stevenson takes a look at the impact the COVID-19 crisis is having on long term care facilities. Many patients in these facilities are the most susceptible to the most severe effects of the virus as they are older or have weakened immune systems. The healthcare professionals running […]

How Public Schools are Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19: I Don’t Care

The global COVID-19 pandemic has initiated ripple effects across every global industry, and education is no exception. Universities and public school districts around the U.S. are being proactive in addressing the impact of this viral outbreak, working to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on students, faculty and surrounding communities. On this episode of I Don’t […]

Telemedicine is Not Science Fiction Anymore: I Don’t Care

  The year 2062 maybe 42 years away, but Felixia Colón, Regional Vice President of SCP Health, said some of the technology the Jetsons cartoon predicted are already in practice. Telemedicine may have made its debut in an episode of the Jetsons when Jane Jetson contacts a doctor on a video screen to diagnose her […]

Navigating the Complex Web of Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management: I Don’t Care

  On this episode of I Don’t Care, host Kevin Stevenson was joined by Christian Torres, owner of EMS Medical Billing, for a discussion about the ins and outs of revenue cycle management, or medical billing, in the healthcare industry. Torres has more than two decades of experience helping healthcare professionals manage this complex aspect […]

Nurses Must Make Selfcare a Priority: I Don’t Care

  Host Kevin Stevenson cares; he just doesn’t do care. On this episode of I Don’t Care, Stevenson spoke with someone who does do care: Colea Owens, Professional Development Nursing Educator. Owens’ passion is quality healthcare, and she knows the best way for nurses to provide the best care for patients is first to take […]

Overcoming Challenges Facing Rural Hospitals: I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson

  On this episode of I Don’t Care, host Kevin Stevenson is joined by Eastland Memorial Hospital’s Ron Hunt, who brings to the table a lengthy career of experience in rehab and post-acute care, to discuss the ins and outs of rural healthcare.Listen to I Don’t Care LIVE every Friday morning at 9:30AM CST to […]

Discussing Consumer Expectations in Healthcare

  On this episode of I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson, we have a conversation with Mark Olney, Managing Director of Health and Public Service at Accenture. Mark discusses consumer expectations for healthcare and how they differ by generation. How are Millennials and Gen Z approaching healthcare differently than their parents? Can healthcare companies adjust […]

Randy Grimes Talks Opioids, Addiction, and Recovery – Part 2

  In the second part of his interview with Randy Grimes on I Don’t Care, Kevin Stevenson and the former NFL offensive lineman discuss the road to recovery, his efforts to help other athletes, and the widespread nature of the problem of opioids in sports.   If you missed part 1 of the interview, check […]

Randy Grimes Talks Opioids, Addiction, and Recovery – Part 1

  Randy Grimes joins this episode of I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson for the first of a two-part interview discussing his career in the NFL, addiction to opioids, and eventual recovery. As the opioid epidemic continues to rage in the United States, Randy shares his personal story of how he found himself in the […]

Healing Environments in Healthcare

  The latest episode of I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson tackled the topic of building and creating healing environments in healthcare. Special guest Dr. Susan Mazer, President, CEO & Co-Founder of Healing Healthcare Systems, joined the show to share her expertise on the topic. “If the environment is not positive, supportive, comforting, stress reducing, welcoming…then what is […]

Navigating the Stress of the Holiday Season: I Don’t Care

  The holiday season is a joyous and happy time for many people, but for some it can be an emotionally trying time. Interacting with family, missing family members who have passed away, and the general hustle and bustle of the season can be difficult to deal with. On this episode of I Don’t Care […]

Caring For End of Life Patients: I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson

  On today’s episode of I Don’t Care, MarketScale contributor Kevin Stevenson, MBA FACHE, discusses the end of life process and how families can best prepare for the passing of their loved ones. Joining the show this week is Nathalie Bonafe, PhD, a Certified End-of-Life Doula and Care Consultant, NEDA-Proficient for A Gentler Parting, LLC […]

The Differences Between Medicare and Medicare Advantage: I Don’t Care, Episode 3

  Have you ever wondered what the differences are between Medicare and Medicare Advantage? Wonder no more! This episode of I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson dives into those differences and gets some expert analysis from Johnny Y’Barbo with the Copeland Group. Johnny and Kevin get into the nitty gritty of Medicare to explain these differences […]

I Don’t Care: The Sticky Issue of Wasteful Spending

  On this episode of I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson, he discussed the growing issue of wasteful spending in the healthcare industry. The Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported that U.S. healthcare spending hit $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 3.9% increase from 2016. While it […]

I Don’t Care: Educating Healthcare Consumers

  On this episode of I Don’t Care, MarketScale healthcare industry contributor Kevin Stevenson, MBA FACHE, discussed the importance of educating healthcare consumers on the various options they have. “People are becoming a lot more involved in their care and they’re able to access a wide variety of healthcare information,” Stevenson said. The problem for […]

The Role of Mentorship and Professional Organizations in Healthcare

  These days there are a number of avenues for individuals to dive into the healthcare industry. Gone are the days where proficiency in medicine was the only requirement for a career in healthcare. That has certainly been the case for Kevin Stevenson, who has worked with various healthcare organizations for over 30 years with […]