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Health plans covering new weight loss drugs
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In recent years, the obesity epidemic in the United States has reached alarming proportions, with more than 42% of American adults considered obese. This surge in obesity rates has sparked a significant conversation about the role of health plans in covering new weight loss drugs. As healthcare costs continue to rise, the question of…

Financial management for physicians
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In the complex world of healthcare, physicians often find themselves at the crossroads of medicine and business, grappling with the dual challenges of financial management and patient satisfaction. Dr. David Norris, with his unique blend of clinical and business expertise, shares his insights on financial management for physicians in the latest episode of I…

Data privacy in healthcare
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In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, healthcare data is becoming increasingly vital. However, navigating the complexities of HIPAA compliance and data privacy in healthcare poses a significant challenge for medical and technology professionals. In this context, Shubh Sinha, CEO of Integral, is leading the charge in transforming how sensitive data is handled, ensuring both…

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The charitable nature of healthcare systems are often overshadowed by their extensive operational intricacies. But Dr. Kevin Joseph’s book, “Cracking the Healthcare Leadership Code: How Purpose, Humility, and Accessibility Can Transform Your Organization,” emerges as a beacon of wisdom. It explores transformative power of compassionate and grounded leadership in healthcare, focusing on the…

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Despite the growing consciousness surrounding the importance of mental health and healthcare access, just 34 percent of schools provide outreach services and mental health screenings, according to KFF. The discussion around school-based healthcare access is growing more and more crucial. But even more pressing, only a mere 17 percent of schools offered mental health…

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The healthcare industry grapples with an overload of information, patient safety concerns, and an increasingly digital landscape. This fact makes professionals who can bridge the gaps between various healthcare disciplines a precious commodity. In fact, according to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a lot of healthcare organizations and workers believe that…

personalized campaigns
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In 2019, when Gartner predicted that 80% of marketers would abandon personalized campaigns by 2025, the world had not yet experienced the global pandemic. And while artificial intelligence (AI) was part of the conversation, generative AI was not. In today’s digital age, the marketing landscape is evolving rapidly, with businesses constantly seeking innovative ways…

healthcare finance
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Navigating the complexities of healthcare finance has become increasingly vital as hospitals and healthcare systems face multifaceted financial challenges. The pressure is mounting from the intricacies of managed care to the nuances of patient billing. Declining revenue and lower-than-average payment recoupment, coupled with increased expenses over the past few years due to the global…

addiction & recovery
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Addiction & recovery is an interlocked journey familiar to many. In recent years, the conversation surrounding addiction, mental health, and the challenges of the entertainment industry has gained significant traction. With the rise of social media and the constant spotlight on celebrities, their pressures and vulnerabilities are more visible than ever. According to the…

dennis snow walk-through-fire
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Businesses are quickly advancing with technology, which means customer loyalty remains a critical pillar for success. A recent study indicated that the cost of attracting a new customer is five times more than retaining an existing one. While the healthcare sector is a necessity of life, it, too, is a business that has to…

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For an era of information, the paradox of choice reigns supreme, and the field of finding healthcare physicians is no exception. With a multitude of physicians available, patients are often lost in a maze, struggling to find the right doctor for their specific needs. The stakes are high, especially considering that approximately 50 percent…

asset-management solutions
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Asset-management solutions utilizing data to drive decision-making could prove a winning strategy in reducing medical waste in healthcare and saving money. As healthcare systems worldwide strive to optimize their operations, the issue of medical device sustainability and waste reduction has taken center stage. With U.S. hospitals reportedly losing multi-thousands of dollars on unused medical…

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As healthcare needs and costs continue to soar, efficiency in healthcare will become increasingly vital. The industry faces the daunting challenge of providing high-quality care to an aging and increasingly ailing population. By 2025, chronic diseases will affect 49 percent of Americans, and by 2030, 21 percent of Americans will be over 65. Furthermore,…

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In a world where opportunities for individuals with disabilities often lag, Speerhead Beyond emerges as a beacon of hope. The company’s primary mission is to ensure people with disabilities and their support circles secure meaningful employment, thus enhancing their potential to live fulfilling lives. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of 2023…

rural hospitals
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If one hails from a major city with easy access to healthcare, it can be easy to overlook the need for rural hospitals. But ask anyone in a rural community, and they’ll quickly be able to list why rural healthcare matters. In the face of an ongoing global pandemic, the importance of accessible healthcare…

pain points in radiology
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There are many cost-related pain points in radiology, the medical specialty focused on diagnosing and treating diseases using imaging technology. Healthcare costs continue to skyrocket, and the patient’s role has transitioned from passive recipient to active participant. With the advent of advanced imaging technology and a shift towards personalized healthcare, radiology has become a…

healthcare leadership
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In an era where healthcare is under the microscope, the conversation around effective healthcare leadership is more critical than ever. With the industry still grappling with the aftermath of a global pandemic, leaders are being tested on their ability to adapt, innovate, and guide their teams through unprecedented challenges. According to a report by…

clinical intelligence
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In an era where technology and healthcare are increasingly intertwined, the need for personalized, data-driven clinical intelligence is more pressing than ever. The advent of advanced analytics and machine learning has opened up new possibilities for identifying patterns, trends, and potential risks in patient care. One such innovation is CLINT (formerly HealthPals, Inc.), a…

evolution of healthcare
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As the evolution of healthcare and its landscape rapidly evolves due to technology, regulatory changes, and the ongoing global pandemic, staying up-to-date with the latest trends and developments is a necessity for industry professionals. With a shortage of doctors and increasing healthcare costs adding to the complexities, conversations around effective healthcare management are gaining prominence….

Future of Nursing and Healthcare
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As the healthcare industry grapples with substantial personnel changes, 85% of nurses are considering a new employer within a year, with nearly half of healthcare workers planning to exit the field within 3 years. How can the industry adapt to these impending changes? Will hospitals need to start recruiting retired nurses to fill the gap?…

Healthcare Upside Down
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“Healthcare has become an expensive, impersonal system that is not serving the best interest of either the nation or the people it purports to heal.” – Dr. Henry Buchwald. How does one measure good and bad healthcare? A quick look at world health statistics ranks the United States at the highest in total health spending…

Patient
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Patient safety is one of any healthcare institution’s primary concerns and goals. In a surgical setting, it’s paramount. Training and maintaining a well-trained staff are often challenging in healthcare, and an understaffed hospital could impact patient safety. Despite all precautions and best efforts, preventable medical errors during or after surgery occur at an estimated 4,000…

healthcare networking
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Technology is in a constant state of change, especially with new innovations in healthcare happening every day. But it’s not always easy to know what’s out there, or to get your product to market. In today’s connected world, it has become more important than ever to have a community that you can chat with, learn…

Remarkable
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When people take stock of their lives, do they consider their accomplishments remarkable? Or is the word remarkable reserved only for those with unique talents and wondrous deeds? Maybe remarkable isn’t a word others use to describe a person; perhaps it’s a code to live by. Today, I choose to be Remarkable! Capitalize that…

healthcare workers
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The path of many healthcare workers, such as physicians, is a long one, but filled with much celebration along the way. There are the celebrations of getting into medical school, passing the boards during medical school, graduating, landing a residency, and completing a residency. But the path to becoming a healthcare hero is also…

Patient access to care
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Eight hundred thousand nurses plan to leave healthcare by 2027. One hundred seventeen thousand doctors left the workforce in 2021. The CHQPR estimates more than  600 rural hospitals are at risk of closing. One in five hospitals in California are at risk of closing. These meaningful signals remain after one filters out the noise and…

personal brand
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Whether you’re self employed or work for a major company, having a personal brand can be important. But not everyone knows how best to brand themselves, or they’re not comfortable with putting themselves out there in that way. How can someone make their own persona brand and make it work for them? On this episode…

Patient relationships
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As it pertains to doctor-patient relationships, one of the main components of that is confidentiality and professionalism. But another key aspect to successful relationships between a doctor and their patient is also how successful the communication is and whether the doctor is building good rapport with them. What are some fundamentals of positive patient relationships?…

cardiovascular programs
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Cardiovascular disease affects many Americans—in fact, almost one in five deaths was caused by cardiac disease in 2020. So, it’s vital that hospitals and clinics know how to handle it, along with offering the best in cardiac surgery. However, there can sometimes be a disconnect between the cardiac surgery and cardiology departments at a hospital,…

hospital bed
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There’s no doubt about it, patient care is a priority across the healthcare system. And while there are many aspects to patient care, there are some internal features in hospitals that are lacking: beds. We have the technology to improve the patient experience and patient outcomes through improving their beds, but not every hospital…

HCM
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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a type of heart disease in which the heart muscle thickens without an obvious cause, making it harder for the heart to pump blood. HCM can result in chest pain, breathlessness, and fainting and may increase the chance of sudden cardiac death. But why is this important? With the Waco Go…

improving patient experience
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A 2020 American Heart Association survey found that patients defined value as communication and trust in healthcare providers and not simply cost and services. Building trust and improving patient experience is something that healthcare organizations learned first-hand over the past three years through an unprecedented health crisis. Stellar customer service is not a choice…

rising wages
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Some call it the effects of the pandemic; others call it the great resignation; no matter what label people pin on the U.S. workforce shortage situation, it’s real and healthcare is not immune to these shortages. The healthcare industry is one of the hardest hit, losing 20% of its workforce over the past two…

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Traditional medicine isn’t generally taken very seriously in the United States. However, Dr. Andrea Small-Howard, President and CSO at GB Sciences explained that “65% of the world still use traditional medicine either as their sole medicine or in conjunction with Western medicine.” Depending on the source, traditional plant-based medicine dates back as far as…

BioTech Startups Want to Revive Failed Medicines to Create New Lifesaving Treatments
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The Impact Research Institute (IRI) is Waco, Texas’ resource for extending care options for NAFLD (non-alcohol fatty liver disease.) Nadege Gunn is IRI’s Medical Director and President. She joined Kevin Stevenson on I Don’t Care to discuss her and her team’s mission to treat NAFLD and other related diseases and conditions. Dr. Gunn is…

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In this new episode of I Don’t Care, host Kevin Stevenson sits down with Mike Telem, the Co-Founder of Kemtai, a groundbreaking computer vision platform, to discuss their unique approach to telemedicine. Founded in 2019, the Israeli-based company has been utilizing technology in healthcare even before the Covid-19 pandemic began. “We’ve developed a computer…

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Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) are community-based healthcare providers that receive funding to offer primary-care services in low-income and underserved communities. On May 18th, 2022, Yuvo Health announced a partnership with four FQHCs. This partnership will enable them to expand these FQHCs reach to even more individuals. Cesar Herrera, CEO & Co-Founder of Yuvo Health,…

Behavioral Health Is Stepping Out of the Shadows of Healthcare
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Host Kevin Stevenson of the “I Don’t Care” podcast talked with Stuart Archer, the CEO of Oceans Healthcare, a behavioral health service provider, about the growth and challenges of behavioral health in hospitals. Currently, the healthcare system is buzzing in behavioral health but there are still some improvements to be made. Even with many…

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If you’ve ever had to chase down a prior authorization before getting your medical procedure approved for coverage, you’re not alone. According to a recent white paper by the American Hospital Association, prior authorization has been found to be a barrier to care, restricting access to coverage for many patients. Paul Shorrosh, founder and CEO…

Best-Selling Author Uses Art To To Teach Interpersonal Development
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When it comes to improving interpersonal development and character, one doesn’t often think of using art to sharpen their skills. However, attorney and art historian, Amy E. Herman, teaches clients from doctors to FBI agents how to utilize visual intelligence to better problem solve. As an entrepreneur, TED Talks speaker, cancer survivor and author, Herman…

Is It Possible for a Health Plan to Simplify Access and Engage its Customers?
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Healthcare plans are easy when one doesn’t need to use them, but navigating a plan to receive needed care can prove challenging. Ryan Coplon, Co-Founder & President of HealthWallet, believes there is a better way to make order out of the healthcare chaos, and that’s through HealthWallet’s smartphone app. He spoke with Kevin Stevenson about…

BioTech Startups Want to Revive Failed Medicines to Create New Lifesaving Treatments
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Some Cancer-fighting compounds for kids gather dust on Big Pharma’s lab shelves. Children’s Tumor Foundation President Annette Bakker, Ph.D., won’t stand for that. She shared her efforts to rescue these assets with I Don’t Care’s Kevin Stevenson. In her fight to end neurofibromatosis, an incurable condition that causes tumors to grow on the brain and…

Will Giving Clinicians Purchasing Power Help Bring a Balance to the Healthcare Ecosystem?
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Buyers and sellers are avid users of open marketplaces. They can apply to any product or service, including healthcare. I Don’t Care host Kevin Stevenson spoke with Scott Carson, Founder and CEO of Powered by MRP, on the topic. Carson’s backstory includes work as the lead inventor of eBay Healthcare Marketplace. After that venture, he…

How To Navigate the American Healthcare System
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This week on I Don’t Care, Host Kevin Stevenson sits down with an author that has made it his mission to teach people how to navigate the healthcare system, arming patients with the proactive education needed to shop around for the best healthcare and insurance options while preventing unnecessary or overly costly treatments. After 28…

85% of Clinical Drug Trials Face Delays. What's the True Cost?
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Clinical trials can save lives and provide new ways to treat disease. The industry estimates that 85% of all clinical trials face delays due to patient enrollment. Understanding that challenge and finding ways to minimize it is the pursuit of Jeeva Informatics. The company’s founder and CEO, Dr. Harsha Rajasimha, joined Kevin Stevenson on I Don’t…

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When the legend becomes fact, print the legend. In the case of Branislav Vajdic, Ph.D., CEO, and Founder of HeartBeam, this legend truly is fact. Vajdic arrived in the US in the late 1970s and got his Ph.D. in electrical engineering. He then worked for Intel, designing the first flash memory and eventually the design…

The Inspirational Quest to Eradicate Cancer
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The world-renowned Thoracic Oncologist, Dr. Gerold Bepler, joined I Don’t Care’s Kevin Stevenson for a conversation that was no less than inspirational. Dr. Bepler, President and CEO of the Karmanos Cancer Institute, has a mission; to eradicate cancer. It’s more than a dream for Dr. Bepler; he believes it will be a reality one day….

Does the Insurance Model of the Future Exclude A Traditional Health Insurance Carrier
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U.S. insurance is privatized, which presents a host of challenges. Michelle Zettergren, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Brighton Health Plan Solutions and Nick Stefanizzi, CEO of Northwell Direct, spoke with Host Kevin Stevenson about opportunities to eliminate the standard middleman of health insurance. Direct contracting is when employers partner with organizations that provide…

Using Sublingual Allergy Drops To Treat Food Allergies
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On this episode of I Don’t Care, Host Kevin Stevenson talked with Dr. Dean Mitchell, a board-certified allergist specializing in food allergies. Mitchell has been in practice for 30 years and became well regarded around the country as one of the first board-certified allergists to embrace sublingual allergy immunotherapy, also called allergy drops. Mitchell did…

How a Side Hustle Evolved Into One of the Largest Health Savings Account Providers
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Challenges in healthcare impact every player—payers, HSA providers, and patients. What’s the modern-day answer to rising costs and better care? It’s a complex answer, and Steve Neeleman, Founder & Vice Chairman of HealthEquity, spoke with I Don’t Care host Kevin Stevenson on the topic. After working for Southwest Airlines, Neeleman graduated from medical school and served…

The Heart Walk is Back and is a Critical Event to Help the the American Heart Association
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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.   It’s Heart Walk season, and I Don’t Care host Kevin Stevenson is the chair…

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On this episode of I Don’t Care, Host Kevin Stevenson talked with Mike Moran, Mark Thomas, and Andre Ulloa, Co-Founders, and Partners, M&A Healthcare Advisors, a boutique advisory firm whose focus is on the healthcare industry. They offer consulting and valuation services for those in the lower-middle markets looking to merge or sell their…

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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.   On this episode of I Don’t Care, Host Kevin Stevenson talked with Dr. Moira…

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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.   Cancer treatment has evolved dramatically in the last decade. With new and innovative ways…

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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.   The genetic testing industry is booming. Consumers want to trace their lineage, but there…

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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.   On this episode of I Don’t Care, Host Kevin Stevenson talked with Dr. Dan…

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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.   Treatment of diseases like cancer and HIV is hitting a new frontier with cell-based…

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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.   At one point in his career, I Don’t Care Host Kevin Stevenson spent some…

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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.   On this episode of I Don’t Care, Host Kevin Stevenson talked with Michael Gorton,…

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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.   Healthcare is a complex industry, and its processes often lag behind other sectors for…

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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.   How is artificial intelligence changing the healthcare industry? Does using AI improve health outcomes…

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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.   Technology and healthcare are a marriage made in heaven. As technological advancements evolve, so…

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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.   On this episode of I Don’t Care, host Kevin Stevenson talked with Steve Loveless,…

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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. Building relationships is essential. Making sure we build strong relationships with our family, friends, and…

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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.   On this episode of I Don’t Care, with Kevin Stevenson, he talked with Kevin…

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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.   On this episode of I Don’t Care, host Kevin Stevenson talks with Ted Quinn,…

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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.   Rural hospitals took a major hit during the pandemic, with many closing or on…

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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.   There’s no denying the importance of technology in healthcare; in fact, it became even…

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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.   Telehealth grew tremendously in the last year, but not all patients have access, especially…

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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.   Technology has become the true innovator in healthcare, and with great technical and medical…

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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.   Challenges and barriers in healthcare have been persistent for some time. Many would argue…

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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.   Low-performing hospitals often falter, but some pull through and grow stronger with the right…

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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.   For an organization to find long-term success, it requires a commitment from all parties….

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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.   Almost everyone is familiar with a stethoscope, and it’s the most common medical device…

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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.   I Don’t Care seeks to bring conversations to the world that touch on many…

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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.   The pandemic has strained healthcare systems beyond compare, but there’s renewed hope for all…

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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.   Telemedicine has been a lifeline for healthcare during the pandemic, and its further adoption…

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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.   Nurses are an integral part of the healthcare ecosystem. They have been critical to…

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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.   The digital consumer experience applies to much more than retail. It’s also…

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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.   While there have been many downsides to the unexpected changes we all…

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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.   While 2020 was a year of change and challenges for many, nurses,…

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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.   This week Kevin Stevenson takes a look back at the biggest developments in healthcare…

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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.   Mental health is a topic that was trending well before the pandemic…

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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.   The world’s largest trade association, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) represents over 1,000…

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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.   Over the past decade or so, the use of digital tools in…

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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 effect it was having on him…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…