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What They're Watching: Micah Weinberg

Kylie Walsh | Jul 19, 2017 | California

Micah Weinberg, President of the Economic Institute, Bay Area Council, joins us in What They're Watching to talk about politics and policy in health care. The politics and policy have almost nothing to do with each other. You know, these occur on pretty much completely different tracks. And people forget...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Noel Rea

Kylie Walsh | Jul 19, 2017 | Alaska

Noel Rea, president of Innovative Solutions of Alaska, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss maintaining independence in Alaskan communities. There’s a saying in Alaska if you’ve been to one Alaska village, you’ve been to one Alaska village. Every village is different. There’s a couple hundred...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Jorge Rivera

Kylie Walsh | Jul 13, 2017 | Washington

Jorge Rivera, director of community engagement at Molina Healthcare, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to talk about improving and expanding access to care. The one thing that we're doing right now that has us very excited is really improving access to care to our virtual care...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Scott Miscovich, MD

Kylie Walsh | Jul 11, 2017 | Hawaii

Dr. Scott Miscovich, owner of Windward Urgent Care and Primary Care Physicians, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss Hawaii's homelessness problem and addiction. We have actually per capita the worst homelessness problem in the state of Hawaii than anywhere in the United States. And there's...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Hon. Carl Islett

Kylie Walsh | Jun 27, 2017 | Texas

Hon. Carl Islett, a retired Texas state representative, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to touch on incentivizing employees to become consumers. Well in the private sector, many firms are going to reference-based pricing, doing away with networks and saying, "We will pay 150 percent of Medicare."...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Paul Ciechanowski

Kylie Walsh | Jun 22, 2017 | Oregon

Paul Ciechanowski, chief medical officer and founder of Samepage, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss whole patient health. There’s a tremendous focus on behavioral health. It’s wonderful. As a psychiatrist who started out in family medicine, I’m so thrilled. But sometimes unwittingly we focus too...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Ralph Prows

Kylie Walsh | Jun 21, 2017 | Oregon

Ralph Prows, the chief medical officer at Adventist Health Medical Group, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching, to talk about switching to population healthcare. It's a whole cultural shift from doing fee for service medicine to doing population-based healthcare and figuring out how to build systems within...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Beth Johnson

Kylie Walsh | Jun 21, 2017 | Alaska

Beth Johnson, senior vice president at Premera Blue Cross, joins us in this edition of What They're Watching to discuss building trust with providers. We have been spending a lot of time really investing in our provider relationships and trying to bridge that gap of trust and working together.  there's...[ Read More ]