Analytics & Outcomes Podcast
Analytics and Outcomes explores innovative healthcare technologies and their breakthrough insights.
info_outline Episode 6: Finding Answers to Real-World Healthcare Questions Faster with Pragmatic Research 08/13/2018
Episode 6: Finding Answers to Real-World Healthcare Questions Faster with Pragmatic Research Dr. Scott Halpern of the University of Pennsylvania discusses how healthcare is changing so that we know what works faster. Insurers and employers want answers to real-world questions. With Pragmatic Randomized Trials and other modern research approaches, we can complete trials and gain insights in a much shorter time period.
info_outline Episode 5: Building a high performance test and learn culture 06/04/2018
Episode 5: Building a high performance test and learn culture In Episode 5, Kristy Cunningham, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Insights, McDonald's USA details her journey building a data-driven test and learn culture at McDonald's USA. Kristy discusses specific examples of how testing can improve how large companies approach risk along with recommendations for how healthcare companies can use measurement and analytics to improve business outcomes.
info_outline Episode 4: Consumer-Centric Healthcare: A Conversation with Avik Roy | Avik Roy, The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity 08/08/2017
Episode 4: Consumer-Centric Healthcare: A Conversation with Avik Roy | Avik Roy, The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity In Episode 4 of the Analytics & Outcomes podcast, NextHealth Technologies CEO, Eric Grossman, interviews Avik Roy, President of The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity. Avik assesses the current state of healthcare, and provides his vision for empowering consumers to make their best healthcare decisions. Note: The views and opinions expressed by guests of the Analytics & Outcomes Podcast series do not necessarily reflect the policies or positions of NextHealth Technologies.
info_outline Episode 3: Using Data and Analytics to Drive Outcomes in Colorado | Sue Birch, Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing 06/06/2016
Episode 3: Using Data and Analytics to Drive Outcomes in Colorado | Sue Birch, Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing Sue Birch is the Executive Director of the , otherwise known as “HCPF”. HCPF has a budget of roughly $9 billion dollars and is the single state agency administering Colorado Medicaid and the Child Health Plan Plus Program. In this episode, Sue speaks about Medicaid expansion and how her agency has used innovative approaches to the opportunities and challenges they've faced. She covers how Colorado is using data and analytics to drive outcomes, the lessons she's learned, and her vision for the future.
info_outline Episode 2: Nudging Your Way to Better Outcomes and Value | Allison Young, BCBS of Louisiana 02/23/2016
Episode 2: Nudging Your Way to Better Outcomes and Value | Allison Young, BCBS of Louisiana Allison Young is the Senior Vice President of the Benefits Administration division of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, the state's oldest and largest health plan benefit company. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana currently provides health insurance to over one and a half million members.
info_outline Episode 1: No Regrets Analytics Investments | Sherri Zink, BCBS Tennessee 02/12/2016
Episode 1: No Regrets Analytics Investments | Sherri Zink, BCBS Tennessee Sherri Zink is the Senior Vice President and Chief Data Engagement Officer of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, the state’s largest health plan benefit company. In this episode, Sherri speaks with Eric Grossman, CEO of NextHealth Technologies, and explains what she considers to be “no regret analytics investments” that further the goals of driving new value-based care models, engaging with consumers, and improving quality and outcomes. Sherri shares her perspective on barriers that healthcare organizations face in deriving value from their analytics investments and some potential solutions. She discusses the importance of being able to measure the both the impact on consumer engagement as well as the return on the analytics investments. She also discusses other innovations she is seeing in the marketplace.