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UnitedHealth Group’s Disruptive DNA

UnitedHealth Group is a Fortune 5 company — 5x the size of the largest health system — and competes with everyone, including themselves. Does that make them frenemies, and what does their market presence signal about their disruptive DNA? Jared and Zain dig in with James Gardner.  All that, plus the Flava of the Week…

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Seriously, What’s a Metaverse?

Johnny Rodriguez from Fresh Consulting is here to give us a guided tour of the Metaverse, or more appropriately, metaverses. Johnny is actively tracking more than 200 metaverse environments, and he walks us through what we should know now as well as what we should be paying attention to in the near future. Get ready…

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“The Olympics of Tech” – Collision Conference 2022

This episode of This Week in Health Tech focuses on one of the biggest tech conferences of North America, Collision Conference 2022. Collision attracts people from more than 125 countries and more than 35000 people. Vik shares the stories meeting the brightest minds in tech and innovative companies. Very different than the other healthcare tech…

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Specialty Care’s Place in the Value-Based Puzzle

Ian Koons is in the house to share some provocative thinking about new models of specialty care. We’ve talked a lot about innovative primary care models this season, and Ian will tell us how his company Karoo Health is using some of those same disruptive features building a next-gen value-based model for specialty care.  All…

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Meeting “Consumer-Grade” Expectations

By Drake Pusey, Founder & Principal Strategist at Volition Project In the early days of the internet, back when we called it the “World Wide Web”, user experience designers were hit with a grim reality: The users they were designing websites for spent 99% of their time on other websites. Designers realized that in this…

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More Bricks ‘n Mortar … Does it Mean More Convenience or More Rival Obsession?

By John Marzano “When I was a child, I spoke as a child, understood as a child, I thought like a child. But when I became a man, I put away childish things.” – Corinthians 13:11-12 A large health system in the Northeast U.S. recently announced a massive healthcare spend to expand and build more…

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Let’s Reduce Our Technical Debt

David Harvey, CEO of Panda Health, shares key findings from the 2022 Hospital Digital Health Technology Report. He shares some provocative thinking about evaluating digital health solutions and dives deep into the need to reduce the technical debt of legacy healthcare organizations. All that, plus the Flava of the Week about the evolving role of…

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Engineering to Your North Star with Satvik Gadamsetty

Last year we learned how Nayya was . Founder and CTO, Akash Magoon told us that they were “restacking the financial odds in favor of American Families.” We loved that mission, and apparently, the market did too. Nayya has grown tremendously since…

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How Healthcare Happens in the Heartland

Healthcare choices are different for the 46 million Americans who live in rural areas; there tend to be fewer doctors to treat their specialized needs, and fewer dollars being spent by big-name health systems. Join Jared and Zain as they share provocative thinking about innovating in rural areas by reimagining the role of hospitals, reexamining…

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The Data Fundamentals that Enable Value-Based Care with C.K. Wang

It’s natural to reach for advanced analytics, machine learning, and other potentially transformational technologies in healthcare. That’s especially true in oncology where speed to diagnosis and speed to care are critical. However, there are…

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