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Telehealth, Best Practices and Integrated Care: Dr. Charles Sorenson on Intermountain Healthcare’s Commitment to Innovation

Telehealth, Best Practices and Integrated Care: Dr. Charles Sorenson on Intermountain Healthcare’s Commitment to Innovation

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Intermountain Healthcare of Utah’s CEO Emeritus Dr. Charles Sorenson, who discusses Intermountain’s innovative, integrated care delivery system committed to improved outcomes and contained costs. He is Founding Director of the Intermountain Healthcare Leadership Institute which seeks to train future clinician leaders in their team-based model of care delivery.

Dan Munro, Author of Casino Healthcare: The Health of the Nation: America’s Biggest Gamble

Dan Munro, Author of Casino Healthcare: The Health of the Nation: America’s Biggest Gamble

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with health industry analyst and writer, Dan Munro, author of the newly-released “Casino Healthcare: The Health of the Nation: America’s Biggest Gamble”. They discuss the nation’s 3.4 trillion dollar a year health care system, what’s behind these costs, and what might be done to correct it.

Dr. Neel Shah, Founder of Costs of Care

Dr. Neel Shah, Founder of Costs of Care

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Neel Shah, Asst. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynocology at Harvard Medical School and Founder of Costs of Care, a global NGO dedicated to helping delivery systems provide better care at lower costs. He’s also the co-author of “Understanding Value Based Care” which seeks to promote cost awareness in the medical profession.

Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Administrator and Director for the Center For Medicare at Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, where he oversees payment models for Medicare’s 50 million users. Mr. Cavanaugh talks about the culture of innovation underway at CMS to promote new payment models that incentivize improved outcomes while promoting cost containment.

Dr. Glenn Steele, President and CEO of Geisinger Health System

Dr. Glenn Steele, President and CEO of Geisinger Health System

This week, Hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Glenn Steele, President and CEO of Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, a physician-led, integrated health system serving 2.8 million patients across 44 counties. Dr. Steele discusses Geisinger’s integrated health services organization lauded for its innovative care delivery models and cost containment strategies that have yielded better outcomes and high-value care.