August 6, 2021
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Your best 20 minutes this week, where outcomes matter, customers count and value rules. Hear analysis of the crucial market-based healthcare news and speculation for the week ahead. The customer revolution in healthcare comes alive in this must-listen podcast for forward-thinking healthcare executives.

David Burda, 4sight Health’s News Editor, hosts with commentary from David Johnson, 4sight Health’s CEO, and Julie Murchinson, Partner at Transformation Capital. Join the Customer Revolution!

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Listen to the most recent episodes below.


Why Aren’t Hospitals Complying with the Price TransparencyRegs? 8/6/21

What will it take to get hospitals to post their prices online so consumers can see them? We pored through the latest life expectancy research on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Population Health and the Pandemic, 7/30/21

What long-term effects will the pandemic have on population health in the U.S.? We pored through the latest life expectancy research on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Why We Need COVID Vaccine Mandates for Healthcare Workers, 7/23/21

With daily new COVID case counts climbing and more than 340 million vaccine doses administered safely without much incident, are there any excuses left for healthcare workers not to get vaccinated? We talked about it on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Making Healthcare Markets More Competitive, 7/16/21

President Biden’s latest executive order seeks to make the hospital, health insurance and prescription markets more competitive and more affordable for consumers. Will it work? We talked about it on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


A Medicare Advantage Checkup, 7/9/21

Costs, benefits, star ratings and payments. We examined all of these aspects and more of Medicare’s fastest growing program on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Social Determinants, Digital Health and Medicare Spending, 7/2/21

Two new reports shed light on some obvious and not-so-obvious ways to address social determinants of health. We talked about them on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


ACOs, Bundled Payments and the Future of Value-Based Reimbursement, 6/25/21

Where are value-based reimbursement models headed? Two new studies gave us a few clues. We talked about it on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Physician Supply, Demand and Competition, 6/18/21

How many more doctors do we really need in the next 13 years? We talked about it on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.

New Alzheimer Drug: Hope or Hype?, 6/11/21

We unpacked the controversies and possible market-based solutions generated by the new FDA-approved drug to treat patients with Alzheimer’s Disease on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Deciding Who Wins, Loses With Private Equity in Healthcare, 6/4/21

Private equity firms are making more acquisitions in healthcare. What does that mean for patients, payers and providers? We talked about it on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.

Lessons in How Health Insurance Markets Work, 5/28/21

Two new reports reveal a lot about health insurance plan profitability and health insurance plan competition. We talked about what they mean for healthcare consumers on today’s 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.

Separating the Digital Health Wheat from the Chaff, 5/21/21

Three organizations are trying to keep digital health tech from going off the rails. We talked about their approaches and chances of success on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Innovating Medicaid Managed Care, 5/14/21

With Medicaid enrollment and spending on the rise, the pressure is on states to use their Medicaid managed-care programs to control spending and improve outcomes. We talked about how on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


COVID Left a Mark on the Healthcare Workforce, 5/7/21

The pandemic may be waning, but its impact on frontline healthcare workers will be felt forever. How should the industry respond? We talked about it on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Why Are We Still Talking About EHRs and Clinician Burnout?, 4/30/21

Two new studies say EHRs are still putting the hurt on doctors and nurses. We talked about what we have to do to not have this same conversation 10 years from now on today’s 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Healthcare’s Escalating Platform Wars, 4/23/21

Why everyone in healthcare suddenly is building a technology or care delivery platform. On today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Racism and Healthcare, 4/16/21

The CDC declared racism a threat to public health. We talked about what that means as we move forward.


Value-Based Reimbursement Shows Signs of Life, 4/9/21

We debated the significance of two new value-based reimbursement agreements on today’s episode.


What to Do with Rural Healthcare? 4/2/21

Rural hospitals are on the brink and along with them are patients’ access to care. We talked about how to make rural healthcare sustainable.


What’s Up with All the Digital Dealmaking? 3/26/21

Digital health dealmaking is accelerating. David Johnson and Julie Murchinson talk about the latest moves by Amazon, Doctor on Demand, Grand Rounds, Transcarent, Blackstone and Ginger all on today’s episode.


Buyer Beware? How About Patient Beware, 3/19/21

We marked Patient Safety Awareness Week on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast with our takeaways from some shocking patient safety headlines.


Will the American Rescue Plan Rescue Healthcare?, 3/12/21

There’s a lot of healthcare in the American Rescue Plan. We unpacked it for you in today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Vaccine Hesitancy and Delayed Care, 3/5/21

People are scared to take the COVID-19 vaccine yet too scared of the virus to seek medical care. We tried to make sense of it all on today’s episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Healthcare’s Incentives and Disincentives to Make Care More Affordable, 2/26/21

Competition? Transparency? Regulation? Reimbursement? We talked about what works and doesn’t work for healthcare customers on this episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


What’s Your Big Idea to Fix Healthcare?, 2/19/21

Dave Johnson and Julie Murchinson critiqued the latest reform brainstorms from three different industry groups on this episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


What’s Behind Healthcare’s Mask Problem?, 2/12/21

Not enough masks. Too many masks. Fake masks. Double masking. We tried to make sense of it all on this episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Opening Healthcare’s Digital Front Door to Everyone, 2/5/21

What accessibility lessons did we learn from patients’ use of virtual care during the pandemic? We talked about it on this episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Making Book on Healthcare in 2021, 1/29/21

What’s ahead for healthcare in the public and private sectors this year? We made our bold predictions in this episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


Rating and Ranking the Biden Administration’s Healthcare Priorities, 1/22/21

Conquering COVID and reforming the healthcare system to make it work better for consumers. Can you have one without the other? We talked about all the possibilities on this episode of 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.


For Haven’s Sake, 1/8/21

The week of 2021 saw the demise of Haven and the announcement of three multibillion dollar healthcare deals. What do they say about the rest of the year? We talked about it on this episode of the 4sight Friday Roundup podcast.

To learn more on this topic, please read “Gawande’s Gift: Re-Imagining Corporate Wellness and Healthcare” on 4sighthealth.com.

 

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About the Authors

David Burda

Dave is 4sight Health’s biggest news junkie, resident journalist and healthcare historian. He began covering healthcare in 1983 and hasn’t stopped since. Dave writes his own column, “Burda on Health,” for us, contributes weekly blog posts, and manages our weekly e-newsletter and weekly podcast, 4sight Friday and 4sight Roundup. Dave believes that healthcare is a business like any other business, and customers—patients—are king. If you do what’s right for patients, good business results will follow. Follow Burda on Twitter @DavidRBurda and on LinkedIn.

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