Episodes

A Look-Back at 2018’s Hot Topics, Favorite Guests, and PopHealth Podcast Behind the Scenes Stories

As 2018 draws to a close, Gavin and Zac look back on the year that was, share some behind-the-scenes stories and share their thoughts on what to watch for as we head into 2019. Check out this episode!
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VITAS Healthcare – America’s Largest Hospice Provider

VITAS Healthcare is arguably the most-recognized name in Hospice and end-of-life care. In fact, they are the Nation's largest provider of hospice and palliative care services, caring for more than 18,000 patients every day. As experts on care and comfort at the end-of-life, we sit down with Dr. Christine Koniaris, Medical Director for VITAS East Bay, and Brian Pienta to discuss the clinical and holistic aspects of hospice care…
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Tom Olds, CEO of Generations Healthcare

Generations Healthcare is one of the leading healthcare organizations in the west focused on skilled nursing, rehab, memory care, behavioral health, and assisted living.  Tom discusses his personal journey, where he saw the opportunity to do something better than the status quo.  Tom discusses the Generations story, from a single facility organization to now 27 locations with operations throughout California and Las Vegas. Check out this episode!
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Global Leaders from Movember Discuss What the Mustaches Are All About

So what are all those mustaches in November about, and what's up with Movember?  The Movember Foundation is the only charity tackling men's health on a global scale, year-round.  Global leaders Paul Villanti and Kellie Paich join the show to share how those mustaches and $837 million (USD) raised by Movember globally are going to good use. Check out this episode!
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Dr. Naveen Raja – Medical Director, Accountable Care and Population Health, UCLA Health

UCLA Health is often recognized as one of the leading health systems in the world, with UCLA Medical Center ranked as #7 in the nation by US News and World Report.  Dr. Raja joins the show to discuss UCLA's growing role in patient centered care, and how UCLA's decades of population health experience have made it such a prestigious organization. Check out this episode!
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Dr. Sachin Jain, CEO, CareMore Health

Dr. Jain joined the show to share about his journey and experiences that eventually helped shape CareMore into a leading integrated health plan and delivery system serving 10 states including California and Arizona.  Dr. Jain has advised and interacted with some of the most influential decision makers in our nation's healthcare ecosystem and is #36 on Modern Healthcare's Top 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. Check out this episode!
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Dawn Maroney, President-Consumer, Alignment Healthcare

Dawn Maroney has a strong background working for established health plans, including CareMore, Care First, Health Net, and Secure Horizons.  Dawn's shares how she's helped work closely with Alignment consumers and providers to develop benefits and services that have helped Alignment grow from a startup into a successful multi-state health plan. Check out this episode!
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Dr. Josh Luke, Healthcare Futurist, Hospital CEO, and USC Professor

Dr. Josh Luke took a bold step in 2012 to form the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative, one of the nation's first organizations dedicated to bringing the best transitional care leaders together in multiple formats, including conferences, webinars, podcasts, and other collaborative settings.  Dr. Luke discusses his often-blunt approach to the future of healthcare and how it has helped him gain notoriety as healthcare futurist, a term that's become more…
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L.A. Care Health Plan’s Chief Quality and Information Executive, Dr. Katrina Miller

Managing the population of over 2 million members is no easy task.  Dr. Katrina Miller joins the show to give the audience a snapshot into one of the largest, state funded public health plans in the country.  Dr. Miller breaks down how LA Care serves a diverse patient population, including 40% of its members that prefer to discuss their medical care in a language other than English. Check out…
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Dori Fulk and Jason Steinhauer – Community Resource Specialists, Population Health Management, Banner Health

Dori and Jason share their unique stories about their opportunity to support the growth of the population health department at one of Arizona's most prestigious health systems, Banner Health, which employs over 50,000 employees and is Arizona's largest private employer. Check out this episode!
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