Episodes

Don Crane – CEO of America’s Physician Groups (formerly CAPG)

The organization formerly known as CAPG has grown rapidly since we last had CEO Don Crane on the pod.  Re-branded as America's Physician Groups (APG), the organization has expanded their influence nationwide and continued its rapid growth.  Ahead of their upcoming national conference in San Diego, Don sits down with the guys to discuss the "new" organization, his view for the future of healthcare and how APG is exercising…
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Healthcare Policy Expert & State of Reform CEO, DJ Wilson

DJ Wilson's experience in government and public policy gave him a unique perspective on how things get done in America and ability to navigate the political environment.  Following his time in Washington, he focused those skills on healthcare in America and founded State of Reform to provide consulting services and also put on some of the most influential conferences industry-wide.  Join us as DJ talks in depth about where…
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Charlene Platon, NP, Manager of Advanced Practice at Stanford Health Care Sheds Light on Advance Practice Providers

Charene Platon joins the show to share about the history and growing importance of advanced practice clinicians, such as nurse practitioners and physician's assistants, in our constantly changing healthcare climate. Check out this episode!
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Dan Trigub, Regional Vice President at Lyft, Explains how rideshare apps are moving past their millennial reputation

More-and-more these days, it's getting harder to find people who haven't taken a trip courtesy of an on-demand rideshare app.  But as the once stereotypically "millennial" transportation services continue to grow at a torrid pace, they are beginning to look into other ways their huge cache of drivers and lower costs can transform the way people get from Point A to Point B.  Currently providing more than 1 Million…
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Mary Winners, Leading Gerontologist and Aging Expert

As our population ages, gerontology is taking a more prominent role in our nation.   Leading aging expert and gerontologist Mary Winners discusses the history of gerontology, what it means, and how experts in aging serve as a resource with our aging adults. Check out this episode!
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Maureen Feldman of the Social Isolation and Loneliness Collaborative at Motion Picture & Television Fund

The impact of loneliness and social isolation is an often-forgotten issue, and yet it is one that impacts our society more than most people understand.  When you consider that social isolation as you age can negatively impact your physical health in the same way that smoking a pack of cigarettes can, you begin to understand why.  Maureen Feldman runs the Social Isolation and Loneliness Collaborative at Motion Picture &…
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Arielle Burstein, Senior Associate at the Milken Institute, discusses longevity, ageism and the future of growing old

Arielle Burstein, a Senior Associate at the Milken Institute, is focused on research and action to help study and shape a viable solution for our aging population.  The institute, a "nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank determined to increase global prosperity by advancing collaborative solutions that widen access to capital, create jobs and improve health," heads research and convenes leaders who have the power to make a change.  Arielle and I…
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Gray Miller, Founder and CEO, Titanium Healthcare

A former nuclear submarine engineer and leader at General Electric (including in a healthcare division, Gray Miller's own personal experience with his father's hospitalization was a catalyst to leverage his expertise in processes and data to assemble group of passionate executives who are experts at eliminating unnecessary testing, admissions, and utilization.  Gray shares about his background and how he hopes Titanium Healthcare will improve the lives of both the…
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Dr. Adam Solomon, Chief Medical Officer, MemorialCare Medical Foundation

Dr. Adam Solomon reveals the inner workings of how ACOs, IPAs, and how physician practices operate in today's ever changing healthcare landscape. Learn about his journey from coast to coast, including his time in Maryland as a student to his time as a relatively new physician in Oregon to his current role of chief medical officer for a large health system in California. Check out this episode!
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Dr. Mary Naylor, Creator of the Transitional Care Model

For many healthcare professionals, Dr. Mary Naylor and her transformative Transitional Care Model (fondly referred to as the "Naylor Model"), have become synonymous with care transitions and readmission prevention.  Adapted from a care transitions program for low birth weight infants, Dr. Naylor created one of the most influential models for caring for high-risk older adults.  With amazing results in hundreds of healthcare organizations across the country, it has become…
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