Episodes

LA County Department of Public Health Shares Facts on COVID-19 Vaccine with 24 Hour Home Care Staff

LA County Department of Public Health's (LACDPH) Chair of the Healthcare Outreach Unit and infeciton disease expert Dr. Zachary Rubin, along with LACDPH Healthcare Outreach Unit's Alejandro Ramirez, RN, share the facts on the vaccine with 24 Hour Home Care frontline caregivers and support staff during a virtual townhall meeting in February, 2021. Check out this episode!
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California’s Department of Aging Director Kim McCoy Wade & The Newly Released Master Plan on Aging

California's Master Plan on Aging, released in January of 2021, has been 2 years in the making with hundreds of stakeholders lending their exerptise.  Kim McCoy Wade joins the show to share what California has in store to serve a 60yr old+ population that will reach over 10 million by 2030. Check out this episode!
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John Cassar, CEO of Leading Respiratory Care Provider SuperCare Health

John shares how the family founded business started over 45 years ago and how SuperCare has evolved since. SuperCare now manages millions of lives annually as one of the largest in-home providers of post-acute care respiratory services throughout multiple states. Check out this episode!
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COVID-19, Infectious Disease & ICU Expert Dr. Kevan Akrami- University of California San Diego

Dr. Akrami has served and lived in multiple continents as he has developed expertise in infectious disease and crirtical care. Kevan joins the show to share his first-hand experience about battling COVID-19 on the frontline in 2021, while also addressing some of the myths about the disease and vaccine. Check out this episode!
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2020 Cost of Care Survey with Genworth’s Gordon Saunders

The Genworth 2020 Cost of Care Survey is the leading tool for seniors and their loves ones to get true private pay costs of in-home care, senior living, adult day care, and nursing home care. Gordon shares how it all comes together and how it's the go-to resource for care seekers across the country. Check out this episode!
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Chris Howard, Sharp HealthCare CEO

Chris uprooted from Oklahoma not too long ago after throwing his name in the hat to lead Sharp. Little did he know that early in his tenure a global pandemic would hit. Chris shares how he and his team have created a positive "Sharp experience." Check out this episode!
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Don Antonucci, Blue Shield of California Sr. VP, Growth

Don, who recently started his own podcast, has helped lead successful efforts in multiple states for Blue Shield.  Don spends some time sharing a bit about Blue Shield in CA and what's new in 2021. Check out this episode!
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Karen M Johnson, Health Net’s Medicare Officer

Karen joins the show to shed some light as to how Health Net is helping its many members throughout the state through a variety of offerings.  Karen also addresses the challenge of healthcare accessibility that remains a hot topic in the healthcare community. Check out this episode!
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Dr. Romilla Batra, Chief Medical Officer, SCAN Health Plan

Dr. Batra joins us for our of our Fall Health Plan Miniseries where she shares about SCAN's specific focus on seniors, how COVID-19 has impacted members in 2020, and how SCAN is moving forward into the new plan year for its over 200,000 older adult members.  Check out this episode!
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Anthem Vice President, Medicare Product Management, Martin Esquivel

Martin rejoins the show as the first health plan leader in our 2020 Open Enrollment Miniseries. Martin gives an update into how Anthem continues to evolve while, in certain ways, remaining the same as many of Anthem traditional and supplemental benefits are working well for its Medicare members. Check out this episode!
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