Episodes

Encompass Health’s CMO Dr. Lisa Charbonneau on Acute Rehabilitation

Dr. Charbonneau explains how Encompass Health has become an expert for the care and expertise it provides in the acute rehabiltation hospital setting.  We explore her long tenure with Encompass Health and how confusion exists as what the term "rehabilitaton hospital" actually means. Check out this episode!
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Providence’s SVP and System Chief Nursing Officer Sylvain Trepanier

Syl joins the show and shares about his journey that started in Quebec, Canada. Caring for his father at a young age was an inspiration that would ultimately lead him to become one of North America's leaders in nursing, where he now oversees the efforts of 48,000 nurses under the Providence umbrella. Syl doesn't shy away from the discussion as we explore the role of a CNO and nursing…
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Mercy General’s Dr. Ronald Fong (Dignity Health-Sacramento): Physician Advisor In Care Coordination

Dr. Fong joins the show to break down what the physician advisor role is when serving as a liaison between care coordination or case management departments and the frontline physicians providing patient care in an acute care hospital setting. Check out this episode!
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DispatchHealth Co-Founder Kevin Riddleberger

DispatchHealth has made waves across the country as it has served over 300,000 patients to date in the home.  Kevin shares how Dispatch has grown into 18 states and how Dispatch has lead the waypreventing Emergency Department visits and bringing healthcare home. Check out this episode!
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Mission Healthcare’s Damien Weston: Expansion, Livng on a Boat, & the Largest Provider in the West

Fresh off big acquistion news of Healthy Living Network (HLN), Damien shares how Mission is transforming home health, hospice, and palliative care services as it becomes the largest provider of these services in the west. Check out this episode!
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Home Care Association of America’s Vicki Hoak: Caregiver Shortage, Funding Sources for Care, & More

Vicki Hoak hops on the show to address some of the national challenges of the home care industry, including changes in the industry that will impact our ability to age in place such as new funding for care. Check out this episode!
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HonorHealth Leaders Pam Foster and Allison Rose

Returning guest Pam Foster, VP Care Coordination, joins colleague Allison Rose, Network Director of Clinical Effectiveness, to share with host Gavin Ward and our audience about their initiatives at their muti-hospital system serving Scottsdale and Phoenix that end up leading to great outcomes for the patients that they ssrvice. Check out this episode!
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Home Based Care Industry Leaders Bruce Greenstein & Gwen Guillotte (LHC Group) On Risk & Partnerships

Gwen and Bruce joined the show from their headquarters in Lafeyette where LHC, one of the nation's largest providers of home based care, has figured out some of the "secret sauce" to land joint ventures with some of the nation's largest health systems. Check out this episode!
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LeadingAge California President Jeannee Parker Martin & the Caregiver Workforce Shortage

Jeannee Parker Martin, a pillar in the California aging community, joins the show and discusses the recent initiative among LeadingAge and other organizations to address the growing shortage of good caregiver jobs to serve our growing aging population. Check out this episode!
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Former Molina Healthcare Executive John Molina and the Relaunch of Community Hospital Long Beach

Former Molina Healthcare executive and entrepreneur John Molina discusses the vision he and his team had in investing in the relaunch of Community Hospital Long Beach, which recently reopened to support the healthcare community during the COVID-19 pandemic. John also shares how his departure in 2017 from Molina, while not easy, was a teaching moment to his kids. Check out this episode!
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