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"The Dish on Health IT"

Engaging discussion around Health IT with perspectives from across the healthcare landscape. This informative and entertaining rotating panel of senior health IT consultants and their guests will keep you in the know about the latest innovations, policies and industry shifts impacting healthcare and point out the opportunities that lie within.

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EPISODES

Episode 18: CAQH Driving Standards & Transaction Adoption to Address Industry Challenges

 

On this episode of the Dish on Health IT podcast, guests April Todd VP at the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) and Erin Weber Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) Director at CAQH to discuss driving adoption of transactions and standards in pharmacy and medical benefit, FHIR use cases such as prior authorization, burden reduction and return on investment as well as value-based care.

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Episode 17: Going Beyond Checking the Box for Policy Adherence

 

On this episode of The Dish on Health IT, Alix Goss vice president and senior consultant at Imprado joins our hosts Ken Kleinberg, Pooja Babbrah and Jocelyn Keegan to talk historical policy and standards milestones, how they brought us to where we are today and why it’s important for the industry to go above and beyond the mentality of just checking the box for policy adherence in order to gain a competitive advantage and achieve better patient outcomes.  

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Episode 16: Social Determinants of Health & the SIREN/HL7 Gravity Project

 

 

This episode of The Dish on Health IT features distinguished guest Evelyn Gallego, CEO at EMI Advisors and Program Manager at the SIREN HL7 Gravity project. Our new host Ken Kleinberg along with co-hosts Jocelyn Keegan and Pooja Babbrah talk with Evelyn about value propositions for collecting social risk data, establishing agreed upon language and vocabulary for social determinants of health (SDoH) data and the issue of consumer and patient privacy. 

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Episode 15: ONC's Steve Posnack Dishes on the Transition and the Vision for Interoperability

 

 

Our first podcast episode of 2021 features distinguished guest Steve Posnack, Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology for The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC). Our new host Ken Kleinberg along with co-hosts Jocelyn Keegan and Pooja Babbrah talk with Steve about the administration transition, FHIR, moving to APIs in healthcare and the mission to achieve interoperability. 

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Episode 14: 2020 Year-end Review & 2021 Prognostications

 

 

On this year-end episode of The Dish on Health IT podcast, host Gary Austin and co-hosts Ken Kleinberg, Pooja Babbrah and Jocelyn Keegan discuss prognostications on the year ahead in the areas of COVID-19, technology innovation, health data, and price transparency.

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Episode 13: The Latest on Price Transparency

 

 

This episode focuses on the recent CMS price transparency rule. Hosts Gary Austin, Ken Kleinberg and Pooja Babbrah discuss the new rule, break down its components and outline what it will mean for the industry across stakeholders including opportunities that shouldn't be missed.

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Episode 12: Innovation in Healthcare with Aneesh Chopra

 

 

This episode features guest Aneesh Chopra, the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States and more currently, the co-founder and president of CareJourney. Hosts Gary Austin and Ken Kleinberg sit down with Mr. Chopra to discuss smarter choices the industry can make to move more quickly towards value based care, specifically direct contracting and third party apps.

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Episode 11: HL7 CodeX: Transforming Cancer Care & Research

 

Steve Bratt, lead of  CodeX joins hosts Jocelyn Keegan and Gary Austin to discuss the integration of minimal common oncology data elements (mCODE) and leveraging FHIR API technology to accelerate significant improvements in cancer care and research.

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Episode 10: Recap of ONC Tech Forum

 

On this episode of The Dish on Health IT, hosts Pooja BabbrahJocelyn KeeganKen Kleinberg and Gary Austin discuss key takeaways from the annual ONC Tech Forum. The discussion highlights key areas covered at the conference such as Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), Health Information Exchanges (HIEs)United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI)Lab orders and resultsand Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)  

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Episode 9: Health Analytics and Improving Interoperability

 

Guest Dale Sanders, CTO of Health Catalyst, joins hosts Gary Austin and Ken Kleinberg to discuss the future of interoperability and health analytics and how decision support, population health, and easing provider burden can be improved with the right incentives to effectively unlock data to fuel more powerful analytics capability.

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Episode 8: Price Transparency (Pharmacy & Medical). What's Next? 

 

Carm Huntress, CEO of RxRevu, joins hosts, Gary Austin and Pooja Babbrah to discuss price transparency.

 

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Episode 7: APIs, FHIR Accelerators & Infrastructure

 

Guest, Patrick Murta, Solution Architecture Fellow with Humana and Chief Architect for the ONC FHIR at Scale Taskforce (FAST), joins hosts Gary Austin, Jocelyn Keegan and Ken Kleinberg to discuss how Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is transforming health data exchange and what HL7 FHIR Accelerators are doing to expedite progress and FHIR adoption.

 

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Episode 6: Payers Evolve Approach to Medication Management

 

Pooja Babbrah from Point of Care Partners joins hosts, Gary Austin and Ken Kleinberg to talk about changes in the way payers are dealing with pharmaceutical management.

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Episode 5: Innovation in Health IT

 

Kurt Schiller and Mark Hughey from Arcweb join hosts, Gary Austin and Ken Kleinberg to talk about innovation in health IT. Our guests share what kind of innovative projects their Philadelphia-based software development firm is tackling, how they guide their clients through innovation projects and the importance of starting with a business use case before tackling a new project. 

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Part 2, Episode 4: HIEs Now & Future

 

The discussion continues with guest, Dr. Tim Pletcher, Executive Director of the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) joins The Dish on Health IT panel of senior consultants, Gary Austin, Jocelyn Keegan and Ken Kleinberg to discuss the role of Health Information Exchanges in healthcare, their role in the response to COVID-19 and what role they can serve in the future once TEFCA is finalized.  

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Part 1, Episode 4: HIEs Now & Future

 

Guest, Dr. Tim Pletcher, Executive Director of the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN)joins The Dish on Health IT panel of senior consultants, Gary Austin, Jocelyn Keegan and Ken Kleinberg to discuss the role of Health Information Exchanges in healthcare, their role in the response to COVID-19 and what role they can serve in the future once TEFCA is finalized.  

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Part 2, Episode #3: Health IT and the Law

 

Our guest, David Szabo, Co-Chair of the Health Care practice, a Partner in the Corporate and Transactional Department, and a member of the Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group with Locke Lord, LLP joins our regular panel of senior health IT consultants, Ken Kleinberg, Jocelyn Keegan and Gary Austin to dish on Health IT and the Law.

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Part 1, Episode #3: Health IT and the Law

Our guest, David Szabo, Co-Chair of the Health Care practice, a Partner in the Corporate and Transactional Department, and a member of the Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group with Locke Lord, LLP joins our regular panel of senior health IT consultants, Ken Kleinberg, Jocelyn Keegan and Gary Austin to dish on Health IT and the Law.

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Episode #2: Telehealth Now and In the Future

 

 

Guest Brian Bamberger joins hosts Gary Austin and Jocelyn Keegan to discuss future and current telehealth trends.

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Episode #1: Health IT in a COVID-19 World

 

 

Panel Gary Austin, Jocelyn Keegan and Ken Kleinberg introduce key topics covered by the news non-stop like availability and production of COVID tests, delays in lab results, shortage or personal protective equipment like masks, mass immunizations while looking at all these issues from a health IT perspective.

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