Utilizing Innovation to Impact Healthcare’s Workforce Crisis

May 20, 2022  |  kelsay

We are facing a crippling shortage of healthcare professionals, leading to program closures, reduced access to care, and increased workload on remaining staff. Provider organizations everywhere will struggle, but those in already-underserved communities – many low-income or rural – will be at the highest risk of closure. Addressing the workforce crisis isn’t just a priority, […]

Live! A Conversation with Sara Vaezy, Providence’s New Chief Digital Officer

April 21, 2022  |  kelsay

Replay of a live discussion with Providence’s new Chief Digital Officer, Sara Vaezy with host Melissa Tizon. Hear Vaezy’s vision for Providence’s Digital Innovation Group through these challenging times for health systems, what the team is incubating now and how digital is helping health system retention and growth.

Strategies for Reducing AED Utilization

March 8, 2022  |  providence

Despite the near-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department (ED) utilization, we expect that ED volumes will recover and pre-COVID utilization patterns will return. The ED continues to be not only an expensive setting for hospitals and payors to care for patients, but it’s also not necessarily the best place to be treated […]

Ep. 9 w/ Kari Escobedo of the Seattle Mariners

December 1, 2021  |  kelsay

What happens when you bring together two bright minds to tackle healthcare’s challenges? This isn’t your typical brainstorm between healthcare experts. No, this is a supercharged session between two minds that work in similar, but very disparate industries. Our guests talk about a broad challenge they face, and discuss how they’ve approached the problem in […]

The Essential for a Long-Term Virtual Care Strategy that Will Add to the Bottom Line

September 3, 2021  |  kelsay

The Essentials for a Long-term Virtual Care Strategy that Will Add to the Bottom Line Abby Lotz, MSN, RN, Vice President, Digital Care, Chief Nursing Officer, Digital Health OSF OnCall Lisa Finkelstein, DO, Medical Director of Telehealth, St. John’s Health (Jackson, Wyo.) Judd E. Hollander, MD, Senior Vice President for Healthcare Delivery Innovation, TJU; Associate […]