Innovative Healthcare Solutions Podcast
Innovative Healthcare Solutions Podcast
During this podcast series, CCA past president, Ed Pudlowski, interviews actuaries and other professionals focused on delivering innovation in healthcare. These sessions and discussions highlight interesting people, products and services designed to drive a better healthcare system and provide insights into what is transpiring in the ever-changing environment of healthcare.
Episode 14: Holistic Wellness for Women's Life Stages
In this Innovative Healthcare Solutions Podcast episode Ed Pudlowski talks with Amita Sharma, co-founder of NourishDoc, about how they support women through perimenopause and beyond for physical wellness and emotional support.
Episode 13: The Science of Biochemistry
In this Innovative Healthcare Solutions Podcast episode Ed Pudlowski talks with Mike Tomback, vice president of sales at Ciba Health, about how they strive to reverse chronic diseases.
Episode 12: Digital Technologies
In this episode Ed Pudlowski talks with David Michel, CEO of Catapult Health, about how they have leveraged digital technologies to reimagine and reinvent the way preventive healthcare is delivered.
Episode 11: The Value of Value-Based Care
In this episode, Ed Pudlowski talks with Mark Wernicke, vice president of managed care at Thedacare about value-based care, patient care, and quality of healthcare services.
Episode 10: Improving Maternal-Child Health
In this episode of the Innovative Healthcare Solutions podcast Ed Pudlowski talks with Sara Teppema, chief actuary at Wildflower Health, about how she and the team help patients navigate the healthcare system throughout maternity, including the post-partum period.
Episode 9: Reimagining Healthcare Services
In this healthcare podcast episode, Ed Pudlowski talks with Trevor Fast, benefit products lead at Surest. Trevor and Ed talk about a redesigned healthcare benefit model that gives consumers the support to find better healthcare options.
Episode 8: HSA Plan Designs and Funding Strategies
In this healthcare podcast episode, Ed Pudlowski speaks with Roy Ramthun, a nationally recognized expert on healthcare savings accounts and consumer directed healthcare issues, who shares his idea about expanding the ACA Marketplace products to include HSAs.
Episode 7: Managing Kidney Disease Through Evidenced-Based Care
In this healthcare podcast episode, Ed Pudlowski speaks with Jason Borycki with Monogram Health about how his organization strives for early detection of kidney disease and works to reduce inpatient admissions, readmissions and ER visits.
Episode 6: Closing the Cancer Care Knowledge Gap
Learn from AccessHope's CEO, Mark Stadler, on how AccessHope collaborates with other institutions, employers and their healthcare affiliates nationwide to improve the quality of cancer care and close the cancer knowledge gap.
Episode 5: Transforming Healthcare Decisions Through Data Science and Digital Technology
In the fifth episode of the Healthcare Innovations podcast, Transforming Healthcare Decisions Through Data Science and Digital Technology, you will enjoy Ed's conversation with Jeff Dobro, Chief Innovation Officer at Transcarent. Hear Jeff explain how healthcare, with access to information and digital technology, is delivering better quality of care and realizing cost efficiencies.
Episode 4: Data Science, Meet Actuarial Science
In the fourth episode of the Healthcare Innovations Podcast, Data Science, Meet Actuarial Science, you will enjoy Ed's chat with Whitney Pratt, director of data science pricing and underwriting analytics at Evernorth. Learn about how she and her team are using machine learning and other statistical methods to inform and support risk-based decision making and identifying pricing solutions.
Episode 3: Behavioral Science of Weight Management
In this episode, Ed talks with Dr. Tim Church, chief medical officer at Wondr Health. Dr. Church addresses two epidemics we're going to be dealing with in the future: mental health and metabolic syndromes. Find out what this means for medical costs, and how to help people create healthier, more balanced lives.
Episode 2: Validating the Navigational Healthcare Model
Meet Bobby Owen, lead actuary at Quantum Health, a healthcare navigation firm. Ed and Bobby discuss in this episode how he and his team are using data to substantiate value and improve healthcare outcomes.
Episode 1: The Crossroads between Actuarial Science and Value-Based Care
In this episode, Ed talks with Gary Stanford with Healthcare Services Corp about his non-traditional role focusing on the provider, healthcare network and price transparency. Gary has presented at the CCA Annual Meeting on both machine learning and artificial intelligence and talks about how he's using these tools in his work.
Meetings & Education
- Healthcare Meeting
- Professionalism Forum
- CCA Annual Meeting
- CCA Enrolled Actuaries Conference
- Meeting Policies
- CE Tracking
- Knowledge Exchange
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