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ONC Final Rules on Information Blocking - Part 2

ONC Final Rules on Information Blocking - Part 2

April 7, 2020

In this episode of 4x4 Health, we continue our conversation with Michael Lipinski, Director of the Regulatory Affairs Division within the office of policy in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Mark Knee, JD, a Senior Policy Advisor with the ONC Office of Policy.  Both Mike and Mark are at ground zero when it comes to the federal government’s current efforts to promote interoperability and the free exchange of health data.

In part-one of this two-part episode, we covered the overall intent of the rules and dig into the details related to information blocking. In this portion, we cover the planned roll out and enforcement of the rules.

ONC Final Rules on Information Blocking – Part 1

ONC Final Rules on Information Blocking – Part 1

March 31, 2020

In this episode of 4x4 Health, we talk with Michael Lipinski, Director of the Regulatory Affairs Division within the office of policy in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Mark Knee, JD, a Senior Policy Advisor with the ONC Office of Policy.  Both Mike and Mark are at ground zero when it comes to the federal government’s current efforts to promote interoperability and the free exchange of health data. 

 In part-one of this two-part episode, we cover the overall intent of the rules and dig into the details related to information blocking. Part-two will cover the planned roll out and enforcement of the rules.

The S Curve, Chaos and the Evolution of Healthcare

The S Curve, Chaos and the Evolution of Healthcare

March 24, 2020

In this episode of 4x4 Health, we meet Dr. Joshua T. Honaker, Chief Medical Administrative Officer, for the Norton Medical Group, a part of Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky. Josh’s responsibilities include serving as the physician leader and co-administration leader for over 1,100+ employed providers. Dr. Honaker shares practical insights on building successful medical practices and leading healthcare organizations. We also discuss his work applying the S-Curve Discontinuity Theory to medicine as a way to explain healthcare’s past and predict its future – particularly timely as the COVID19 pandemic disrupts the established healthcare delivery system. 

Working in Healthcare: A COVID-19 Special

Working in Healthcare: A COVID-19 Special

March 20, 2020

COVID19, the disease caused by the novel corona virus is rapidly spreading in a global pandemic turning life upside down around the world. Individuals and organizations are asking fundamental questions like Where is this going? What should I do to keep myself safe? What will be the business and economic impact? What will be the impact on the healthcare system and providers?  

In this special edition of #4x4 Health, Co-host Dr. Geeta Nyaar and I dispense with our usual format to explore these and other COVID19-related questions with José Szapocznik, Professor of Public Health Sciences, Architecture, Psychology, and Educational Studies at the University of Miami where he is also the Honorary and Founding Director of the Clinical Translational Science  Institute. This episode was recorded on March 17, 2020. 

Working in Healthcare: David Butler

Working in Healthcare: David Butler

March 17, 2020

In this episode of the 4x4 Health series Working in Healthcare, co-hosts Dave Levin, MD and Geeta Nayyar, MD talk with David Butler, MD. Founder and Principal of Calyx Consulting. David is a widely recognized health IT leader when it comes to deploying and utilizing health IT.  David leverages his dual board certification in pediatrics and internal medicine to bridge the gap between the clinical and the technical. And he’s proven his ability to partner with clinical, operations and IT practitioners and executives at health systems like NYC Health and Hospitals, Guthrie Clinic and the Cleveland Clinic.

Working in Healthcare: Matt Fisher

Working in Healthcare: Matt Fisher

March 10, 2020

In this episode of the 4x4 Health series “Working in Healthcare”, co-hosts Dave Levin, MD and Geeta Nayyar, MD talk with Matt Fisher, Chair of the Health Law Group and a Partner at the law firm of Mirick O’Connell.  Matt’s legal practice focuses on corporate and regulatory matters in healthcare, which includes advising physicians, clinicians, hospitals, and all other care delivery organizations as well as digital health companies in all aspects of business operations. Matt shares his refreshing views on how legal and regulatory issues can be addressed to support innovation in healthcare.

Working in Healthcare: Jamey Edwards

Working in Healthcare: Jamey Edwards

March 3, 2020

In this episode of the 4x4 Health series Working in Healthcare, co-hosts Dave Levin, MD and Geeta Nayyar, MD talk with Jamey Edwards, CEO and Co-founder of Cloudbreak Health. Jamey shares how Cloudbreak is using a proven platform, connected to a scalable network, to deliver medical and language expertise in pursuit of his mission to humanize healthcare and make healthcare disparities a thing of the past. Jamie’s had a diverse career leading up to his focus in medicine including serving as CEO of Emergent Medical Associates, as a member of the Investment Banking Division of Lehman Brothers and as a Fund Manager for BR Venture Fund, the seed stage venture capital fund for Cornell University.

Working in Healthcare: Vincent Keunen

Working in Healthcare: Vincent Keunen

February 25, 2020

In this episode of 4x4 Health, our new series Working in Healthcare with series co-host Geeta Nayyar, M.D., M.B.A. Chief Medical Officer for Greenway Health. Our guest this week is Vincent Keunen, Founder and CEO of Andaman7, a startup dedicated to improving healthcare by providing innovative software technology. A cancer survivor, software engineer and entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in the health IT sector, Vincent has developed numerous systems in Belgium. In 2011, Vincent was recognized as national CIO of the year.

Working in Healthcare: Geeta Nayyar

Working in Healthcare: Geeta Nayyar

February 18, 2020

In this episode of 4x4 Health, we kick off our new series Working in Healthcare with series co-host Geeta Nayyar, M.D., M.B.A. Chief Medical Officer for Greenway HealthGeeta is a nationally recognized leader in healthcare information technology. She has been named one of the “Top 26 smartest people in Health IT” by Becker’s Report and ranked one of the “Top 25 Minority Healthcare Executives” by Modern Healthcare. 

Consumerism, Patient Experience and Population Health

Consumerism, Patient Experience and Population Health

February 11, 2020

In this episode of 4x4 Health, we talk with Royal Tuthill, Co-founder and President of Docent Health. Royal’s work at Docent has taken him to the intersection of consumerism, patient experience and population health and the cutting edge of leveraging healthcare technology to enable better customer relationships that achieve great outcomes for patients and providers. He also shares insights from the venture studio at Oxeon Partners where he first conceptualized and then led the development of Docent Health.