BOLD Leadership in Healthcare with Chris Mahai

In this episode Sammi Guseyn-Zade, Consultant with Aveus, talks with Chris Mahai. Chris founded and led Aveus for over 20 years. Her work has taken her around the world, giving her a unique perspective on how leaders drive material and positive outcomes in today’s global marketplace. Chris is the author of three books including the topic of this episode: BOLD: Essential Leadership For Transformative Change. Listen to hear what we mean by BOLD leadership in healthcare and why BOLD leaders are best positioned to drive the transformation required in healthcare today.

Re-Engaging in Trust Featuring Dr. Jan Berger

In this episode Deborah McMahon, SVP of Aveus talks with Dr. Jan Berger about the recent release of her fifth book Re-Engaging in Trust: The Missing Ingredient to Fixing Healthcare. This book integrates five years of primary research and secondary research that leads readers to a set of concrete recommendations that can help move the needle positively around trust and outcomes.

Medication Management Strategies to Improve Health & Reduce Costs

Medication Management Strategies to Improve Health and Reduce Costs

In this episode Deborah McMahon, SVP of Aveus talks with Dr. Terry McInnis about how medication management strategies aid in reducing costs and improving health. In a paper she coauthored in 2018, she highlighted that there’s roughly half a trillion dollars in waste that can be attributed to non-optimized drug therapies. Deb and Terry talk about addressing some of the upstream root issues in the patient medication experience and how those can lead to improvements in downstream outcomes.

Putting Customers at the Center of Digital Healthcare

Putting Customers at the Center of Digital Healthcare

In this episode Deborah McMahon, SVP of Aveus talks with Susie Hume, Director of Digital Strategy, Experience and Delivery at Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield about how she and the team at Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield are delivering a differentiated customer experience for members and providers.

Star Ratings and the Need to Improve Consumer Experience

A game-changing revision to CMS rules for Star ratings puts Medicare Advantage plans under extra pressure to deliver an excellent customer experience. At Medecision, our solutions and services help health plans improve the consumer experience and increase engagement. By Medecision There’s a growing emphasis on consumer experience across industries, and healthcare is no exception. In…

Healthcare: Not Just an Employee Benefit Anymore – An Interview with Ellen Kelsay

The title for the Business Group on Health’s annual conference, “From Crisis to Opportunity,” says it all, doesn’t it? If you’re working in any corner of healthcare, if you’re an employer with employees needing healthcare, or if you’re a family seeking healthcare, the pandemic crisis is leading everyone to seek new, better answers. And those…

Prioritizing DE&I Efforts: Learn from crisis to prevent crisis

During the height of the national pain following George Floyd’s death, I came across an article written by Shenequa Golding  titled “Maintaining Professionalism in the Age of Black Death Is… A Lot.” While the article is an opinion piece, it articulated what I struggled to put into words as a Black-biracial woman. It is a…

Leave Your Ego at the Door and Learn: An Interview with Dr. Terri Steinberg

A couple weeks ago, we introduced you to Terri Steinberg, MD, MBA, FACP, FAMIA as Medecision’s new Group Senior Vice President of Analytics and Population Health and Chief Medical Officer.  Today, I’d like to introduce you to Terri Steinberg, BOLD leader. Terri and I had a conversation shortly before she officially joined Medecision, and her…