Host Bryce Williams, Blue Shield of California’s vice president of lifestyle medicine, chats with Gary Mendell, founder and CEO of Shatterproof, about the tragic toll of substance abuse in the U.S. and the latest strategies for addiction prevention, support, and recovery. In this episode, Gary shares his personal journey – a profound and heart-breaking story – which led him to start a nonprofit helping millions overcome addiction through evidence-based treatments, contact-based education, and high-quality treatment standards. Visit Shatterproof.org to learn how the organization is transforming addiction prevention and care.
COVID-19's impact on the healthcare industry reaches far and wide, and we've discussed the pandemic with almost all of the HDoD guests over the past year. So we've curated the most compelling insights into our latest episode of Big Topics in Small Doses, featuring three experts in under five minutes.
Big Topics in Small Doses is a 5 episode video collection of the best Healthy Dose of Dialogue takes on the most important topics in healthcare right now, all under 5 minutes.
In Episode 1, we gathered insights from industry experts about the evolving landscape of mental health and what can be done to ensure this essential service is effective and accessible for everyone.
A Dose of Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence with Aashima Gupta, Google Cloud’s director of Global Healthcare Strategy and Solutions
In the struggle to chart the future of health care, technology and data are primed to determine success. Guest Host Lisa Davis, Blue Shield of California's senior vice president and CIO, talks with Aashima Gupta, Google Cloud's director of Global Healthcare Strategy and Solutions, to discuss how the tech industry will contribute to next-generation health and the new interplay of strategic partnerships, advanced technologies, and data strategies in health care. In this episode, Aashima also highlights inroads in digital transformation and how women in tech can drive this momentum. Visit cloud.google.com/solutions/healthcare-life-sciences to learn how Google is transforming tomorrow's health care services.
A Dose of Health Tech and Venture Trends Ahmad Thomas, President & CEO of Silicon Valley Leadership Group
The pandemic has unlocked transformative tech, equity insights, and fresh opportunities for health care pioneers. Ahmad Thomas, Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s president, and CEO talks about COVID-19’s impact on California’s innovation economy and how health industry entrepreneurs are opening new doors with telehealth and progressive policymaking. In this episode, Ahmad predicts a new landscape in health care where out-of-the-box thinking has the power to lower costs of care, improve outcomes, and increase patient access to services. Visit svlg.org to learn more about Silicon Valley Leadership Group.
A Dose of Enterprise Health Strategy with Vinny Catalano, Senior Vice President of Employee Benefits at Lockton Insurance Brokers
As escalating health care costs sound alarms for executives and employees alike, Vinny Catalano, Lockton Insurance, Inc.'s senior vice president of employee benefits, calls for strategic, long-term planning and explains how organizations can unlock hidden opportunities for affordable, quality care. In this episode, we discuss the importance of employee benefits analysis, goal setting, and the need to establish a common language for critical health care discussions between finance, HR departments, and leadership. Visit lockton.com/employee-benefits to learn more about Lockton Insurance.
A Dose of Disruption and Reform with Elizabeth Mitchell, President, and CEO of Purchaser Business Group on Health
As a result of the pandemic, employers and health care purchasers – public and private – are demonstrating readiness and commitment to transform health care. In this episode, host Don Antonucci invites Elizabeth Mitchell, President, and CEO of Purchaser Business Group on Health, for an encore conversation to share her perspectives on what’s happening in markets across the United States and examples of how employers are embracing their role to lead change and address quality, affordability, digital innovation, equity and more. Visit pbgh.org to learn more about Purchaser Business Group on Health.
Guest host Bryce Williams, Vice President of MindBody Medicine at Blue Shield of California, joins the podcast to chat with Dr. William Ferro, Founder and CEO of Betr Health. Bryce and Dr. Ferro discuss how simple diet and lifestyle choices can prevent, treat and even reverse chronic diseases. Dr. Ferro introduces the "Betr Health Method," a movement built on a food-as-medicine approach that helps people get their groove back. Learn more at https://betrhealth.com/.
More families than ever are dealing with a range of common challenges associated with mental and behavioral health. Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that 1 in 5 children are estimated to have a behavioral health condition, and 80% are not getting the care they need. In this episode, host Don Antonucci speaks with Naomi Allen, co-founder, and CEO of Brightline and a leading entrepreneur, about how Brightline addresses the growing demand for behavioral health care and reinventing the way it is delivered for children, teens, and their families. For more information about Brightline, visit https://hellobrightline.com/
As founder of EndWellProject.org, Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider has created a movement that is focused on transforming the end of life into a human-centered experience. In this episode, host Don Antonucci discusses with Dr. Ungerleider how she is shifting cultural perceptions and changing the dialogue about serious illness and end of life. They also touch on technologies to support end-of-life care and planning and how we can engage in dialogue with ourselves and our loved ones about end of life.