Healthy Dose of Dialogue
A Dose of Youth Mental Health Support

A Dose of Youth Mental Health Support

October 27, 2021

Jeremiah Aja, a clinical counselor and assistant director of the national youth mental health service provider Wellness Together, talks with host Jennifer Christian-Herman, Blue Shield of California's executive director of Mind Body Medicine, about how COVID-19 has spiked demand for youth counseling and how telehealth can fill gaps in care. Jeremiah also shares how schools and Wellness Together are working to make mental health services a foundational part of the education system. Visit wellnesstogether.org to learn more about the group’s ongoing mission to help youth in need.

A Dose of Diabetes Reversal

A Dose of Diabetes Reversal

October 21, 2021

Host Bryce Williams, Blue Shield of California’s vice president of MindBody Medicine, speaks with Sami Inkinen, co-founder and CEO of Virta, about breakthrough treatments for type-2 diabetes and how the right diet can reverse the potentially deadly disease. In this episode, Sami explains how his personal encounter with diabetes turned into an entrepreneurial venture that aims to safely and sustainably reverse type-2 diabetes in more than 100 million people by 2025. Visit Virtahealth.com to learn more about its mission and its clinically-proven diabetes treatment program.

A Dose of Addiction Support Advocacy

A Dose of Addiction Support Advocacy

October 13, 2021

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.

Bonus. Big Topics in Small Doses: Covid-19

Bonus. Big Topics in Small Doses: Covid-19

October 7, 2021

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.

Bonus. Big Topics in Small Doses: Mental health

Bonus. Big Topics in Small Doses: Mental health

August 31, 2021

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. 

This podcast episode contains the audio version of the first episode of the series. You can check the video on our YouTube Channel or at www.doseofdialogue.com.

 

A Dose of Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence with Aashima Gupta, Google Cloud’s director of Global Healthcare Strategy and Solutions

A Dose of Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence with Aashima Gupta, Google Cloud’s director of Global Healthcare Strategy and Solutions

August 12, 2021

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

A Dose of Health Tech and Venture Trends Ahmad Thomas, President & CEO of Silicon Valley Leadership Group

July 29, 2021

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

A Dose of Enterprise Health Strategy with Vinny Catalano, Senior Vice President of Employee Benefits at Lockton Insurance Brokers

July 16, 2021

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

A Dose of Disruption and Reform with Elizabeth Mitchell, President, and CEO of Purchaser Business Group on Health

July 1, 2021

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. 

A Dose of Mind Body Medicine with Dr. William Ferro, founder and CEO of Betr Health

A Dose of Mind Body Medicine with Dr. William Ferro, founder and CEO of Betr Health

June 17, 2021

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/.

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