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Healthcare Whisperer welcomes Catherine Grace to the show. She is a writer, editor, and breast cancer survivor. She is here to discuss her journey throught the maze of cancer from diagnosis to treatment to remission. Her story will give us insight to the impact on one's life, emotions and relationships. It is a story of strength, courage, love and compassion. Catherine's experience will make you laugh and cry but most of all it will fill you with awe at her determination to win the battle.
Sunit Rikhi has a unique perspective on how context impacts leadership. You'll want to hear it.
VP and General Manager (Retired), Intel Custom Foundry
Founder, Reach For Infinity, LLC
Member of the Board, Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute
Sunit Rikhi brings a lifetime of career learning and leadership to help clients, readers, and audiences achieve results worthy of their potential while experiencing the joys of growth without limits.
In his 30 year career as an Intel executive, Sunit Rikhi pioneered several game-changing initiatives and contributed significantly to the shaping of the semiconductor industry and our way of life on earth today.
Intel Custom Foundry – A disruptive force in the semiconductor industry
Sunit started Intel Custom Foundry from scratch in 2008 to provide leading edge custom silicon manufacturing services to fabless design companies. At the time he retired from Intel in May of 2015, the business was on a path to ramping volume to over a billion dollars of revenue run rate. The business had over a thousand engineers spread across the globe and more than ten customers in the USA and Asia.
I am continuing my audio blog, moving away from my experiences with my journey with my mother to patient and healthcare stories. It is my hope that these stories will be informative and instructive. When you hear them, you may think, is she making this up. No, they are real.
There was so much controversy about passing “Obama-care”, officially known as The Affordable Care Act, but after all the dust has settled, there is no improvement in the health disparities between people of color in America and white Americans. Healthcare policies were written by those who were ill-equipped to address the issues that poor un-insured people face. Disparities occur in the quality of care received (Care by Provider) even when income, health insurance and access to care are taken into account. Patients from racial and ethnic minorities often fare far worse than their white counterparts on a range of health indicators: life expectancy, infant mortality, prevalence of chronic diseases and insurance coverage, among others. We also know our health is influenced by more than what happens in a health care setting. Our health is influenced by the conditions in which we live, where we work, where our children play (Care Needed due to Circumstances). Those social determinants of health play a significant role in contributing to health disparities.
A year ago I attend a Pri-Med conference in New York City which is a primary care (internal medicine) conference. There were all of the Northeast medical institutions represented with professors paid to teach the latest and greatest American Medical Association decision about “ standard of care” in the land. There were holographic presentations from prestigious university medical school. The case study was of a 62 year old black American woman with diabetes, obesity, hypertension and early signs of cardiac and renal pathology. The panel's general attitude was that the patient “did not want to change her health status”.
Most of us ministers have some sort of aspiration about fufilling the role of a leadership. Some ministers are unaware whether there are the right person for leadership. We will discover some tips from other leaders how do we know for sure that we have been called into leadership.
There are some DO's and Don't regarding leadership that some have not been taught in the church setting.
Get you pen, pencil and note pad ready to take notes. This leadership setting is going to help you understand your calling as well as tips on how to maintain your character as Leader today.
What is a leader at an NWP site? Why? When? How so? How can we make explicit what is the path to leadership in the National Writing Project, to ourselves and to those outside our network, looking for a way in. Join three NWP leaders for a discussion on an array of questions related to leadership, expanding leadership, developing leadership--creating new pathways.
Medicine should be about the diagnosing, treating, and preventing of disease. But, in America, we’ve gotten all that mixed up. The patient-physician relationship has been evaporated and has been invaded by third-parties fueling flames that are entirely unhelpful to actual patient care. Healthcare has become one of the most polarizing topics in the United States. Fewer and fewer people are finding value in America’s medical system, as growing distrust continues to mount.
Join us as we speak with Rocky Bilhartz, MD author of Finding Truth in Transparency: Our Broken Healthcare System and How We Can Heal It - a riveting uncensored look into the healthcare problems our country is facing - this book gives a peek behind the “Iron Curtain” of medicine and you will be shocked by what you find there. Dr. Bilhartz conveys an unprecedented understanding of why physicians are getting out of medicine, why your medical bills are too high, and why your insurance plan is too confusing.
A practicing physician in the field interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease, Dr. Bilhartz is a graduate of Rice University and received a joint Medical Doctor (M.D.) and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree with specialization in Health Organizational Management from Texas Tech University Health Science Center.
As a doctor, author, and speaker, his mission is to help you take back your healthcare.
On our first broadcast of the new year at 12 Noon Pacific/3PM Eastern on January 6th 2016, we chat with Scott Reid, co-founder and CEO of Alignment Healthcare, whose mission is to:
"Relentlessly focus on improving health care value for patients and partners."
For recent news and announcements click here, and follow on Twitter via @AlignmentHealth.
Join Pophealth Week co-founders Fred Goldstein and Gregg Masters for a deep dive into the many moving parts of a successful population health management strategy.
Even with chaos, growing in a positive direction is about leading yourself and learning while making mistakes. Start learning to grow in chaos. Lead and guide yourself. There is strength in learning to lead in adversity. The world has many principles and concepts within that change the direction of others to go in negative directions without realizing it.
Take time to ponder what your inside heart looks like. Take time to ponder how you led yourself in the direction you are going. What has gotten you this far? Will it lead you further or will it only lead you to the next stopping point? How can you lead others while still making mistakes? Good leadership includes learning how to deal with mistakes and how to correct paths. Mistakes don't equal bad leadership. It means there is room for improvement and a chance to continue growth.
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