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A conversation with Stacey Irving, Senior Director, Channel Marketing, and Derek Rago, VP Marketing & Strategy, at McKesson Patient Relationship Solutions, about the McKesson Pharmacy Intervention Program, which expands patient access to one-on-one behavioral coaching about the importance of taking medicines from retail pharmacists in the McKesson network.
Moore’s law states that computer capacity doubles every 18 months. Consider this – in 1993 I met Jim Sewell who ran a company called Bayes Corp. His background was Military Intelligence. He explained that 20 years earlier, in 1973, when Patty Hearst was kidnapped those searching for her approached him to see if he could use technology to help find her.
After spending time to consider the possibilities he reported back – that he couldn’t find her but he could find everyone in America who was just like her. This was 41 years ago – and he was working with very limited technology by today’s standards.
Today’s guest is another Jim – James Speer. He is a Ph.D. and a J.D. He’s spent 24 years in academic medicine and has worked for a McKesson-sponsored consortium led by Harvard University School of Public Health and Duke University School of Medicine researchers.
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"Geoffrey spent more than twelve years disrupting the telemedicine market with Health Hero Network. During his tenure at Health Hero, Geoffrey served multiple roles, including COO and CTO. As CTO, Geoffrey designed and implemented award winning hardware and software products, including Business Week’s 2000 Product of The Year. During his time as COO, he guided the company through the “bubble” bursting in Silicon Valley, and built the organization into the largest telehealth vendor in the world with cornerstone customers such as the Department of Veterans Affairs and McKesson. After selling Health Hero Network to Robert Bosch, Geoffrey now serves as advisor to Rock Health and dozens of other Health Technology Startups."
Mr. Jolicoeur will discuss the transport, logistics and risk mitigation involved in cost-effective temperature controlled shipment of pharmceutical products and supplies.
On the Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 broadcast at 1:30PM Pacific/4:30PM Eastern our special guest is Paul Hofmann, Dr. PH, President of the Hofmann Healthcare Group, in Moraga, California. Dr Hofmann has devoted a majority of his time to assisting hospitals and health systems with accelerating their performance improvement efforts and writing, speaking and consulting on ethical issues in health care.
Dr. Hofmann's tenure includes: Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Alta Bates Corporation, a diversified nonprofit health care system in northern California; Executive Director of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia; and Director of Stanford University Hospital and Clinics in Palo Alto, California.
He is co-editor of Managing Ethically: An Executive’s Guide, published in 2001 by Health Administration Press. A second edition, Managing Healthcare Ethically: An Executive’s Guide, was published in 2010. He is also co-editor of Management Mistakes in Healthcare: Identification, Correction and Prevention, published in 2005 by Cambridge University Press. Dr. Hofmann currently serves on the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality Prize Committee, the Joint Commission’s International Standards Subcommittee, and the boards of MedShare International and the Education Development Center.
An author of over 150 publications, Dr. Hofmann has held faculty appointments at Harvard, UCLA, Stanford, Emory, and the University of California.
Today we discuss his recent article on Hospitals & Health Networks titled: 'A Better Conversation about End-of-Life Care'.
If your E2.0 funding requests keep hitting a brick wall, maybe you just haven’t paid your dues. “Until you explain what’s wrong with the way it is now, you haven’t earned permission to fix it,” says Sameer Patel, co-founder of Sovos Group. A consultant who specializes in boosting business performance using social tools, Sameer’s client list includes Ingres, Sun Microsystems, KPMG and McKesson HBOC. Tune in to Collaboration Pizza to hear his views on how vendors and buyers miss the boat in their approach to social computing, how employers will measure individual performance in the new collaborative workplace, and behind-the-scenes political obstacles to changing systems. Live Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 3:30 pm ET or download anytime.
On the Wednesday, August 17th 2011 broadcast at 11AM Pacific/2PM Eastern my special guest commentator is Justin T. Barnes, Vice President of Greenway Medical Technologies.
As a healthcare software executive and public policy expert Barnes manages Greenway’s Marketing, Industry Affairs and Government Affairs departments. In addition, Mr. Barnes is Chairman Emeritus of the HIMSS Electronic Health Record (EHR) Association where he supports the EHR Association’s industry strategy and leadership.
Mr. Barnes has been in the EHR industry for seventeen years and resides on more than a dozen industry & governance boards. He brings to Greenway an essential continuum of business experience from Silicon Valley start-ups to industry-leading Fortune 20 conglomerates. Prior to Greenway, Mr. Barnes was a member of the founding team and Vice President of Sales Operations at Healinx Corporation (now RelayHealth).bsequently merged with McKesson in 1999.
Barnes has formally addressed and/or testified before Congress as well as both Presidential Administrations on fifteen occasions between 2005 and 2011 with statements relating to EHR meaningful use, accountable care, ACOs, EHR certification, health information exchange, healthcare privacy, security, confidentiality, compliance, standards, interoperability, health IT adoption incentives, health IT adoption modeling & forecasting, health IT return on investment (ROI) and the globalization of healthcare. Barnes is a regular public speaker on these issues and has been published in more than 400 journals, magazines and broadcast media outlets relating to national leadership of health IT and EHR adoption efforts. In addition, Barnes has advised several U.S. Presidential campaigns on healthcare public policy, HIPAA, health information exchange, health IT and EHRs.
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Jerome Ersland: Guilty or Innocent of Murder, Part II took this debate into a new direction. The panel consisted of (OK) NAACP State Conference President Anthony Douglas, (OK) State Senator Ralph Shortey and (OKC) criminal attorney Anthony McKesson. State Senator Shortey defended why he helped draft the Jerome Ersland Act when Anthony Douglas questioned why he would ever draft such a STUPID bill. Senator Shortey contends the bill will close the loophole on the amount of force a business owner could use when defending his business in robbery situation. Shortey furhter stated it would NOT matter if two bullets or 50 bullets were fired into a suspect, as long as the business owner said he or she percieved themselves to still be in danger.
Mr. Alan W. Urech is Managing Partner and Principal at Stoney River Capital Partners LLC, an Angel-backed consultancy with over 17 direct partners. Using over 30 years of executive experience growing companies, he and his partners provide senior level business commercialization and exit strategies to rapidly expanding entrepreneurial growth companies. His support enables Stoney River Capital Partner’s (SRCP) clients to understand and methodically implement resource and team strategies through different business growth stages.
His background includes HBO & Company where he was part of a team that saw the organization’s expansion from an initial start-up of under $3 million to over $180 million dollars in revenue within 12 years. During this period, Mr. Urech was instrumental in developing very successful healthcare product lines which significantly expanded the Company’s overall growth and profitability. HBOC was sold in 1998 for US$13.8 Billion to McKesson Corporation, starting their information technology division.
Mr. Urech is an Instructor in Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. He instructs multiple Graduate and Undergraduate level programs in entrepreneurship and family business at the Herman J. Russell, Sr. International Center for Entrepreneurship. He is also on numerous corporate and non-profit Boards including Blank Stage Productions, NuVision Pharmaceuticals, TAG Health, MIT Forum (Atlanta) Programs, Georgia State University Health Advisory Board, Digitainment Georgia and the Stage2 Business Accelerator.
David Cohen, founder of Equation Arts, discusses personal branding in the age of social information. The show features, ideas, opinions, and visits by guests who are experts in their fields.