New Ideas from Kaufman Hall
Primary Care Welcomes Virtual Behavioral Health to the Doctor’s Office

Primary Care Welcomes Virtual Behavioral Health to the Doctor’s Office

March 6, 2020

North Carolina-based Atrium Health now offers patients virtual behavioral health services within their primary care practices. Will Behrmann, assistant vice president of innovation at Atrium Health, recently joined the New Ideas podcast to discuss how Atrium’s efforts to better understand its patients and their lives inspired the virtual visit initiative.

Improving Population Health One Meal at a Time

Improving Population Health One Meal at a Time

February 7, 2020

Shoeb Sitafalwalla, MD, medical director and founder of the South Asian Cardiovascular Center at Advocate-Aurora Health, joined the New Ideas podcast to explore his efforts to rally local restaurants and faith-based organizations to battle high rates of cardiac disease in the South Asian community.

Making Everyday Health a Reality

Making Everyday Health a Reality

January 27, 2020

On the latest episode of New Ideas from Kaufman Hall, Chris Waugh, Chief Design and Innovation Officer at Sutter Health, discusses the system’s vision for “everyday health,” a proactive, continuous, and personalized approach to healthcare.

The Biggest 2019 Healthcare Innovation Trends

The Biggest 2019 Healthcare Innovation Trends

January 10, 2020

CVS and Walgreens shifted their retail clinics from flu shots to chronic disease care. Walmart and Amazon launched small but potentially transformational primary care pilots. And the buzz around Haven continued to build. The latest episode of New Ideas from Kaufman Hall explores 2019’s biggest healthcare innovation trends, and what they mean for 2020.

Simulating Disruption: A Health System Gets Ready for New Competition

Simulating Disruption: A Health System Gets Ready for New Competition

December 16, 2019

For health systems, figuring out how to keep pace with new, digitally-focused competitors can be daunting.  Jean Ahn, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Baystate Health and Robert Bacon, Vice Chair of Baystate Health’s Board of Trustees and President of Elm Electrical in Westfield, Mass., joined the New Ideas podcast to discuss how a recent simulation exercise spurred novel thinking on the challenges ahead.

Digital Strategies for Patient Engagement

Digital Strategies for Patient Engagement

November 15, 2019

Sara Vaezy, Chief Digital Strategy Officer for Providence St. Joseph Health, joined the New Ideas podcast recently for a glimpse into the Renton, Washington-based health system’s vision for attracting and engaging consumers through a variety of digital platforms and services.

Care in 60 Minutes or Less

Care in 60 Minutes or Less

October 18, 2019

Erin Powell, system director of retail health at SSM Health, recently joined New Ideas to discuss their virtual visit program. Residents of Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin can book $25 visits with one of SSM Health’s nurse practitioners for non-urgent conditions. Depending on the diagnosis, clinicians follow up with each patient via email, telephone, or video visit in 15-60 minutes.

Understanding a New Era of Vertical Integration

Understanding a New Era of Vertical Integration

September 13, 2019

On this episode of New Ideas, Craig Garthwaite, Director of the Program on Healthcare at the Kellogg School of Management, sits down with Kaufman Hall’s Haydn Bush to examine Optum’s payer-provider integration efforts, discuss why CVS’s HealthHUBs are so critical to its post-merger success, and take a look inside the future of inpatient hospitals.