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Conversations on Transforming Health Care

These are the conversations happening inside health care that will transform health care. Experts talk about the challenges and opportunities facing the American health care system and how to provide the best health care value to the consumer. Be a part of the conversation on The Health Care Insider.

Health Care Insider: The Ethics of Genetic Screenings

Apr 8, 2016

Advances in genomics are creating extraordinary opportunities in medicine, but what are the potential consequences of its use to society and the individual? Joshua Shiffman, M.D., a pediatric oncologist at Huntsman Cancer Institute sits down with Wylie Burke, M.D., Ph.D., a professor of bioethics ...

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Health Care Insider: Insights from the Neurotrauma Masters

Apr 1, 2016

If you are in the field of neurotrauma, then we don’t have to hype the significance of the guests on this week’s Health Care Insider. They include: Legendary Neurosurgeon Sir Graham Teasdale, Dr. Michael Fehlings, Dr. Ross Bullock and Dr. Andres Rubiano. Their host, Dr. Greg Hawryluk, director ...

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Health Care Insider: Things You Can Do to Change Culture

Mar 25, 2016

There’s a lot of talk about culture change in healthcare and how important it is. But how do you actually change it? Professor of biomedical informatics, Nancy Lorenzi takes us through the process she has used successfully at Vanderbilt University....

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Health Care Insider: Social Determinants’ Affect on Your Health

Mar 18, 2016

When it comes to health, we often think of factors like family history and genetics. But there are other, less obvious factors that affect our well-being. Education, public policies, and even what food is available at the local grocery store can impact your health. Ana Marie Lopez, Associate Vice ...

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Health Care Insider: How Graduate Medical Education Impacts Patient Care

Mar 11, 2016

On this episode of Health Care Insider, we take a look at physician education after medical school. How is it funded and what impacts does it have on patient care? Dr. Brad Poss, the University of Utah’s associate dean of graduate medical education, joins Dr. Kyle Jones to answer these questions ...

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Health Care Insider: Minimizing Health Disparities in Different Demographic Groups

Mar 4, 2016

Gender, age, race, ethnicity and socio-economic status all can affect the quality of care a patient receives. For example, African American women have the overall poorest outcomes with breast cancer, regardless of their access to insurance. In this episode, Dr. Ana Marie Lopez explains how quality ...

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Health Care Insider: How to Effectively Use Stories in Health Care Communication

Feb 26, 2016

Health care communicators should always be asking if our messaging methods are achieving the intended objective. In this episode of the Health Care Insider, we examine targeted messages, tailored messages and stories to see which is more effective at getting patients to schedule a colonoscopy ...

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