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Conversations at the heart of moving health care forward.

On the frontlines of collaborative care

When a patient’s chronic conditions are compounded by depression, it’s a recipe for adverse outcomes and high healthcare costs. Dr. Paul Ciechanowski, a national leader in developing evidence-based models of collaborative care describes a new way forward. Bringing together care managers and coaches on the frontlines of care with a psychiatrist, the primary care physician, and other clinicians as needed, a team is created that can accelerate care delivery and have a measurable impact on patient outcomes.

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Podcast Guest

Paul Ciechanowski, MD, MPH Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Samepage Health

Podcast Host

L. Gordon Moore, MD Senior Medical Director, Clinical Strategy and Value-based Care

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Searching for the holy grail of mental health care

Imagine going to your primary care clinic and along with a blood test, they also took a “sample“ of your language. The brain is too complicated for typical lab tests, […]

Good intentions and unintended consequences: A look at healthcare policy

Sometimes ideas for healthcare reform can morph into problematic policies that inadvertently drive up costs and erode quality. What happens when we instead encourage innovation at the individual health system […]

In search of innovation: The role of the CMIO

Dr. John “Rick” LeMoine’s job is unique among chief medical information officers (CMIOs). He has no direct reports at CMIO for Sharp HealthCare, the largest healthcare provider in San Diego […]

Analyzing human language for social good

Can the use of language on social media reveal information about a patient’s mental health? Can human language, with all its ambiguities and complexities, be analyzed to identify behavioral issues? […]

Physician payment and performance measurement: Is it fair?

How much time does it actually take for primary care physicians and specialists to deliver care, and should time be considered when determining payment? When it comes to physician performance, […]

Finding a common language: Documentation and quality improvement

Health care is rich with specific language that clinicians use to avoid ambiguity. Inconsistent or confusing communication increases the possibility of poor patient care. In this episode, Dr. Geoffrey Rose […]

Payer-provider collaboration: What’s in it for consumers?

Imagine having to pay for a car piece by piece, shopping for a steering wheel, brake system and transmission all as separate purchases. Not a great idea, right? Now imagine […]

Analyzing unstructured data to unmask cognitive impairment

What if clinicians could use technology to find early indicators of cognitive impairment hidden in the medical record? In this episode, Dr. Gordon Moore speaks with Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN, […]

Social determinants: Changing our view of the patient

When Dr. David Buck developed clinics for Houston’s indigent population in the mid-1980s, he learned first hand that his patients needed social and behavioral supports outside of traditional medicine. Three […]

Getting credit for great work: Helping physicians improve documentation

For chief medical officers, a top focus is improving the quality and safety of patient care. When Dr. Gene Christian left his orthopedic practice for hospital administration, he expected to […]

Why patient engagement matters

At age 31, after completing his medical training as a family physician, Dr. Alan Glaseroff learned he had Type 1 diabetes. Determined to defy predictions of a shortened life, Dr. […]

Making the move from volume to value

In this episode, Dr. Gordon Moore talks with Mark Sonneborn, vice president, health information and analytics with the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) about the shift from volume-based reimbursement to value-based […]