TheHealthcare InnovatorsPodcast

How does healthcare innovate?
Catalyze explores this topic in a new series of interviews with several of the industry's top thinkers and doers. Follow along with us as we uncover insights to catalyzing change in healthcare.

Latest Episode

The Evolving Role of the Hospital CMIO in 2017

With guest Luis Saldana, MD - Texas Health Resources CMIO

Interviewed by Travis Good, MD - CEO & Chief Privacy Officer

Latest Episodes

The Evolving Role of the Hospital CMIO in 2017

The role of the hospital chief medical information officer (CMIO) is evolving. As we begin 2017, healthcare organizations nationwide will be tapping their CMIOs to provide strategies around MACRA, MIPS, physician satisfaction and more. In this latest podcast, Texas Health Resources CMIO Luis Saldana, MD shares his top priorities for 2017 and how those will affect the overall healthcare delivery for his organization. Dr. Saldana expands on the CMIO role and how it is expanding.

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Charles Jaffe, MD: Why Healthcare Should Expand its View of FHIR

Mohan Balachandran chats with HL7 CEO Charles Jaffe, MD in this podcast presentation. From this segment, listeners will discover more about FHIR and learn why developers and hospital systems shouldn’t wait for a fully baked data exchange standard. Healthcare leaders often raise many questions around FHIR and Dr. Jaffe provides clarity around those questions. With standards as a critical component of healthcare innovation, this FHIR-based podcast is a must for those who can’t get enough understanding of FHIR. After the podcast, explore more about FHIR by using the Catalyze mock FHIR API.

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Dr. Mark Braunstein: Healthcare in the Age of Interoperability

Today Healthcare Innovators Podcast has a great conversation about "Healthcare in the Age of Interoperability" with Dr. Mark Braunstein, who teaches healthcare informatics at Georgia Tech. One of the Catalyze team members ran into Dr. Braunstein at an HL7 FHIR Applications roundtable at Harvard Medical School and brought his work to our attention. In this episode, Travis Good, MD finds out more about Braunstein and his work at the first US university to have a FHIR server for class work. Listeners will learn more about the FHIR-enabled projects that Georgia Tech master-level students are doing in conjunction with research physician clinicians in the Atlanta area.

We also prod Braunstein for his personal insight about what is missing in today’s medical education. Listeners can gain deeper insight into this area, by ordering Braunstein’s latest book "Practitioner’s Guide to Health Informatics."

After listening to today’s podcast, you may want to learn more about FHIR from the Catalyze site, then check out Dr. Braunstein’s lectures on Udacity, or Coursera.

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Earlier Episodes

Ida Sim, MD: Physician, Researcher, and Entrepreneur

Travis Good, MD pulls up a virtual chair with Dr. Ida Sim in this podcast. Listeners get a clinician’s view of the value of patient-generated data, sensor brands, and where all this deluge of data is going. As a primary care doctor, informatics research and entrepreneur, Dr. Sim provides a take on data that no one else can. She explains datasets and what doctors need better than most, so it’s a rare opportunity to interview her and a treat for listeners who want that inside view of the industry from a clinician’s eye. Catalyze supports the Open mHealth organization and its mission. After listening to this interview learn more by checking the organization out.

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Mark Shapiro, MD, Host of the "Explore the Space" Podcast

It’s been a little over a year since we began examining innovation from all its various aspects. We’ve covered every side, except for the physician side, so in today’s episode, Travis Good, MD gets the practicing physician’s stance on technology and how it is being incorporated into practices, or not. Mark Shapiro, MD, a hospitalist and host of Explore the Space podcast discusses the physician’s part in the development of these technologies and where they could play a more leading role. Additionally, Dr. Shapiro’s shares his favorite guest interviews, helping us to see how healthcare can leverage insights from other industries. Listen to today’s podcast, then pop over to Explore the Space to subscribe and catch a few of Dr. Shapiro’s latest episodes.

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Micky Tripathi: a FHIR-side Chat

In this episode, Travis Good, MD conducts a FHIR-side chat with Micky Tripathi, President and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Cooperative. The two discuss the upsides and down-sides of the new data standard and dig into the predictions around availability of use case applications and FHIR tools, as well as app portability enabled by FHIR. Despite what many feel about FHIR’s ability to solve all aspects of the interoperability puzzle, Tripathi uses his humor to illustrate how misplaced those sentiments might be. Listeners will also be treated to Tripathi’s thoughts of who the industry dark horse may be in solving the problem with patient-generated data. If this podcast leaves you wondering about this new data standard, learn more about FHIR here in less time than a coffee break.

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