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  1. Supercharging Medication Reconciliation Workflows with Artificial Intelligence and Localized Medication History Data

    This podcast provides insights on technology enhancements available for Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, and MEDITECH EHRs, and contains two case studies from hospital pharmacists that leveraged technology solutions integrated into their Epic EHR throughout their facilities to ultimately save time while improving patient safety.

    Sponsored by DrFirst

  2. Dr. Marcus Speaker, Chief Medical Information Officer at Carilion Clinic

    This episode features Dr. Marcus Speaker, Chief Medical Information Officer at Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Va. Here, he joined the podcast to talk about the next evolution of virtual care and enterprise imaging. He also touched on key trends like interoperability, direct-to-consumer advertising and clinical decision support.

  3. Sylvain Trepanier, Senior Vice President & System Chief Nursing Officer at Providence

    This episode features Sylvain Trepanier, Senior Vice President & System Chief Nursing Officer at Providence. Here, he discusses the evolution of his role during the pandemic, maintaining recruitment, and more.

  4. Jacqueline Herd, Executive Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer at Grady Health System

    This episode features Jacqueline Herd, Executive Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer at Grady Health System. Here, she discusses her experience fighting COVID-19 in her role, the collaborative spirit of CNOs, and more.

  5. Dr. Jake Lancaster, CMIO of Baptist Memorial Health Care

    Dr. Jake Lancaster, CMIO of Baptist Memorial Health Care in Memphis, Tenn., joined the podcast to discuss big trends in enterprise imaging and virtual care technology. He also talked about why it's important for physicians to continuously expand their skill sets, especially in the area of data analytics.

  6. William Melms, Chief Medical Officer at Marshfield Clinic Health System

    This episode features William Melms, Chief Medical Officer at Marshfield Clinic Health System. Here, he discusses what competition looks like in rural healthcare, his experience battling COVID-19 in rural Wisconsin, and more.

  7. Sriram Vissa M.D., CPE, FACP, SFHM, CPHQ, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs, SSM Health DePaul Hospital-St. Louis

    In this episode, Sriram Vissa tells us about SSM Health DePaul Hospital-St. Louis - their priorities and how they see themselves evolving next year. In our final question, Sriram Vissa gives three great pieces of advice for emerging leaders.

  8. John Erwin, Chair of the Internal Medicine Department at NorthShore University HealthSystem

    This episode features Dr. John Erwin, Chair of the Internal Medicine Department at NorthShore University HealthSystem. Here, he discusses his move from Texas to work in Chicago, his best advice for emerging leaders, and more.

  9. Michelle Moratti, Chief Clinical Strategy and Transformation Officer at UW Medicine

    This episode features Michelle Moratti, Chief Clinical Strategy and Transformation Officer at UW Medicine. Here, she discusses what influences the way she looks at strategy, her career journey, and more.

  10. Susan Russell, Chief Nursing and Patient Safety Officer at Singing River Health System

    In this episode, Susan Russell, Chief Nursing and Patient Safety Officer at Singing River Health System in Mississippi, talks about how the pandemic will affect nurse staffing in the future and how her system is supporting efforts to educate the next generation of nurses. She also gave three strong pieces of advice for nurse leaders today.

  11. Rebecca Mishuris, Chief Medical Information Officer of Boston Medical Center Health System

    In this episode, Dr. Rebecca Mishuris, Chief Medical Information Officer of Boston Medical Center Health System, talked about the quick pivot to virtual care last year and how telehealth can help tackle access to care challenges in the future. She also shared key advice for clinical leaders today.

  12. Sriram Narsipur, Chairman of the Department of Medicine at State University of New York Upstate Medical University

    This episode features Dr. Sriram Narsipur, Chairman of the Department of Medicine at State University of New York Upstate Medical University. Here, he discusses his experience running the department, his best advice for other healthcare leaders, and more.

  13. Dr. Chris DeFlitch, MD, Vice President and CMIO of Penn State Health

    Dr. Chris DeFlitch, MD, Vice President and CMIO of Penn State Health in Hershey, Pa., joined the podcast to outline areas for growth in health IT, focusing on enterprise platform, telehealth and radiology information sharing. He also discussed three pieces of advice for aspiring clinical leaders.

  14. Dr. Peter Chang, Vice President of Care Transitions at Tampa General Hospital

    Dr. Peter Chang, Vice President of Care Transitions at Tampa General Hospital, joined the podcast to outline where he sees virtual care technology headed and innovations in enterprise imaging and radiology. He also offered 3 words of wisdom for clinical leaders on the rise.

  15. Joe Corcoran, Division Chief Medical Officer for HCA Healthcare



  16. Mark Montoney, Chief Medical Officer at Contessa Health

    This episode features Dr. Mark Montoney, Chief Medical Officer at Contessa Health. Here, he discusses emerging trends in the home care space and how regulatory changes have make it easier to render services at home.

  17. Hilary Hatch, VP, Clinical Engagement at Phreesia, Discusses Countering Vaccine Hesitancy

    In this episode of the podcast, Hilary Hatch, PhD, a clinical psychologist and Vice President of Clinical Engagement at Phreesia, discusses vaccine hesitancy and how health systems can use data to improve equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.
    Learn how (https://www.phreesia.com/covid-19-vaccine-management/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=beckers-podcast&utm_campaign=em-2021-02-25-beckers-podcast-vaccine-hesitancy).Phreesia is helping health systems increase vaccine uptake and address vaccine hesitancy.

  18. Kimberly Long, CEO of the Association of California Nurse Leaders

    This podcast episode features Kimberly Long, CEO of the Association of California Nurse Leaders. Here, she shares the big lessons she's learned about leadership during her careers and why service is such an important aspect of the executive role. She also talks about what is in store for nurses and nurse leaders in the coming year.

  19. Ronnie Ursin, Chief Nursing Executive at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center

    This episode features Ronnie Ursin, Chief Nursing Executive at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center. Here, he discusses the challenges of rural healthcare, his career journey from teaching math to becoming a nurse, and more.

  20. Jay Bhatt, Chief Clinical Product Officer and Medical Director at Medical Home Network & Contributor for ABC News

    This episode features Jay Bhatt, Chief Clinical Product Officer and Medical Director at Medical Home Network & Contributor for ABC News. Here, he discusses the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine, the distribution bottlenecks contributing to the slow pace of vaccinations, and more.

  21. Eyal Zimlichman, Deputy Director, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Innovation Officer at Sheba Medical Center

    This episode features Dr. Eyal Zimlichman, Deputy Director, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Innovation Officer at Sheba Medical Center. Here, he discusses how Israel is distributing their COVID-19 vaccines, their overall response to the pandemic, and more.

  22. Stephen Motew, Chief of Clinical Enterprise and Inova Health System

    This episode features Stephen Motew, Chief of Clinical Enterprise and Inova Health System. Here, he discusses his career journey, his transition into healthcare leadership, and more.

  23. Bhavesh Shah, Senior Director of Hematology and Oncology and Specialty Pharmacy at Boston Medical Center

    This episode features Bhavesh Shah, Senior Director of Hematology and Oncology and Specialty Pharmacy at Boston Medical Center. Here, he discusses recent trends in specialty pharmacy, vaccines, and more.

  24. Babatope Fatuyi, Chief Medical Information Officer at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    This episode features Dr. Babatope Fatuyi, Chief Medical Information Officer at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Here, they discuss his experience practicing medicine in the United States after finishing medical school in Nigeria, his journey to becoming a CMIO, and more.

  25. David Marshall, Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Executive at Cedars-Sinai

    This episode features Dr. David Marshall, Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Executive at Cedars-Sinai. Here, he discusses his current top priorities as CNE, his optimism regarding the vaccine, and more.

  26. Daniel Feinberg, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Pennsylvania Hospital

    Dr. Feinberg joins us on the Becker's Healthcare Podcast to share thoughts on the evolving role of CMOs, lessons from the pandemic, and more.

  27. David Marshall, Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Executive at Cedars-Sinai

    This episode features Dr. David Marshall, Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Executive at Cedars-Sinai. Here, he discusses his current top priorities as CNE, his optimism regarding the vaccine, and more.

  28. David Williams, Chief Clinical Officer of UnityPoint Health

    This episode features David Williams, Chief Clinical Officer of UnityPoint Health. Here, he discusses what he s seeing with COVID-19 in Iowa, the issue of healthcare worker burnout amid the pandemic, and more.

  29. Nichole Wilson, Vice President of Integrated Primary Care at Community Health Network

    This episode features Nichole Wilson, Vice President of Integrated Primary Care at Community Health Network. Here, she discusses her current priorities, her experience in the Tom C. Dolan Executive Diversity Program at the American College of Healthcare Executives, and more.

  30. Keith Frey, Arizona Divisional Chief Medical Officer and Physician Leader for Professional Fulfillment at CommonSpirit Health

    This episode features Dr. Keith Frey, Arizona Divisional Chief Medical Officer and Physician Leader for Professional Fulfillment at CommonSpirit Health. Here, he discusses what he's seeing with COVID-19 in Arizona, physician career fulfillment, and more.

  31. Tim Lynch, System Vice President of Clinical Support Services & Chief Pharmacy Officer at MultiCare Health System

    This episode features Tim Lynch, System Vice President of Clinical Support Services & Chief Pharmacy Officer at MultiCare Health System. Here, he discusses what to expect with the coming vaccine rollout, the feelings surrounding the vaccine in the medical community, and more.

  32. Scott Campbell, Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Firelands Medical Center

    This episode features Scott Campbell, Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Firelands Medical Center. Here he discusses how his career has evolved, why he decided to pursue a leadership role, COVID-19 in his area, and more.

  33. Kevin Sowers, Executive Vice President of Johns Hopkins Medicine and President of Johns Hopkins Health System

    This episode features Kevin Sowers, Executive Vice President of Johns Hopkins Medicine and President of Johns Hopkins Health System. Here, he discusses his points of pride in Johns Hopkins, what he s seeing with COVID-19 in his area, and more.

  34. Robert Hart, Chief Medical Officer at Ochsner Health

    This episode features Robert Hart, Chief Medical Officer at Ochsner Health. Here, he discusses the unique challenges that come with managing a large number of physicians, the importance of training leadership, and more.

  35. Carrie Nelson, System Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Population Health & Health Outcomes at Advocate Aurora Health

    This episode features Carrie Nelson, System Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Population Health & Health Outcomes at Advocate Aurora Health. Here, they discuss care management programs, how she came into her current position, and more.

  36. What Really Makes A Difference in The Fight Against Burnout?

    Featuring Denise Mihal, Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing and Clinical Operations Officer, Novant HealthEmily Volk, MD, MBA, FCAP, Senior Vice President, Clinical Services, University Health SystemKeith Fernandez, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Privia Health

  37. Women Leaders In Academic Medicine - Resilience and Growth in The Face of Racial and Gender Bias

    This episode shares our Fireside Chat with Dr. Uzma Shah on Women Leaders In Academic Medicine. Dr. Shah is an Associate Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Clinical Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Director, Center for Pediatric Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disease; Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

  38. Kensaku Kawamoto, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer at the University of Utah

    This episode features Kensaku Kawamoto, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer at the University of Utah. Kawamoto discusses the principle priorities in his role, possible solutions to physician burnout, and more.

  39. Nancy Vish, President & CNO, Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital Dallas and Fort Worth

    This episode features Nancy Vish, President & CNO, Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital Dallas and Fort Worth. Here, she discusses her best advice for emerging leaders, the importance of strong values in leadership, and more.

  40. The Best Things Leaders Do To Foster Respect, Collegiality on High-Performing Medical Teams

    Featuring Sean Tedjarati, Chief Clinical Integration Officer for WMC Health Network, Chairman & Clinical Professor / Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center Health Network
    Peter Pronovost, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, University Hospitals Health System
    Mary Van de Kamp, Chief Clinical Officer, Senior Vice President Administration, Kindred Healthcare
    Ernest Wang, Chief Emergency Medicine, Assistant Dean for Medical Education, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Clinical Professor Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

  41. Interview with Audrey Cortez, Director of Patient Experience at Peterson Health

    Audrey Cortez, Director of Patient Experience at Peterson Health, joins us on this episode. During the conversation, Cortez discusses points of pride in Peterson, her thoughts on solutions for physician burnout, and more.

  42. Conversation with Dr. Rodrigo Cerda, Vice President of Clinical Care Transformation at Independence Blue Cross Medical Group

    This episode features Dr. Rodrigo Cerda, Vice President of Clinical Care Transformation at Independence Blue Cross Medical Group. Here, he talks about his priorities currently as recovery begins, what we can learn from the nationalized healthcare system in the United Kingdom, and more.
    This episode originally launched on the Becker's Healthcare Podcast on June 27th, 2020.

  43. Interview with Dr. Marjorie Bessel, Chief Clinical Officer of Banner Health

    In this episode Scott Becker interviews Dr. Marjorie Bessel, the Chief Clinical Officer of Banner Health. Dr.Bessel talks about her leadership experience, the PPE shortage and keeping our healthcare workers safe, innovation that s taking place due to COVID-19, advice for healthcare leaders during this time, and more.
    This episode originally released on the Becker's Healthcare Podcast on April 8th, 2020.