The ACO Show
105. Saving the Most Lives: Blood Pressure

105. Saving the Most Lives: Blood Pressure

July 12, 2021
Josh (@DrJIsrael) is joined by by Dr. Farzad Mostashari (@Farzad_MD), CEO and co-founder of Aledade, Dr. Kisha Davis (@kishadavismd), Aledade’s Vice President of Health Equity, and Dr. Keith Winfrey, the Chief Medical Officer at Noela Community Health in New Orleans. They discuss the importance of controlling hypertension and Aledade's plan to improve blood pressure control and reduce disparities in hypertension control. For more information about hypertension, check out this article: https://www.ajpmonline.org/action/showPdf?pii=S0749-3797%2810%2900207-2
 
104. Rural Glitch Effects on ACOs

104. Rural Glitch Effects on ACOs

June 28, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) and Brian (@chiglinsky) are joined by Travis Broome (@Travis_Broome), the Senior Vice President of Policy and Economics at Aledade. They discuss the challenges in measuring success in the Medicare Shared Savings Program and what it takes to turn a bill on capitol hill into law

103. 150 Years of Obamacare

103. 150 Years of Obamacare

June 21, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) and Brian (@bchiglinsky) are joined by Daniel Dawes (@DanielEDawes), the Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. He is a professor of health law, policy and management and author. They discuss the long and challenging history of efforts in America to promote equity in health care and why it’s so important to have good data to make meaningful improvements to health inequity

102. The American Academy of Family Physicians

102. The American Academy of Family Physicians

June 7, 2021
Josh (@DrJIsrael) and Brian (@chiglinsky) are joined by Shawn Martin (@rshawnm), the Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Academy of Family Physicians (@aafp). Representing over 137,000 family physicians and medical residents, the AAFP is the largest physician organization dedicated to primary care. They discuss the need for a new payment model that better rewards longitudinal care and the growing interest in family medicine among medical residents.
 
101. VaxCare: Vaccines for Primary Care Practices

101. VaxCare: Vaccines for Primary Care Practices

May 24, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) is joined by Dr. Wanda Filer (@Drwandafiler), the Chief Medical Officer of Vaxcare (@VaxCare) and a practicing family physician. Vaxcare is a vaccine management solution that helps practices manage vaccine inventory and distribute vaccines. Dr. Filer and Josh discuss some of the challenges that primary care practices experience with vaccine administration, and how Vaxcare can help. 

100. The Centennial ACO Show Special

100. The Centennial ACO Show Special

May 17, 2021

This is the 100th ACO Show episode. Brian (@chiglinsky) and Josh (@DrJIsrael) commemorate the milestone with a discussion of their own backgrounds and  journeys to Aledade, and the experience of hosting a podcast. There is also a surprise guest some of you may recognize from previous episodes!

99. Coal Mining and Health

99. Coal Mining and Health

May 3, 2021

Josh is joined by Dr. Daniel Doyle, a family physician in Scarbro, West Virginia. Josh and Dr. Doyle discuss the health impacts of coal mining, the history of black lung disease and the struggle to get it recognized by the medical community.

98. Turning Your Practice Green

98. Turning Your Practice Green

April 26, 2021

Brian (@chiglinsky) is joined by Dr. Todd Sack (@toddsack) the editor for MyGreenDoctor.org and a gastroenterologist in Jacksonville, FL. My Green Doctor helps practices gain environmental sustainability and help their patients improve their environmental impact. Dr. Sack and Brian discuss the benefits of creating a sustainability program, the importance of getting buy-in from different stakeholders in the practice, and why providers in total cost of care models should care about environmental health

97. Healthcare on Earth Day

97. Healthcare on Earth Day

April 22, 2021

Brian (@chiglinsky) and Josh (@DrJIsrael) are joined by Farzad Mostashari (@Farzad_MD), CEO and co-founder of Aledade, and Will Palmisano (@will_palmisano), a product analyst on Aledade's BI team and head of the Climate Change Committee. They talk about Aledade's plans for becoming carbon neutral, why it matters, and how others can make a difference. They also discuss the impacts that climate change has on healthcare and why the US health industry is so carbon intensive.

96. Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)

96. Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)

April 12, 2021
Josh and Brian are joined by Ron Holder (@ron_holder), COO of the Medical Group Management Association, more commonly known as @MGMA. They discuss the different challenges practices face and how MGMA helps provide solutions and support 
 
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