The ACO Show
109. Medicaid In North Carolina

109. Medicaid In North Carolina

October 18, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) is joined by Mandy Cohen (@SecMandyCohen), Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. They discuss the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in North Carolina, ongoing Medicaid pilots to improve healthcare in the state, and how and why North Carolina continues to be a leader in healthcare innovation.

108. Healthy For The Holidays

108. Healthy For The Holidays

October 4, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) is joined by Samantha Rosenthal, Manager in New Ventures at Aledade, and Jessica Edwards, Senior Market Manager at Aledade. Together, they discuss “Healthy For The Holidays”, an Aledade initiative to remind patients about their practice’s hours during the holiday season and alternative ways to contact them should they need to speak to their provider. 

107.  2020 Results - How Did Aledade Do?

107. 2020 Results - How Did Aledade Do?

September 20, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) is joined by Ahmed Haque (@aehaque), Chief Performance Officer at Aledade, Nadine Robin, Market President of Aledade Louisiana, and Dr. Gregory Riggs of Lafayette Internal Medicine Clinic in Lafayette, Louisiana. Together, they discuss the incredible savings achieved by Aledade and practices, despite a year of turmoil.

106. Value Based Care with Rahul Rahjkumar

106. Value Based Care with Rahul Rahjkumar

September 6, 2021

Josh (@DrJIsrael) is joined by Rahul Rajkumar (@RahulRajkumar11), Chief Operating Officer at Optum Care Solutions. Dr. Rajkumar shared insights on the difference between designing healthcare models and implementing them at different payers and more about his work at Optum Care Solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare.

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!

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