Fireside Chat

with Gary Bisbee, Ph.D.

Exploring Health Delivery & Financing with the Co-founder
and Chairman Emeritus of The Health Management Academy

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Fireside Chat

with Gary Bisbee, Ph.D.

Exploring Health Delivery & Financing with the Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of The Health Management Academy

Subscribe On iTunes

About The Show

“Fireside Chat” is a weekly podcast discussing how leading health system CEOs and healthcare leaders are navigating the evolving healthcare landscape while leading high-performing teams and driving innovation across the industry.

Join Gary Bisbee, Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, The Health Management Academy as he conducts weekly interviews with leading thinkers and executives in healthcare.

Podcast produced by Think Medium

Recent Episodes

67: Learning the Language of Leaders with Dr. Nancy Brown, Dean, Yale School of Medicine

In this episode of Fireside Chat, we sit down with Dr. Nancy Brown, Dean, Yale School of Medicine, to discuss her impressive background and successes in medicine and research. We also talked about her priorities developed during her first 10 months at the School of Medicine and the Yale Cultural Ambassadors Program along with the major successes it has had in increasing diversity enrollment in Yale clinical trials.

64: Responsible Sharing of Risk, with Jeff Goldsmith, Ph.D., President, Health Futures, Inc.

In this episode of Fireside Chat, we sit down with Jeff Goldsmith, Ph.D., President, Health Futures, Inc. to discuss healthcare payment models and the need for commercial companies, providers, and the government to lower the administrative burdens on providers to increase usability. We also talked about the contrast of the U.S. fee for service payment model with other western countries to which the U.S. is frequently compared.

63: Optimizing Local Care with Dr. Marschall Runge, CEO Michigan Medicine and Dean, University of Michigan Medical School

In this episode of Fireside Chat, we sit down with Dr. Marschall Runge, CEO Michigan Medicine, and Dean, University of Michigan Medical School to talk about the opportunities of being a leader and the importance of being humble. We also discussed how the COVID crisis has impacted the University of Michigan’s finances and in terms of research, delivery of medical care, and the workforce.

62: Make a Difference in People’s Lives with Dennis Pullin, President and CEO, Virtua Health

In this episode of Fireside Chat, we sit down with Dennis Pullin, President, and CEO, Virtua Health to discuss the acceleration of certain strategies as a response to COVID. We also discussed innovations in technology that will continue to add efficiencies and improve the practice and delivery of medical care, using telehealth as a prime example. We also talked about remote working and the need to address social determinants of health.

61: Calm, Rational, Transparent with Robert W. Roth, President and CEO, RoMan Manufacturing and Board Chair, Spectrum Health

In this episode of Fireside Chat, we sit down with Robert W. Roth, President and CEO, RoMan Manufacturing and Board Chair, Spectrum Health to discuss the responsibilities of the board chair and the importance of a clear and positive relationship with the CEO. We also discussed the role a board plays during a crisis and the key characteristics of a leader in the midst of a crisis.

58: Marathon and Not a Sprint, with Rod Hochman, M.D., President and CEO, Providence St. Joseph Health

In this episode of Fireside Chat, we sit down with Dr. Rod Hochman, President and CEO, Providence St. Joseph Health to talk about the impact of the crisis on the longer-term impact of the COVID crisis on health systems, key characteristics of a leader in a crisis, and discussion of what the federal government can do to lead change in healthcare and balance its role as a regulator while encouraging innovation.

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About Our Host

Gary Bisbee, Ph.D., is the Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of The Health Management Academy and Co-founder, Chairman & CEO of Think Medium. Gary’s career has spanned executive positions in healthcare organizations from Wall Street to academia, and across a variety of entrepreneurial ventures. Gary is passionate about promoting thought leadership and innovation in healthcare and uses his platform to share lessons, conversations, and ideas that will equip executives to continue growing their respective organizations.