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Feb. 24, 2024

43 - Inflation update | Health Systems Comeback | Change Healthcare C…

Join Marcus & Vic as they discuss the the CPI print, the huge rebound in health systems performance, the impacts of ChangeHealthcare's cyber attack, updates from YC and Techstars, the latest news on AI chips and why primary care needs …

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Feb. 10, 2024

42 - Surprising Jobs Report | First Crack in Regional Banks | Lilly S…

Join Marcus & Vic as they discuss the latest surprising jobs report, shedding light on its implications for the economy and labor market. They also analyze the potential inclusion of Lilly in The Magnificent 7, Tenet's strong results and the...

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Feb. 2, 2024

41 - Fed Holds Rates While Job Market Slows | Innovation Outlook | Bi…

Join Marcus & Vic as they discuss the following topics: Fed Holds Rates While Job Market Slows - The Federal Reserve decides to maintain interest rates amid a slowing job market - Implications for the economy and investment decisions -...

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Jan. 30, 2024

40 - Addressing Addiction with Nzinga Harrison, MD

Join Marcus & Vic as they learn from Nzinga Harrison, MD, how we need to change to address addiction in our healthcare system and society effectively. This is an informative and direct conversation with the leading expert in the field. …

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Jan. 26, 2024

39 - Wall Street Record Highs | Humana to Reprice MA Plans | AI at D…

Episode 39 covers the recent surge in Wall Street's performance and its potential consequences, Humana's decision to reprice its Medicare Advantage plans, the use of AI at Davos and the emergence of deep fake Biden calls, Steward Health's recurring...

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Jan. 23, 2024

38 - Healthcare Policy & Regulation with Emily Evans

In this deep dive into Healthcare Policy & Regulation with Emily Evans, we discuss the Supreme Court's upcoming review of the Chevron deference and its likely effects on healthcare regulatory agencies including HHS, CMS, FDA and FTC. We also...

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Jan. 19, 2024

37 - Mixed Economic Signals | Alarming Cancer Rates | Apple & Epic Fl…

Alarming rise in cancer rates and its implications for public health? Ongoing power struggle between tech giants Apple and Epic Games, as they flex their market influence? General Catalyst's ambitious moves in the business landscape and the potential...

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Jan. 12, 2024

36 - Jefferson Strengthens Payor Unit | Carta Oversteps Authority | M…

In this episode, we discuss Jefferson's efforts to bolster its payor unit, exploring the potential impacts on healthcare services and patient costs. We also examine the controversy surrounding Carta's alleged overstepping of its authority, shedding...

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Jan. 6, 2024

35 - GenAI's Legal Challenge | Investors Questioning VC Valuations | …

Welcome to the first episode of 2024! In this episode, we are addressing the following topics and more: - GenAI's Legal Challenge - Investors Questioning VC Valuations - Lilly Going Direct to Consumers - Elevance Adds Large Infusion Service -...

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Dec. 29, 2023

34 - Predictions for Healthcare in 2024 | Apple Watch’s Pulse Oximete…

In this special year-end episode, we discuss upcoming healthcare trends for 2024, including predictions and potential challenges for Apple Watch's pulse oximeter IP. As our last episode of 2023, we also express our immense gratitude to our listeners...

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Dec. 22, 2023

33 - Medicare Advantage Deep-Dive with Emily Evans from Hedgeye

In this episode, join us for a comprehensive exploration of Medicare Advantage as we delve into its intricacies with special guest Emily Evans from Hedgeye. Gain valuable insights into the complexities of this vital healthcare program and discover the...

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Dec. 16, 2023

32 - US Fed Looks for an Economic Soft-Landing | VC Bullwhip Effect …

In Episode 32 of the Health:Further Podcast, we cover the following key topics: - US Federal Reserve's pursuit of an economic soft-landing and its potential impact on healthcare and the broader market. - Unraveling the VC bullwhip effect and its...

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Dec. 9, 2023

31 - CVS Pivots to Transparent Pricing | Pharma Leveraging Data Scien…

In this episode, we discuss CVS's move toward transparent pricing, the pharmaceutical industry's embrace of data science, Google's latest AI tool, the success of small VC funds, and an outlook on healthcare for 2024. Please check out our Episode...

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Dec. 2, 2023

30 - Cigna & Humana Merger while UHG Shows Reach & Scale | CMS Decrea…

In this episode, we discuss the following topics and the latest developments shaping the healthcare landscape: - Cigna and Humana Merger: We explore the potential implications of this significant merger and its impact on the industry's competitive...

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Nov. 23, 2023

29 - Exclusive Interview w/ AI Healthcare Pioneer - Dr. Tarun Kapoor …

In this Episode, Vic and Marcus have a conversation with Dr. Tarun Kapoor, who serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Transformation Officer at Virtua Health. Dr. Kapoor is responsible for overseeing Virtua’s Digital Transformation...

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Nov. 17, 2023

28 - Inflation Slowing | Biden on Women’s Health Research | Amazon Ad…

This episode covers a range of significant developments in the healthcare sector. Marcus and Vic discuss the impact of slowing inflation on healthcare costs, President Biden's research focus on women's health, the collaboration between Amazon and One...

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Nov. 10, 2023

27 - First Health System Adopts AI for Patient Care | Digital Clones …

In Episode 27 of the Health:Further podcast, Vic and Marcus discuss the first health system to adopt AI for patient care, the arrival of digital clones, and exciting AI stories. They also cover a healthcare news roundup, including Virtua Health's...

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Nov. 4, 2023

26 - Debate on the Role Govt. Should Play in AI Regulation | Venture …

In this episode, Marcus and Vic engage in a healthy debate surrounding the crucial question of the government's role in regulating AI as they dive into the complexities of balancing innovation and ethical considerations, exploring the potential risks...

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Oct. 28, 2023

25 - Macro Forces Drive Insolvency & Defragmentation | GDP Growth | S…

In the 25 episodes of Health:Further, three major themes have emerged. Firstly, macroeconomic forces are exerting significant pressure on the healthcare industry, with inflation negatively affecting health systems and the actions of the Federal...

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Oct. 20, 2023

24 - Opioid Treatment on the Streets of Philadelphia | 3 Key Announce…

Welcome to Episode 24 of Health:Further, where we dive into pressing healthcare issues and industry news. In this episode, we explore the challenges and innovations surrounding opioid treatment on the streets of Philadelphia. We also discuss three key...

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Oct. 20, 2023

24 - Opioid Treatment on the Streets of Philadelphia | 3 Key Announce…

Welcome to Episode 24 of Health:Further, where we dive into pressing healthcare issues and industry news. In this episode, we explore the challenges and innovations surrounding opioid treatment on the streets of Philadelphia. We also discuss three key...

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Oct. 7, 2023

23 - A Poignant Insider’s View of Healthcare’s Importance to Patients…

In this episode, Marcus and Vic discussed several significant events currently taking place. One notable development is the closure of many Carta startups, indicating a challenging period for the industry. Additionally, Representative Matt Gaetz's...

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Sept. 29, 2023

22 - Chronicling Healthcare’s End Times: Rite Aid, HealthComp, Pharma…

In Episode 22 of Health:Further, we'll be covering a range of topics, including: Rite Aid plans to shutter stores in bankruptcy, and private equity-owned healthcare companies are merging in a $3 billion deal. The broken business model in the...

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Sept. 23, 2023

21 - Let’s Get the Easy Decisions Right: Reauthorize AIDS Treatment |…

In Episode 21 of Health:Further, we'll be covering a range of topics, including: - "Republicans and the Lifesaving Government Initiative": Twenty years ago, the Republican Party initiated a groundbreaking government program that has had a profound...

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