Episodes

May 23, 2024

63 - At the Intersection of Healthcare & Technology: A Conversation w…

In this compelling episode of Health Further, we sit down with Steve Lieber, a venerated figure in healthcare technology and association management. With a career spanning decades, including a significant tenure as CEO at HIMSS, Steve shares his...

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May 19, 2024

62 Kitty Roars w/ Goldilocks CPI, Guest Host gives Hospital Perspecti…

In this episode, Paul Kappelman steps in as a guest host, bringing his rich background in healthcare operations and leadership to the table. As we examine a wide array of topics, from groundbreaking AI developments to the economics of healthcare,...

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May 15, 2024

61 - The Future of Healthcare: AI, Innovation, and Impact with Ambar …

In this episode, Vic & Marcus sit down with Ambar Bhattacharya, managing partner at Maverick Ventures and a fellow member of the Aspen Health Innovators Fellowship, to dive deep into the burgeoning intersection of artificial intelligence and...

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May 14, 2024

60 - Job Loss, Ascension Disrupted, Gene Therapy Cures, CRISPR, AI Fr…

This episode unravels the potential and challenges of AI and gene therapy, exploring groundbreaking treatments for diseases like sickle cell anemia, the profound connections between AI and healthcare, and the transformation of the job market due to AI...

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May 9, 2024

59 - Food As Medicine w/ Lauren Driscoll

Vic interviews guest expert Lauren Driscoll, CEO of NourishedRx, To learn about the importance of personalized nutrition in achieving health equity. NourishRx provides nutrition and food access to vulnerable populations, integrating with various...

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May 5, 2024

Ep 58 - Walmart Health Centers Closed, Marijuana Reclassified, South …

In this episode, Vic and Marcus dive deep into the intersection of tech, healthcare, and AI advancements, shedding light on how these developments are reshaping the way we approach health, coding, and our daily lives. From exploring the latest in …

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May 2, 2024

57 - Understanding Heart Disease w/ Cardiac Surgery Dr. Seen Reddy

In this insightful episode, join us as we delve into the complexities of heart disease with Dr. Reddy, a cardiac surgeon with over two decades of experience. From understanding the early onset of heart disease to discussing its treatment options,...

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April 28, 2024

56 - Humana $741m, Optum Layoffs, FTC Bans Noncompete, Hip Fracture S…

In this solo episode, we dive into the latest economic indicators revealing disappointing U.S. GDP growth and what it means for the Fed, the Biden administration, and the healthcare industry amidst an election year. We explore significant healthcare...

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April 20, 2024

55 - United and Elevance Earnings, PE Risk Index, Healthcare LLM Rank…

In this episode, Marcus and Vic dive into the heart of healthcare innovation, economic dynamics, and the growing intersection of artificial intelligence in medicine. The conversation spans the gamut from heart care advancements that personalize and...

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April 19, 2024

Behind the Numbers: A Dive into Healthcare's Financial Trends w/ Emil…

In this episode, Vic, Marcus, and Emily Evans (Managing Director at Hedgeye Risk Management, LLC) dive deep into healthcare policy, focusing on the seismic shifts within the Medicare Advantage landscape. They unravel the complexities surrounding...

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April 14, 2024

53 - Inflation Fears, Healthcare’s Discharge Gap, The Aging Baby Boom…

In this episode, Vic and Marcus explore key trends in business, healthcare, cryptocurrency, and AI. They start by analyzing economic indicators, new Alzheimer's treatment, the impact of AI on healthcare and finance, and the significant impact of an...

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April 11, 2024

52 - The Future of Health Benefits - Noah Lang's Quest for Equitable …

This eye-opening episode of Health Further dives deep with Noah Lang, Stride Health's CEO, as he sheds light on revolutionizing health benefits for the gig economy. Noah discusses Stride Health's origins, challenges within the healthcare industry, and...

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April 7, 2024

51 - New Diagnostics, Aegis Ventures, HHS’ Resiliency Plan, Molina an…

Join Marcus & Vic as they discuss the complexities of the healthcare system and the stock market's vagaries. It doesn't stop there; the conversation extends into the terrain of cybersecurity in healthcare, the role of private equity in healthcare...

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March 30, 2024

50 - VC, M&A and IPO Markets, Steward Health, Anthropic, Stability AI…

Join Marcus & Vic as they discuss the treasury and the deficit, new VC deals, M&A and IPO Markets, Steward Health's provider group potentially being purchased by Optum, Amazon's investment in Anthropic, Stability AI's founder departure, and...

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March 25, 2024

49 - Doveish Fed, Reddit IPO, Elevance, CMS Approves GLP-1, Nvidia, A…

Join Marcus & Vic as they discuss the FOMC meeting, the Reddit IPO, Elevance acquiring from Kroger, more GLP-1 moves, and a big AI rundown including NVIDIA, Apple, Microsoft, Google and Ray Kurzweil. Please check out our Episode Resources below:...

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March 15, 2024

48 - State of Union, GLP-1 Rundown, HIMSS is Fading, AI Software Engi…

Join Marcus & Vic as they discuss President Biden's State of the Union Address, the latest on the ChangeHealthcare situation, a rundown of GLP-1 updates, the waning influence of HIMSS and updates on the AI front, including a new AI …

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March 10, 2024

47 - Economic Growth, $22m Ransom, CHS, Mayo, UPMC, GLP-1, & AI in He…

Join Marcus & Vic as they discuss the weird way in which the economy is performing, fueled by debt, more on the ChangeHealthcare situation, health system performance, Mark Cuban, a new approach to longevity, GLP-1 update and an AI rundown. …

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March 10, 2024

46 - Insights Into Health Equity with Dr. Medell Briggs-Malonson

Dr. Medell Briggs-Malonson, MD, MPH, MSHS is the Chief of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for the UCLA Health System. She is also an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. In her …

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March 7, 2024

45 - Advancing Health Equity with Jay Bhatt, MD

Join Marcus & Vic as they speak with Dr. Jay Bhatt, Managing Director at Deloitte. Jay Bhatt, D.O., MPH, MPA, is a physician executive, internist, and public health innovator. As Managing Director of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions...

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March 3, 2024

44 - Inflation, Nasdaq, Bitcoin, Change Healthcare, FTC, ViVE, Abridg…

Join Marcus & Vic as they discuss the the PCE number, NASDAQ all time highs, the Bitcoin Bull RUn, the continued impacts of ChangeHealthcare's cyber attack, FTC movements, Vic's download from ViVE 2024, a huge round for AI company Abridge …

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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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