Episodes

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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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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