Episodes

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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Sept. 15, 2023

20 - Making Healthcare Better Means Fixing Our Trust Problem

In episode 20 of Health:Further, we'll be covering some interesting topics, including: - Walgreens teaming up with Pearl Health, a primary care enablement tech company, to expand its efforts in value-based care. - The steep rise in health insurance...

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Sept. 11, 2023

19 - Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship Conversations | Pod…

Episode 19 was recorded during the https://www.aspeninstitute.org/programs/health-innovators-fellowship/ Reunion in Chicago, IL. This special episode is presented in partnership with https://www.portalinnovations.com/ and their podcast,...

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Sept. 2, 2023

18 - Rethinking “Cancer” & Correcting Embedded Racial Bias | Reinvent…

In episode 18 of Health:Further, we will dive into various topics. Firstly, we will examine the 4.20 percent increase in the Redbook Index in the United States for the week ending August 26, 2023, compared to the same week in …

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Aug. 26, 2023

17 - Death of a Healthcare Unicorn | New Federal Tax and SEC Rules | …

In episode 17, we will be discussing various topics including the recent developments in Truepill, a startup that handles the shipment of prescription drugs for online pharmacies like Hims, Mark Cuban's Cost Plus Drugs, and GoodRx. According to a...

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Aug. 19, 2023

16 - Healthcare Recognized as #1 Inc. 5000 | Consumer Financial Healt…

The fastest growing company in the US is solving healthcare's biggest challenge. Many health systems are pulling back from venture capital. The consequences of Medicaid's unwinding of continuous coverage are overwhelming. Prior authorization reduction...

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Aug. 11, 2023

15 - AI Chatbots as Friends | US CPI at 3.2%, but Deflation in China …

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the CPI rose 3.2% in July from year-ago levels, a slight increase from June’s 3.0%, but well below last summer’s peak of 9.1%. Americans’ collective credit-card bill rose to $1.03 trillion from $986 …

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Aug. 5, 2023

14 - New Tactic Succeeds in CA Health System Merger | Fitch | CVS | O…

CA Nonprofit Hospitals are turning to bankruptcy for leverage against the State. Markets are pointing down after Fitch Ratings downgraded the United States’ AAA long-term credit rating. While CVS Health is cutting approx. 5,000 jobs to save on costs...

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July 28, 2023

13 - The Fed Did What?! | Rates | Economy | Yellow | PacWest | HCA | …

The Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement suggesting that economic activity has been expanding at a moderate pace. Analysts warn that bankruptcies and defaults could jump as the world adjusts to higher interest rates. Regional lenders are cutting back...

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July 21, 2023

12 - Healthcare Capital Markets Deep Dive with Grant Chamberlain of Z…

Vic interviews his friend Grant Chamberlain, Senior Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking at Ziegler. Grant has over 30 years of investment banking experience and had dedicated the majority of his career to advising HCIT and tech-enabled...

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July 14, 2023

11 - Inflation | Jobs & the Fed | Top-heavy Nasdaq & S&P500 | Pharma …

The Fed’s regulatory chief recently weighed in on a path to improvement following a string of midsize bank failures. Eli Lilly’s Retatrutide medication was recently under the WSJ spotlight for its surprising results. Rite Aid’s stock just hit a record...

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July 7, 2023

10 - Where Is America’s “Health System” Headed? With Dave Johnson of …

Marcus interviews his fellow national HFMA board member, Dave Johnson, founder and CEO of 4Sight Health. Dave is a prolific writer on healthcare's pro-market transformation. He is the author-in-residence at MATTER, the Chicago-based healthcare...

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June 30, 2023

9 - SCOTUS strikes down Affirmative Action | MDMA PTSD treatment Crea…

SCOTUS has rejected use of race in higher education, which brings up a reflection on what we learned during the pandemic and the result of compounding generational discrimination. A new MDMA PTSD treatment is on the rise, while the health …

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June 23, 2023

8- Deep-dive with FDA Comm'r Califf & HHS Secy. Becerra | Aledade rai…

Vic Gatto and Marcus Whitney cover an array of trending topics including the Aledade capital raise, the letter from Senators Warren and Welch to Amazon regarding Amazon Clinic, the ASGE AI Task Force, and more.

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June 16, 2023

7 - Digital Therapeutics post-Pear Bankruptcy | “Hawkish Pause” by th…

Vic Gatto and Marcus Whitney are joined by special guest Aaron Gani from BehaVR, Inc. for a discussion on the Digital Therapeutics space. We're also covering the "hawkish" Fed pause, a sign of increasing patient volumes from UHG, and more.

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