About the show

Health care leaders just don’t have the time to sift through all of the news, opinions and ideas out there. Making sense of it all is how we can help. Rachel Woods, host of Radio Advisory and seasoned researcher from Advisory Board, talks with industry experts to break down the issues on your mind and offer recommendations on what to do next – each week, in about 30 minutes.

Episodes

  • 93: Beyond burnout: Moral exhaustion in the clinical workforce

    October 19th, 2021  |  31 mins 8 secs
    clinical workforce

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Cynda Rushton, a Hastings Center Fellow and professor of clinical ethics at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the School of Nursing, to talk about the difficult and potentially unethical decisions physicians have been forced to make amid the delta surge, what role leaders and administrators play in protecting frontline clinicians from those decisions, and what it means for those delivering care.

  • 92: The biggest crisis of 2021 isn't Covid-19—it's nursing shortages

    October 12th, 2021  |  32 mins 4 secs
    clinical workforce

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Advisory Board CNO Carol Boston-Fleischhauer to talk about the nationwide shortage of nurses and what hospitals can do now to address some of the bigger problems nurses face today.

  • 91: We need to talk about maternal health in America

    October 5th, 2021  |  27 mins 12 secs
    health equity and racism

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Callie Chamberlain, co-director of social responsibility at Optum and a trained birth doula, and Advisory Board's equity expert Darby Sullivan, to discuss the dire state of maternal health in America.

  • 90: Aaron Carroll on how clinicians can combat medical misinformation

    September 28th, 2021  |  42 mins 46 secs
    clinical workforce, covid-19

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Dr. Aaron Carroll, author, professor, and Indiana University chief health officer—to talk about how clinicians can combat medical misinformation and how clinicians can adopt good digital citizenship.

  • 89: The unanswered vaccine questions you should be tracking

    September 21st, 2021  |  29 mins 53 secs
    covid-19

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Advisory Board's Pam Divack and Regina Lohr to talk about some of the questions regarding Covid-19 vaccines that still need to be answered.

  • 88: RWJBarnabas Health's approach to equity: "We tore up the mission statement"

    September 14th, 2021  |  46 mins 12 secs
    health equity and racism

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Barry Ostrowsky, president and CEO of RWJBarnabas Health, to talk about the role of social justice in a health care organization and the strategic role health care leaders play in health equity.

  • 87: Digital inequities (and why you shouldn't call it the digital divide)

    September 7th, 2021  |  23 mins 15 secs
    technology

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Advisory Board's Ty Aderhold to talk about the significant increase in digital investments in the health care sector and what their impact on equity might be.

  • [Rerun] How ProMedica prioritizes data to address social determinants of health

    August 31st, 2021  |  36 mins 21 secs

    ProMedica’s Kate Sommerfeld, president of social determinants of health, and Brian Miller, chief medical information officer, talk with Advisory Board’s Rachel Woods about how their system addresses social determinants of health and the essential role that data and analytics play in any population health strategy.

  • [Rerun] Resilience: Not just a pandemic buzzword—and not the same as engagement

    August 24th, 2021  |  38 mins 14 secs

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Advisory Board's Katherine Virkstis and Anne Herleth to talk about what resilience actually means and how clinical leaders should change their approach to resilience amid the Covid-19 epidemic. Plus, Rae asks leadership expert Craig Pirner about how to enable a culture of resilience.

  • [Rerun] CEO Warner Thomas on 20 years of digital innovation at Ochsner Health

    August 17th, 2021  |  38 mins 5 secs

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Warner Thomas, president and CEO of Ochsner Health, to talk about the future of digital health and Ochsner’s long history of investing in the space.

  • [Rerun] Who's making money in 2021? A look at hospitals and health plans after Covid-19.

    August 10th, 2021  |  35 mins 50 secs

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Advisory Board's Natalie Trebes and Christopher Kerns to talk about the financial outlook for health systems and health plans for the rest of 2021 and beyond.

  • 86: The good and the (unintentionally) bad of virtual behavioral health investment

    August 3rd, 2021  |  25 mins 14 secs
    behavioral health

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Advisory Board's Nick Cericola and Clare Wirth to talk about the potential consequences that could come with the health industry's recent investment in virtual behavioral health.