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

  • 127: How health insurers are reinventing themselves

    August 9th, 2022  |  28 mins 34 secs
    strategy

    Host Rachel Woods talks with health plan experts Mallory Kirby and Sally Kim about how payers have evolved from traditional risk aggregators and are pulling a suite of new strategic levers to stay competitive.

  • 126: [Bonus content] Commercial risk is possible—here's how

    August 2nd, 2022  |  31 mins 14 secs
    value-based care

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Advisory Board's Clare Wirth and Alex Taillian to discuss their research into commercial risk and why they believe commercial risk is possible for the health care industry.

  • 125: It's not the great resignation, it's the great realignment

    July 26th, 2022  |  34 mins 5 secs
    clinical workforce, strategy

    Host Rachel Woods invites health care workforce experts Eliza Dailey, Monica Westhead, and Alex Polyak to discuss workplace qualities that have become more important to health care workers, especially after the pandemic.

  • 124: The decisions shaping the future of health care

    July 19th, 2022  |  31 mins 18 secs
    strategy

    Rae Woods talks with Advisory Board’s Ashley Antonelli and Natalie Trebes about Advisory Board's 2022 State Industry report and how disruptive market forces and strategic decisions have an outsized impact on the industry’s long-term goals.

  • 123: Is private equity health care's bad guy?

    July 12th, 2022  |  36 mins 22 secs
    physician landscape, strategy

    Host Rachel Woods talks with Advisory Board’s Sarah Hostetter and Vidal Seegobin about how private equity can be a good and not-so-good partner to health care organizations and how leaders can cultivate a successful PE partnership.

  • 122: The 5 root causes of behavioral health inequity

    July 5th, 2022  |  28 mins 47 secs
    behavioral health, health equity and racism

    Host Rachel Woods invites Advisory Board’s Darby Sullivan and Rachel Zuckerman to discuss the root causes of behavioral health inequity and what it would take for the health care industry to give behavioral health the same attention as physical health.

  • 121: Researchers react: Roe is overturned

    June 27th, 2022  |  31 mins 3 secs
    health policy and the biden-harris administration

    Hear eight ways that health care business will change as abortion becomes more difficult to access in the United States – straight from Advisory Board researchers.

  • 120: Open Mic: The latest IPPS proposal could be a game-changer for health equity

    June 21st, 2022  |  4 mins 51 secs
    health equity and racism, health policy and the biden-harris administration

    Host Rachel Woods invites Eric Fontana, Vice President of Client Solutions at Optum Life Sciences, to share his candid thoughts on the 2023 IPPS proposed rule, and how a new CMS proposal could better capture more meaningful SDOH data.

  • 119: How health leaders can address climate change

    June 14th, 2022  |  24 mins 16 secs
    strategy

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Advisory Board's Miles Cottier to discuss the health care industry’s impact on climate change and why leaders need to take action.

  • 118: Commercial risk is possible—here's how

    June 7th, 2022  |  19 mins 41 secs
    value-based care

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Advisory Board's Clare Wirth and Alex Taillian to discuss their research into commercial risk and why they believe commercial risk is possible for the health care industry.

  • 117: 4 ways to prevent a physician shortage

    May 24th, 2022  |  19 mins 57 secs
    clinical workforce, physician landscape

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Advisory Board's Daniel Kuzmanovich and Sebastian Beckmann to talk about the existence of a physician shortage and the solutions health care leaders can take to prevent one.

  • 116: The ripple effects of overturning Roe v. Wade

    May 17th, 2022  |  25 mins 46 secs
    health policy and the biden-harris administration

    Host Rachel Woods sits down with Rebecca Willman, membership director of Abortion Care Network, to talk about the potential ramifications of the leaked draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization that would potentially overturn Roe v. Wade.