About the show

Radio Advisory is your weekly download on how to untangle healthcare's most pressing challenges, powered by 40 years of Advisory Board research.

Whether it's workforce shortages, industry disruptors, or health equity strategy, we're here to help. Host and seasoned researcher Rachel (Rae) Woods talks with industry experts to equip you with knowledge to confront today’s unanswered questions in healthcare. New episodes drop every Tuesday. | www.advisory.com

Episodes

  • 196: The future of surgery (no, it's not just robots)

    February 20th, 2024  |  32 mins 27 secs

    In this episode, host Rachel Woods invites Advisory Board experts Isis Monteiro, Miles Cottier, and Paul Trigonoplos to discuss how innovation is shaping surgical care (hint: it's not just robots performing procedures) and what it will actually take to see health systems reclaim their margins.

  • 195: Site of care shifts: It's time to go on offense

    February 13th, 2024  |  31 mins 46 secs

    In this episode, host Abby Burns invites Advisory Board experts Nick Hula and Sebastian Beckmann to discuss why outpatient sites need to be part of health systems' growth strategies and how they can translate that into operational reality.

  • 194: The patients are not all right: Unpacking the quality crisis with the Joint Commission's Dr. David Baker

    February 6th, 2024  |  39 mins 53 secs

    In this episode, host Rachel Woods talks with Darby Sullivan, Advisory Board's equity expert, about the state of clinical quality. She also speaks with Dr. David Baker, Executive Vice President for Healthcare Quality Evaluation and Improvement at the Joint Commission, to discuss why patient quality is declining and what the industry can do to improve it.

  • 193: Is health system growth still possible?

    January 30th, 2024  |  33 mins 21 secs
    financial impact

    In this episode, host Rachel Woods invites Advisory Board health systems expert Vidal Seegobin, and quantitative insights expert Larry Watts to discuss why heath systems might have to first shrink in order to grow and stabilize their business for the future.

  • 192: What CEOs need to know in 2024 (Part 2)

    January 23rd, 2024  |  28 mins 33 secs
    strategy

    In this episode host Rachel Woods continues her conversation with Advisory Board experts Natalie Trebes, Prianca Pai, and Sharon Yuen about what should be on CEOs radar in 2024, with a focus on changes in who delivers care and how it’s paid for.

  • 191: What CEOs need to know in 2024 (Part 1)

    January 16th, 2024  |  32 mins 33 secs
    strategy

    In this episode, host Rachel Woods invites Advisory Board experts Natalie Trebes, Prianca Pai, and Sharon Yuen to discuss the industry changes that healthcare leaders need to know now and prepare for in 2024.

  • 190: Behind the scenes with Rae & AskAdvisory

    December 19th, 2023  |  29 mins 57 secs

    In this episode, host Rachel Woods invites AskAdvisory experts to answer our listener’s most pressing questions. Then, she wraps up the year by giving listeners a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into making this podcast.

  • 189: A preview of Advisory Board's 2024 research

    December 12th, 2023  |  24 mins 57 secs
    clinical workforce, strategy, technology, value-based care

    In this episode, host Rachel Woods invites 11 Advisory Board experts to discuss what's on their radar – and what should be on yours, too – as we approach 2024.

  • 188: The business case for investing in women's health

    December 5th, 2023  |  32 mins 34 secs

    Host Rachel Woods invites Advisory Board's Gaby Marmolejos, Kara Marlatt, and Ellie Wiles to discuss the financial imperative and opportunities of investing in holistic women's health.

  • 187: ChristianaCare's comprehensive, CFO-approved approach to behavioral health care

    November 28th, 2023  |  36 mins 19 secs
    behavioral health

    In this episode, guest host Abby Burns invites ChristianaCare's Chief Biopsychosocial Officer, Erin Booker, to discuss how Erin is driving—and making the case for—a comprehensive and holistic behavioral health care strategy.

  • 186: The new era of drugs is now

    November 21st, 2023  |  26 mins 4 secs

    In this episode, host Rachel Woods invites Advisory Board pharmacy experts Rachel Peroutky and Chloe Bakst to discuss how stakeholders should be preparing themselves for the new era of pharmaceutical drugs.

  • 185: AI adoption: why you can't afford to "wait and see"

    November 14th, 2023  |  26 mins 47 secs
    technology

    In this episode, host Rachel Woods invites Advisory Board digital health experts Ty Aderhold and Elysia Culver to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of being an early mover or fast follower of AI, and how the industry needs to be thinking about AI adoption and integration.