As host and head of content for Radio Advisory, Rachel (also known as “Rae”) plans and prioritizes episodes based on the most pressing challenges of the day. As host, Rae interviews industry experts, breaking down the top issues executives should be thinking about and eliciting the actionable next steps healthcare leaders should take.
Rachel (Rae) Woods has hosted 139 Episodes.
Episode 21: Digital health and disruption in the Covid-19 era
June 9th, 2020 | 27 mins 21 secs
From Rock Health, Tom Cassels and Megan Zweig talk to Rae about the state of digital health investment. Megan and Tom share what that investment—and potential disruption means for leaders in health care and why digital health innovation isn’t going down any time soon.
Episode 19: Why racism is a health care issue
June 3rd, 2020 | 26 mins 6 secs
health equity and racism
In this episode, Rae sits down with inclusion leader and head of workforce research Micha’le Simmons and health equity researcher Darby Sullivan to discuss why racism is a health care issue. Together, they outline the public health challenges of police violence, the health disparities faced by people of color, and the role that social determinants play in long term health—all of which contribute to a shorter life span for so many black Americans. This episode offers guidance for health care leaders looking to support their communities, their patients, and their own employees, along with a list of resources that will help executives take anti-racist actions.
Episode 18: A global perspective on Covid-19
June 2nd, 2020 | 22 mins 13 secs
Rachel is joined by Rebecca Richmond, leader of international research at Advisory Board, to discuss how our international members are gearing up for future waves of Covid-19.
Episode 16: How will Covid-19 impact the perception of the industry?
May 26th, 2020 | 13 mins 37 secs
Rachel is joined by Christopher Kerns to talk about how the public’s view of incumbents is changing and address what lasting impact changing perceptions can have on hospitals, pharma, and health plans.
Episode 15: Financial impact series: Physician groups
May 21st, 2020 | 16 mins 47 secs
financial impact, physician landscape
Rachel is joined by Sarah Hostetter, who leads independent physician group research at Advisory Board. Sarah talks with Rae about how Covid-19 is impacting physician groups, and why not all physician practices will be impacted in the same way.
Episode 14: The suddenly strategic imperatives of supply chain
May 19th, 2020 | 18 mins 40 secs
Rachel is joined by Brandi Greenberg, VP of Life Sciences and Health Care Ecosystem research at Advisory Board. Brandi shares some of the urgent issues Covid-19 is placing on supply chain and addresses the long-term challenges and opportunities for supply chain leaders.
Episode 13: IPPS just dropped. Here is what you need to know.
May 15th, 2020 | 12 mins 12 secs
health policy and the biden-harris administration
Emily Connelly returns to Radio Advisory to talk to Rae about the Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule and shares her key takeaways from the 1,602 page rule.
Episode 12: Financial impact series: Ambulatory Surgery Centers
May 14th, 2020 | 18 mins 14 secs
Continuing “Financial Impact” series on how Covid-19 is impacting the financial health of various players in health care. Megan Director, who has years of experience researching service line strategy joins Rae to talk about the impact COVID-19 is having on Ambulatory Surgery Centers, and why it is different than other parts of the industry.
Episode 11: [Quick update] Financial impact series: Hospitals
May 12th, 2020 | 7 mins 47 secs
Rachel brings back Christopher Kerns to give a brief update on the financial impact of Covid-19 on hospitals.
Episode 10: Financial impact series: Payers
May 7th, 2020 | 17 mins 53 secs
Rachel is joined by Rachel Sokol, who leads research specific to health plans at the Advisory Board, to discuss the financial impact that payers and employers are experiencing in the wake of Covid-19.
Episode 9: It's Nurses Week. Why this year must be different
May 5th, 2020 | 21 mins
Rachel is joined by Carol Boston-Fleischhauer, Chief Nursing Officer at Advisory Board about nurses week, and why the typical approach to celebrating nurses fall's short of what's needed…
Episode 8: Reopening for business part two: Ambulatory practices
May 1st, 2020 | 18 mins 59 secs
covid-19, physician landscape
Rachel is joined by Daniel Kuzmanovich to talk about how ambulatory practices should think about resuming in-person visits and what steps they will need to take in order to reopen.