About the show

There is so much information out there – news, opinions, ideas, you name it – but health care leaders just don't have the time to sift through it and figure out what to do. Making sense of it all is how Advisory Board can help. Host and seasoned researcher Rachel Woods talks with industry experts to break down the issues on your mind and offer recommendations on what to do next – each week, in 30 minutes or less.

Episodes

  • Episode 24: Leadership series #4: Teamwork during a crisis

    June 18th, 2020  |  20 mins 45 secs
    leadership

    Craig connects with Susan Pastor, an experienced nursing executive who has led teams through all kinds of stressful situations. She shares lessons about fostering teamwork in times of crisis.

  • Episode 23: How behavioral health in the US is affected by Covid-19

    June 16th, 2020  |  19 mins 28 secs
    strategy

    In this installment of Radio Advisory, Rae is joined by Clare Wirth, an experienced Advisory Board consultant that leads research on behavioral health and care delivery transformation, to discuss the psychological effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Episode 22: Leadership series #3: Choosing empathy

    June 11th, 2020  |  23 mins 20 secs
    leadership

    Now is a time for human-centered leadership. Craig discusses the importance of empathy and things that leaders can do to demonstrate it, with Matt Cornner, who leads the Advisory Board’s program for rising health care executives.

  • Episode 21: Digital health and disruption in the Covid-19 era

    June 9th, 2020  |  27 mins 21 secs
    technology

    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 20: Leadership series #2: Stress and emotional resilience

    June 4th, 2020  |  32 mins 1 sec
    leadership

    Covid-19 is stressful. Craig welcomes Dr. Bill Lynagh, a former Peace Corps volunteer and family medicine physician who focuses on clinician engagement and performance improvement. Craig and Bill discuss how to consciously manage your response to stress and develop habits that enhance your resilience.

  • 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
    covid-19

    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 17: Leadership series #1: Leading in uncertain times

    May 28th, 2020  |  27 mins 14 secs
    leadership

    Part 1 of a 5 part series on leadership amid crisis. Uncertainty is here to stay. So Craig talks with Jim Veronesi and Karen Sulek about how to reframe and lead through uncertainty.

  • Episode 16: How will Covid-19 impact the perception of the industry?

    May 26th, 2020  |  13 mins 37 secs
    covid-19

    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

    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
    strategy

    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.