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Buckle Up for Season 3 Of MiniVHAN

For its third season, the miniVHAN podcast explores the past, present and future of the health care ecosystem and how clinically integrated networks like VHAN are traveling new routes to sustain the health and well-being of our communities. Buckle up and subscribe—new episodes are coming soon!

 

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The miniVHAN podcast highlights clinical transformation strategies, regulatory updates and industry trends that are key drivers on the road to improved patient health and stronger communities. Each 30-minute episode is developed out of questions and feedback from members like you. Episodes also point you to members-only resources and tools that support better patient care. So hop in the miniVHAN on your commute, during your daily walk or whenever you have time to learn on the go.

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Episode 1: Rearview Mirror: VHAN’s Early Days

Summary & Guests

Celebrate VHAN’s 10th year with a look back on the unique vision for VHAN and how the network set out to improve care outcomes across the Southeast. With the health care landscape evolving along with political and economic shifts, a transformation was needed. A dedicated team envisioned a network that would do the hard work of collaborating so that the burden of providing quality care would be shared. What problems did they aim to fix—and how has VHAN succeeded?

Guests:
– C. Wright Pinson, MD, MBA, FACS – VUMC Deputy CEO and Chairman of VHAN
– David Posch, MS – Executive Director of VHAN
– Shari Rajoo, MD – VP and Chief Medical Officer for Population Health Service at Ballad Health

Episode 2: One Foot in Two Canoes: Transitioning to Value-Based Care

Summary & Guests

Addressing the fragmented health care system starts by meeting people where they are, with the target to better serve patients, families and the providers caring for them. Explore how VHAN members are driving this concept forward and advancing population health approaches—and how they are navigating the dual fee-for-service and value-based care environment.

Guests:
– Cindy Powell, MD – SVP and Medical Director of Population Health at VHAN
– C.J. Stimson, MD, JD – SVP of Value Transformation in the Office of Population Health at VUMC
– Claude Pirtle, MD, MS, FACP, FAMIA – VP, Chief Medical Information Officer and Assistant Chief Medical Officer at West Tennessee Healthcare

Episode 3: The Road Ahead: A New Health Care Experience

Summary & Guests

As VHAN celebrates 10 years of accomplishments throughout 2022, the network is also looking toward the future and imagining what opportunities and obstacles lie ahead. From deciding how best to care for the next generation to navigating the latest in population health technology to partnering directly with employers to provide a new kind of health care experience, VHAN is contemplating endless possibilities for growth and transformation.

Guests:
– C.J. Stimson, MD, JD – SVP of Value Transformation in the Office of Population Health at VUMC
– Claude Pirtle, MD, MS, FACP, FAMIA – VP, Chief Medical Information Officer and Assistant Chief Medical Officer at West Tennessee Healthcare
– Brent McDonald – SVP of Population Health at VHAN

Episode 4: BONUS EPISODE: Your Very Own Keckley Report

Summary & Guests

The miniVHAN is excited to welcome aboard Paul Keckley, health care policy analyst, widely known industry expert, and frequent speaker and advisor to health care organizations. We spoke with Paul to get his singular view of the health care landscape today and his thoughts on VHAN’s opportunities and responsibilities as a clinically integrated network

Guest:
– Paul Keckley, PDH – Managing Editor of The Keckley Report