Outcomes Rocket
Outcomes Rocket
Saul Marquez
At Outcomes Rocket, we are the shared knowledge hub for healthcare's toughest problems. Our goal is twofold and clear. To help inspire and guide our listeners to 1. Improve patient outcomes and 2. Experience business success in healthcare. Tune in to learn more!
Bridging Relationships with Startups and Enterprise Hospitals in the Texas Medical Center with Emily Reiser, Senior Manager of Innovation Community Engagement at Texas Medical Center
In this episode, we are privileged to host Emily Reiser, the Senior Manager of Innovation Community Engagement with the Texas Medical Center. TMC is the largest medical city in the world and is at the forefront of advancing life sciences. Emily discusses how her organization drives collaboration between and among different institutions. She also shares how TMC provides access to multiple health systems, how they act as the connection between innovators and health systems. We also cover how TMC measures success, tracking metrics, and more. Emily also shares two cool examples of how her organization is adding value to healthcare. This is definitely a fantastic conversation you shouldn't miss, so please tune in! Click here for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health
Nov 26
27 min
Designing a Modern Healthcare Experience with Matthew Neidich, Director of Product Implementation and Partnerships at Premera Blue Cross
In this episode, we interview Matthew Neidich, Director of Product Implementation and Partnerships at Premera Blue Cross. Matthew covers Premera's goal to improve healthcare and leverage technology to solve problems and create convenient and cost-effective solutions. He discusses Premera's latest product, which provides a hundred percent free on-demand primary care 24/7 365 days anywhere in the country. Matthew shares insights on having a North Start, looking for opportunities to serve customers better, overcoming the mainstream mindset especially for innovators, and more. This has been a fascinating interview, so please tune in. Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health
Nov 25
22 min
Tying Preventive Care with Personal Cost Savings to Improve Health with Janis Powers, Founder and CEO of Longitudinal Health Care
In this episode, we are privilege to host Janis Powers, Founder and CEO of Longitudinal Health Care. Janis discusses how her digital health company aims to replace traditional health insurance and how her company adds value to healthcare. She shares her thoughts on consumerization and the direct-to-provider payment model, other options for securing health care, and the importance of health literacy.  If you're fed up with the high insurance cost and would like a different perspective on health care challenges, tune in because this interview with Janis could be what you're looking for. Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health
Nov 24
30 min
COVID, Hospitals' 'No Visitors' Policies, Family Involvement and Medifies with Nate Pagel, CEO at Medifies
 In this episode, we feature Nate Pagel, the CEO of Medifies and the co-founder of Vidlet based out of San Francisco, California. Nate covers how Medifies provide tools to help hospitals increase patient satisfaction. He dives into how surgeons cannot deliver the right updates to patients' families because they are missing. Medifies solves that by creating a healthcare software that sends out messages to patients' families about what is happening to the patient quarterly. There's a long list of benefits and improved outcomes from this improved communication. Nate also shares insights on challenges, how to overcome challenges and more. It's been an insightful conversation with Nate, so please stay tuned.  Click here for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health
Nov 23
23 min
Invitation to Participate in the Health Experience Design Conference with Amy Heymans, Founder of Mad*Pow
The Call for Speakers are open for the 2021 Health Experience Design Conference. HXD offers attendees access to a diverse community practitioners and leaders in design, innovation, research, strategy, and technology, dedicated to accelerating the transformation of our health care system. Here is a link to submit a CFP for HXD 2021. Mad*Pow, a purpose-driven, strategic design consultancy, founded HXD ten years ago. Since that time, it has become the leading conference advocating for person-centered experience innovation in health. Attracting over 500 visionaries across the health ecosystem, this two-day mix of inspiring presentations, workshops, and discussion drives real-world change. HXD has explored a wide range of topics from a variety of perspectives, including human-centered design, behavior change design, social determinants of health, digital therapeutics, health equity, empowering innovation in health organizations, improving insurance member experiences, and so much more. The deadline to apply is November 30, 2020. This year’s conference will be held on April 6 & 7, 2021 and the format (physical vs. digital) is TBD.
Nov 20
13 min
Driving Down the Cost of Care with Proactive, Customized Patient Education with Ellen Ford-Barton, Senior Vice President Strategy & Operations at Care Navigation Services, LLC
 In this episode, we are privileged to host Ellen Ford Barton, the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations in Care Navigation. Ellen discusses how her company offers patient-centered solutions that align with value-based principles, specifically for those who are providing care. She shares how Care Navigation impacts providers through care continuity, extending physician bandwidth, optimizing workflows, and more. Care Navigation also focuses on patients by providing holistic education and coaching. Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health
Nov 20
29 min
The Key to Reversing America's Chronic Disease Epidemic Lies in Continuous Remote Care with Jeff Stanley, Medical Director at Virta Health
Today, our guest is licensed to practice medicine in all 50 U.S. states, an expert in continuous virtual care delivery, and specializes in helping patients with Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome restore metabolic health while safely removing the need for prescription medications. Dr. Jeff Stanley is the Medical Director at Virta Health. In this interview, he discusses how his company provides clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes without medications or surgery. He also talks about the difference between traditional health care settings and the model Virta offers, the company's goal of reversing type 2 diabetes in 100 million people by 2025, and the incredible value Virta provides in terms of standard of care and support. Dr. Stanley shares excellent insights into the care continuum, virtual care, and overcoming business challenges, so please stay tuned! Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health
Nov 19
22 min
An Invitation to Improve Brain Health with Mark Watson, CEO at ABI Wellness
In this short episode, we feature Mark Watson, CEO at ABI Wellness. This is Mark's second visit to the podcast, and this time he came with an invitation for clinical providers who are looking to enhance the cognitive abilities of the people they serve. ABI Wellness has successfully held two virtual trainings on using technology to train new facilitators, and they are hosting another training starting on Nov 23rd. At the moment, they are prequalifying clinical providers for their service. This virtual training is for everyone who works in the brain injury rehab space, so if that's you, please reach out. If you haven't listened to Mark's episode already, it's episode five twenty-three on the Outcomes Rocket, and he is just doing awesome stuff and evidence-based cognitive rehab programs for patients with chronic brain injury. Take advantage of this opportunity to expand your skills in cognitive rehab! Listen to Mark's invitation and the full interview now. Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health
Nov 18
5 min
Equipping Frontline Providers in The Fight Against Skin Cancer with Cody Simmons, CEO of DermaSensor
In this episode, we interview the outstanding Cody Simmons, CEO of DermaSensor. He discusses how his company delivers a game-changer in the field of skin detection and care, and the impact of improving access to skin cancer check at a low cost. He also shares powerful and insightful anecdotes and the things he is looking forward to in healthcare. We want to scale the care we provide to skin cancer patients, and Cody has given great call outs and suggestions. Tune in to my exciting conversation with Cody here. Click this link for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.com
Nov 17
23 min
Immunization Records - Consumer Access with Docket.care with Michael Perretta, Founder at Docket.care
In this episode, we interview Michael Peretta, Founder of Docket. Michael discusses how Docket has made it easier to access personal and family immunization records at no cost. Michael talks about improved patient adherence and the many other benefits Docket offers to different stakeholders. By leveraging technology, Michael and his team at Docket has made it easier to access your immunization registries. By aggregating state records, Docket gives you your record at the touch of a button. We all know how it is such a hassle to request health records, so having something like Docket offers is truly unique. Please stay tuned for my full interview with Michael.  Click here for the show notes, transcript, and resources: outcomesrocket.health
Nov 16
17 min
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