Started by two physicians at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, the Impossible Healthcare Podcast is a unique look into what is changing in healthcare. Join Dr. Sameer Berry & Dr. Michael Albert as they sit down with thought leaders to discuss the most pressing topics in healthcare.
Dr. Spiegel is the Director of Health Services Research & Clinical Transformation at the Cedars-Sinai Health System. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Gastroenterology, the premiere GI journal. His lab, the Center for Outcomes Research, conducts research on how technology can improve healthcare and has received funding from the NIH, Veterans Affairs, and Robert-Wood Johnson Foundation.
Christina's work in healthcare gives her a unique perspective on the entrance of tech giants to this industry. We discuss the challenges faced by these large companies entering healthcare, what opportunities they are missing, and failed examples. She also speaks about the common attributes she's noticed when interviewing successful founders/investors and what they are looking for.
Tom Priselac has been the CEO of Cedars-Sinai for 25 years and overseen unprecedented transitions for the organization. As chair of the American Hospital Association he was also closely involved with President Obama in developing the ACA. We discuss his role in evaluating new technologies and what metrics they use in deciding which technologies to implement at Cedars. Mr. Priselac also discusses how he fits in time for learning and advice for startups looking to make an impact in healthcare.
Dr. Rob Califf is the former Commissioner of the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), founding director of the world's largest academic research organization - the Duke Clinical Research Institute, and a professor at Duke and Stanford. He is one of the top 10 most cited medical authors, with more than 1,200 publications. Dr. Califf is also a senior health advisor for Google's life sciences division, Verily. We discuss the regulation of medical technology and the challenges of regulating AI.
Episode 1 of a three-part series on artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. Dr. Eric Topol is the former chair of cardiology at Cleveland Clinic, best-selling author, and now director of the Scripps Translational Research Institute. We discuss current uses of AI in healthcare, future hurdles, social media, his personal story, and advice for early-stage physicians!