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So You Want to Transform Healthcare

M. Christine Stock, M.D.

Welcome to So You Want to Transform Healthcare, a podcast series created by Health2047 Inc., the innovation subsidiary of the American Medical Association. At Health2047, our mission is to find, found and scale innovative startups that transform healthcare at the system level before the AMA’s 200th anniversary in 2047. Innovating with intention is our business. In this podcast series, our Managing Director of Medical Affairs, Dr. M. Christine Stock—Professor Emerita from Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, former Chair of Northwestern’s Department of Anesthesiology, and former Chief of Anesthesiology at Emory University ​Hospital—has candid conversations with leaders operating at the intersection of healthcare and technology-enabled innovation. The topics range from chronic disease eradication to healthcare’s growing cyber epidemic… from rearchitecting community-based care to democratizing clinical trials. Join us on an exploration of the most powerful ideas that aim to change the $3.5 trillion U.S. healthcare industry at its very foundations - from the inside out.

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Nov 22 2020
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Continuously Measured Digital Biomarkers: Bringing Functional Outcomes to the Forefront
5d ago
Continuously Measured Digital Biomarkers: Bringing Functional Outcomes to the Forefront
Dr. Art Combs, currently the president of FutureTech Strategies, Inc., speaks with host Dr. M Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. Art is a physician executive and a serial entrepreneur who has served as an officer to five successful startup companies and as a Fortune 500 senior executive. They discuss his focus in non-invasive technologies, his expertise in digital biomarkers, and the use of wearable technology.
Moving the Needle on Blood Pressure Control in the US
May 17 2022
Moving the Needle on Blood Pressure Control in the US
Dr. Michael Rakotz, current Vice President of Health Outcomes at the American Medical Association, speaks with host Dr. M Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. They speak about Dr. Rakotz's national quality improvement initiative aimed at improving blood pressure control and preventing cardiovascular disease.
Getting to Omnichannel Healthcare
Apr 19 2022
Getting to Omnichannel Healthcare
Yuri Goryunov, partner and technology leader in the healthcare practice at McKinsey and Company, speaks with host Dr. M Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. McKinsey and Company is a trusted advisor and counselor to many of the world's most influential businesses and institutions. At McKinsey, Yuri helps payers, providers, and technology companies set their strategies and transform digitally. They discuss what omnichannel healthcare looks like and how our healthcare system can move towards it.
Channeling the Power of Organized Medicine to Improve Health
Mar 15 2022
Channeling the Power of Organized Medicine to Improve Health
Dr. Mira Irons, President and CEO of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, speaks with host Dr. M Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. Dr. Mira Irons has held numerous leadership roles in all levels of medical education and authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications. They speak about how the power of national organizations lies in their ability to channel their expertise to effect significant change.
What Happens When It Is Easy and Secure to Use Healthcare Data in Real-Time?
Feb 15 2022
What Happens When It Is Easy and Secure to Use Healthcare Data in Real-Time?
Buzz Stewart, CEO and co-founder of Medcurio, speaks with host Dr. M Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. Buzz has been using healthcare data in real-time for more than two decades with healthcare organizations such as Geisinger Health System and Sutter Health. They discuss Buzz's journey of founding and selling several healthcare startups and how ridiculously difficult it is to access healthcare data.
Innovating Uphill: The Challenges of Organizational Inertia and Structural Racism
Jan 18 2022
Innovating Uphill: The Challenges of Organizational Inertia and Structural Racism
Dr. Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker, founding CEO of Complete Care Management Partners, speaks with host Dr. M Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. Dr. Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker is an entrepreneur, a physician, and an expert in translating epidemiologic, acute care, and social determinants of health data to services that meet patients' needs. They discuss how persistence and resilience result in success for aspiring entrepreneurs.
2021 Year in Review: Looking Back To See The Way Forward
Dec 21 2021
2021 Year in Review: Looking Back To See The Way Forward
While 2021 was not all we hoped for, it certainly was a transformative time in US healthcare. Dr. M Christine Stock reflects on the frank discussions she's had with innovators over the past year. Hear from individual entrepreneurs working in technology innovation, philanthropy, and government to transform healthcare. Thank you to all of our guests for coming on the show and to all our listeners for tuning in! Happy Holidays!
Medical Education of the Future Will Look...Like a Video Game?
Nov 16 2021
Medical Education of the Future Will Look...Like a Video Game?
Sam Glassenberg, founder and CEO of Level Ex, speaks with host Dr. M Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. Sam Glassenberg has been leading teams at the cutting edge of the video game industry. They discuss how Sam and his team at Level Ex harnesses video game technology and cognitive neuroscience to engage and train medical professionals.
Transforming US Health Systems to be Prepared and Resilient
Oct 19 2021
Transforming US Health Systems to be Prepared and Resilient
Dr. Lee Fleisher, the CMS Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, speaks with host Dr. M Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. Dr. Lee Fleisher is also a Professor of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. They discuss how healthcare will change post-pandemic to ensure that it is more resilient to emergencies.
Think Better Medicine
Sep 23 2021
Think Better Medicine
Carl Bate, founder and CEO of RecoverX, speaks with host Dr. M. Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. They discuss RecoverX's mission to empower physicians with evidence-based augmented intelligence so they can make the best possible decisions for their patients.
Lessons Learned from 2020 Give Us a Lens into Telehealth Adoption
Aug 17 2021
Lessons Learned from 2020 Give Us a Lens into Telehealth Adoption
Dr. Joe Kvedar, professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School and Senior Advisor for virtual care at Mass General Brigham, speaks with host Dr. M. Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. Dr. Joe Kvedar is internationally recognized for his leadership and vision in the field of connected healthcare. They discuss innovations in telehealth and digital medicine that allowed a huge transformation in healthcare delivery this past year.
Bringing AmaZing Healthcare to Underserved Populations
Jul 27 2021
Bringing AmaZing Healthcare to Underserved Populations
Dr. Eric E. Whitaker, founder and CEO of Zing Health, speaks with host Dr. M. Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. Dr. Whitaker is a nationally recognized authority on public health and an expert in the health issues of African American communities. They discuss how Zing Health provides healthcare solutions for medically underserved populations. Congratulations to Dr. Eric E. Whitaker for being named to Modern Healthcare's 2021 Class of Top 25 Innovators!
Bending the Curve for Cardiovascular Disease
Jun 22 2021
Bending the Curve for Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Manesh Patel, the Richard Stack distinguished professor at Duke University School of Medicine, Chief of the Cardiology Division and co-director of the Heart Center, speaks with host Dr. M. Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. They discuss Dr. Patel's involvement in clinical trials around patients with cardiovascular disease and an innovative startup that plans to bring clinical trials to independent physician practices and to patients from medically underserved communities.
Healthcare at the Speed of Cloud
May 18 2021
Healthcare at the Speed of Cloud
Gerry Miller, founder and CEO of Cloudticity, a digital enablement partner empowering healthcare organizations to leverage the cloud, speaks with host Dr. M. Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. From managing electronic health records to executing the New York State Department of Health's COVID-19 pandemic response, Chris and Gerry discuss how flexibility, agility, and the speed of cloud can have a tremendous impact on the healthcare industry and the people that it serves.
Transforming Health Through Philanthropy
Apr 20 2021
Transforming Health Through Philanthropy
Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld, Director of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment and Senior Associate Dean and professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin School of Medicine, speaks with host Dr. M. Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. They discuss how philanthropy can drive health innovation and the many projects the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment funds to achieve their goal of making Wisconsin the healthiest state in the nation.
Why the Healthcare Sector Must Demand Real Cybersecurity Change
Mar 23 2021
Why the Healthcare Sector Must Demand Real Cybersecurity Change
Charles Aunger, Managing Director for Technology at Health2047, speaks with host Dr. M. Christine Stock, Managing Director of Medical Affairs at Health2047. They discuss the current state of cybersecurity in healthcare organizations, the complexity of defending against attacks and, ultimately, where organizations should look to take healthcare cybersecurity in a new direction.
Transforming Healthcare from the Inside Out
Feb 24 2021
Transforming Healthcare from the Inside Out
Dr. James Madara and Lawrence Cohen speak with host Dr. M. Christine Stock, Managing Director of ​Medical ​Affairs at Health2047. Dr. James Madara is CEO of the American Medical Association (AMA) and Lawrence Cohen, PhD, is CEO of Health2047. In celebration of Health2047’s 5th anniversary, they discuss how Health2047 was founded as an innovation subsidiary focused on chronic disease, data interoperability, radical productivity, and healthcare value to support the AMA’s strategic arcs and transform healthcare.
Democratizing Clinical Trials
Jan 26 2021
Democratizing Clinical Trials
Chris Komelasky and Neile Grayson speak with host Dr. M. Christine Stock, Managing Director of ​Medical ​Affairs at Health2047. Chris Komelasky is an advisor to Health2047 and Neile Grayson is a Managing Director of Corporate Portfolio and Project Management at Health2047. They discuss the importance of clinical research, the empowering impacts research has on a physician's practice, and how to overcome patient barriers.
Huge Problem, Small Company: Will Entrepreneurs Save Us From Obesity?
Dec 23 2020
Huge Problem, Small Company: Will Entrepreneurs Save Us From Obesity?
Mark Bagnall, Executive in Residence at Health2047 and ​CEO of Phenomix Sciences, speaks with host Dr. M. Christine Stock, Managing Director of ​Medical ​Affairs at Health2047. They discuss Phenomix’s approach to obesity treatment and what entrepreneurs should know about the process of creating a startup company in the healthcare space.
Innovating Healthcare in Your Neighborhood
Nov 30 2020
Innovating Healthcare in Your Neighborhood
Daphne Li, Managing ​Director of ​Business ​Acceleration at Health2047 and ​Chief Operating ​Officer at First Mile Care, speaks with host Dr. M. Christine Stock, Managing Director of ​Medical ​Affairs at Health2047. They discuss First Mile Care for diabetes prevention and a new venture that will ease the financial and business-related burdens endured by independently practicing physicians.