Sg2 Perspectives

A podcast connecting you to Sg2 thought leadership…anytime, anywhere.

Sg2 Perspectives brings together Sg2 experts and health care industry thought leaders to discuss popular Sg2 publications, key event takeaways and other strategic topics keeping health system leadership teams up at night. The podcast is hosted by Trevor DaRin, Jayme Zage, PhD, and Tori Richie , and new episodes will be released every other Wednesday. Contact the hosts anytime at Sg2Perspectives@sg2.com.

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 February 28, 2024

211: Sg2’s Digital Health Expert Is Over These Five Digital Health Cliches

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, host Trevor DaRin gives Sg2 Director and digital health expert Andrew Rebhan space to share five often-said, often-heard cliches about digital health, and why Andrew wants to move away from using them. Andrew discusses cliches for telehealth, AI, big tech disrupters, “shiny new objects” and digital transformation.

We are always excited to get ideas and feedback from our listeners. You can reach us at sg2perspectives@sg2.com, find us on Twitter as @Sg2HealthCare, or visit the Sg2 company page on LinkedIn.

 February 21, 2024

210: The Ideal State for Rural Health Systems

Ever wonder what happens when the podcast host is put in the hot seat? Check out this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, where host Trevor DaRin is interviewed by Sg2 Senior Director Janelle Kwan! Both Trevor and Janelle have researched rural care continuums—which Sg2 calls Systems of CARE—so today, they discuss rural health systems, including workforce challenges, strategic partnerships and leaning in on digital health.

We are always excited to get ideas and feedback from our listeners. You can reach us at sg2perspectives@sg2.com, find us on Twitter as @Sg2HealthCare, or visit the Sg2 company page on LinkedIn.

 February 14, 2024

209: 2024 Health Care Strategy: Strengthen, Prioritize and Make Bold Bets

Every year in January, Sg2 provides its perspectives for the year to come in our popular webinar called The Year Ahead. So on this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, host Trevor DaRin is joined by webinar presenters Sg2 Principal Brian Esser, Senior Director Casi Roethler and Senior Principal Bill Woodson as they share their year-ahead thoughts with our podcast listeners. Brian, Casi and Bill discuss how financials will evolve, how capacity challenges will play out, what external growth opportunities exist, if partnership activity will increase, and much more!

We are always excited to get ideas and feedback from our listeners. You can reach us at sg2perspectives@sg2.com, find us on Twitter as @Sg2HealthCare, or visit the Sg2 company page on LinkedIn.

 February 7, 2024

208: A Sneak Peek Into Sg2’s 2024 Impact of Change® Forecast

Each year during this time, the Sg2 Intelligence team puts their heads down and develops our proprietary Impact of Change® (IoC) Forecast for the new year. So on this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, host Jayme Zage, PhD, is joined by Sg2 Principal Chad Giese and Senior Director Tori Richie to talk all things IoC. Chad and Tori share what Sg2 is focusing on for our 2024 forecast and how innovation fits in this year, as well as how our members can best utilize the forecast.

We are always excited to get ideas and feedback from our listeners. You can reach us at sg2perspectives@sg2.com, find us on Twitter as @Sg2HealthCare, or visit the Sg2 company page on LinkedIn.

 January 31, 2024

207: Making Sense of the Primary Care Landscape

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, host Trevor DaRin sits down with Sg2 Senior Director Casi Roethler to talk all things primary care: what they’re seeing, what they’re hearing, what data they’re tracking, and what may change about primary care in the near- and long-term. Trevor and Casi touch on the consumer shift, employed vs independent physicians, and what the primary care landscape could look like in 5 or 10 years.

We are always excited to get ideas and feedback from our listeners. You can reach us at sg2perspectives@sg2.com, find us on Twitter as @Sg2HealthCare, or visit the Sg2 company page on LinkedIn.

 January 24, 2024

206: Eliminating Bias in Health Care AI

Sg2 is frequently asked to talk about AI with our members, so this week on Sg2 Perspectives, host Trevor DaRin is joined by Sg2 Director Andrew Rebhan to discuss the hot topic of bias in AI in the health care space. Andrew outlines some of the challenges of AI—how bias can affect health system health equity work, how to mitigate AI bias—as well as some of the positives, such as how AI can improve personalized medicine and care access.

We are always excited to get ideas and feedback from our listeners. You can reach us at sg2perspectives@sg2.com, find us on Twitter as @Sg2HealthCare, or visit the Sg2 company page on LinkedIn.

 January 17, 2024

205: Innovation and Care Integration in the Behavioral Health Space

Over the past five years, mental health and substance use disorder have become top of mind, along with a lessening of the associated stigma. So this week on Sg2 Perspectives, host Jayme Zage, PhD, is joined by Sg2 Consultant Caleb Bentley and Director Stephanie Snider, who lead our research and trends and our forecasts for behavioral health services, to talk about the behavioral health care space. Caleb and Stephanie cover access challenges and innovations, as well as care integration and care redesign.

We are always excited to get ideas and feedback from our listeners. You can reach us at sg2perspectives@sg2.com, find us on Twitter as @Sg2HealthCare, or visit the Sg2 company page on LinkedIn.

 January 10, 2024

204: Sg2 Perspective Podcast Hosts Pick Their Favorites

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, hosts Trevor DaRin, Tori Richie and Jayme Zage, PhD, take a look back at their favorite quotes from our 2023 podcast episodes, discussing why they resonated and how well the quotes connect to themes we’ve heard in Sg2 member conversations. Trevor, Tori and Jayme dive into quotes around care redesign and innovation, AI, and the balancing acts that traditional providers have had to face.

We are always excited to get ideas and feedback from our listeners. You can reach us at sg2perspectives@sg2.com, find us on Twitter as @Sg2HealthCare, or visit the Sg2 company page on LinkedIn.

 January 3, 2024

203: Key Findings and Accomplishments in Senior Care Strategy

These days, health care organizations are focusing more on senior care strategy, so this week on Sg2 Perspectives, host Trevor DaRin chats with Sg2 Associate Consultant Rima Bhula and Senior Consultant Liz Hajek about how health systems around the country are tackling senior care. Rima and Liz discuss digital solutions, community partnerships and designing senior-friendly EDs, as well as health systems’ successes and challenges.

We are always excited to get ideas and feedback from our listeners. You can reach us at sg2perspectives@sg2.com, find us on Twitter as @Sg2HealthCare, or visit the Sg2 company page on LinkedIn.

 December 27, 2023

202: Systemness at RSNA 2023

This week’s Sg2 Perspectives episode is a special one that brings us back to our Sg2 roots—tracking technology and innovation—and dedicated to the memory of our colleague, Henry Soch, who was a tech guru, an innovator and a healthcare futurist, and who also frequently attended RSNA. Host Jayme Zage, PhD, is joined by Sg2 Senior Consultant Gurmeet Bawa and Principal Chad Giese and Vizient Director, Contract Services, Adam Fairbourn to talk about this year’s RSNA conference and how the imaging industry is thinking differently to support health systems. Gurmeet, Chad and Adam share how the industry is tying the patient and provider experience together and incorporating AI, as well as advancing technology to help combat workforce issues.

We are always excited to get ideas and feedback from our listeners. You can reach us at sg2perspectives@sg2.com, find us on Twitter as @Sg2HealthCare, or visit the Sg2 company page on LinkedIn.