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 Wednesday. Contact the hosts anytime at Sg2Perspectives@sg2.com.

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 May 10, 2023

168: Venture Capital Still Sees Opportunity in Healthcare: A Conversation with LRV Health

Health systems are facing capital planning slowdown and an uncertain financial future, so in this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, we invited Managing Partner of LRVHealth Keith Figlioli to talk about today’s investment opportunities and where he sees private equity and venture capital moving next in health care. Keith discusses how health systems are thinking about partnerships and balancing transformation and the optimization of operations, along with successful—and promising—investments.

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.

 May 3, 2023

167: How PCCI Helps Its High-Risk Pediatric Asthma Population

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, we’re bringing you a real-world example of an organization taking an innovative approach to care delivery for patients in its community who have struggled with care access: pediatric asthma patients. President and CEO of Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI) Steve Miff joins us to share PCCI’s four-prong approach to tackling pediatric asthma, how it leveraged community partnerships and engaged caregivers, and how organizations can get started driving population health initiatives in their own communities.

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.

 April 27, 2023

166: Addressing Women’s CV Needs Across the Life Span

Evidence of the differences in cardiovascular disease between men and women has continued to build over the past few years, creating an increased interest in the development of women’s cardiovascular programs. So this week on Sg2 Perspectives, Sg2 Senior Director Rhae Ana Gamber and Sg2 Fellow Dr Jeremy Miller join us to talk about why women’s heart health is so important today, new types of women’s CV programs (eg, cardio obstetrics and midlife multidisciplinary) and creating the business case for these programs.

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.

 April 19, 2023

165: The New Growth Mindset: Customer Strategy

In today’s health care climate—where health systems are trying to balance growth with operational and financial challenges—Sg2 has been advising our members to focus on near-term growth by building a more deliberate funnel of the right patients for their systems. So in this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, we’re joined by Sg2 VP, Patient Activation and Consumer Innovation, Jon Barlow and Associate Principal Charlotte Brown-Zalewa to talk about the new growth mindset of customer strategy. Jon and Charlotte discuss near-term vs long-term consumer strategies, cross-team collaboration to accomplish customer-focused initiatives and how organizations can prioritize customer strategy work.

Learn more about employing a customer mindset for future viability in Sg2’s recent blog post.

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.

 April 12, 2023

164: Recapping the 2023 Vizient Health Care Executive Forum

Sg2’s parent company, Vizient, hosts a yearly Health Care Executive Forum for C-suite leaders to connect and talk about top-of-mind issues in the health care industry. So in this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, Sg2 Group SVP, Strategic Growth Solutions, John Becker; Senior Vice President, Intelligence, Trine Tsouderos; and Senior Principal Bill Woodson join us to share the key themes they heard, including the usage of artificial intelligence and the need for health systems to embrace innovation and meet customer needs.

 

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.

 April 5, 2023

163: How to Optimize Your Service Line Workforce

The health care industry continues to face workforce challenges, so this week on Sg2 Perspectives we invited Sg2 Senior Consulting Director Janelle Kwan, MBA, and Principal Jennifer O’Connor, FACHE, to dive a bit deeper into these challenges and focus on the state of the service line workforce. Janelle and Jennifer discuss big storylines in physician employment and how organizations can not only optimize their service line workforce, but also how they can attract and retain their staff.

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.

 March 29, 2023

162: How Medicine’s History Can Help Inform Its Future

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, we’ve invited Sg2’s new SVP of Intelligence, Trine Tsouderos, to discuss how the history of medicine and care delivery can give the current health care industry an idea of what the future may look like. Trine shares a bit of her background, what she’s learned from the history of medicine that can help us anticipate the future and what health care leaders can do to prepare.

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.

 March 22, 2023

161: Stories From the Field: Balancing Care Redesign, Disrupters and Short-term Growth

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, host Trevor DaRin joins Sg2 Principals Brian Esser and Rebecca Limestall to share what they’ve been hearing from different health care organizations and teams as they travel around the country, talking to our members. Trevor, Brian and Rebecca discuss care redesign from an AMC and IDN perspective, the reaction to disrupters in primary care and the focus on short-term growth.

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.

 March 15, 2023

160: How Disrupters Are Changing the Game for the Health Care Consumer

In today’s health care landscape, disrupters are everywhere, so this week on Sg2 Perspectives, we invited Sg2 Associate Principal Trevor DaRin and Senior Consulting Director Casi Roethler to talk to us about how these health care disrupters are changing the game. Trevor and Casi discuss the disrupters to watch in the payer and retail spaces, the implications for primary care, and how health systems should respond—as well as what they can learn.

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.

 March 8, 2023

159: Taking Value-Based Care Strategy to the Next Level

Value-based care (VBC) continues to be important as a way to drive changes in how we deliver health care services. So this week on Sg2 Perspectives, we invited Sg2 Senior Advisor and VBC expert Laura Jacobs to dive deeper into the state of value-based care. Laura discusses the different components to value-based care and how it can help inform care redesign, as well as how primary care can evolve to support VBC.

Learn more about why value-based care is important in 2023 in Laura’s blog post.

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.