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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 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.

 March 1, 2023

158: How UpStream Care Approaches Primary Care With Dr Sanjay Doddamani and Valinda Rutledge

A popular topic for Sg2 Perspectives over the past year has been new care models and disruptions in primary care. So this week we invited UpStream Care CEO Dr Sanjay Doddamani and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Valinda Rutledge (a former Sg2 fellow!) to talk about UpStream Care’s approach to primary care. Dr Doddamani and Valinda discuss the development and success of UpStream Care, as well as the future of primary care and primary care models.

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 22, 2023

157: State of the Health Care Economy in 2023 With Kaufman Hall

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, we’re joined by two guests from our strategic partner Kaufman Hall, SVP Lisa Goldstein and Managing Director Eric Jordahl, who discuss the state of our economy in 2023 and how they expect it to impact heath care utilization, as well as hospital/health system operations and financing, for the near- and midterm. Lisa and Eric also field questions related to payer mix, private equity, virtual visits, value-based care, workforce and 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 15, 2023

156: Leveraging Care Redesign to Combat Capacity Constraints

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, Sg2 Senior Director Anthony Guth and Principal Brianna Motley join us to talk about the capacity constraints hospitals and health systems are facing today and how these constraints impact the health care landscape moving forward. Tony and Brianna discuss what’s driving capacity challenges, the opportunity for care redesign, and how to balance constraints and shortages with growth and innovation.

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 8, 2023

155: The Year Ahead 2023

Sg2 kicks off every year with our popular The Year Ahead webinar, where we focus on key themes in the health care space for the year to come. So this week on Sg2 Perspectives, we’ve invited our webinar presenters, Sg2 Principals Brian Esser, Brianna Motley and Jennifer O’Connor, FACHE, and Senior Principal Bill Woodson, to recap the webinar and talk about how hospitals and health systems will need to take a multipronged approach to balancing growth, workforce and capacity in 2023, as well as how leading health systems are managing this balancing act.

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.