A Medical Doctor’s Perspective on Building the Necessary Resources and Partnerships to Take Healthcare into the Community
July 14, 2014
Hosted by Robert Chamberlain
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In today’s world of population health management, providers focus on moving healthcare out of the acute setting, past ambulatory care and into preventative services, while increasing market share. Health systems and hospitals have found that working with the commercial market (employers) is the best way to meet both objectives. The challenge becomes how to wrap together a multidisciplinary team with external partners and deliver a comprehensive population health initiative designed to create positive outcomes. DeKalb Medical’s answer: Invest in a medical doctor to drive the strategy. Join Robert and his guest, Shealynn Buck, MD, executive director of Employee Health Solutions at DeKalb Medical, as they discuss the challenges and opportunities the independent, 627-bed, not-for-profit health system faces in changing the dynamic of how they bring healthcare into the metro Atlanta community by utilizing numerous service lines to meet population health demands.
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Inside Healthcare: Critical Thinking for Turbulent Times brings together healthcare and business leaders from our home base of Nashville, Tennessee and throughout the country who are in the trenches, changing the dynamic on how healthcare is delivered in the United States. Our show focuses on those who are breaking down traditional industry barriers to build bridges between organizations and forging the necessary partnerships and infrastructure needed to improve care. Inside Healthcare takes an honest look at today’s health care industry, challenging issues and celebrating solutions in population health management in the commercial market.
Robert Chamberlain is the founder, chairman and CEO of Applied Health Analytics, LLC. He is a veteran executive and noted entrepreneur with over thirty years of experience. Robert travels across the country talking to health systems, hospitals, TPAs, benefit consultants, health organizations and employers to encourage them to take control in today’s healthcare environment and create a new paradigm that meets not only ACA requirements but delivers revenue or contains costs. Robert is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurialism and successful payer-provider partnerships and has authored numerous articles which have appeared in such publications as The Tennessean, Healthcare Financial Management Magazine, Executive Insight, Medical Practice Insider, Benefits and Compensation Digest, Health Management Technology and Modern Healthcare. He was named a Nashville Business Journal 2014 Healthcare Hero.