The ShiftShapers Podcast

This episode of The ShiftShapers Podcast is called "What is Stress - and How Can We Cope? - With Lynn Jonen, PhD" and today, host and Chief Transformation Strategist David Saltzman and Lynn discuss the problems caused by stress, understand the underlying causes, and explore various solutions.

This discussion is especially relevant nowadays with the drastic changes brought about by COVID-19 and the corresponding stress that it causes on people. David and Lynn also talk about spiritual health and its role in keeping stress at bay.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2Jn6rdx

Direct download: The_ShiftShapers_Podcast_306_edited.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

This is part 2 of The ShiftShapers Podcast episode called "Reading the Regulatory Tea Leaves - with Jessica Waltman" and today, host and Chief Transformation Strategist David Saltzman and Jessica discuss transparency changes on the regulatory front and how these changes can affect you and your clients.

In particular, Jessica breaks down into plain language the transparency rules that affect hospitals and the differences with the rules for insurers and employer-sponsors in disclosing information. Jessica also explains how the new rules affect regular consumers and how requests for information can be made.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3bhTduz

Direct download: The_ShiftShapers_Podcast_309_part_2_edited.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

This is part 1 of The ShiftShapers Podcast episode called "Reading the Political Tea Leaves - with Jessica Waltman" and today, host and Chief Transformation Strategist David Saltzman and Jessica discuss health insurance and health-related matters in today's political climate.

Jessica, who is Principal at Forward Health Consulting, provides easy to understand insights about what is happening with the Affordable Care Act or ACA and how scrapping it affects much more than just Obamacare. She also provides a fearless forecast on the future of the ACA under a Sanders, Biden, and second Trump administration.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/39UV0Fx

Direct download: The_ShiftShapers_Podcast_309_part_1_edited.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

This episode of The ShiftShapers Podcast is called "Innovation and Problem Solving, with Jayne Morgan, M.D." and today, host and Chief Transformation Strategist David Saltzman, together with Jayne, Director Of Innovation at Piedmont Healthcare, discuss innovation and how it is applied at Piedmont.

Also discussed is diversity in clinical trials; why it is lacking and the progress of making it more inclusive to more minorities. The role of the FDA is also clarified when it comes to making changes in addressing health gaps and producing solutions that affect all demographics of people.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/39BqJeO

Direct download: The_ShiftShapers_Podcast_305_edited.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

This episode of The ShiftShapers Podcast is called "Finding The Right Stop-Loss Partner" and today, host and Chief Transformation Strategist David Saltzman is joined by Mehb Khoja, President of Medical Risk Managers, Inc. to discuss the topic from the perspectives of both employers and MGU's.

Mehb explains the lag times experienced between incurring and paying claims, shares his insights on why it is not advisable to swing back and forth from fully-insured to self-insured, and defines what lasering is and its significance in this industry.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/38jRGT6

Direct download: The_ShiftShapers_Podcast_303_edited.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

1