The ShiftShapers Podcast

This episode of The ShiftShapers Podcast is called "Direct Primary Care In the Employer Market: How To Get There" with John Collier, President and CEO at Proactive MD, a direct primary care (DPC) organization.

John explains the possibilities of DPC that integrates administrative processes, delivers clinically effective healthcare while still remaining financially viable for stakeholders, and promotes patient empowerment through a "patient advocate".

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This episode of The ShiftShapers Podcast is called "Target and Tame the Drug Spend Monster" with Pramod John, Founder and CEO at VIVIO Health. They discuss the changing nature of specialty drugs as adjuvant therapies and the skyrocketing costs that come with it.

Pramod also discusses the case of Humira biosimilars and AbbVie's threat to litigate, resulting in it being unavailable in the US. He further explains the broken system that favors big pharma, its detrimental effect on regular citizens, and what we can do about it.

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

Direct download: The_ShiftShapers_Podcast_317_edited.mp3
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This episode of The ShiftShapers Podcast is called "Creating a Fee-Based Consultancy" with Derek Winn and Jessica Du Bois, Consultant and Employee Benefits Advisor respectively at Business Benefits Group. They talk about the differences of Distilled Concepts from the parent company and how this new division caters to the specific needs of their clients.

Some of their innovations include leading with an RFI before sending a project proposal to fully understand who their client is and what it is they want to achieve, and letting the clients come to them instead of focusing on inbound leads.

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

Direct download: The_ShiftShapers_Podcast_316_edited.mp3
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This episode of The ShiftShapers Podcast is called "The $500 Tipping Point" with Amy Chambers, Founder and COO of HealthBridge. Today, David and Amy discuss the complex problem of providing for the healthcare of the functionally uninsured.

Amy explains their program's benefits to providers such as infusing cash into the system and reducing difficulties in collecting. On the member side, she further shares how this restores their dignity around the issue of money and their faith into value-based care.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3eZ7mic

Direct download: The_ShiftShapers_Podcast_315_edited.mp3
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This episode of The ShiftShapers Podcast is called "Removing Self-Funding Barriers For Employers and Advisors" with Michael Poelman and Spencer Brydon, President and Regional Vice President of Sales respectively at Novo Benefits.

Today, Michael and Spencer discuss what keeps employers and brokers from going self-funded, as well as what independence and transparency really mean in this space. They also share how brokers can approach stop-loss carriers and reduce complexity moving forward.

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

Direct download: The_ShiftShapers_Podcast_314_edited.mp3
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