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

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 November 30, 2022

145: What Health Care Boards and C-suite Teams Are Talking About in Fall 2022

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, host Trevor DaRin joins Sg2 Principals Brian Esser and Jennifer O’Connor, FACHE, in discussing what Sg2 is hearing from our member leadership teams and boards on the largest issues they’re facing today. Trevor, Brian and Jennifer share the big themes (eg, finance, workforce, site of care shifts, disrupters) and surprising questions, as well as what specific functional groups (CFOs, CNOs, COOs) are focused on.

 

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.

 November 23, 2022

144: Focusing on Value in the Payer-Provider Landscape

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, we invited Sg2 Content Director Rich Daly, Principal Brian Esser and Senior Consultant Sushma Narra to break down the research they’ve been doing around current trends in the health care payer landscape. Brian and Sushma discuss payer behavior, bringing strategy to the managed care contracting table, creative partnership options 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.

 November 16, 2022

143: Navigating Site of Care Shifts for Continued Revenue and Growth

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, we focus on the hot topic of site-of-care shifts with Sg2 Consultant Nikita Arora and Director Tony Guth. Nikita and Tony discuss key drivers of these shifts, the biggest disupter in this space and how hospitals should be preparing for procedure movement, as well as provide specific examples of procedures shifting to ASCs or office clinics.

 

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.

 November 9, 2022

142: How to Build a Sustainable Care at Home Program

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, host Jayme Zage, PhD, and Sg2 Associate Principal Joe Maher and Principal Brianna Motley talk through the various levers organizations can pull to build sustainable care at home programs. Jayme, Joe and Brianna discuss payment, revenue and value-based care in the care at home landscape, as well as finding—and vetting—the right partners.

 

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.

 November 2, 2022

141: Sg2 Strategy Exchange Debrief: Executing on Strategic Priorities and Plans

In this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, Sg2 Senior Director and podcast host Trevor DaRin is joined by Senior Director Janelle Kwan, MBA, and Principal Jennifer O’Connor, FACHE, as they share some of the key discussion topics and takeaways from Sg2’s final Strategy Exchange session. Trevor, Janelle and Jennifer talk about how health care organizations are communicating new strategic plans, as well as how they are approaching strategic plan implementation.

 

Be sure to revisit Sg2 Perspectives episodes 111 and 120 to learn more about the Sg2 Strategy Exchange.

 

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.

 October 26, 2022

140: Integrating Health Care Finance and Strategy Teams to Achieve Organizational Goals

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, Sg2 Principal and financial strategy practice lead Brian Esser and Kaufman Hall SVP Lisa Goldstein join us to talk about health care finance and the importance of connecting finance and strategy teams. Brian and Lisa discuss where we are in the economic cycle, the key pressures and challenges health systems are facing and improving communication between finance and strategy teams.

 

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.

 October 19, 2022

139: Grill Bill: Differences in Strategic Focus Across the C-Suite

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, we welcome back Sg2 Senior Principal Bill Woodson to talk about what’s top of mind for health care boards and leadership teams in terms of strategic planning. Bill discusses progress with workforce approaches and tensions between payers and providers, as well as M&A activity and private equity investments in health care.

 

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.

 October 12, 2022

138: Provider-Supplier Collaboration to Address the Whole Health Care Experience

In Sg2 Perspectives episode 125, we focused on how the role of supply chain is changing and how the biggest trends impacting demand will have corresponding impacts on supplies and spend. In this week’s episode, Vizient Associate Principal Doug Beinborn, Sg2 Principal Chad Giese and Sg2 Associate Principal Lisa McGuire dig deep into those trends, specifically at the service line level. Doug, Chad and Lisa discuss provider-supplier partnerships, the value proposition and growth potential of new technologies, and the role of the patient/consumer.

 

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.

 October 5, 2022

137: Solving Consumer Challenges as a Strategic Growth Imperative

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, we’ve invited Sg2’s Associate Principal Charlotte Brown-Zalewa and Principal Mark Larson to help us make sense of how health systems can connect consumerism and near- and long-term growth in their strategic planning. Charlotte and Mark dive into addressing gaps in care access, consumer retention and digital health strategies, along with key consumer trends on the horizon.

 

Sg2 members can access the Sg2 Executive Briefing Bolstering Consumer Influence for Near- and Long-term Growth here.

 

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.

 September 28, 2022

136: Connecting Digestive Health to the Care Continuum for Growth

In July, digestive health was the most searched topic on Sg2’s Intelligence website, so this week, we are discussing both the clinical and strategic side of digestive health and what it means for health care organizations. Sg2 Senior Director Justin Cassidy, PhD, Associate Principal Matt Fadel and Consultant Adilene Gaviña join us to not only talk about improving access and driving volumes in the gastroenterology space, but also the importance of innovation and social determinants of health initiatives.

 

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.