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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 July 20, 2022

126: How Will the Industry Weather Today’s Many Storms? Clues From 40 Years in Health Care With Joan Moss, RN, MSN

Joan Moss, RN, MSN, was an instrumental part of Sg2 for 16 years, most recently serving as Managing Principal and CNO. She retired at the end of June, but before she left, she stopped by Sg2 Perspectives to reflect on her 40 plus years of health care experience, including past challenges and what we can learn from them and her thoughts on creative workforce solutions and what’s coming next for the health care industry.

 

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.

 July 13, 2022

125: Preparing for a New Era of Supply Chain in Health Care

In this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, Sg2’s Madeleine McDowell, MD, FAAP, Senior Principal and Medical Director of Quality and Strategy, and Vizient’s Simrit Sandhu, EVP, Strategic Transformation & Clinical Supply Solutions, join us to talk about health care supply chain and how demand for care services may be impacted by our current supply-constrained environment. Maddie and Simrit also discuss how supply chain and other teams across health care organizations can partner to combat supply chain disruption, as well as the impact of supply chain disruption coupled with a potential economic recession.

 

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.

 July 6, 2022

124: What’s Best for the Community, the Physicians and the Patients: How Arkansas Health Network Drives Success as a CIN

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, President and CEO of Arkansas Health Network (AHN) Bob Sarkar joins us to share his view on how the clinically integrated network (CIN)—sponsored by CHI St Vincent CommonSpirit Health—is thinking about the current health care climate as a reset moment, discussing AHN’s goals, its success with shared savings and keeping physicians aligned, and what it hopes to achieve in the future.

 

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.

 June 29, 2022

123: One of a Kind Partnership: How CHI Memorial Chattanooga and Morehouse School of Medicine Are Training Physicians of Color to Help Address Health Disparities

Health systems are making good on their renewed commitment to health equity, considering it a top priority. So, in this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, host Trevor DaRin talks to CHI Memorial Manager, Community Benefits and Diversity, Nicole Brown, MPA, about the system’s health equity work. Nicole and Trevor focus particularly on the deliberate partnership between CHI Memorial’s parent system, CommonSpirit Health, and Morehouse School of Medicine to bring more physicians of color to the communities of color that CommonSpirit Health serves across the country, with CHI Memorial in Chattanooga being the first hospital to welcome Morehouse School of Medicine students.

 

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.

 June 22, 2022

122: Physician Alignment Strategies for Navigating Private Equity Disruption in Health Care

In this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, Sg2’s Senior Principal and Physician Strategy Consulting Practice Lead Mike Strilesky and Principal David Petrel, JD, join us to dive into private equity in the physician practice landscape. Mike and David discuss the pain points that private equity entrants cause for health system leaders and how they are working with Sg2 members today in this space, the fee-for-service vs the value-based care component of private equity, and three things that health care leadership should do to prepare for and respond to private equity in their markets.

 

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.

 June 15, 2022

121: Health System Growth Opportunities in the LGBTQ+ Community

In honor of Pride Month, this week Sg2 Perspectives focuses on the opportunity for health systems to build primary care services for the LGBTQ+ community. Joining us is Sg2 Senior Director Justin Cassidy, PhD, who leads our Medicine service line, as well as our Community Health practice. Justin discusses the strategy behind focusing on care for the LGBTQ+ community, the challenges around segmenting this population, and provides examples of health systems—and others—with programs that are excelling in this space.

 

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.

 June 8, 2022

120: Sg2 Strategy Exchange Debrief, Session 2: The Evolution of the Health System Strategic Planning Process

The Sg2 Strategy Exchange is a networking and shared learning opportunity for health system strategic planning leaders. Previously, in Sg2 Perspectives episode 111, we provided a debrief of the exchange’s first session, which included strategy roles, strategic prioritization and scenario planning. In this episode, host Trevor DaRin and Sg2’s Director Janelle Kwan, MBA, and Principal Jennifer O’Connor, FACHE, cover the exchange’s second session, which focused on the strategic planning process itself, including the incorporation of data, navigating systemness and leadership transitions, and care access improvement.

 

Check out Sg2 Strategy Exchange Debrief: The Nuts and Bolts of Health System Strategic Planning for the first Sg2 Perspectives episode on 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.

 June 1, 2022

119: Integrating Behavioral Health Into Primary Care: Learning From Rush University Medical Center’s Collaborative Care Model

This week, Sg2 Perspectives welcomes Dr. Neha Gupta and Dr. Jonathan Kaplan from Rush University Medical Center, along with Sg2’s behavioral health lead Stephanie Snider, to discuss behavioral health integration and a collaborative care model that incorporates behavioral health into the primary care setting at Rush. Neha, Jonathan, and Stephanie dig into the model’s goals, outcomes and lessons learned, as well as larger issues in the behavioral health space such as care access and workforce challenges.

 

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.

 May 25, 2022

118: Key Takeaways from the Sg2 Impact of Change Forecast 2022

Sg2’s very own Tori Richie, Director, and Madeleine McDowell, MD, FAAP, Principal and Medical Director of Quality and Strategy, guide us through the Sg2 debut of the latest health care projections from our 10-year Impact of Change (IoC) national demand forecast. The conversation in this episode focused on the key factors impacting demand over the next 3, 5, and 10 years. Read our Press Release, and Sg2 members can click through to our webinar and expert insight on this topic below.

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Expert Insight

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.

 May 18, 2022

117: Diving Into Health Care at Home: Start With Your Organization’s “Strategic Why”

This week on Sg2 Perspectives, Sg2 Principals Heidi Pandya, MSHA, and Jayme Zage, PhD, join us to discuss all things related to health care at home. Heidi and Jayme start with the current landscape and why health care organizations are evaluating care-at-home services, and then cover how organizations can get started with health-care-at-home programs and prioritize their options. (Hint: stand back and take stock of your strategic imperatives first, then prioritize those strategies and see where care at home fits.)

 

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.