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Podcast | Digital Health and Innovation | April 7, 2020

Informatics for the “Non-Geek”

During this podcast Dr. Kevin Johnson will discuss the importance of communicating the science and discoveries in biomedical informatics to a lay audience. He will cover topics such as precision medicine, artificial intelligence (AI), privacy, and physician burnout

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Podcast | Business of Medicine | January 1, 2020

An Advanced Review of Toyota Production System (TPS) in Healthcare

In this podcast, Drs. Reza Sadeghian and Darren Migita will speak to those who already have a basic understanding and fundamental knowledge of TPS and delve deeper into the implementation of such a system and the various aspects involved.

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Podcast | Business of Medicine | January 1, 2020

Part 3 – Implementation of Kaizen and Lean Management – Understanding the Challenges

In this podcast, Drs. Reza Sadeghian and Darren Migita will discuss the challenges of implementing a new system of workflow not designed for the healthcare setting and a strategy where employees at all levels of a company work together proactively to achieve regular, incremental improvements in processes.

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Podcast | Digital Health and Innovation | January 1, 2020

Part 2 – Understanding the Need for Change

In this podcast, Drs. Reza Sadeghian and Darren Migita will discuss the need for continuous improvement in a healthcare system and how the Kaizen together with the Lean Management and TPS systems brings all levels of a healthcare system together, working proactively to improve quality and patient health.

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Podcast | Digital Health and Innovation | January 1, 2020

Part 1 – How the Kaizen Strategy Works with Lean Management and the TPS

Join Drs. Reza Sadeghian and Darren Migita as they discuss Lean Management and the Toyota Production System (TPS) and how, even though it was designed for a manufacturing company, the basic principles can be applied and work successfully in a healthcare system.

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Podcast | Business of Medicine | January 1, 2020

Lean Management and the Toyota Production System (TPS) in Healthcare

Join Drs. Reza Sadeghian and Darren Migita as they discuss the Toyota Production System (TPS) “Lean” Management system and how, even though it was designed for a manufacturing company, the basic principles can be applied and work successfully in a healthcare system.

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Podcast | Business of Medicine | January 1, 2020

Telemedicine’s Role in Providing Healthcare Solutions

In the podcast, “Telemedicine’s Role in Providing Healthcare Solutions”, Michele Behme, RN, CEO of Sonder Health, a healthcare firm utilizing telemedicine to deliver care, discusses how this technology is able to provide lactation and nutrition consultations through the company’s network of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants and Registered Dietitians. She also explains how quality can be achieved through such a service and provides insight into potential regulatory barriers and how to best address them.

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Podcast | Business of Medicine | January 1, 2020

Clinical Informatics: The Latest Trends and Topics

In the podcast, “Clinical Informatics: The Latest Trends and Topics”, Joseph Lassiter, MS, PharmD, President and Managing Advisor for The Robertson Group, a clinical informatics, health information technology, and medication-use systems consultancy based in Portland, Oregon, discusses clinical informatics and its importance and relevance to physicians. He also provides examples of cutting-edge projects that are shaping this field and shares information on the latest trends developing within the next few years.

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Podcast | Business of Medicine | December 17, 2019

VEVA (Vanderbilt EHR Voice Assistant)

In the podcast, “VEVA (Vanderbilt EHR Voice Assistant)”, Dr. Yaa Kumah-Crystal, an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Pediatric Endocrinology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center(VUMC) and Timothy Coffman, a custom application developer at VUMC, discuss VEVA — the Vanderbilt EHR Voice Assistant — that is currently being piloted at the University. Throughout this informative discussion, they share insights into how this cutting-edge technology allows healthcare providers to more effectively interact with electronic healthcare records, resulting in improved patient care. Additionally, Dr. Kumah-Crystal and Mr. Coffman also detail how the idea of VEVA came to be, challenges they have faced with the application, and what new product features are on the horizon.

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Podcast | Business of Medicine | October 4, 2019

Telehealth: What, Why, and How Can It Work For You?

Telehealth is a collection of means or methods for enhancing health care, public health, and health education delivery and support using telecommunications technologies. Telehealth encompasses a broad variety of technologies and tactics to deliver virtual medical, health, and education services. Join us for Health Technology Insights, Telehealth: What, Why, and How Can It Work For You? Drs. Andy Mohan and Reza Sadeghian will discuss the various aspects of telemedicine and how to use this information to the benefit of your patients and practice.

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