The Heart of Healthcare expands the traditional lens of what we think of as “healthcare” by exploring the social determinants of health, including our food system, housing, climate change, and more. Hear from the people behind the movements to better understand the underlying problems and discover how we can work together to solve them. 

Episodes

November 21, 2022 - 45 MIN

The Dangerous, Expensive, and Dysfunctional American Healthcare System

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In this episode, Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal shares a treatment plan for our healthcare system. Elisabeth is an ER doctor turned reporter, and author of the New York Times bestselling book, An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big.. Read More
In this episode, Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal shares a treatment plan for our healthcare system. Elisabeth is an ER doctor turned reporter, and author of the New York Times bestselling book, An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take it Back. Her book reveals the dangerous, expensive, and dysfunctional American healthcare system, and tells us exactly what we can do to fix it. Dr. Rosenthal spent 22 years as a correspondent at the New York Times before joining Kaiser Health News as Editor-in-Chief about five years ago. Follow Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal. Follow host Halle Tecco. Visit the Heart of Healthcare website for more.
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November 14, 2022 - 42 MIN

A Value-Based Care Model for Tackling Addiction and Mental Health

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In this episode, Dr. Nzinga Harrison puts addiction and substance use disorder into context. She also explains how an evidence-based and compassionate harm-reduction approach can lead to better health outcomes. Dr. Harrison is the Co.. Read More
In this episode, Dr. Nzinga Harrison puts addiction and substance use disorder into context. She also explains how an evidence-based and compassionate harm-reduction approach can lead to better health outcomes. Dr. Harrison is the Co-Founder and CMO of Eleanor Health, which has raised $82M to help those affected by substance use disorders. Learn more about Eleanor Health. Follow Dr. Nzinga Harrison. Follow host Halle Tecco. Visit the Heart of Healthcare website for more.
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November 07, 2022 - 32 MIN

Introducing My New Company, Cofertility

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In this episode, I talk to my-cofounder Lauren Makler as we debut what we’ve been building for over a year: a destigmatized, scalable approach to egg freezing and donation. Cofertility is a fertility ecosystem that enables women to.. Read More
In this episode, I talk to my-cofounder Lauren Makler as we debut what we’ve been building for over a year: a destigmatized, scalable approach to egg freezing and donation. Cofertility is a fertility ecosystem that enables women to freeze their eggs *for free* when they donate half of the eggs to a family that otherwise can’t conceive. Learn more at Cofertility.com
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October 31, 2022 - 44 MIN

Reflecting on a Decade+ of Digital Health

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Host Halle Tecco talks with two of her favorite long-time colleagues in digital health: Chrissy Farr and Malay Gandhi. Chrissy started her career in this space as a digital health reporter for VentureBeat, FastCompany, and CNBC befo.. Read More
Host Halle Tecco talks with two of her favorite long-time colleagues in digital health: Chrissy Farr and Malay Gandhi. Chrissy started her career in this space as a digital health reporter for VentureBeat, FastCompany, and CNBC before becoming a venture capitalist at OMERS ventures. Malay started his career in management consulting before joining me at Rock Health where he served as Managing Director and CEO before going onto be an EIR at Greylock Partners, an executive at Eviction Health, and now Head of Strategy & Corporate Development at Benching. The episode transcript is available here at http://www.heartofhealthcarepodcast.com/episodes/chrissy-farr-malay-gandhi Visit the Heart of Healthcare website for more.
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October 24, 2022 - 25 MIN

Mark Cuban on Starting an Online Pharmacy

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Mark Cuban was horrified at how many Americans struggle to pay for their medications, which are 250% more expensive in the U.S. than in other OECD nations. In this episode, he shares the details of his online pharmacy for generic dru.. Read More
Mark Cuban was horrified at how many Americans struggle to pay for their medications, which are 250% more expensive in the U.S. than in other OECD nations. In this episode, he shares the details of his online pharmacy for generic drugs that offers steep discounts. The Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company cuts out the middle-man, charging customers a transparent price that is equal to the manufacturers' price, plus a flat 15% markup. The episode transcript is available here at https://www.heartofhealthcarepodcast.com/episodes/mark-cuban-cost-plus Visit the Heart of Healthcare website for more.
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Halle Tecco