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The Business of Healthcare is a twice-monthly podcast from the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. The center is based at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. The show, like the center, brings together business leaders and other forward thinkers to discuss how best to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, increasingly complex healthcare industry.

Oct 8, 2020

Misha Palecek, Chief Development Officer at DaVita Kidney Care

Misha Palecek, chief development officer at DaVita Kidney Care, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss the transition from fee-based to value-based healthcare through the lens of kidney disease. DaVita is a company that provides kidney care and dialysis services both in the U.S....


Sep 25, 2020

Patti Niles

Patti Niles, president and CEO of Dallas-based Southwest Transplant Alliance, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a look into how organ procurement organizations operate.

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Sep 22, 2020

Dr. Brad Spellberg

 Dr. Brad Spellberg, chief medical officer at LAC+USC Medical Center and medical director of biosciences for Los Angeles County, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about Spellbergā€™s new book, Broken, Bankrupt, and Dying: How to Solve the Great American Healthcare Rip-off. They discuss how U.S. healthcare...


Aug 26, 2020

Arti Pullins, CEO of Pundit Consultantz

Arti Pullins, CEO of Pundit Consultantz, a healthcare innovation and creative services design consultancy, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser to discuss how the healthcare industry can use Agile iterative principles commonly found in software development to become more nimble so that they can more quickly improve their quality...


Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Teich 

Dr. Jonathan Teich, chief medical information officer at Boston-based InterSystems, joins host Dr. Bob Kaiser for a discussion about data related to the COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss how contact tracing and syndromic surveillance can help ameliorate the effects of the pandemic and ultimately help control it. They...