BackTable / Urology / Podcast / Episode #150
Market Dynamics: Big Business Coming for Healthcare
with Dr. C.J. Stimson and Dr. Ruchika Talwar
In this episode, host Dr. Aditya Bagrodia speaks with guests Dr. C.J. Stimson and Dr. Ruchika Talwar from Vanderbilt University about the relationship between physicians and big business in modern healthcare.
First, the doctors discuss significant transformation in the healthcare sector, with multiple corporations like Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy entering the healthcare realm. Although earlier practices were physician-centric, the evolving trends show an inclination towards a more consumer-centric approach focusing on efficiency and value. The guests share their views on the necessity of doctors asserting their role in the changing landscape, emphasizing the importance of the doctor-patient relationship. The conversation also addresses innovations in the field such as value-based arrangements that prioritize patient experience while reducing costs.
BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2024, February 6). Ep. 150 – Market Dynamics: Big Business Coming for Healthcare [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com
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Dr. C.J. Stimson
Dr. C.J. Stimson is the CMO of Vanderbilt's Employee Health Plan and the Senior Vice President of Value Transformation.
Dr. Ruchika Talwar
Dr. Ruchika Talwar is a urologic oncology fellow at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Aditya Bagrodia
Dr. Aditya Bagrodia is an associate professor of urology and genitourinary oncology team leader at UC San Diego Health in California and adjunct professor of urology at UT Southwestern.
00:00 - Understanding Market Dynamics in Urology
02:18 - The Role of Big Corporations in Healthcare
07:14 - The Shift from Doctor-Centric to Patient-Centric Care
13:07 - The Commodification of Healthcare Services
19:36 - The Future of Healthcare: Vertical Integration
21:22 - The Impact of Value-Based Care on Healthcare
29:28 - The Role of Employers in Healthcare
41:50 - The Future of Healthcare: An Optimistic Outlook
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