Healthcare Leadership Podcast Series

Healthcare Leadership Podcast presented by ReferralMD - your go-to resource for increasing practice efficiency and revenue. In each episode we share tips, tricks, trends, and real stories from physicians and healthcare executives so you can hear what really works to grow your practice.

Episode 1 - The 5 Best Digital Productivity Tools for Getting Things Done at Your Medical Practice

In any given day there’s only so much time, energy, and capital, right?  So, as a healthcare leader at your practice, how can you make the most of your available resources to improve workflow and get more done?

In this episode, hosts John Ellis and Jennifer Thompson chat with Corey Gehrold of Insight Marketing Group, a healthcare-centric marketing company, to uncover the top 5 productivity tools he recommends for medical practice leadership clients.


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Tune in to discover:


  • 5 of the best digital productivity tools for medical practices
  • Tips to be more efficient and effective when pivoting to different projects every few minutes
  • Small strategy and mindset adjustments that add up to big differences in your day-to-day
  • Why improving your available tools will pay off in the short-term and the distant future

Episode 2 - Does the Consolidation of Independent Practices Hurt Healthcare?

Consolidation is a normal part of any industry, but how is the current trend of consolidation in healthcare (be it from private equity or hospital buyouts), affecting physicians and patients?

In this episode, hosts John Ellis and Jennifer Thompson chat with Marni Jameson Carey, Executive Director of the Association of Independent Doctors. Listen as we share how the consolidation of independent practices may hurt health care by driving up costs, harming patients, and burning out doctors. We also discuss what trends are afoot that could help slow or reverse the consolidation of independent practices and how price transparency is key to attracting and retaining the patients of tomorrow.


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Tune in to discover:


  • What are the main drivers behind this consolidation? Why should we be concerned?
  • What is the role of Private Equity? Private equity continues to invest in healthcare, is there a cost?
  • What’s our best hope for decreasing the cost of healthcare?
  • Marni will discuss her view on healthcare price transparency and why her effort is such an essential part of the solution?
  • If independent doctors are such a bargain compared to employed physicians, why don’t more post their prices?
  • What legislation should we be watching, and how can we help?

Episode 3 - Why some healthcare practices have embraced telemedicine…even post COVID

Even before COVID, Dr. Michael Greiwe, knew that telemedicine technology would help his orthopedic practice, OrthoCincy, grow as well as increase his patient’s satisfaction and engagement. So he developed the OrthoLive telemedicine platform because there was nothing that met his needs as an orthopedic provider.


In this episode, hosts John Ellis and Jennifer Thompson chat with Dr. Greiwe, Founder of Ortholive, which provides convenient, secure access to care while increasing efficiency, revenue, and user satisfaction without a steep or unnecessary learning curve. Listen as we discuss how telemedicine has affected the healthcare industry, the challenges, and the opportunities and what it may look like a few years from now.


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Tune in to discover:


  • The process and the challenges of implementing telemedicine 
  • The evolution and role of improved technology
  • What happens to telemedicine post-COVID? 
  • Is there data that correlates to increased revenue for practices?
  • Is it a sustainable model where healthcare clinics use telemedicine to fill empty appointment slots?
  • The accessibility of telemedicine for rural communities and healthcare practices

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