Business of Health Care

Friday 4:32pm & 6:32pm

Every week, Business of Health Care segments update us on beneficial new services, innovative procedures and technologies, and also helps us navigate of the maze of regulations, terminology and codes that can make the health care system seem intimidating.

Business of Health care is hosted by Glenn Robinson, president of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest in Waco.

Business of Health Care is a production of KWBU and Baylor Scott & White Health.

Business of Health Care - Burnout

Aug 17, 2018
Michael Hagerty

It's a part of life to feel stressed and perhaps even burned out from time to time. However, burnout is a major issue in healthcare with some studies putting the the figure at 50 percent or higher.

Business of Health Care - Preventative Care

Aug 10, 2018
Michael Hagerty

A survey published in the June issue of Health Affairs revealed that only 8 percent of U.S. adults age 35 and older received all of the high-priority preventive care that is recommended.

Michael Hagerty

Just about everyone knows the rich Baptist heritage of Baylor University, but few may know the leading role Baptists played in establishing and expanding access to healthcare across Texas. 

Michael Hagerty

Having a health insurance policy is important, but equally as important is understanding what is in that policy. 

Business of Health Care - Right to Try

Jul 20, 2018
Michael Hagerty

Recently, the United States Congress passed the hotly debated Right to Try bill.  But, what's in it?

Business of Health Care: In Case of Disaster

Jul 13, 2018
Michael Hagerty

During a disaster, people tend not to think about their medications. However not doing so can have dire consequences. 

Business of Health Care - Antibiotic Resistance

Jul 6, 2018
Michael Hagerty

Overuse of antibiotics is a big factor behind the rise of antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Michael Hagerty

A prominent healthcare publication recently asked industry leaders  what hospitals might look like in the future, and it recieved a wide range of responses. 

Michael Hagerty

From wars to natural disasters, or other mass casualty events, we've become increasingly aware of the toll such tragedies take not only on victims, but on those whom we rely on for help. 

Michael Hagerty

The physician shortage in Texas remains a top concern for healthcare organizations and policymakers. 

Business of Health Care: Microhospitals

Jun 8, 2018
Michael Hagerty

As healthcare providers seek to make higher levels of quality care more conventient for patients and communities, over the past decade or so, a new option has emerged in Texas and elsewhere in the nation. 

Business of Health Care: Volunteers

Jun 1, 2018
Michael Hagerty

Hospital volunteers are a diverse group of men and women of all ages who perform a wide range of functions.

Business of Health Care: Philanthropy

May 25, 2018
Michael Hagerty

With well over half of hospitals and health systems in the United States classified as non-profit entities, thousands of hospitals nationwide at the same time rely, on charity and philanthropic generosity.

Business of Health Care: Patient Experience

May 18, 2018
Michael Hagerty

While providing patients safe passage and a quality outcome remains the most important measuring stick of any healthcare organization, there is an increasing focus on improving the overall patient experience.

Business of Health care: Home Healthcare Workers

May 11, 2018
Michael Hagerty

Sometimes patients need ongoing care once back home. While sometimes family members take on the responsibility, often home health workers are needed to fill that role.